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  • Who: Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh

  • What: Longest career as a live match commentator

  • Where: Ireland

Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh (Ireland) had the longest career as a live match commentator, with a career spanning 62 years. Broadcasting on RTÉ since 17 March 1949, he completed his final match commentary on 30 October 2010.


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