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Gay Byrne

5 August 1934 to 4 November 2019

An Irish broadcaster who presented and produced RTE’s flagship talk show The Late Late Show from 1962-1969, Byrne also presented The Gay Byrne Show (1973-1998) daily for RTE Radio. He was seen as a titan of Irish television who helped facilitate social change in the country through his shows which blended light entertainment with current affairs.

Read Gay Byrne's Guardian obituary here.