The autobiography of legendary broadcaster Michael O’ Muircheartaigh is to be published later this year. Synonymous with Gaelic games Mr O Muirceataigh was born in Dun Sion near Dingle in 1930. He began his career in broadcasting in 1949 when as a student teacher he took part in a competition at Croke Park for an assistant commentator`s job.Over the years he has trained Dublin based members of the Kerry football team, is a keen golfer and has an interest in greyhounds. He is also a former Chairman of Bord Na Gaeilge. Micheal and his wife Helena have eight children and four grandchildren. The book is scheduled for publication in the autumn.
The artist and former TV host is seeking the support of Kerry County Council in his bid to contest the Presidential election. http://media.radiokerry.ie/upload/radiokerry/audio/kevinsharkey.mp3