Single parenting in a pandemic: ‘I cry alone in the car so the kids don’t...

Lia Hynes

Author Ruth Gilligan: ‘I have slowly colonised our flat’s small second bedroom into my writing...

Sophie Grenham

About 400,000 women in Ireland have this condition and don’t know


The Cabinet Sub-Committee on Covid-19 currently has no women sitting on it. Why?

Lynn Enright

And now Dermaplaning. When will it be okay for women to have hair?

Kate Demolder

Non-colour nail polish for when you’ve finally removed your gel nails

Holly O'Neill

Lady Gaga offers reward after dog-walker shot 4 times, pets stolen

Jennifer McShane

Anne Hathaway says she was ‘ninth choice’ for one of her most iconic roles

Jennifer McShane

This utterly dreamy Victorian home just outside of Belfast is on the market for £995,000

Megan Burns

Image / Editorial

Radio stations across Ireland are preparing a special tribute for Jack Charlton today

by Erin Lindsay
21st Jul 2020

Charlton’s funeral will take place in his hometown of Northumberland in the U.K today

Radio stations across the country will unite in a special tribute today to honour the passing of former Ireland manager Jack Charlton.

Charlton passed away earlier this month at the age of 85, with tributes pouring in to honour his memory as the manager of the Ireland squad.

Charlton managed the Republic’s team during their heyday in the late 1980s and early 1990s, as they qualified for their first major finals at Euro 88 and qualified for the World Cup in Italy in 1990 and four years later in 1994.

Charlton will be laid to rest in Northumberland today, but Irish fans on this side of the pond will still have their chance to honour his legacy.

The FAI are appealing to fans to wear green today to honour Charlton, and have also asked all Irish radio stations to play ‘Put ‘Em Under Pressure’ at 12:30pm to coincide with Charlton’s funeral service.

Almost 20,000 fans have signed the FAI’s virtual book of condolences, and the FAI are in talks with Charlton’s family about creating a memorial once Covid-19 restrictions have passed.

“On behalf of my mother Pat and all the Charlton family, I want to thank everyone in Ireland who has offered us so much support and sympathy at this very difficult time. It is very much appreciated,” said Jack’s son John.

Read more: WATCH: Reeling in the Years montage shows the joy that Jack Charlton brought to Ireland

Read more: WATCH: The trailer for Beyoncé’s new visual album ‘Black is King’

Read more: 7 brilliant documentaries to start watching on NowTv tonight