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'Everybody was having a laugh. Those were indeed the days when you could enjoy yourself with the players'
George Hamilton recalls a trip to Bulgaria in his early days as a commentator.
When George Hamilton wrote Irish newspaper columns under a fake name...and how it duped Ronnie Whelan
George Hamilton – or Michael Henry as he was known to Sunday Independent readers – is our latest guest on Behind the Lines.
'He wrote me a lovely letter when I was in hospital. It's with my illness scrap book'
George Hamilton remembers his old colleague Bill O’Herlihy on the fifth anniversary of his death.
From Dortmund to Dalyer: George Hamilton walks through his love affair with football
“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.”
Interviews to be held today for the top job in the PSNI
Whoever is chosen will succeed George Hamilton, who’s been chief constable since 2014.
'It has been a huge honour': PSNI chief constable George Hamilton to retire in June
Hamilton will have served five years in the post of chief constable and almost 34 years in the police service.
George Hamilton's RTE commentary after Iceland's remarkable win was an absolute joy
There was even a reference to Bjørge Lillelien’s spectacular monologue after England’s humiliation against Norway in 1981.
‘The nation holds its breath!’ – George Hamilton recalls his iconic commentary
The famous words, uttered during the Ireland-Romania game, have since become immortalised in the annals of Irish sport.
The definitive ranking of George Hamilton's best pieces of commentary
What other way is there to celebrate St. George’s Day?
95 people with 'On the Run' letters are linked to 300 murders
A report into the so-called ‘On The Runs’ letters was published today
The Lansdowne Road Riot of 1995: an oral history
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.
Danger here! Stephanie Roche's goal gets the George Hamilton treatment
The RTÉ commentator adds his dulcet tones to the grainy footage.
New PSNI chief constable George Hamilton 'greatly admired'
He is currently head of rural policing in Northern Ireland.
Twitter was amused by George Hamilton's odd-sounding commentary tonight
Many of the site’s users questioned whether he was commentating from the moon.
Tubridy, Finucane and Duffy take pay cuts as RTÉ reveals stars' salaries
Ryan Tubridy was paid €723,000 in 2011, according to figures released by the State broadcaster this evening.
It's Saturday, so here are our favourite George Hamilton quotes
Featuring “if that’s not offside, I’m a Chinaman” and several other gems.
Power ranking Irish commentators
We take a look at the people behind the mic to bring you the top Irish sporting commentators.
‘The nation holds its breath’ – The story behind that famous quote
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.
Danger here… TheScore meets George Hamilton
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.
Caption time: what's George Hamilton saying to his new friend in Basle?
The legendary RTE commentator met this character ahead of tonight’s Champions League action in Switzerland.
Stop me if you've heard this one before: here are our 30 favourite soccer clichés
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.
RTÉ stars could have salaries cut by 30 per cent
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…
'Get-well' wishes flood in for George Hamilton
RTE broadcaster’s fans show their support after he has emergency heart bypass surgery.