WATCH: RTÉ Sport look back at the career of the late Jimmy Magee
One of the most recognisable voices in the history of Irish television left us on Wednesday morning.
RTÉ Sport have posted their retrospective on the career of the late broadcaster Jimmy Magee, who commentated on some of the greatest - and most controversial - moments in the history of Irish and global sport.
Jimmy Magee - a voice that will never be forgotten in Irish sport. A great character, a gentleman and my biggest supporter. RIP. pic.twitter.com/CpctrT0jit
— Katie Taylor (@KatieTaylor) September 20, 2017
Opening with his commentary of Maradona's famous solo run and finish against England at the 1986 World Cup in Mexico, to his work at the 1996 Olympic Games and his description of Katie Taylor's famous gold medal in the 2012 London Olympics, this is a fine tribute to the Louth man who first worked with RTÉ in the GPO in 1956.
For decades since, Jimmy Magee has been a constant presence in sitting rooms and kitchens up and down the country.
He passed away on Wednesday morning at the age of 82.