Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 7°C Tuesday 18 May 2021

#Michael Lyster

# michael-lyster - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

'I would wake up at night panting for breath but I didn’t want to admit something was wrong'
# Heart Health
# Heart Health

'I would wake up at night panting for breath but I didn’t want to admit something was wrong'

Apr 9th 2019, 3:09 PM 20,663 Views 6 Comments

Symptoms of heart failure occur when your heart is not pumping blood around the body efficiently

# michael-lyster - Sunday 2 September, 2018

77 All-Ireland finals, one Michael Lyster
# Last Hurrah
From The42
# Last Hurrah

77 All-Ireland finals, one Michael Lyster

Sep 2nd 2018, 6:39 PM 12,765 Views 10 Comments

After 35 seasons, the Galway native presented his last All-Ireland final for The Sunday Game today.

# michael-lyster - Thursday 1 February, 2018

RTÉ announce Joanne Cantwell as The Sunday Game's new presenter
# Good Choice
From The42
# Good Choice

RTÉ announce Joanne Cantwell as The Sunday Game's new presenter

Feb 1st 2018, 3:00 PM 53,398 Views 157 Comments

The experienced anchor will take over from Michael Lyster, who is stepping down at the end of this season.

# michael-lyster - Monday 29 January, 2018

'There's a retirement cut-off age and I'll be reaching that next year': Lyster confirms Sunday Game departure
# End Of An Era
From The42
# End Of An Era

'There's a retirement cut-off age and I'll be reaching that next year': Lyster confirms Sunday Game departure

Jan 29th 2018, 4:20 PM 34,501 Views 38 Comments

This will be Michael Lyster’s 35th and final year presenting the RTÉ show.

# michael-lyster - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Poll: Who should take over from Michael Lyster as The Sunday Game presenter?
# Big Shoes To Fill
From The42
# Big Shoes To Fill

Poll: Who should take over from Michael Lyster as The Sunday Game presenter?

Jan 28th 2018, 1:33 PM 32,491 Views 104 Comments

The 64-year-old is retiring at the end of this summer.

# michael-lyster - Sunday 24 December, 2017

Tony Keady tributes and Jack McCaffrey's cheeky celebration -  the top 7 Sunday Game moments of 2017
# Reflection
From The42
# Reflection

Tony Keady tributes and Jack McCaffrey's cheeky celebration - the top 7 Sunday Game moments of 2017

Dec 24th 2017, 10:30 PM 15,029 Views 4 Comments

Here’s some of the best moments from the GAA’s flagship TV programme.

# michael-lyster - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

'I remember seeing myself on the telly and thinking I looked terrible'
# Heart Failure
# Heart Failure

'I remember seeing myself on the telly and thinking I looked terrible'

Sep 12th 2017, 6:00 AM 32,685 Views 3 Comments

Michael Lyster wants people to know the symptoms of heart failure, which affects about 90,000 people in Ireland.

# michael-lyster - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Quiz: How well do you really know RTÉ's The Sunday Game?
# It's Quizness Time
From The42
# It's Quizness Time

Quiz: How well do you really know RTÉ's The Sunday Game?

May 14th 2017, 8:00 PM 32,317 Views 9 Comments

It’s back next weekend for a 39th season.

# michael-lyster - Monday 31 October, 2016

5 moments to remember from The Sunday Game in 2016
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

5 moments to remember from The Sunday Game in 2016

Oct 31st 2016, 10:00 PM 14,584 Views 3 Comments

From Brolly and O’Rourke, to Marty’s commentary…

# michael-lyster - Friday 16 October, 2015

Here are the 2015 Football and Hurling Personalities of the Year
# Recognition
From The42
# Recognition

Here are the 2015 Football and Hurling Personalities of the Year

Oct 16th 2015, 6:12 PM 9,659 Views 5 Comments

Philly McMahon and Paul Murphy will be honoured by Ireland’s GAA journalists this evening.

# michael-lyster - Friday 24 July, 2015

'I don’t ever let the job stress me' - Michael Lyster on his Sunday Game comeback
# Game On
From The42
# Game On

'I don’t ever let the job stress me' - Michael Lyster on his Sunday Game comeback

Jul 24th 2015, 9:00 PM 7,841 Views 4 Comments

How do you like that, Joe Brolly?

