Broadcaster and journalist Derek Davis dies R.I.P.

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Broadcaster and journalist Dereck Davis dies following a stroke.
Mr Davis was born in Co Down and began his media career as a news journalist, working with the American network ABC and BBC Northern Ireland before moving to the newsroom in RTÉ.
 
He later moved into light entertainment and is fondly remembered for his work alongside Thelma Mansfield on the popular afternoon show Live at Three.
 
He worked on a range of other shows, won two Jacob’s awards and was twice presenter of the Rose of Tralee.
 
He also worked on several radio shows including A Question of Food, and following his retirement from RTÉ he presented a radio programme on 4FM.
 
He suffered from health problems in later years and spoke openly about his battle with his weight.
 
Last year he had gastric surgery, which saw him losing over five stone.
 
 
 
He is survived by his wife and three sons.