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|Caption||Broadcaster Gay Byrne (left) with an unidentified guest, on ...|
|Programme||Late Late Show (The)|
Byrne, Gay (1934 - 2019)
Broadcaster Gay Byrne (left) with an unidentified guest, on a special edition of RTE Television's 'The Late Late Show', broadcast from Castlebar, County Mayo, on 11 October 1975. Both are seated behind the studio desk, and are looking to the left of shot. This edition of 'The Late Late' was the first in the 1975/76 season. Gay Byrne was presenting and producing while Adrian Cronin was directing the show at the time.
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 1962 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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(11/Oct/1975 - 11/Oct/1975)