RTÉ have announced their decision to name a radio studio after Gerry Ryan, to mark the 10th anniversary of his untimely death.
The legendary broadcaster died suddenly at the age of 53 on April 30, 2010, after suffering a heart attack.
Ten years after his death shocked the nation, RTÉ are officially renaming a studio after him.
— Maureen Catterson (@MoCatterson) April 30, 2020
The news was confirmed by RTÉ Communications Manager Maureen Catterson, who tweeted: “To mark the 10 year anniversary of Gerry Ryan’s death, @RTE2fm will rename one of the studios ‘The Gerry Ryan Studio’. #RIPGerryRyan.”
The news comes after RTÉ aired a one off documentary about Gerry’s life on Sunday night, using unseen archive footage.
The programme featured contributions from those close to him – including his brother, Mano Ryan, and friends; Dave Fanning, Joe Duffy, Harry Crosbie and Fiona Looney.
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