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Tributes paid to RTE broadcaster

Published 16/01/2012 | 05:00

FRIENDS have paid tribute to the poet and RTE broadcaster Pearse Hutchinson, who passed away at the weekend.

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Mr Hutchinson (84), who lived in Rathgar, Dublin, and was a sub-editor with the 'Irish Press', was a regular broadcaster with RTE for over 40 years, presenting music and arts programme 'O Ro Domhnaigh' on Radio 1 in the late 1970s.

He published poems in English and Irish and translated poetry from a number of European languages.

The funeral service is at Glasnevin Crematorium at 1.30pm tomorrow.

Irish Independent

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