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    Default Derek Davies Has Sadly Passed!

    TV presenter, fisherman, gourmand and general all round nice guy, Derek Davies has sadly passed! He endured a long battle with diabetes which seemed to be under control!
    He was an RTE newscaster and also fronted the live at 3 show with Thelma Mansfield, which apparently had the highest amount of available audience for any TV show in the world at the time!
    He played the common man to her haughtiness!
    Mind you, I have seen her around St Stephen's Green - She is an artist and sells her paintings there and she is fine MILF!
    DEREK RIP
    Ride them on the beaches!

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    I went fishing with him once.... great guy with great stories.

    RIP..

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    Nice affable, type of guy.
    A relaxed northerner.

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    A real gent, he had wit, intelligence, but could also laugh at himself. But I don't think his stature as in his size suited RTE and he was set aside. Shame, was a great presenter, made people feel at ease in his company. No ideas of grandeur with him, unlike some other RTE gobshites.

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    Its sad news as always thought he was a very good presenter, very likable, RIP

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    Only heard him on the radio talking about his weigh loss.
    Sad

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    Quote Originally Posted by rubberlover View Post
    A real gent, he had wit, intelligence, but could also laugh at himself. But I don't think his stature as in his size suited RTE and he was set aside. Shame, was a great presenter, made people feel at ease in his company. No ideas of grandeur with him, unlike some other RTE gobshites.
    Not sure it was anything to do with his appearance. He had quite strong opinions on the north that didn't always align with the top brass in RTE

    A good guy and very likable R.I.P.
    “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” - Oscar Wilde

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    Wink Sorry to contradict you but.......

    Unfortunately I have an inside track here, and the RTE hierarchy have a code, (unwritten) but it is known, bald, overweight etc is a NO NO.


    Quote Originally Posted by Best Before View Post
    Not sure it was anything to do with his appearance. He had quite strong opinions on the north that didn't always align with the top brass in RTE

    A good guy and very likable R.I.P.

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    He was a sound guy and a credit to RTE but they couldn't see that, no big head unlike them other wankers at RTE

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    Quote Originally Posted by rubberlover View Post
    Unfortunately I have an inside track here, and the RTE hierarchy have a code, (unwritten) but it is known, bald, overweight etc is a NO NO.
    So they throw out the likable characters in favour of the shop window dummies.

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