Friday 24 February 2017

Bill was the right man, in the right place

Bill O'Herlihy loved being on television, and generations of viewers loved him being there too

Declan Lynch

Declan Lynch

‘He gave the impression that he had wandered in there from the real world’
‘He gave the impression that he had wandered in there from the real world’

It was John Giles who, not for the first time, got to the essence.

"Bill loved being on television," he said.

Which seems like a simple statement until you realise that for some strange reason, nobody else has thought of it, or put it quite like that.

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