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‘Echo Boy’ Michael O’Regan Died

‘Echo Boy’ Michael O’Regan Died: According to official new reports Michael O’Regan, sadly, died Tuesday, December 28, 2022. The Lord Mayor of Cork paid tribute to the “Echo Boy”, the Legendary former “Echo Boy” after the news was announced. Social media has spread the news like wildfire, attracting many people’s attention. People are coming forward to express their sorrow at his sudden death and are saddened by his passing. Michael is a popular name on many platforms. Everybody seems curious about Michael’s cause of death and how he died. Here are the facts.

How Did ‘Echo Boy’ Michael O’Regan Died?

According to official news reports O’Regan, Ballyphehane, McDonagh Road, tragically died on December 27, 2022 in St. Claire’s Ward at St. Finbarr’s Hospital.

‘Echo Boy’ Michael O’Regan Died

Michael O’Regan, a former Echo Boy, has passed away. In his final moments, he was surrounded by his family and close friends. On Tuesday, he died at St Finbarr’s Hospital.

Michael (Echo Boy), beloved son of Harry and Margaret (Peggy), brother to Sean(John), died in peace surrounded his loving family. People are sending condolence messages and tributes via the internet to pay their respects to the deceased soul and offer their deepest condolences.

Who was Michael O’Regan?

Michael O’Regan is known in Cork as Echo Boy. Michael O’Regan is Cork’s famous Echo Boy. He has sold the Evening Echo in the city and the Holly Bough for over 50 years. He stated that “nearly everything has changed at Patrick Street since I began selling the Evening Echo in Cavendish’s Corner,” when it was believed he had sold a million Echo’s.


In 1960, Sean Lemass was Taoiseach. Jack Kennedy was looking for the White House and the Evening Echo was two pence (2d) at the time. In 1969, the year Neil Armstrong left, he received a morning pitch at No. He recalled 10 Patrick Street being outside the Bank of Ireland. Echo boy worked six days a weeks, in all weathers, for more than a decade in his beloved job. He retired only recently.

Michael O’Regan is a man who reportedly worked six days per week in all weathers. He retired recently, but he gave his job to his wife of half a century. Maurice Gubbins (Editor of The Echo) stated that Cork had lost a institution and that Michael was a giant newsvendor. It is a legend in Cork and one of the best people in the news industry in Cork. He added that Michael O’Regan would be missed greatly and offered his deepest condolences to his family.

For more than a decade, Mr O’Regan was a salesman at the Echo. He also sold Holly Bough and sold Cavendish’s Corner newspaper. The Evening Echo was a newspaper that cost two cents and was first sold in 1960. After several years, O’Regan was offered a morning pitch at Bank of Ireland.

Mike was an Echo boy for nearly 50 years and sold one million copies of Echo Boy during that time. He was well-known in the city. The internet was abuzz with tributes to Michael as soon as the news about his death broke. People offered their condolences and support to the family. Many social media platforms were flooded with posts regarding the Echo Boy.

Tributes to Michael O’Regan:

Dylan O’Connell tweeted,

The city has lost a real Cork character, Michael O’Regan. Long live the Echo boys.


Cork Sinn Féin posted,

Our thoughts are with the family and friends of legendary Echo seller Michael O’Regan who has sadly passed away. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.

Edwin Long commented,

He was a workaholic on his day off he’d go to Crosshaven & worked the fun fair on the Sunday a true gent RIP MICHAEL

Mary Vaughan commented,


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