# michael-lyster - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Brilliant to see Michael Lyster back on RTÉ's The Sunday Game today
# In The Hotseat
From The42
# In The Hotseat

Brilliant to see Michael Lyster back on RTÉ's The Sunday Game today

Jul 19th 2015, 1:14 PM 8,564 Views 3 Comments

He’s back refereeing the pundits for today’s Connacht and Ulster football finals.

# michael-lyster - Friday 10 July, 2015

Michael Lyster hoping to get back to The Sunday Game in 'very near future'
# Recovery
From The42
# Recovery

Michael Lyster hoping to get back to The Sunday Game in 'very near future'

Jul 10th 2015, 7:30 PM 5,108 Views 4 Comments

What do you think of that Joe Brolly?

# michael-lyster - Monday 29 June, 2015

RTÉ's Michael Lyster is hoping to be back on The Sunday Game by the end of July
# TV Return
From The42
# TV Return

RTÉ's Michael Lyster is hoping to be back on The Sunday Game by the end of July

Jun 29th 2015, 8:08 PM 6,406 Views 5 Comments

The RTÉ presenter’s life was saved earlier this month by his wife performing CPR.

Michael Lyster: 'I would be dead if I hadn't left my phone in the car'
# The Sunday Game
# The Sunday Game

Michael Lyster: 'I would be dead if I hadn't left my phone in the car'

Jun 29th 2015, 11:04 AM 38,782 Views 17 Comments

The RTÉ presenter spoke of how his wife performing CPR saved his life.

# michael-lyster - Monday 15 June, 2015

'The nurses were genuflecting as they brought him his medicine!' - Brolly
# Bouncing Back
From The42
# Bouncing Back

'The nurses were genuflecting as they brought him his medicine!' - Brolly

Jun 15th 2015, 9:11 AM 21,930 Views 15 Comments

Joe Brolly reveals that TV host Michael Lyster is well on the road to recovery following his heart attack.

# michael-lyster - Sunday 14 June, 2015

RTÉ presenter Michael Lyster saved by wife's kiss of life after major cardiac arrest
# Get Well Soon
From The42
# Get Well Soon

RTÉ presenter Michael Lyster saved by wife's kiss of life after major cardiac arrest

Jun 14th 2015, 9:56 AM 30,409 Views 29 Comments

It’s the second time in three years the 61-year-old has had a health scare.

# michael-lyster - Saturday 6 June, 2015

RTÉ confirm Sunday Game presenter Michael Lyster receiving treatment for illness in hospital
# Get Well Soon
From The42
# Get Well Soon

RTÉ confirm Sunday Game presenter Michael Lyster receiving treatment for illness in hospital

Jun 6th 2015, 6:54 PM 56,626 Views 18 Comments

The RTE presenter had a major health scare in 2012.

# michael-lyster - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Henry Shefflin and James Horan are both making different GAA debuts this weekend
# The King Is Back
From The42
# The King Is Back

Henry Shefflin and James Horan are both making different GAA debuts this weekend

May 21st 2015, 5:45 PM 4,726 Views 0 Comments

Shefflin and Horan are both on media duty for this weekend’s championship action.

# michael-lyster - Monday 18 May, 2015

'The attention span of a human is 8 seconds. A goldfish is 9': The Sunday Game lads are off already
# The Boys Are Back In Town
From The42
# The Boys Are Back In Town

'The attention span of a human is 8 seconds. A goldfish is 9': The Sunday Game lads are off already

May 18th 2015, 10:05 AM 11,485 Views 15 Comments

Who knew that Michael Murphy was such a divisive figure?

# michael-lyster - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Behind the scenes of The Sunday Game with Lyster, Eddie, Cyril and Loughnane
# TV Magic
From The42
# TV Magic

Behind the scenes of The Sunday Game with Lyster, Eddie, Cyril and Loughnane

Sep 2nd 2014, 11:00 PM 6,883 Views 2 Comments

How do the RTÉ lads make telly gold?