The funeral mass of Bill O’Herlihy will take place on Friday at 11.30am at the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour in Foxrock in Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

(...) sporting occasions. He went on to anchor coverage of 10 World Cups and 10 Olympic Games before his(...)

Bill O’Herlihy at the launch of his autobiography in 2012, We’ll Leave it There So,  with his wife Hilary and his daughters Sally Conlon (left) and Jill O’Herlihy-Ryan. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Cups and 10 Olympic Games before his retirement last year. His easy manner and humour, sometimes(...)

“He was a great broadcaster, an outstanding one and a wonderful person too.” Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

(...)’Toole“I was fortunate to work with Bill covering the last five Olympic Games, and enjoyed every moment.“He had(...)

Katie Taylor in action against  Yana Allekseevana of Azerbaijan in the AIBA 60kg Elite Women’s World Boxing Championships final last November. Photograph: Inpho

Pete Taylor, coach and dad to Olympic champion Katie Taylor, has described the decision to not seed(...)

Eamon Dunphy with Bill O’Herlihy in 2010. File photograph: Collins.

(...) the Olympic games, all the World Cups and all the great soccer occasions that he presided over,” an(...)

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

(...) events as Olympic Games, FIFA World Cups, UEFA European Football Championships and European and World(...)

 Shane Lowry tees off in yesterday’s final round of BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth in Virginia Water, England. Photograph:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

(...) inches for a tap-in eagle. Both of his parents won Olympic medals in table tennis at the 1988 Games in(...)

Byeong-Hun An of South Korea celebrates victory with his caddie on the 18th green during day 4 of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. Photo: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

(...) inches for a tap-in eagle. Both of his parents won Olympic medals in table tennis at the 1988 Games in(...)

Further tickets for Ireland’s Rugby World Cup group games, including fixtures against France and Canada at Cardiff’s Millenium Stadium, will go on sale next Thursday. Photograph: Inpho

(...) bronze final at the Olympic Stadium.Ticket for matches involving all 20 teams at all 13 venues will go on(...)

Pat O’Leary: made the final cut at the Canoe Sprint World Cup in Duisburg.

(...) qualify their boats this year for the Olympic Games. Back home, the the Junior Liffey Descent on Saturday(...)