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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

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  Joe Brolly: 'For all the sugary words from RTE's top brass, Gay Byrne wouldn't last two minutes there nowadays' Joe Brolly: 'For all the sugary words from RTE's top brass, Gay Byrne wouldn't last two minutes there nowadays'Some years ago, I was driving past Donegal airport early on a winter’s morning. I pulled up, jogged to the beach and took a quick look around.

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

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

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".

Gay Byrne made one last massive charity donation before his death

  Gay Byrne made one last massive charity donation before his death It has emerged that the late broadcasting legend Gay Byrne donated over €80,000 to Crumlin Children’s Hospital before his death. The 85-year-old inaugural Late Late Show host died on November 4 following a lengthy battle with cancer, marking the end of an era for many in Ireland for whom Byrne was a foundational cultural influence. […]The 85-year-old inaugural Late Late Show host died on November 4 following a lengthy battle with cancer, marking the end of an era for many in Ireland for whom Byrne was a foundational cultural influence.

The passing of Gay Byrne has unsurprisingly resulted in a national outpouring of grief, however, many were unhappy with a Crona added: ‘I certainly don’t have an issue with the post from Mr. Tayto and I Some Twitter users believe the tweet of Mr. Tayto came too soon after news of Gay Byrne ’ s death .

Crumlin Hospital. Crona also hailed the public ' s support following her Dad ' s passing and said outpouring of grief has been " incredible ". The National Lottery has revealed that Birmingham is the luckiest city in Britain for hitting the Lotto jackpotCredit: Images of Birmingham. Cleaner, 65, scoops £

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.

That time Gay Byrne almost managed The Beatles

  That time Gay Byrne almost managed The Beatles In his long and prolific life, Gay Byrne must have had very little regrets. However, the Irish icon revealed last year that he had been approached by a young Paul McCartney with a life changing offer.

Gay Byrne considered himself lucky despite being diagnosed with cancer late in life. Gay Byrne ' s daughter Crona hails ' incredible ' public support after dad ' s death . The Irish broadcaster Gay Byrne has died surrounded by his family aged 85 after a battle with The broadcaster is survived by

The relationship between Britain’ s "first gay dads " has come to an end -- as one of the men is now “in love” and dating the ex-boyfriend of one of their “I’ve fallen in love with Scott and he has done the same,” said Barrie, 50, referring to the ex of his 19-year-old daughter , Saffron, who is openly bisexual.

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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