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#Gay Byrne

# gay-byrne - Thursday 14 January, 2021

'Dear Gay': RTÉ has begun a call-out for a new documentary on Gay Byrne
# Dear Gay
# Dear Gay

'Dear Gay': RTÉ has begun a call-out for a new documentary on Gay Byrne

Jan 14th 2021, 9:57 PM 22,224 Views 45 Comments

RTÉ want to hear from anyone who may have written to Gay Byrne in the past

# gay-byrne - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

'Now let's go live to the Mullingar one-legged race': Whatever happened to the RTÉ People in Need Telethon?
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

'Now let's go live to the Mullingar one-legged race': Whatever happened to the RTÉ People in Need Telethon?

Jun 10th 2020, 6:30 PM 18,556 Views 11 Comments

We take a look at the good, bad and the bizarrre of Ireland’s TV past every Wednesday in The Tube.

# gay-byrne - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

'I thought ... Jaysus I won't be here again': 20 years on from the Irish Who Wants To Be A Millionaire
# The Tube
# The Tube

'I thought ... Jaysus I won't be here again': 20 years on from the Irish Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

May 27th 2020, 6:30 PM 32,751 Views 19 Comments

We take a look at the good, bad and the bizarrre of Ireland’s TV past every Wednesday in The Tube.

# gay-byrne - Saturday 9 November, 2019

Quiz: How well do you remember Gaybo's best bits?
# A Quiz Down Memory Lane
# A Quiz Down Memory Lane

Quiz: How well do you remember Gaybo's best bits?

Nov 9th 2019, 9:00 PM 52,141 Views 37 Comments

Let’s find out.

A nation says goodbye to Gay Byrne - the man who 'showed us to ourselves'
# RIP
# RIP

A nation says goodbye to Gay Byrne - the man who 'showed us to ourselves'

Nov 9th 2019, 12:05 AM 39,169 Views 41 Comments

The funeral of Gay Byrne took place at the Pro Cathedral in Dublin yesterday.

# gay-byrne - Friday 8 November, 2019

A final round of applause for Gaybo as pioneering broadcaster's funeral takes place
# Rip Gaybo
# Rip Gaybo

A final round of applause for Gaybo as pioneering broadcaster's funeral takes place

Updated Nov 8th 2019, 2:40 PM 81,222 Views 60 Comments

Family, friends and fans of the broadcasting giant gathered to pay their final respects.

'I grew up with him in a sense': Fans outside Pro Cathedral pay tribute to Gaybo
# RIP
# RIP

'I grew up with him in a sense': Fans outside Pro Cathedral pay tribute to Gaybo

Nov 8th 2019, 12:11 PM 13,288 Views 2 Comments

The funeral of the RTÉ broadcaster is currently taking place in Dublin.

Funeral cortège of Gay Byrne to pass through Howth Village en route to Pro Cathedral
# Gay Byrne
# Gay Byrne

Funeral cortège of Gay Byrne to pass through Howth Village en route to Pro Cathedral

Nov 8th 2019, 7:50 AM 30,093 Views 27 Comments

The funeral will begin at noon at St Mary’s Pro Cathedral, and will be broadcast on RTÉ.

# gay-byrne - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Joe Duffy could hear Gay Byrne's own advice as he broke the news of his death on Liveline
# On Air
# On Air

Joe Duffy could hear Gay Byrne's own advice as he broke the news of his death on Liveline

Nov 6th 2019, 6:31 AM 94,987 Views 48 Comments

The host received widespread praise for the manner in which he kept his calm to deliver the sad news live to listeners.

# gay-byrne - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

President Higgins leads star-studded Late Late Show tribute to Gay Byrne
# Rip Gaybo
# Rip Gaybo

President Higgins leads star-studded Late Late Show tribute to Gay Byrne

Updated Nov 5th 2019, 11:00 PM 100,215 Views 115 Comments

Byrne’s funeral will take place in the St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral Church, Dublin on Friday at noon.

Memories of Gaybo: 'He seemed smaller than I remembered him ... once he was on his feet the microphone worked its magic'
# Gay Byrne
# Gay Byrne

Memories of Gaybo: 'He seemed smaller than I remembered him ... once he was on his feet the microphone worked its magic'

Nov 5th 2019, 9:30 PM 47,338 Views 11 Comments

Former Sunday Press columnist and reporter Éanna Brophy shares a memory of one of Gay Byrne’s final public appearances, on a cold November morning in Dublin.

'It’s inevitable that it will happen. You have no power over it, why worry about it?'
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

'It’s inevitable that it will happen. You have no power over it, why worry about it?'

Updated Nov 5th 2019, 8:16 PM 54,109 Views 16 Comments

Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh talks to The42 about death, Gay Byrne, Kerry and Luke Kelly.

'A true public servant': Politicians pay tribute to 'national treasure' Gay Byrne
# Tributes
# Tributes

'A true public servant': Politicians pay tribute to 'national treasure' Gay Byrne

Nov 5th 2019, 4:34 PM 9,251 Views 10 Comments

A moment silence was held in the Dáil this afternoon as TDs, ministers and the Taosieach paid tribute to Gay Byrne.

