RTÉ Broadcaster Larry Gogan Dies At The Age Of 81


Veteran RTÉ broadcaster Larry Gogan has passed away at the age of 81. RTÉ made the announcement of Gogan’s death this Tuesday morning.

Hailing from Fairview originally, Gogan was a broadcaster for nearly sixty years and was best known for his work as a presenter on RTE 2FM.

He worked as a DJ at the station for 40 years before moving to RTE Gold.

Gogan presented The Golden Hour until 2014 and was well-known for his ‘Just a Minute Quiz’. He also commentated frequently on the Eurovision song contest.

Speaking via The Irish Times, Director General Dee Forbes said, ‘The Golden Hour and the Just a Minute Quiz were national institutions, just the like the man himself.’