IRISH broadcasting veteran Bill O’Herlihy has passed away aged 76.
O’Herlihy – who retired last summer - reportedly passed away in his sleep at home on Sunday night.
His 49-year broadcasting career saw him cover ten Olympic Games and ten World Cups.
O'Herlihy, who became famous for his trademark catchphrases "okey dokey" and "we'll leave it there so", was a household name and renowned for his RTÉ football coverage .
In 1973 he established public relations company O'Herlihy Communications, where his daughter Jill O’Herlihy continues to work.