'This will be my last walk for Gay': Crowds gather to sign book of condolence for late broadcaster
# Mansion House
# Mansion House

'This will be my last walk for Gay': Crowds gather to sign book of condolence for late broadcaster

Nov 5th 2019, 1:21 PM 20,737 Views 12 Comments

The RTÉ broadcaster passed away yesterday aged 85.

Book of condolence for Gay Byrne to open at Dublin's Mansion House this morning
# Mark Of Respect
# Mark Of Respect

Book of condolence for Gay Byrne to open at Dublin's Mansion House this morning

Nov 5th 2019, 6:30 AM 9,634 Views 6 Comments

The public will be able to pay their respects at The Mansion House, Dawson Street today from 11am and 5pm and then tomorrow between 10am and 5pm.

'He heralded a huge change in Irish life': How Gay Byrne brought sex to Irish TV
# Let's Talk About Sex
# Let's Talk About Sex

'He heralded a huge change in Irish life': How Gay Byrne brought sex to Irish TV

Nov 5th 2019, 12:05 AM 21,125 Views 20 Comments

The broadcaster passed away yesterday aged 85.

# gay-byrne - Monday 4 November, 2019

A master broadcaster whose work challenged Irish society: Gay Byrne (1934-2019)
# RIP
# RIP

A master broadcaster whose work challenged Irish society: Gay Byrne (1934-2019)

Nov 4th 2019, 9:54 PM 42,716 Views 29 Comments

As host of the Late Late for almost four decades, Byrne played a major role in a changing Ireland.

Sex, condoms and Boyzone: 20 memorable moments from Gay Byrne's career
# To Whom It Concerns
# To Whom It Concerns

Sex, condoms and Boyzone: 20 memorable moments from Gay Byrne's career

Nov 4th 2019, 9:26 PM 52,115 Views 31 Comments

From sex therapists to U2, Gay Byrne has interviewed a lot of people during his career.

Open thread: Share your favourite memories of the late Gay Byrne
# RIP
# RIP

Open thread: Share your favourite memories of the late Gay Byrne

Nov 4th 2019, 5:30 PM 31,190 Views 83 Comments

Alongside the Late Late, the veteran broadcaster also presented the weekday Gay Byrne Show on RTÉ radio for almost three decades.

Special live edition of The Late Late Show to be broadcast tomorrow to remember Gay Byrne
# Tribute
# Tribute

Special live edition of The Late Late Show to be broadcast tomorrow to remember Gay Byrne

Nov 4th 2019, 4:35 PM 35,942 Views 33 Comments

The tribute show will be broadcast tomorrow at 9.35pm on RTÉ One.

Broadcasting legend Gay Byrne has died aged 85
# RIP
# RIP

Broadcasting legend Gay Byrne has died aged 85

Updated Nov 4th 2019, 3:22 PM 161,957 Views 216 Comments

Byrne will be best remembered for his near four decades at the helm of the Late Late Show.

# gay-byrne - Friday 28 June, 2019

President pays tribute to Gay Byrne at lifetime achievement ceremony: 'His empathy threw light on dark corners in Irish life'
# Gaybo
# Gaybo

President pays tribute to Gay Byrne at lifetime achievement ceremony: 'His empathy threw light on dark corners in Irish life'

Jun 28th 2019, 8:05 PM 53,689 Views 71 Comments

Michael D Higgins praised Byrne’s impact on Irish broadcasting at a ceremony this evening.

# gay-byrne - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

'I'm certainly not strong': Gay Byrne on undergoing 'gruelling' chemotherapy treatment
# Cancer
# Cancer

'I'm certainly not strong': Gay Byrne on undergoing 'gruelling' chemotherapy treatment

May 29th 2018, 8:37 PM 43,072 Views 38 Comments

Byrne was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2016.

# gay-byrne - Saturday 30 December, 2017

'He studied to become a Jesuit priest. Now he was one of the most famed people in racing'
# Changes
From The42
# Changes

'He studied to become a Jesuit priest. Now he was one of the most famed people in racing'

Dec 30th 2017, 9:00 AM 5,347 Views 0 Comments

In this extract from ‘Centaur,’ Declan Murphy recalls the first time he came across the legendary Barney Curley.

# gay-byrne - Monday 6 November, 2017

A partnership linked to broadcaster Gay Byrne is being sued for €1.2 million
# Court
# Court

A partnership linked to broadcaster Gay Byrne is being sued for €1.2 million

Nov 6th 2017, 7:36 PM 45,973 Views 0 Comments

The case relates to a loan acquired by a fund from the Bank of Scotland.

# gay-byrne - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Stephen Fry says he was 'enchanted' to be caught up in blasphemy row
# The Meaning Of Life
# The Meaning Of Life

Stephen Fry says he was 'enchanted' to be caught up in blasphemy row

Nov 4th 2017, 5:15 PM 28,461 Views 117 Comments

He described our “unworkable” blasphemy legislation as “a wonderfully Irish solution”.

