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Joe Brolly Finished With RTE

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Replying To woops:  "The GAA hour is very good alright. very easy listening to and they make some very good points, can be cutting but very funny too."
What station broadcasts the GAA hour?

thelongridge (Offaly) - Posts: 1167 - 13/09/2019 10:34:30    2234961

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Replying To thelongridge:  "What station broadcasts the GAA hour?"
Podcast but also on facebook live

woops (Kerry) - Posts: 2069 - 13/09/2019 10:38:18    2234965

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Replying To ballydalane:  "Nah, better to have one presenter for the live and a different one for TSG. Viewers don't want to be seeing the same mug on TV the whole time. That chap that's​ been presenting the live matches on tg4 (since it started as far as I can tell!) is very good (is it McDara McDonnacha? Sorry, I've probably butchered his name).

I think they're going to stick with Joanne and Des anyway."
I think it's Micheal O'Domhnaill that hosts GAA Beo and it's McDara that does some of the commentary. Overall I would be a big fan of TG4 coverage. Little to no agenda and analyse whats going on on the field albeit as gaeilge. They were the first to show behind the goals camera angle on kickouts to show the movement out the pitch and I think they also were the first to show live action in a small corner when showing replays so you don't miss quick kickouts.

mhaith_fear (Donegal) - Posts: 73 - 13/09/2019 11:58:13    2234982

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Replying To Finsceal:  "Is this a wind-up ?"
Each to their own.

GreenandRed (Mayo) - Posts: 5498 - 13/09/2019 13:16:06    2235006

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Replying To thelongridge:  "What station broadcasts the GAA hour?"
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Also on YouTube but seems to be uploaded to podcast apps quicker than YouTube. Conors Sketches in a few live shows so better to watch it.

GreenandRed (Mayo) - Posts: 5498 - 13/09/2019 13:26:37    2235009

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Replying To woops:  "The GAA hour is very good alright. very easy listening to and they make some very good points, can be cutting but very funny too."
If he stuck to analysis yes but the first part is usually just him ranting about the GAA, even stuff he knows nothing about. And usually there is little debate as it's his opinion or nothing else.

witnof (Dublin) - Posts: 1502 - 13/09/2019 13:52:06    2235012

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Replace Joe with Vinny . Now that would be entertaining.
None of your niceties with Vinny just straight to the juicy stuff.

Dubh_linn (Dublin) - Posts: 2149 - 13/09/2019 14:05:02    2235018

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Replying To thelongridge:  "What station broadcasts the GAA hour?"
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Also on YouTube but seems to be uploaded to podcast apps quicker than YouTube. Conors Sketches in a few live shows so better to watch it.

GreenandRed (Mayo) - Posts: 5498 - 13/09/2019 14:11:59    2235022

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Replying To witnof:  "If he stuck to analysis yes but the first part is usually just him ranting about the GAA, even stuff he knows nothing about. And usually there is little debate as it's his opinion or nothing else."
'Even stuff he knows nothing about' ?

GreenandRed (Mayo) - Posts: 5498 - 13/09/2019 14:15:51    2235024

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Replying To mhaith_fear:  "I think it's Micheal O'Domhnaill that hosts GAA Beo and it's McDara that does some of the commentary. Overall I would be a big fan of TG4 coverage. Little to no agenda and analyse whats going on on the field albeit as gaeilge. They were the first to show behind the goals camera angle on kickouts to show the movement out the pitch and I think they also were the first to show live action in a small corner when showing replays so you don't miss quick kickouts."
I'm a big fan of the GAA coverage on tg4. I'm not proficient in Irish but know enough to get by. No egos, no agendas, it's great. Plus they show games RTE and Sky wouldn't touch with a barge pole.

ballydalane (Kilkenny) - Posts: 1083 - 13/09/2019 14:54:11    2235025

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For once I agree with Eamonn Dunphy regarding Joe Brolley/RTE.
Joe was contracted by RTE because he is Joe. So let him be Joe ! My biggest criticism of him is that he sometimez spouts about things more to call attention to himself instead of seriously analysing a game. But that is his problem and the audience will be his judge. God forbid that RTE will try to muzzle pundits or only contract boring politically correct ones.

