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RTE to broadcast Gay Byrne’s funeral this Friday

Pic: RTE Archives

Following the tragic passing of Gay Byrne earlier this week, RTE is set to broadcast his funeral on Friday morning. 

After a lengthy battle with prostate cancer, the 85-year-old broadcaster passed peacefully on Monday morning, surrounded by his loving family.

His funeral mass will take place in St Mary’s Pro Cathedral Church, Dublin at 12pm on Friday, however RTE will begin coverage at 11.30am.

Pic: RTE Archives

The programme will be presented by Bryan Dobson, while John Bowman and Mary Kennedy will provide commentary of the ceremony.

The service will be available to watch on RTE One, as well as online through the RTE player and RTE.ie.

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Gay Byrne’s top ten TV moments 

Joe Duffy recalls moment he first met Gay Byrne in 1966

Gay Byrne and Kathleen Watkins’ first photoshoot together as Ireland’s golden couple

When VIP joined Gay, Kathleen and family for Christmas 2018 

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