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.

 

Personal Information

Date of Birth: 14th May 1929
Date of Death: 1st April 2001
Age: 71
Honours: Not Applicable


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