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#Gay Byrne

# gay-byrne - Friday 6 February, 2015

Stephen Fry surprised at 'explosion' of reaction after THAT Gay Byrne interview
# Meaning Of Life
# Meaning Of Life

Stephen Fry surprised at 'explosion' of reaction after THAT Gay Byrne interview

Feb 6th 2015, 9:54 PM 34,057 Views 125 Comments

Speaking this morning, Fry said that he was astonished by the reaction to his RTÉ interview.

# gay-byrne - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Richard Branson had to write Gay Byrne's name on his hand to remember who he was
# Handy Reminder
# Handy Reminder

Richard Branson had to write Gay Byrne's name on his hand to remember who he was

Feb 4th 2015, 5:50 PM 37,434 Views 53 Comments

Gay who?

# gay-byrne - Monday 2 February, 2015

The 7 best moments from Gaybo's interview with Stephen Fry last night
# Meaning Of Life
From The Daily Edge
# Meaning Of Life

The 7 best moments from Gaybo's interview with Stephen Fry last night

Feb 2nd 2015, 12:42 PM 11,546 Views 3 Comments

The interview we were all waiting for didn’t disappoint.

# gay-byrne - Friday 30 January, 2015

Gay Byrne does NOT look impressed with Stephen Fry talking about an 'evil God'
# The Meaning Of Life
# The Meaning Of Life

Gay Byrne does NOT look impressed with Stephen Fry talking about an 'evil God'

Jan 30th 2015, 1:48 PM 47,061 Views 353 Comments

He even asked Fry, “You think you’re going to get in on that?”

Watch Gay Byrne react to Stephen Fry's scathing response to question about God
# The Meaning Of Life
From The Daily Edge
# The Meaning Of Life

Watch Gay Byrne react to Stephen Fry's scathing response to question about God

Jan 30th 2015, 10:10 AM 12,402 Views 20 Comments

Everything about this is amazing.

# gay-byrne - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

We've tracked down the twin toy testers from the 1988 Toy Show
# Bronwyn
From The Daily Edge
# Bronwyn

We've tracked down the twin toy testers from the 1988 Toy Show

Nov 26th 2014, 6:00 PM 50,391 Views 32 Comments

Meet Carolyn and Bronwyn Boyle.

# gay-byrne - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Do you know these twin toy testers from the '88 Toy Show?
# Toy Show
From The Daily Edge
# Toy Show

Do you know these twin toy testers from the '88 Toy Show?

Nov 25th 2014, 1:45 PM 29,511 Views 14 Comments

RTÉ Archives are looking to identify them, and they need the public’s help.

# gay-byrne - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

New RSA Chair told to 'name and shame' local authorities that fail to maintain road standards
# Liz O'donnell
# Liz O'donnell

New RSA Chair told to 'name and shame' local authorities that fail to maintain road standards

Nov 11th 2014, 1:51 PM 10,789 Views 46 Comments

Liz O’Donnell appeared before the Oireachtas Transport Committee today.

# gay-byrne - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Here's a Vine of Gay Byrne's wedding 50 years ago today
# Young Gaybo
From The Daily Edge
# Young Gaybo

Here's a Vine of Gay Byrne's wedding 50 years ago today

Jun 25th 2014, 1:45 PM 3,992 Views 4 Comments

AH WOULD YA LOOK.

# gay-byrne - Monday 23 June, 2014

Here's how Twitter reacted to Enda Kenny's interview with Gay Byrne last night
# Aul Wink
From The Daily Edge
# Aul Wink

Here's how Twitter reacted to Enda Kenny's interview with Gay Byrne last night

Jun 23rd 2014, 9:31 AM 7,942 Views 0 Comments

He talked about meeting his wife and threw some evils.

# gay-byrne - Sunday 22 June, 2014

'I've a job to do here': Enda rules out top EU role... again
# I'm Out
# I'm Out

'I've a job to do here': Enda rules out top EU role... again

Jun 22nd 2014, 6:56 PM 9,105 Views 77 Comments

The Taoiseach said he expects Jean-Claude Juncker to become the next president of the European Commission, but David Cameron is trying to block this from happening.

Here's a taster of Gay Byrne's interview with Enda Kenny tonight
# When Gaybo Met Enda
From The Daily Edge
# When Gaybo Met Enda

Here's a taster of Gay Byrne's interview with Enda Kenny tonight

Jun 22nd 2014, 1:45 PM 14,131 Views 65 Comments

Gaybo quizzes the Taoiseach about the first time he laid eyes on his wife.

# gay-byrne - Monday 16 June, 2014

Byrne's parting message: Road deaths WILL increase unless gardaí get more resources
# To Whom It Concerns
# To Whom It Concerns

Byrne's parting message: Road deaths WILL increase unless gardaí get more resources

Jun 16th 2014, 10:03 AM 7,253 Views 37 Comments

The veteran broadcaster, who is stepping down as RSA chairman, said it had been “very hard to get through to the people in Justice” on the issue.

