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# gay-byrne - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

McAleese's support for gay marriage welcomed
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

McAleese's support for gay marriage welcomed

Oct 9th 2012, 1:45 PM 6,638 Views 59 Comments

GLEN has “strongly welcomed” the comments the former Irish President made in an interview that will be screened tonight.

Mary McAleese: 'I'd love to say I saw the bust coming... but I didn't'
# Mary McAleese
# Mary McAleese

Mary McAleese: 'I'd love to say I saw the bust coming... but I didn't'

Oct 9th 2012, 6:30 AM 12,339 Views 44 Comments

In an interview to be broadcast this evening, the former President also discusses gay marriage and discusses her attitude to church governance.

# gay-byrne - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Uncle Gaybo turned into modern art for the Turner Prize
# Gay Byrne
From The Daily Edge
# Gay Byrne

Uncle Gaybo turned into modern art for the Turner Prize

Oct 2nd 2012, 10:40 AM 7,248 Views 13 Comments

In 1985 Gay Byrne confronted psychiatrist RD Laing about appearing intoxicated on his show. Now, it’s art. Watch it here.

# gay-byrne - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

The Dredge: Ronan Keating has some advice for kids
# OMG
From The Daily Edge
# OMG

The Dredge: Ronan Keating has some advice for kids

Sep 19th 2012, 8:56 AM 1,509 Views 1 Comment

We get our hands mucky with the best of the morning’s dirt…

# gay-byrne - Sunday 29 July, 2012

12 classic TV moments that make Ireland… unique
# National Pride
From The Daily Edge
# National Pride

12 classic TV moments that make Ireland… unique

Jul 29th 2012, 6:00 PM 45,628 Views 20 Comments

Anywhere else, they just wouldn’t have happened.

# gay-byrne - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Late Late's 50th anniversary special is most watched show this year
# Late Late
# Late Late

Late Late's 50th anniversary special is most watched show this year

Jun 5th 2012, 5:57 PM 5,362 Views 34 Comments

On average over one million tuned into the special programme last Friday, RTÉ said.

# gay-byrne - Saturday 2 June, 2012

Here's everything you missed on last night's 50th anniversary Late Late Show
# Late Late
From The Daily Edge
# Late Late

Here's everything you missed on last night's 50th anniversary Late Late Show

Jun 2nd 2012, 4:34 PM 18,411 Views 52 Comments

If you didn’t watch, you actually missed out on a pretty brilliant show. Lucky you, though: here’s your cheat sheet.

# gay-byrne - Friday 1 June, 2012

In pictures: The Late Late Show celebrates 50 years on air
# Late Late Show
From The Daily Edge
# Late Late Show

In pictures: The Late Late Show celebrates 50 years on air

Jun 1st 2012, 10:03 PM 16,914 Views 58 Comments

Guests line up on the RTÉ’s red carpet for anniversary special…

6 memorable moments from 50 years of the Late Late Show
# Late Late Show
From The Daily Edge
# Late Late Show

6 memorable moments from 50 years of the Late Late Show

Jun 1st 2012, 9:23 PM 37,816 Views 44 Comments

From tearing up Toy Show tickets to Padraig Flynn’s appearance, here are some of the chat show’s highlights. Tell us your favourites…

# gay-byrne - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

The Late Late Show is too long, says The Late Late Show host
# Tubs
From The Daily Edge
# Tubs

The Late Late Show is too long, says The Late Late Show host

May 29th 2012, 4:18 PM 7,870 Views 51 Comments

Ryan Tubridy wants his show to become leaner and meaner.

# gay-byrne - Sunday 27 May, 2012

12 days to Euro 2012: The singalong with Gaybo
# Countdown
From The42
# Countdown

12 days to Euro 2012: The singalong with Gaybo

May 27th 2012, 8:00 PM 557 Views 0 Comments

Before Jack’s Army departed for Germany in ’88, they made a special appearance on The Late Late Show.

# gay-byrne - Monday 26 March, 2012

Caption competition: What is Uncle Gaybo listening to?
# Health
From The Daily Edge
# Health

Caption competition: What is Uncle Gaybo listening to?

