Minister Madigan pays tribute to broadcaster, Larry Gogan

Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan TD, has paid tribute to Irish broadcaster, Larry Gogan, who was aged 81.

“We have lost another of our cherished broadcasters. He was loved by the listeners and artists alike. My condolences to his family and friends.  Suaimhneas síoraí dá anam uasal.”

A native of Dublin, Larry Gogan has worked in broadcasting for six decades.  He worked as a DJ with RTÉ 2FM for 40 years before moving on to RTÉ Gold. He will be best known for his Just A Minute Quiz and The Golden Hour.

He is predeceased by his wife Florrie and survived by his five children Gerard, Orla, Gráinne, David and Sinéad.

Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, 23 Kildare Street, Dublin , D02 TD30. Tel: 01 631 3800 / LoCall: 1890 383 000

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