SUNDAY BEST – 40 YEARS OF THE SUNDAY GAME

TV, RTÉ One
49 (30 Nov 19 - 06 Dec 19)

For 40 years, The Sunday Game has been bringing Gaelic Games to Irish audiences, provoking countless Monday morning arguments along the way. Featuring a starry team sheet of producers, presenters, pundits and players, this is the story of how a GAA highlights show became a national institution.

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The Sunday Game 1984 Michael Lyster

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The Sunday Game Image Ref. Des Cahill on set of 'The Sunday Game' (2013)No. 5372/011

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Photocall to launch RTÉ coverage of GAA Championship (2012) (L-R) Martin McHugh, Michael Lyster, Ger Loughnane and Donal O'Grady The Sunday Game Image Ref. No. 5183/077

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Michael Lyster (2000) The Sunday Game Image Ref. No. 4279/034

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RTÉ hurling analysts (2005) (L-R) Ger Loughnane, Michael Lyster, Tomás Mulcahy and Cyril Farrell The Sunday Game Image Ref. No. 3048/051

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RTÉ gaelic football analysts (2005) (L-R) Joe Brolly, Pat Spillane, Michael Lyster and Colm O'Rourke The Sunday Game Image Ref. No. 3048/042

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Launch of The Sunday Game (1997) l-R Ger Canning, Joe McDonagh (Uachtaran GAA), Marty Morrissey and Michael LysterThe Sunday Game Image Ref. No. 2353/071

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Des Cahill at launch of 'The Sunday Game' (1997) The Sunday Game Image Ref. No. 2353/070

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Launch of The Sunday Game (1997) L-R Michael Lyster, Ger Canning, Tim O'Connor, Joe McDonagh (Uachtaran GAA) and marty Morrissey The Sunday Game Image Ref. No. 2353/066

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Launch of 'The Sunday Game' (1997) L-R Cyril Farrell, Tony Davis and Marty Morrissey The Sunday Game Image Ref. No. 2353/064

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Launch of 'The Sunday Game' (1997) L-R Michael Lyster, Marty Morrissey and Ger Canning The Sunday Game Image Ref. No. 2353/063

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RTÉ broadcasters at GAA Championship launch (2009) The Sunday Game Image Ref. No. 2341/030

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RTÉ broadcaster Jim Carney (1978) The Sunday Game Image Ref. No. 2248/097

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Michael O'Hehir signs autograph at Leinster Senior Football Championship semi-final (1984) The Sunday Game Image Ref. No. 2234/099

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Seán Óg Ó Ceallacháin at Leinster Senior Football Championship semi-final (1984) The Sunday Game Image Ref. No. 2234/097

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'The Sunday Game' team (1987) l-R Enda Colleran, Ger Canning, Michael Lyster and Donal O'Grady Image Ref. No. 2212/010

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RTÉ Sport staff (1979) l-R Mike Horgan (Editor), Jim Carney (presenter) and Mick Dunne (Commentator) The Sunday Game Image Ref. No. 2125/044