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This afternoon.

Marty Morrissey – carrying frisky (and slightly frightening) mime artist ‘Marcel So What‘ – celebrates his appointment as a style judge at this Saturday’s Kerrygold Irish Oaks at The Curragh Racecourse.

The broadcaster joins a panel that includes telly’s Sybil Mulcahy (right) and fashion stylist Ciara O’Doherty (left).

They will award the most stylish racegoer (man or woman) with a luxury weekend for two at the Ballyfin Demesne with €1,000 spending money.

Pic: Marc O’Sullivan


From left: Damian Lawlor Marty Morrissey and  Brenda Donohue

Should GAA be your ‘bag’.

The Marty Squad led by Marty Morrissey and comprising Damian Lawlor and Brenda Donohue returns to RTÉ Radio 1 this Sunday at 6pm.

Marty (and squad) will be LIVE in Thurles, Co Tipperary direct from Semple Stadium.

The Marty Squad

Pic: Tony Kinlan


Marty Morrissey (left) and Joe Brolly

“I have spoken with Joe Brolly about the comments he made in relation to RTE Sport’s GAA Correspondent and commentator Marty Morrissey on last weekend’s Sunday Game Live broadcast. Joe is acutely aware that his ill-conceived attempt at humour was both inappropriate and extremely hurtful and had no place in any broadcast.

Further, Joe is fully cognisant of the fact that similar comments in any future broadcast cannot and will not be tolerated. Joe Brolly has spoken at length with and offered a heartfelt apology to Marty Morrissey which was graciously accepted. All parties now consider this matter closed…”

Ryle Nugent, head of RTÉ Sports this afternoon.


Pix: Balls.ie



Nick Sheridan writes:

“We in the Late Lunch  [TV3] office thought you may be interested in GAA reporter and all-round legend Marty Morrissey reading extracts from “Fifty Shades of Grey” on this afternoon’s Late Lunch. Recognising Marty’s status as something of a sex symbol for many Irish women, presenters [Lucy Kennedy and Jim McCabe] put his charm to the test with the help of the Late Lunch Marty Meter…”