Legendary Sean Og to call his last GAA scores
Published 07/05/2011 | 05:00
LEGENDARY sports broadcaster Sean Og O Ceallachain will announce the Gaelic sports results for the last time tomorrow evening -- marking the end of a record-breaking broadcasting era.
O Ceallachain has been bringing club and county results to GAA fans for 63 years in his Sunday-night radio bulletins.
He first broadcast on Radio Eireann in 1935 as part of the Scoil Colmchille school choir.
He took over the Sunday-night GAA results programme from his father, Sean O Ceallachain, in 1948.
At the age of 87, the former Dublin footballer and hurler has secured a place in 'The Guinness Book of Records' for the longest career in radio sports-broadcasting worldwide.
Noel Curran, director general of RTE, said O Ceallachain was "an asset and a treasure to RTE ... the GAA, and to the Irish public".