Brendan joined RTÉ as a continuity announcer in 1961. Previously the Irish high jump and javelin champion, he went on to present Sports Stadium, RTÉ’s long-running Saturday afternoon sports magazine, from the 1970s to the 1990s.
Between 1966 and 1968, he commentated for Ireland at the Eurovision Song Contest. He also presented the National Song Contest from 1966 to 1970.
He also acted in the 1971 film Flight of the Doves, playing Police Inspector Michael Roark. He also had roles in After Midnight (1990) and the television series Mystic Knights of Tir Na Nog.
Video Clips on the Internet
Here we present a selection of video clips featuring Brendan which we found on social media sites or have made available from our own archive. The clips are presented here for additional reference. Inclusion of a video does not constitute an endorsement of the hosting site/channel/user. If you find any broken links below or are aware of an additional clip(s) which you believe may be a useful addition to this profile, please get in touch with us via our Contact page.