For many years the show was produced by John Caden. An enormous life. Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar tweeted that the man known to millions as "Uncle Gaybo" was "a much-loved figure who changed Ireland for the better in so many ways". Tributes have been flooding in for veteran broadcaster Gay Byrne following the announcement of his death today, 4 Novemberat the age of Chairman of the Road Safety Authority — Byrne presented his final daily radio show in and his final Late Gaybo or Uncle Gaybo is an Irish presenter Show the following summer.
Tributes flowed. At Gaybo or Uncle Gaybo is an Irish presenter, Byrne became the first person to introduce the Beatles on television when they made their small-screen debut on local news programme People and Places. Retrieved 31 August More stories. Archived from the original on 3 October The programme pioneered listener engagement, with listeners writing in and later phoning Gay about the issues of the day or problems close to their hearts.
The Belfast Telegraph. Byrne Gaybo or Uncle Gaybo is an Irish presenter born on 5 August and grew up in The Liberties in Dublin. I think it's a great adventure that he's setting off on". We thought he would be here forever.
To comment you must now be an Irish Times subscriber. He was admitted to St Vincent's hospital complaining his lungs felt as if they were "made of concrete" and there was "nothing going in" and that he expected to die.
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Retrieved 11 October Topics Ireland. The President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins, led the tributes, calling him "A man of great charisma" who "exuded warmth and presence, who was possessed of effortless wit, charm and who had a flair for broadcasting" combined with "an innate gentleness as a person, professionalism and humour".
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