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20th Aug 2015

Ross O’Carroll Kelly pays homage to the late, great Johnny Lyons

This is wonderful

Eric Lalor

This is wonderful.

The Irish radio broadcasting world has been stunned by the sudden death of the larger-than-life 98FM sports man, Johnny Lyons.

23/8/2001 Johnny Lyons Feature Johnny Lyons  Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Tributes have been pouring in from everywhere for the man described as having one of the most distinctive voices in radio.

Ross O’Carroll Kelly has taken to Twitter to describe his exeperiences of big Johnny and it perfectly encapsulates who he was and what he was about.

Irish radio has lost a great character and he will be sorely missed. May he rest in peace.

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