To understand the dismay people feel at the death of Bill O'Herlihy, one only has to recall moments like this.
O'Herlihy was a central part of the some of Ireland's biggest days. As the nation gathered around the television ahead of one of the most important evenings in Ireland's sporting history, Bill captured the mood of the country perfectly. It was beautiful stuff.
Here is his memorable intro on that day, 11 June 1990.