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Listen: Fr Leonard Maloney's Homily For Legendary Broadcaster Gay Byrne.

: 11/08/2019 - 13:53

Gay Byrne's funeral has heard the broadcaster was an extraordinary man, who had a remarkable presence in Irish life and was the "choirmaster" of the national conversation.

The President and Taoiseach joined names from the worlds of broadcasting, politics, and entertainment to pay their respects to his wife Kathleen and their family at Dublin's Pro Cathedral.

The funeral cortege is passing through the city centre, before burial in St Fintan’s Cemetery, Sutton.

Fr. Leonard Maloney, who's a family friend, officiated at the mass.

In his homily, he spoke about how Gay Byrne treated people:
 

homily_for_gay_byrne.mp3, by Róisin Power

 

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