michael (Cork) - Posts: 341 - 13/09/2019 20:54:17    2235096

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Replying To michael:  "For once I agree with Eamonn Dunphy regarding Joe Brolley/RTE.
Joe was contracted by RTE because he is Joe. So let him be Joe ! My biggest criticism of him is that he sometimez spouts about things more to call attention to himself instead of seriously analysing a game. But that is his problem and the audience will be his judge. God forbid that RTE will try to muzzle pundits or only contract boring politically correct ones."
Stephen Rochford will be a massive addition in terms of analysis. Up there with Sky Sports

hamsterdean (Limerick) - Posts: 51 - 13/09/2019 21:29:31    2235105

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Replying To michael:  "For once I agree with Eamonn Dunphy regarding Joe Brolley/RTE.
Joe was contracted by RTE because he is Joe. So let him be Joe ! My biggest criticism of him is that he sometimez spouts about things more to call attention to himself instead of seriously analysing a game. But that is his problem and the audience will be his judge. God forbid that RTE will try to muzzle pundits or only contract boring politically correct ones."
did Joe not get enough seat time to explain his positions? we can all predict his next thought, nothing personal against him but he needs to move on just like the players and managers at some point. I only enjoy TG4 and a bit of the sky to be honest.

suckvalleypaddy (Galway) - Posts: 1301 - 13/09/2019 21:44:17    2235111

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Replying To ballydalane:  "I'm a big fan of the GAA coverage on tg4. I'm not proficient in Irish but know enough to get by. No egos, no agendas, it's great. Plus they show games RTE and Sky wouldn't touch with a barge pole."
Agreed 100%. Its coverage is phenomenal. They consistently have excellent analysts with a good spread of older,recently retired and current players giving their thoughts.
A blueprint for how to do things right.

Bon (Kildare) - Posts: 786 - 13/09/2019 22:11:33    2235113

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Replying To michael:  "For once I agree with Eamonn Dunphy regarding Joe Brolley/RTE.
Joe was contracted by RTE because he is Joe. So let him be Joe ! My biggest criticism of him is that he sometimez spouts about things more to call attention to himself instead of seriously analysing a game. But that is his problem and the audience will be his judge. God forbid that RTE will try to muzzle pundits or only contract boring politically correct ones."
I give you absolution my son for agreeing with Eamon Dunphy. Now for your penance write to rte asking them to provide special glasses for pundits who can not see the fouls committed by their home team.

Canuck (Waterford) - Posts: 653 - 14/09/2019 00:32:50    2235138

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Replying To michael:  "For once I agree with Eamonn Dunphy regarding Joe Brolley/RTE.
Joe was contracted by RTE because he is Joe. So let him be Joe ! My biggest criticism of him is that he sometimez spouts about things more to call attention to himself instead of seriously analysing a game. But that is his problem and the audience will be his judge. God forbid that RTE will try to muzzle pundits or only contract boring politically correct ones."
I don't know a single person (in my Kildare supporting group or my friends/work colleagues from various other counties) who is remotely interested in listening to him any more. So in my experience the audience as his judge are fully in support of RTE getting rid of him. Of course Dunphy is going to support him - the old 'politically correct' argument excuses him having to look at himself & his own rubbish 'analysis' too !

KildareKelly (Kildare) - Posts: 589 - 14/09/2019 09:00:51    2235151

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Replying To Bon:  "Agreed 100%. Its coverage is phenomenal. They consistently have excellent analysts with a good spread of older,recently retired and current players giving their thoughts.
A blueprint for how to do things right."
Now they just need "red" button english language commentary like the Welsh and Scottish channels

bloodyban (Limerick) - Posts: 1176 - 14/09/2019 11:13:57    2235167

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Replying To bloodyban:  "Now they just need "red" button english language commentary like the Welsh and Scottish channels"
More in your line to learn your own language.

Tirchonaill1 (Donegal) - Posts: 783 - 14/09/2019 13:01:28    2235187

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At least today there was no one talking over the other or trying to pad their own ego. So the pundits did well. It was pointed out about the 10 steps for the Dublin goal and left at that. The big mistake for that goal was Moran passing it to the Dublin player. Goes to show in a spilt second anyone can make a mistake. Players or referees. No one died and Dublin made history.

Canuck (Waterford) - Posts: 653 - 14/09/2019 20:50:52    2235310

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Replying To Canuck:  "At least today there was no one talking over the other or trying to pad their own ego. So the pundits did well. It was pointed out about the 10 steps for the Dublin goal and left at that. The big mistake for that goal was Moran passing it to the Dublin player. Goes to show in a spilt second anyone can make a mistake. Players or referees. No one died and Dublin made history."
It was easy to listen to with intelligent respectful analysis. Pat Spillane was extremely dignified in defeat.
Brolly was zero loss whatsoever.

Bon (Kildare) - Posts: 786 - 14/09/2019 21:46:02    2235338

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