Bill O’Herlihy pictured with John Giles, Eamon Dunphy and Liam Brady ahead of the FIFA 2014 World Cup Final in July last year as he prepared for his final broadcast for RTÉ Television. Photograph: Steve Langan/Inpho. 6:03

Former RTÉ presenter Bill O’Herlihy has died. He was 76. RTÉ said in a statement that he “passed away peacefully at home this morning”. O’Herlihy, a n(...)

Bill O’Herlihy will become a “senior director” of the merged company. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

O’Herlihy Communications, the public relations firm founded by the former RTÉ broadcaster Bill O’Herlihy, plans to merge with Insight Consultants, the(...)

Bill O’Herlihy:  hung up his microphone as RTÉ’s main sports presenter in the summer. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Bill O’Herlihy, the gentleman of the Irish public relations scene, appears to be tying up a few more loose ends. Billo hung up his microphone as RTÉ’s(...)

Veteran RTÉ presenter Bill O’Herlihy has said he has does not have a problem lobbying on behalf of the tobacco industry in relation to the issue of smuggling. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Veteran RTÉ presenter Bill O’Herlihy has said he has does not have a problem lobbying on behalf of the tobacco industry in relation to the issue of sm(...)

Bill O’Herlihy: Ash Ireland accused him of having a “conflict of interest”, due to his PR firm’s claim to be advisers to the Government. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Broadcaster and public relations executive Bill O’Herlihy told Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Jimmy Deenihan he had been “terrific” in (...)

Minister for Health James Reilly holds examples of plain cigarette packets yesterday following Cabinet approval of his proposals. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Minister for Health James Reilly has said he expects the tobacco industry to challenge his plans to introduce plain packaging of cigarettes in the cou(...)

Bill O’Herlihy: his public relations firm has withdrawn a claim that it advises the Government. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The public relations company owned by veteran sports broadcaster Bill O’Herlihy has with(...)