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Ireland Gay Byrne's daughter Crona hails 'incredible' public support after dad's death

23:50  12 november  2019
23:50  12 november  2019 Source:   dublinlive.ie

Legendary broadcaster Gay Byrne has died, aged 85

  Legendary broadcaster Gay Byrne has died, aged 85 LEGENDARY Irish broadcaster Gay Byrne has died, aged 85. The former Late Late Show presenter had been undergoing treatment for prostate cancer for more than two years.

Gay Byrne ' s daughter Crona recently spoke in an interview about the overwhelming support the family recieved following Gay ' s death . The Clare women also revealed that: ‘People didn’t know all the work Dad did behind the scenes.’ In addition to his RTÉ shows and nationwide tours, Crona

Gay Byrne funeral mourners laugh after Bob Collins' licence fee quip in eulogy. Crona confirmed she called the childcare facility after the owl in the Late Late Show. She recalled Gay used to come to visit them regularly particularly when he was working in Lyric FM and brought his granddaughter, Kate

Crona, the eldest daughter of the late Gay Byrne, has revealed the RTE legend raffled off the Harley Davidson motorbike given to him by U2 for charity.

The broadcaster received the bike as a gift from Bono on his last ever Late Late Show appearance in 1999.

In an interview with the Clare Champion, Crona revealed her generous dad gave the bike up for a raffle and raised €82,000 for Crumlin Hospital.

Crona also hailed the public's support following her Dad's passing and said outpouring of grief has been "incredible".

Broadcasting legend Gay Byrne has died aged 85

  Broadcasting legend Gay Byrne has died aged 85 Broadcasting legend Gay Byrne has died aged 85Alongside the Late Late, the veteran broadcaster also presented the weekday Gay Byrne Show on RTÉ radio for almost three decades.

Crona said it is difficult to put into words the support the family has received since his passing. It is lovely to see how Gay touched so many lives. People didn’t know all the work Dad did behind the GAYBO EULOGY. Gay Byrne funeral erupts in applause as wife laughs after licence fee quip.

Gay Byrne and daughter Crona (Image: Collins). She also opened up about charity work the broadcaster was involved in that the public may not be He is survived by his wife Kathleen and his two daughters Crona and Suzy, along with grandchildren Cian, Sadhbh, Kate, Saoirse and Harry.

Gay Byrne riding a motorcycle posing for the camera: 25/5/'99 PICTURED ON HIS NEW HARLEY DAVIDSON MACHINE ,GAY BYRNE AND MAURA CONNOLLY RIDES OUT IN STYLE AT THE PHOTOCALL TO PROMOTE THE LARGEST LOTTO JACKPOT SO FAR IN 1999. © CHARLIE COLLINS 25/5/'99 PICTURED ON HIS NEW HARLEY DAVIDSON MACHINE ,GAY BYRNE AND MAURA CONNOLLY RIDES OUT IN STYLE AT THE PHOTOCALL TO PROMOTE THE LARGEST LOTTO JACKPOT SO FAR IN 1999.

She said: “Gay was such a mainstay for so many homes in Ireland for so many years it is lovely to hear the stories people are posting on social media.

“Some beautiful stories are being shared."

She also pointed to the influence her dad had on Irish people through the years saying: "It is lovely to see how Gay touched so many lives.

"People didn’t know all the work Dad did behind the scenes."

The legendary broadcaster was laid to rest last Friday, November 8, following a massive funeral ceremony at St. Mary's Pro Cathedral in Dublin.

He passed away on November 4, at the age of 85 following a long illness.

'Gay changed our country in so many positive ways' - Tributes flood in after the icon of Irish television and radio dies at home aged 85

  'Gay changed our country in so many positive ways' - Tributes flood in after the icon of Irish television and radio dies at home aged 85 The icon of Irish radio and television Gay Byrne, who has died at the age of 85, has been remembered as "eternally curious and fearless".The icon of Irish radio and television Gay Byrne, who has died at the age of 85, has been remembered as "eternally curious and fearless".

Crona Byrne has said that it is “lovely” to see how much her father, beloved broadcaster Gay Byrne , touched the lives of people all over the country. In an interview with the Clare Champion newspaper, Crona said she has felt “ incredible ” public support since his death last week. “ Gay was such a

Gay Byrne ’ s daughter Crona has thanked the Irish public for rallying around her family and sharing ‘lovely’ stories about her dad following his death . Tributes have been pouring in for the legendary host for over a week and Gay ’ s daughter Crona said that people’ s ‘absolutely incredible ’ support

a group of people posing for a photo: Gay Byrne's widow, Kathleen Watkins, right and his daughters Crona, left and Suzy at the Pro Cathedral © Collins Gay Byrne's widow, Kathleen Watkins, right and his daughters Crona, left and Suzy at the Pro Cathedral

Thousands of people lined the streets to pay their respects to the Late Late Show legend.

RTE stars Ryan Tubridy, Ray D’Arcy, Joe Duffy, Marty Morrissey, Miriam O’Callaghan, Sean O’Rourke and many others all attended the funeral mass.

The public burst into spontaneous applause as the broadcaster’s remains were carried from the Cathedral to the awaiting hearse before it departed on its final journey to St Fintan’s Cemetery in Sutton, North Dublin.

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