Lise Hand: Bold, naughty and charming, he was loved by nation's women
AH Gerry, we knew ye well. We, as in that multifarious, contradictory, noisy, opinionated mass of female humanity, aka Mna na hEireann.
'The Housewife's Choice' is a tag that sits easily on Gerry Ryan, but it's not the whole story.
It wasn't just women who work at home that enjoyed his company every morning, but the wider sisterhood, who tuned into him in the mornings in their offices or workplaces to have a laugh at his naughtiness.