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# george-hamilton - Sunday 31 May, 2020

'He wrote me a lovely letter when I was in hospital. It's with my illness scrap book'
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# We'll Leave It There So

'He wrote me a lovely letter when I was in hospital. It's with my illness scrap book'

May 31st 2020, 8:00 AM 49,315 Views 19 Comments

George Hamilton remembers his old colleague Bill O’Herlihy on the fifth anniversary of his death.

# george-hamilton - Friday 14 February, 2020

From Dortmund to Dalyer: George Hamilton walks through his love affair with football
# MAN WITH THE MIC
# MAN WITH THE MIC

From Dortmund to Dalyer: George Hamilton walks through his love affair with football

Feb 14th 2020, 8:00 AM 4,680 Views 8 Comments

“I could never walk away from this, I love it too much. The League of Ireland, it’s like a family, there is a connection there and I want to maintain it. That’s important to me.”

# george-hamilton - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Interviews to be held today for the top job in the PSNI
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Interviews to be held today for the top job in the PSNI

May 23rd 2019, 8:11 AM 7,269 Views 18 Comments

Whoever is chosen will succeed George Hamilton, who’s been chief constable since 2014.

# george-hamilton - Monday 28 January, 2019

'It has been a huge honour': PSNI chief constable George Hamilton to retire in June
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'It has been a huge honour': PSNI chief constable George Hamilton to retire in June

Jan 28th 2019, 1:41 PM 9,938 Views 6 Comments

Hamilton will have served five years in the post of chief constable and almost 34 years in the police service.

# george-hamilton - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

George Hamilton's RTE commentary after Iceland's remarkable win was an absolute joy
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# The Voice

George Hamilton's RTE commentary after Iceland's remarkable win was an absolute joy

Jun 28th 2016, 3:38 PM 20,266 Views 23 Comments

There was even a reference to Bjørge Lillelien’s spectacular monologue after England’s humiliation against Norway in 1981.

# george-hamilton - Thursday 18 June, 2015

‘The nation holds its breath!’ – George Hamilton recalls his iconic commentary
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# Italia 90 Week

‘The nation holds its breath!’ – George Hamilton recalls his iconic commentary

Jun 18th 2015, 8:00 AM 17,246 Views 17 Comments

The famous words, uttered during the Ireland-Romania game, have since become immortalised in the annals of Irish sport.

# george-hamilton - Thursday 23 April, 2015

The definitive ranking of George Hamilton's best pieces of commentary
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# Danger Here

The definitive ranking of George Hamilton's best pieces of commentary

Apr 23rd 2015, 11:14 AM 7,004 Views 14 Comments

What other way is there to celebrate St. George’s Day?

# george-hamilton - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

95 people with 'On the Run' letters are linked to 300 murders
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# On The Run

95 people with 'On the Run' letters are linked to 300 murders

Mar 24th 2015, 3:49 PM 7,114 Views 29 Comments

A report into the so-called ‘On The Runs’ letters was published today

# george-hamilton - Sunday 15 February, 2015

The Lansdowne Road Riot of 1995: an oral history
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# Ireeng

The Lansdowne Road Riot of 1995: an oral history

Feb 15th 2015, 1:30 PM 37,088 Views 137 Comments

When Ireland and England faced off on a football pitch in 1995 we didn’t make it to half-time. This is what happened on an infamous night in Dublin 4 in the words of players, media and fans.

# george-hamilton - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Danger here! Stephanie Roche's goal gets the George Hamilton treatment
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# The Mighty Steph

Danger here! Stephanie Roche's goal gets the George Hamilton treatment

Dec 4th 2014, 6:18 PM 8,590 Views 0 Comments

The RTÉ commentator adds his dulcet tones to the grainy footage.

# george-hamilton - Friday 30 May, 2014

New PSNI chief constable George Hamilton 'greatly admired'
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New PSNI chief constable George Hamilton 'greatly admired'

May 30th 2014, 9:01 AM 5,880 Views 18 Comments

He is currently head of rural policing in Northern Ireland.

# george-hamilton - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Twitter was amused by George Hamilton's odd-sounding commentary tonight
# Retro
# Retro

Twitter was amused by George Hamilton's odd-sounding commentary tonight

Mar 12th 2014, 10:09 PM 8,836 Views 5 Comments

Many of the site’s users questioned whether he was commentating from the moon.

# george-hamilton - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Tubridy, Finucane and Duffy take pay cuts as RTÉ reveals stars' salaries
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Tubridy, Finucane and Duffy take pay cuts as RTÉ reveals stars' salaries

Mar 27th 2013, 5:47 PM 42,074 Views 227 Comments

Ryan Tubridy was paid €723,000 in 2011, according to figures released by the State broadcaster this evening.

# george-hamilton - Saturday 24 November, 2012

It's Saturday, so here are our favourite George Hamilton quotes
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It's Saturday, so here are our favourite George Hamilton quotes

Nov 24th 2012, 12:00 PM 4,169 Views 6 Comments

Featuring “if that’s not offside, I’m a Chinaman” and several other gems.

# george-hamilton - Monday 29 October, 2012

Power ranking Irish commentators
# King Of The Mic
# King Of The Mic

Power ranking Irish commentators

Oct 29th 2012, 2:00 PM 3,081 Views 5 Comments

We take a look at the people behind the mic to bring you the top Irish sporting commentators.

# george-hamilton - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

‘The nation holds its breath’ – The story behind that famous quote
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# Nostalgia

‘The nation holds its breath’ – The story behind that famous quote

Jun 6th 2012, 8:55 AM 6,203 Views 22 Comments

RTÉ commentator George Hamilton gives an account of Ireland’s quarter-final penalty shootout with Romania and David O’Leary’s historic spot-kick in 1990.

# george-hamilton - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Danger here… TheScore meets George Hamilton
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# Interview

Danger here… TheScore meets George Hamilton

Jun 3rd 2012, 8:48 AM 2,680 Views 16 Comments

RTE’s best-loved commentator sat down for a nostalgic look back at his distinguished career and fond memories behind the mic earlier this week.

# george-hamilton - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Caption time: what's George Hamilton saying to his new friend in Basle?
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Caption time: what's George Hamilton saying to his new friend in Basle?

Feb 22nd 2012, 1:28 PM 443 Views 6 Comments

The legendary RTE commentator met this character ahead of tonight’s Champions League action in Switzerland.

# george-hamilton - Saturday 26 November, 2011

Stop me if you've heard this one before: here are our 30 favourite soccer clichés
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# Shop Talk

Stop me if you've heard this one before: here are our 30 favourite soccer clichés

Nov 26th 2011, 8:00 AM 856 Views 1 Comment

Don’t you just hate it when a commentator utters a phrase you’ve heard a zillion times before? Well, here’s some of the worst offenders for your sins.

# george-hamilton - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

RTÉ stars could have salaries cut by 30 per cent
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RTÉ stars could have salaries cut by 30 per cent

Oct 18th 2011, 10:59 AM 9,814 Views 110 Comments

Director General Noel Curran says RTÉ prepared for possibility of some presenters moving to rival broadcasters. We look at what those cuts would do to the top earners’ pay packets…

# george-hamilton - Saturday 20 August, 2011

'Get-well' wishes flood in for George Hamilton
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'Get-well' wishes flood in for George Hamilton

Aug 20th 2011, 2:52 PM 2,349 Views 11 Comments

RTE broadcaster’s fans show their support after he has emergency heart bypass surgery.