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Sandymount, Dublin / Howth, Dublin

BYRNE Gay (Broadcaster, late of RTE and Sandymount, formerly of Howth and Rialto) 4 November, 2019. Peacefully, at home in Howth.  Beloved husband and best friend to his devoted Kathleen, loving father to Crona and Suzy, adored grandad to Cian, Sadhbh, Kate, Saoirse and Harry, father-in-law to Ronan and Philip and brother of Mary and the late Ray, Ernest and Al.   Sadly missed by his family, relatives, neighbours, former work colleagues and a wide circle of friends.


Departing on Friday, 8 November 2019, through Howth, at 11.00am arriving for Requiem Mass at 12.00pm at St. Mary’s Pro-Cathedral, Marlborough Street, followed by a private burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Sutton.


Family flowers only, please. Donations, in lieu, to the Irish Cancer Society at and/or St. Francis Hospice at  House private.


“Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam”





You can view/download Gay's Mass Booklet at



Date Published:

Tuesday 5th November 2019

Date of Death:

Monday 4th November 2019

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