Sinn Féin Louth TD Gerry Adams has extended his condolences to the family of Gay Byrne who died today.
Gerry Adams said:
“Ba mhaith liom mo chomhbhrón a dhéanamh le teaglach Byrne ag an uair millteanach brónach i saol bhur gclann.
“I want to extend my sympathy and solidarity to the family and friends of Gay Byrne who died today. My sympathies also to his colleagues in RTÉ.
“Gay Byrne was the quintessential broadcast media presenter. Whether on television or radio he had a unique ability to connect with his audience.
“To his wife Kathleen, daughters Suzy and Crona, and to the wider family circle and his many friends I want to extend my sincerest condolences on their loss.
“Ar dheis dé go raibh a anam dílis.”