Irish broadcaster Marian Finucane passed away at the age of 69 yesterday.

The first presenter of 'Liveline' and 'The Marian Finucane Show' on RTÉ Radio 1, Finucane first became a programme presenter with RTÉ in the 1970s.

She was a major advocate for women's rights and presented radio programme 'Women Today' to highlight social issues concerning women.

She presented 'Liveline' from 1985 to 1999 and 'The Marian Finucane Show' for nearly two decades. She also worked on such television programmes as 'Consumer Choice' and 'Crime Line'.

Over the years she received numerous commendations for her work including the Prix Italia for a documentary on abortion; the Radio Journalist of the Year Award in 1988; and a PPI Radio Award for outstanding achievement in broadcasting in 2008.

She also received an honorary degree from NUI Galway which recognised her media work and her work raising funds alongside former spouse John Clarke to build of an AIDS hospice and orphanage in Cape Town.

Marian Finucane died unexpectedly at her home in Naas, County Kildare. It is believed she died in her sleep.

Since the news broke, tributes have poured in from across Ireland and the UK from media professionals, colleagues and friends.

Many have shared clips from their favourite moments across her career.