Tuesday 21 November 2017

Sean O'Rourke: My great friend Colm was an inspiration to everyone he met

Presenter Sean O'Rourke describes the late Colm Murray as a person 'who lit up the room'
Presenter Sean O'Rourke describes the late Colm Murray as a person 'who lit up the room'

Sean O'Rourke

Colm Murray was one of those guys who would light up a room. I know it sounds like a cliche, but he could actually inspire people on a one-to-one level or in a crowd situation.

I have two small examples. We were once playing golf in the depths of winter, just a friendly four-ball. There was only a fiver riding on it, and we were a couple of holes down setting into the back nine.

Colm got me, shook me and said: "Come on O'Rourke, we're going to win this damn thing – we're going to take the money off these guys!"

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