# gay-byrne - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Gaybo to resign as RSA chairman, criticises a lack of garda resources
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Gaybo to resign as RSA chairman, criticises a lack of garda resources

Jun 15th 2014, 2:47 PM 17,642 Views 86 Comments

The RSA thanked him for his ‘tireless’ work as a campaigner.

# gay-byrne - Monday 14 April, 2014

What to watch on TV tonight: Monday
# Tv Picks
From The Daily Edge
# Tv Picks

What to watch on TV tonight: Monday

Apr 14th 2014, 5:24 PM 2,076 Views 0 Comments

Here are the shows that’ll be on your Twitter timeline later.

# gay-byrne - Friday 11 April, 2014

17 essential elements The Late Late Show wouldn't be the same without
# ROLL IT THERE COLETTE
From The Daily Edge
# ROLL IT THERE COLETTE

17 essential elements The Late Late Show wouldn't be the same without

Apr 11th 2014, 9:30 PM 37,993 Views 54 Comments

Your Friday night starts right here.

# gay-byrne - Sunday 30 March, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Mar 30th 2014, 7:46 PM 20,643 Views 21 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about the Sophie Toscan du Plantier case and what the gardaí knew.

"I have no intention of taking a break" - Gay Byrne refutes suggestion he's retiring
# Staying Put
# Staying Put

"I have no intention of taking a break" - Gay Byrne refutes suggestion he's retiring

Mar 30th 2014, 4:32 PM 13,717 Views 100 Comments

There had been some speculation that today’s show on Lyric FM would be his last – but the veteran broadcaster says he will be back in the autumn.

# gay-byrne - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Here's Gay Byrne interviewing Kate Bush in 1978
# This Woman's Work
From The Daily Edge
# This Woman's Work

Here's Gay Byrne interviewing Kate Bush in 1978

Mar 26th 2014, 3:15 PM 6,261 Views 5 Comments

The singer had just released Wuthering Heights, at the tender age of 19.

# gay-byrne - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Byrne "always treated with respect" by Callinan
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Byrne "always treated with respect" by Callinan

Mar 22nd 2014, 12:31 PM 15,936 Views 58 Comments

The broadcaster had earlier called for the Garda Commissioner and Minister Shatter to apologise to the garda whistleblowers.

# gay-byrne - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Using a mobile while driving is comparable to driving drunk
# Driverdistraction
# Driverdistraction

Using a mobile while driving is comparable to driving drunk

Mar 20th 2014, 1:24 PM 7,118 Views 77 Comments

That’s according to Gay Byrne who was speaking at the RSA’s annual conference today.

# gay-byrne - Saturday 8 February, 2014

Did you see Samantha Mumba as a 12-year-old on the Late Late Show?
# Late Late Show
From The Daily Edge
# Late Late Show

Did you see Samantha Mumba as a 12-year-old on the Late Late Show?

Feb 8th 2014, 9:55 AM 2,844 Views 1 Comment

It was a special moment.

# gay-byrne - Friday 31 January, 2014

RTÉ to rebroadcast the Ann Lovett letters
# Granard
# Granard

RTÉ to rebroadcast the Ann Lovett letters

Jan 31st 2014, 2:04 PM 27,213 Views 73 Comments

The schoolgirl’s death sparked a major conversation about unmarried mothers, abortion and Irish society in 1984.

# gay-byrne - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Are you one of these toy testers from the 1980 Toy Show?
# It Could Be You
From The Daily Edge
# It Could Be You

Are you one of these toy testers from the 1980 Toy Show?

Nov 26th 2013, 5:06 PM 2,793 Views 0 Comments

RTE wants YOU.

# gay-byrne - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Revisit Boyzone's mortifying appearance on the 1994 Toy Show
# The Boys Are Back
From The Daily Edge
# The Boys Are Back

Revisit Boyzone's mortifying appearance on the 1994 Toy Show

Nov 19th 2013, 12:46 PM 2,492 Views 0 Comments

Never knew it could be so wrong.

# gay-byrne - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Could Ryan Tubridy get away with a 'Christmas shirt' instead of a jumper?
# To Whom It Concerns
From The Daily Edge
# To Whom It Concerns

Could Ryan Tubridy get away with a 'Christmas shirt' instead of a jumper?

Oct 24th 2013, 12:07 PM 2,908 Views 1 Comment

What would John Joe think?

