Derek Davis

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Derek Davis: said he had developed his large, ebullient “persona” to match his size. Photograph: Arthur Carron/Collins

  “Derek Davis could well have been with me on the boat on Lough Sheelin today, waiting for the mayfly to rise,” said Derek Evans, friend (...)

Derek Davis presents Out Of The Blue

In 2008, I went to Dalkey to interview Derek Davis for the Sunday Tribune about his retirement from RTÉ. We meet in the Queens Bar and he spoke at len(...)

The RTE presenter Derek Davis with Irish Rose contestants at a reception to announce details of the 38th Rose of Tralee International Festival in 1996. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Former broadcaster and RTÉ presenter Derek Davis has died, the State broadcaster has announced.Born in Co Down, he started his media career as a news (...)

Geraldine Branagan, Phil Coulter and Eamonn Campbell at the funeral at Mount Jerome, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Jim McCann was “one of the brightest, wittiest, and sweetest men I ever knew,” songwriter Phil Coulter said at the singer’s funeral in Dublin. “He wa(...)

Flower power: When Dáithi Ó Sé – pictured with the 2011 Roses – became the host of the competition, the contestants got the closest thing they have had to a peer

Believe it or not, it is more than 17 years since the Father Ted episode “Rock A Hula Ted” was originally aired – not that many know it by that name. (...)

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