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Caption   Broadcaster Gay Byrne (left) talking to Claire Gallagher, a ...
Programme   Late Late Show (The)  
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Personalities/Groups   Byrne, Gay (1934 - 2019)
Gallagher, Claire
Description   Broadcaster Gay Byrne (left) talking to Claire Gallagher, a victim of the Omagh bombing, during 'The Late Late Show' special on that atrocity, broadcast on RTE television on 20 November 1998. He is kneeling beside Claire (who is sitting in the audience) touching her cheek with the back of his hand. She was blinded in the explosion. This edition of 'The Late Late' was filmed in RTE's Studio 4.
29 people were killed in the 'Real IRA' bombing of Omagh, County Tyrone on 15 August 1998.  
Collection   RTÉ Stills Department  
Photographer   Gaffney, Des  
Date of photograph   20/Nov/1998
(20/Nov/1998 - 20/Nov/1998)  
Rights holder   RTÉ  
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