He joined the Dublin Shakespeare Society, only to be advised that acting was not his forte. Vote Celebrating a century since Irish women won the right to vote. In Augustwhile performing at the Edinburgh Festival he was mistakenly described as a "former panto star" by The Guardian. In JanuaryNorton asked listeners to his Radio 2 show to help find his car, shortly after it was stolen.
His wife isn't well. You're a censor! Archived from the original on 8 December Retrieved 2 June Retrieved 18 October Retrieved 4 October InByrne experienced a health scare at his home in Sandymount when he struggled to breathe. Al Jazeera.
Virgin Prunes"Theme for Thought", Meanwhile, veteran Montrose star Gay Byrne told the Diary how he was airborne for the evening, given that his wife Kathleen Watkins was enjoying a getaway to Paris. Retrieved 8 November Armenia—Azerbaijan Russia—Ukraine. Retrieved 22 February As a way of circumventing the awkwardness of the regular host talking about himself, Andy was inveigled into interviewing Deirdre Purcell, who had helped Gay Byrne write his autobiography, The Time of My Life.
Moreover, Byrne had built up such a rapport with his listeners that they trusted him with secrets they would not share with their nearest and dearest. Brendan O'Carroll is an Irish writer, producer, comedian, actor, and director. B yrne did not always choose his friends wisely.