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Broadcaster Gay Byrne with singer Sonny Knowles (1998)

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Caption   Broadcaster Gay Byrne with singer Sonny Knowles (1998)
Programme   Gay Byrne Show (The)  
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Personalities/Groups   Byrne, Gay (1934 - 2019)
Knowles, Sonny (1932 - 2018)
Description   Broadcaster Gay Byrne (left) with singer Sonny Knowles, on Dublin's Grafton Street, during the broadcast of the last edition of RTÉ Radio 1's 'The Gay Byrne Show', on Christmas Eve 1998. Byrne and Knowles are holding microphones; Knowles is probably singing. Byrne is wearing a tweed hat. Photographers can be seen on the right of shot and in the left background.
'The Gay Byrne Show' ran on RTÉ Radio 1 from 1973-1998. The RTÉ 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  
Photographer   Gaffney, Des  
Date of photograph   24/Dec/1998
(24/Dec/1998 - 24/Dec/1998)  
Rights holder   RTÉ  
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