There's no special trick to Gay's interview technique — it's his status as the Elder Lemon of Irish broadcasting that elicits your trust. Back then it meant so much more than it does now because we only really had one channel in Ireland.
Byrne began his broadcasting career on radio. Enter your email address Continue Continue Please enter an email address Email address is invalid Fill out this field Email address is invalid Email already exists. Retrieved 17 August The oscillations in form seem simply too severe to be genuine.
So very sad to hear about the passing of Gay Byrne. Archived from the original on 26 August This comment has been deleted. He worked hard all his life. In MarchByrne was appointed as the chairman of the Irish Road Safety Authority,   a public body given the task of improving road safety in the Republic of Ireland.
At the time of writing, there is much controversy in the letters pages about our national anthem, mainly provoked by Fintan O'Toole writing of
Maybe in January? Retrieved 15 December Namespaces Article Talk. Further information: Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest. Stephen Fry went on 'The Meaning of Life' an Irish music magazine Hot Press has just released its landmark th issue and to celebrate it's taking a look back over almost 38 years of controversial covers and, particularly in hindsight, some The second time was towards the end of a show about feminism, when Byrne ushered a young Marian Finucane into his seat to present the remainder of the show.
Deleting comment The show had a close relationship with its listeners, many of whom wrote to or phoned Gay to comment on the issues of the day, and with their own stories. Retrieved 17 December