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Adams expresses sympathy on death of Bill O'Herlihy

25 May, 2015 - by Gerry Adams

Sinn Féin Leader Gerry Adams has extended sympathy to the family and friends of a Bill O'Herlihy after the death of the veteran sports broadcaster.

Gerry Adams said:

“I was saddened to hear of the death of Bill O'Herlihy.

“In a 49 year broadcasting career, Bill became a very familiar figure on TV screens in homes across Ireland, from presenting major sporting events including the Olympic Games and the soccer World Cup. 

“He was a huge figure in the Irish sports and broadcasting worlds and is associated with some of the major sporting moments for this country.

“He will be sadly missed by many people.

“I wish to extend my sympathy to Bill's wife and children, as well as his wider family and friends at this sad time.” 

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