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Bill O’Herlihy: his public relations firm has withdrawn a claim that it advises the Government.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(...)