Eurovision Song Contest. Main article: The Gay Byrne Show. B yrne did not always choose his friends wisely. Archived from the original on 15 November It was also him, you never felt he was putting on his telephone voice to talk to a politician or being more Dublin to talk to a comic, he was always just him.
Part 5. Retrieved 21 January As a young person growing up it was incredibly influential. Sign Up. Behind a smile can be the most perverted and naughty desires. Retrieved 3 April
The Belfast Telegraph. Archived from the original on 26 August We urge you to turn off your ad blocker for The Telegraph website so that you can continue to access our quality content in the future. 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.
Byrne finally worked exclusively for the new Irish service after New Ross Standard. He frequently evoked controversy with his comments on the show.
He was a qualified private pilot. He was soon broadcasting regularly as a newsreader, continuity announcer and presenter of music programmes. Don't have an account? He was discharged from the British Army at the war's end in