Mar 26th 2012, 1:09 PM 2,152 Views 40 Comments

Your captions please…

# gay-byrne - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Wanted: well-known personality to front anti-obesity campaign
# Obesity
# Obesity

Wanted: well-known personality to front anti-obesity campaign

Jan 11th 2012, 12:01 PM 4,309 Views 41 Comments

A TD has called on the government to appoint a well-known name to front a campaign tackling obesity, believing it could have the same success as Gay Byrne’s presence at the Road Safety Authority.

# gay-byrne - Friday 2 December, 2011

In photos: A sneak peek at the Late Late Toy Show…
# Toy Show
From The Daily Edge
# Toy Show

In photos: A sneak peek at the Late Late Toy Show…

Dec 2nd 2011, 7:00 AM 4,727 Views 24 Comments

Ryan Tubridy and guests get to grips with this year’s Toy Show set.

# gay-byrne - Friday 25 November, 2011

Anne Doyle confirms retirement plans - as she's honoured with a stamp
# An Post
From The Daily Edge
# An Post

Anne Doyle confirms retirement plans - as she's honoured with a stamp

Nov 25th 2011, 2:11 PM 5,167 Views 25 Comments

The much-loved RTÉ newsreader will bow out at Christmas – as she features on a 55c stamp to mark RTE TV’s 50th anniversary.

# gay-byrne - Thursday 22 September, 2011

Adams defends McGuinness's IRA past
# McGuinness
# McGuinness

Adams defends McGuinness's IRA past

Sep 22nd 2011, 8:13 PM 1,512 Views 73 Comments

The Sinn Féin president has been defending the party’s candidate for the Irish presidency.

Martin McGuinness branded a 'consistent liar' by Gay Byrne
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Martin McGuinness branded a 'consistent liar' by Gay Byrne

Sep 22nd 2011, 8:22 AM 6,028 Views 135 Comments

Byrne hit out at the Sinn Féin presidential candidate, saying he “lies all the time” using “weasel words”.

# gay-byrne - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

Fianna Fáil not running internal candidate in presidential election
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Fianna Fáil not running internal candidate in presidential election

Aug 31st 2011, 4:52 PM 547 Views 35 Comments

Today’s announcement follows a meeting of the party’s TDs, senators and MEPs in Dublin.

# gay-byrne - Monday 29 August, 2011

Fianna Fáil says election candidate issue will be decided on Wednesday
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Fianna Fáil says election candidate issue will be decided on Wednesday

Aug 29th 2011, 6:21 PM 336 Views 28 Comments

Today’s committee meeting concluded that it would not recommend putting forward a candidate, according to one report this evening.

# gay-byrne - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

Could Martin Sheen be the next President of Ireland?
# Aras11
# Aras11

Could Martin Sheen be the next President of Ireland?

Aug 17th 2011, 5:36 PM 2,880 Views 56 Comments

The rumours circulating about potential candidates in this year’s race to the Aras reads like a pilot script for a ‘Celebrity President’ television series.

# gay-byrne - Saturday 13 August, 2011

Gay Byrne out of presidential campaign, before he even got in
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Gay Byrne out of presidential campaign, before he even got in

Aug 13th 2011, 1:45 PM 1,511 Views 44 Comments

Gay Byrne has said that he doesn’t feel the time is right for him to take part in the presidential campaign.

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
From The Daily Edge
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Aug 13th 2011, 11:02 AM 2,438 Views 7 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures

# gay-byrne - Friday 12 August, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules - Gaybo for President?
# Humour
# Humour

Column: Cardinal Rules - Gaybo for President?

Aug 12th 2011, 7:30 PM 49 Views 26 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All-Ireland writes that (not) Bishop Brady is upset to discover that the man who hosted the ‘Bishop and the nightie’ debate could be running for the Áras.

