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|Caption||Head and shoulders of Gay Byrne in radio studio on 20 March,...|
Byrne, Gay (1934 - 2019)
Head and shoulders of Gay Byrne in radio studio on 20 March, 1963. There is a set of headphones just visible around his neck. He is looking straight to camera and smiling slightly. It is possible he was presenting the radio programme 'Hospitals' Requests' when this shot was taken.
After a period working in Granada TV in Manchester, Gay Byrne returned to RTE full-time in the early 1960s. He was executive producer and presenter of RTE's television chat show 'The Late Late Show' between 1963 and 1999. He also presented 'The Gay Byrne Show' on RTE Radio 1 from 1973-98. Gay Byrne was awarded the Freedom of the City of Dublin in 1999.
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(20/Mar/1963 - 20/Mar/1963)