Terry Wogan during his final breakfast show on BBC Radio 2. Photograph: BBC

Among the many stories written about Terry Wogan after his death last weekend, one popular vignette seemed particularly telling. When the UK radio r(...)

Terry Wogan on air: Gay Byrne, Brendan Balfe and Mike Murphy paid tribute to him on Sunday With Miriam (RTÉ Radio 1). Photograph: Katie Collins/PA

This is Ryan. He talks on the radio. Ryan does not like silly words. He wants things to be simple. The late Terry Wogan may have used childlike senten(...)

 Terry Wogan. The broadcaster’s childhood friends  have paid tribute to him. File photograph: Katie Collins/PA Wire

Childhood friends of Terry Wogan have paid tribute to the broadcaster, remembering him as “one of the lads”. “Wogie”, as he was known by his former s(...)

Noel Curran, outgoing director-general of RTÉ. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The ongoing search for the 11th director-general of RTÉ is being held behind closed doors rather than, say, via a televised competition with jaunty th(...)

Sir Terry Wogan in the BBC studio in central London during his final breakfast show on Radio 2 on December 18th, 2009. Photograph: BBC Handout/PA

Terry Wogan, who has died at the age of 77, was an Irishman who became one of Britain’s best loved broadcasters. His genial, self-deprecating manner(...)

Terry Wogan with (left to right) Tess Daly, Alesha Dixon and Fearne Cotton during the BBC Children In Need Appeal of 2011. Photograph: PA

Usually, the gently ironic phrase “national treasure” is seen as quintessentially British. In the case of Terry Wogan, though, an exception can be mad(...)

Terry Wogan: broadcaster’s whimsical banter, gentle wit and spinning of surreal yarns became reveille for some eight million BBC Radio 2 listeners between 1972 and 1984

There was a time when to be described as Britain’s favourite Irishman was to be the recipient of a particularly distasteful sort of Irish sneering. Fo(...)

Terry Wogan in Cork –  from Terry Wogan’s Ireland: Always made sure he had a bottle of wine with him on Eurovision night. Photograph: The Irish Times

Thousands of tributes have been paid to Sir Terry Wogan, whose death at the age of 77, following a short battle with cancer, was announced yesterday. (...)

Terry Wogan taking part in a charity recording of a Children in Need album.

Fellow broadcasters remembered Terry Wogan as an outstanding professional and as a man with a “quirky”, even sometimes surreal, sense of humour. Ga(...)

 Limerick man Terry Wogan salutes his admirers.

Despite leaving Limerick when he was 15 years old, Terry Wogan paid many return visits to his native city, which he said had “never left him”. He wa(...)