Sunday 21 January 2018

Ian O'Doherty: We need to get over our competitive grief

Ian O'Doherty

Ian O'Doherty

The reaction to Gerry Ryan's awful demise has made certain elements of the country take a long, hard look at themselves, and about time, too.

His death had a seismic effect on Irish society and that was only to be expected; indeed, welcomed.

He had, after all, touched a lot of lives and was one of the most remarkable men of his generation; someone who revolutionised broadcasting.

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