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#Gay Byrne

# gay-byrne - Saturday 9 November, 2019

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

Let’s find out.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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'

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.

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

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

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

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

The RTÉ broadcaster passed away yesterday aged 85.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Broadcasting legend Gay Byrne has died aged 85 RIP

Broadcasting legend Gay Byrne has died aged 85

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'

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

Byrne was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2016.

# gay-byrne - Saturday 30 December, 2017

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

“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

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

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

“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

“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

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

# gay-byrne - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Gay Byrne "recovering well" following heart attack

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

# gay-byrne - Friday 25 December, 2015

# gay-byrne - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

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

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

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

Hozier explained to Gay Byrne why he reckons baptism is ridiculous

Don’t take him to church…

# gay-byrne - Saturday 1 August, 2015

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

“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

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

The broadcaster died unexpectedly last week.

# gay-byrne - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

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

12 Gay Byrne expressions to perfectly sum up your hangover

He knows what’s up.

# gay-byrne - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

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

# gay-byrne - Friday 6 February, 2015

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

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

# gay-byrne - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

# gay-byrne - Monday 2 February, 2015

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

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

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

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