# gay-byrne - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

New Zealand wants to scrap its blasphemy laws after Ireland's Stephen Fry probe
# The Meaning Of Life
# The Meaning Of Life

New Zealand wants to scrap its blasphemy laws after Ireland's Stephen Fry probe

May 10th 2017, 7:30 AM 10,803 Views 43 Comments

“I didn’t think we had it, I thought it had gone,” New Zealand’s Catholic leader Bill English said about its own law.

# gay-byrne - Monday 21 November, 2016

Novelist Lee Child and Ryan Tubridy offer support as Gay Byrne prepares to fight cancer
# Prostate
# Prostate

Novelist Lee Child and Ryan Tubridy offer support as Gay Byrne prepares to fight cancer

Nov 21st 2016, 12:23 PM 20,265 Views 16 Comments

RTÉ staff have rallied around the veteran broadcaster, who made the announcement on his Lyric FM show.

# gay-byrne - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Gay Byrne reveals his doctors believe he has cancer
# Health
# Health

Gay Byrne reveals his doctors believe he has cancer

Nov 20th 2016, 5:13 PM 61,275 Views 69 Comments

The broadcaster told his listeners on his RTÉ Lyric FM show this afternoon.

# gay-byrne - Sunday 14 February, 2016

The Bishop and the Nightie - how Gaybo scandalised the nation
# Gaybo
# Gaybo

The Bishop and the Nightie - how Gaybo scandalised the nation

Feb 14th 2016, 9:00 PM 35,602 Views 39 Comments

“Mr and Mrs Fox were vulgar, even coarse and suggestive … You have not been fairly treated.”

# gay-byrne - Saturday 9 January, 2016

How Gay Byrne changed Irish society
# Gaybo Revolution
# Gaybo Revolution

How Gay Byrne changed Irish society

Jan 9th 2016, 8:00 PM 34,784 Views 164 Comments

“He mediated the conversation between two sides of Ireland.”

# gay-byrne - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Gay Byrne thanks fans for well wishes following heart attack
# On The Mend
# On The Mend

Gay Byrne thanks fans for well wishes following heart attack

Dec 30th 2015, 8:39 PM 20,545 Views 34 Comments

“I’m feeling better and on the road to recovery.”

# gay-byrne - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Gay Byrne "recovering well" following heart attack
# Get Well Soon
# Get Well Soon

Gay Byrne "recovering well" following heart attack

Dec 29th 2015, 11:59 PM 57,016 Views 98 Comments

The 81-year-old presenter suffered the heart attack yesterday.

# gay-byrne - Friday 25 December, 2015

Here's the most important piece of advice Gay gave Pat about The Toy Show
# Tickets
# Tickets

Here's the most important piece of advice Gay gave Pat about The Toy Show

Dec 25th 2015, 8:30 PM 31,051 Views 25 Comments

And he stuck to it.

# gay-byrne - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Hozier has been explaining to Gay Byrne why he thinks baptism is ridiculous
# Ya Wha' Gay?
# Ya Wha' Gay?

Hozier has been explaining to Gay Byrne why he thinks baptism is ridiculous

Sep 23rd 2015, 7:40 PM 36,501 Views 91 Comments

The veteran presenter also asked the singer if his generation was ‘cross and resentful’ about the Catholic church.

Hozier explained to Gay Byrne why he reckons baptism is ridiculous
# Meaning Of Life
From The Daily Edge
# Meaning Of Life

Hozier explained to Gay Byrne why he reckons baptism is ridiculous

Sep 23rd 2015, 3:42 PM 7,307 Views 6 Comments

Don’t take him to church…

# gay-byrne - Saturday 1 August, 2015

A transparent nightie and haybarn snogs: How TV brought sex to Ireland
# Sex Week
# Sex Week

A transparent nightie and haybarn snogs: How TV brought sex to Ireland

Aug 1st 2015, 9:30 PM 36,015 Views 26 Comments

“People were disgusted about Miley and Fidelma. They wouldn’t watch Glenroe any more.”

# gay-byrne - Monday 18 May, 2015

Family pay tribute as Derek Davis laid to rest at Mount Jerome Cemetery
# RIP
# RIP

Family pay tribute as Derek Davis laid to rest at Mount Jerome Cemetery

May 18th 2015, 5:24 PM 29,134 Views 15 Comments

The broadcaster died unexpectedly last week.

# gay-byrne - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

12 Gay Byrne expressions to perfectly sum up your hangover
# Totally Hungover
From The Daily Edge
# Totally Hungover

12 Gay Byrne expressions to perfectly sum up your hangover

Mar 18th 2015, 8:00 AM 11,975 Views 5 Comments

He knows what’s up.

# gay-byrne - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

The former Archbishop of Canterbury gave an interesting comeback to Stephen Fry's God tirade
# Stephen Fry
From The Daily Edge
# Stephen Fry

The former Archbishop of Canterbury gave an interesting comeback to Stephen Fry's God tirade

Feb 11th 2015, 6:38 PM 4,364 Views 4 Comments

His reply is deep. Real deep.

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