Larry Gogan was 'greatest DJ of them all'

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Veteran RTÉ broadcaster Larry Gogan has been described as a friend of everybody who brought great happiness wherever he was. |

The 85-year-old was best known for his work on RTÉ 2FM, where he was a DJ for 40 years before moving to RTÉ Gold.

He said Larry Gogan had brought happiness wherever he was and described him as the greatest DJ of them all.Fr D'Arcy said it had been a difficult time for RTÉ, who had lost Gay Byrne, Marian Finucane and Larry Gogan in a short space of time and that, together with the loss of Terry Wogan, who was a friend of Larry's, it was the end of an era in broadcasting.

Larry was, he said, a great professional, a dedicated father, a convinced Christian and a thoroughly decent man. Following the mass his daughter Orla spoke of her father who the family referred to by his birth name Lorcan.

 

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