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|Caption||Gay Byrne in radio studio (1963)|
Byrne, Gay (1934 - 2019)
Broadcaster Gay Byrne in and RTÉ radio studio on 20 March 1963. There is a set of headphones around his neck. 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 RTÉ full-time in the early 1960s. He was executive producer and presenter of the RTÉ Television chat show 'The Late Late Show' between 1963 and 1999. He also presented 'The Gay Byrne Show' on RTÉ 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)