# gay-byrne - Thursday 11 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Aug 11th 2011, 7:58 PM 1,972 Views 0 Comments

Tough jail sentences for looters, Republican election hopefuls gear up for debate in the US, €50,000 on urinals for men caught short in Dublin, and U2 featuring… Jedward?

President Gaybo? Opinion poll puts Byrne as most popular candidate
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

President Gaybo? Opinion poll puts Byrne as most popular candidate

Aug 11th 2011, 1:05 PM 1,192 Views 77 Comments

Paddy Power’s RedC poll puts the as-yet-undeclared candidate as the most popular potential candidate in October’s election.

# gay-byrne - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Fianna Fáil 'offers support' to Gay Byrne
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Fianna Fáil 'offers support' to Gay Byrne

Aug 10th 2011, 8:29 AM 1,145 Views 35 Comments

The veteran broadcaster has not yet decided if he will enter the race for the presidency – but says that if he does it will be as an independent.

# gay-byrne - Saturday 6 August, 2011

Gaybo: if the 'mass of Irish people' want me as president, I'll listen
# Gay Byrne
# Gay Byrne

Gaybo: if the 'mass of Irish people' want me as president, I'll listen

Aug 6th 2011, 5:15 PM 1,992 Views 69 Comments

Veteran broadcaster Gay Byrne has spoken out about the calls for him to become president – which he says came “out of the blue”.

Gaybo for the Áras? Byrne won't rule out presidential run
# Gaybo
# Gaybo

Gaybo for the Áras? Byrne won't rule out presidential run

Aug 6th 2011, 9:17 AM 3,727 Views 86 Comments

Already the former Late Late show presenter has topped one poll but would you vote for him?

# gay-byrne - Friday 20 May, 2011

"We were a bit worried about the curtsy" - Olivia O' Leary's ode to the Queen
# Royal Visit
# Royal Visit

"We were a bit worried about the curtsy" - Olivia O' Leary's ode to the Queen

May 20th 2011, 12:12 PM 4,476 Views 0 Comments

The broadcaster and journalist gave a speech fit for a Queen at the Convention Centre in Dublin last night. There was applause for the memory of the late Garret FitzGerald and a standing ovation for her majesty.

# gay-byrne - Sunday 10 April, 2011

Gay Byrne to get new Friday night show on RTÉ From The Daily Edge
Live Apr 10th 2011, 1:52 PM

Gay Byrne to get new Friday night show on RTÉ

The 9 at 9: Sunday
Live Apr 10th 2011, 8:42 AM

The 9 at 9: Sunday

# gay-byrne - Saturday 5 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Mar 5th 2011, 7:59 PM 2,202 Views 0 Comments

Catch up on today’s news, including: coalition talks, narrow scrapes for Jose Mourinho and Gay Byrne, and the death of the beloved snood.

Gaybo 'received death threats' over Late Late features
# Death Threats
From The Daily Edge
# Death Threats

Gaybo 'received death threats' over Late Late features

Mar 5th 2011, 4:35 PM 4,175 Views 2 Comments

Gay Byrne tells The Sun that the Late Late Show’s frank discussion of topics like homosexuality made him a public target.

# gay-byrne - Tuesday 1 February, 2011

Gaybo: The real reason I wasn't wearing my seatbelt properly
# Oops
# Oops

Gaybo: The real reason I wasn't wearing my seatbelt properly

Feb 1st 2011, 9:08 AM 2,612 Views 0 Comments

The head of the Road Safety Authority, Gay Byrne, is forced to explain why he wasn’t wearing his seatbelt properly while filming a documentary with Terry Wogan for the BBC. It doesn’t count if you’re on TV, apparently.

# gay-byrne - Friday 26 November, 2010

John Joe, junior culchies and a fright for PK: The Late Late Toy Show’s best bits
# Toy Show
From The Daily Edge
# Toy Show

John Joe, junior culchies and a fright for PK: The Late Late Toy Show’s best bits

Nov 26th 2010, 4:00 PM 2,134 Views 0 Comments

It’s not the working-with-kids bits that Toy Show hosts need to be wary off – adults, kamikaze balloons and turkeys are the ones to watch out for.