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28th Dec 2021

Jim Sherwin, former RTÉ sports commentator, dies aged 81

Very sad news.

Former RTÉ presenter and commentator Jim Sherwin has died aged 81.

He died at home with his family following a short illness.

Sherwin was synonymous with RTÉ’s sporting coverage and worked commentating on eight Olympic Games from Munich to Athens.

He also worked on rugby analysis across radio and TV from 1970 to 2003 and commentated regularly on tennis for RTÉ.

He is survived by his wife Anne and four children, James, Ian, Cliona and John, along with 11 grandchildren.