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|Caption||Broadcaster Gay Byrne surrounded by a crowd on Dublin's Graf...|
|Programme||Gay Byrne Show (The)|
Byrne, Gay (1934 - 2019)
Broadcaster Gay Byrne surrounded by a crowd on Dublin's Grafton Street, during the broadcast of the last edition of RTE Radio 1's 'The Gay Byrne Show', on Christmas Eve 1998. He is in right profile, holding an RTE microphone and wearing a tweed hat, talking and laughing with a man in the crowd. A second man is filming Byrne with a video camera.
'The Gay Byrne Show' ran on RTE Radio 1 from 1973-1998. The RTE staff magazine 'Access', ran an article on the surprise party held for Gay to mark the ending of the programme, in its edition of 28 January 1999.
|Collection||RTÉ Stills Department|
|Date of photograph||
(24/Dec/1998 - 24/Dec/1998)