# gay-byrne - Monday 7 October, 2013

15 Shades of Gay... a look back at Uncle Gaybo through the years
# Roll It There
From The Daily Edge
# Roll It There

15 Shades of Gay... a look back at Uncle Gaybo through the years

Oct 7th 2013, 2:56 PM 3,824 Views 9 Comments

There’s more to him than just The Late Late Show you know…

# gay-byrne - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Showman, comedian and namedropper: Tributes pour in for Sir David Frost
# RIP
# RIP

Showman, comedian and namedropper: Tributes pour in for Sir David Frost

Sep 1st 2013, 3:33 PM 9,427 Views 7 Comments

“[The] first really great television ringmaster.”

# gay-byrne - Friday 9 August, 2013

Noel Brett to leave Road Safety Authority for Banking Federation
# Road Safety Authority
# Road Safety Authority

Noel Brett to leave Road Safety Authority for Banking Federation

Aug 9th 2013, 8:06 AM 8,998 Views 55 Comments

After eight years at the helm of the authority, including being part of its establishment, Noel Brett is to leave his role in the RSA.

# gay-byrne - Saturday 3 August, 2013

'I wanted to fly over and deck him' - Eamon Casey's son on Gay Byrne
# Deck Him
# Deck Him

'I wanted to fly over and deck him' - Eamon Casey's son on Gay Byrne

Aug 3rd 2013, 9:40 AM 30,259 Views 74 Comments

The son of former Bishop of Galway Eamon Casey says that Gay Byrne’s treatment of his mother during a 1993 Late Late Show interview made him want to ‘drop’ the broadcaster.

# gay-byrne - Friday 5 July, 2013

Who was the best Late Late Show host?
# To Whom It Concerns
From The Daily Edge
# To Whom It Concerns

Who was the best Late Late Show host?

Jul 5th 2013, 2:15 PM 2,452 Views 12 Comments

It’s a three-way face-off between Kenny, Byrne and Tubridy.

# gay-byrne - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

'Tough' Bono insists: 'I helped bring Google and Facebook to Ireland'
# U2 Taxes
# U2 Taxes

'Tough' Bono insists: 'I helped bring Google and Facebook to Ireland'

Jun 26th 2013, 12:30 PM 22,350 Views 176 Comments

The U2 frontman has defended the band’s tax affairs.

The 14 best quotes from Bono's interview with Gay Byrne
# Say What?
From The Daily Edge
# Say What?

The 14 best quotes from Bono's interview with Gay Byrne

Jun 26th 2013, 11:42 AM 29,009 Views 53 Comments

Bono on rage, his taxes, Inchicore and being smug.

# gay-byrne - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

WATCH: Classic Late Late Show sex chat gets animated
# ROLL IT THERE COLETTE
From The Daily Edge
# ROLL IT THERE COLETTE

WATCH: Classic Late Late Show sex chat gets animated

Jun 19th 2013, 12:30 PM 2,446 Views 1 Comment

You’ve never seen The Late Late Show look quite like this.

# gay-byrne - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

2012 sets new record for fewest road deaths in Ireland
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

2012 sets new record for fewest road deaths in Ireland

Jan 1st 2013, 9:59 AM 10,155 Views 70 Comments

The number of road deaths has now fallen for six years running, with a new national record of 161.

# gay-byrne - Friday 30 November, 2012

Open Thread: Tell us your Late Late Toy Show memories
# To Whom It Concerns
From The Daily Edge
# To Whom It Concerns

Open Thread: Tell us your Late Late Toy Show memories

Nov 30th 2012, 12:41 PM 12,656 Views 33 Comments

Light the fire, close the curtains, lob up a few lights. It’s Toy Show time.

# gay-byrne - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

QUIZ: Which RTÉ presenter are YOU?
# Quiz Time
From The Daily Edge
# Quiz Time

QUIZ: Which RTÉ presenter are YOU?

Nov 27th 2012, 8:15 PM 11,325 Views 28 Comments

Your choice of outdoor coat tells us EVERYTHING.

# gay-byrne - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

14 things that should be broadcast on the analogue signal
# Rabbit Ears
From The Daily Edge
# Rabbit Ears

14 things that should be broadcast on the analogue signal

Oct 24th 2012, 3:56 PM 19,370 Views 37 Comments

We’d like to keep a few old familiar faces around.

# gay-byrne - Saturday 20 October, 2012

Gallagher doesn't rule out having another run for President
# Aras 2018?
# Aras 2018?

Gallagher doesn't rule out having another run for President

Oct 20th 2012, 8:00 AM 5,121 Views 45 Comments

Asked by Gay Byrne if he’d do it all over again, the former Dragons’ Den panellist – and soon-to-be new dad – simply says: “Who knows?”

# gay-byrne - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Some 100,000 still to make the switch to Saorview with just two weeks to go
# Saorview
# Saorview

Some 100,000 still to make the switch to Saorview with just two weeks to go

Oct 10th 2012, 1:46 PM 6,147 Views 62 Comments

With the switchover deadline just 14 days away, Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte has urged the public not to wait until the last minute.