Dr Doyle O' Neill is a broadcast hlstorian. She holds a Doctorate in Ireland's radio and television history and lectures in the area of Ireland's broadcast and film history. She is author of the Gaybo Revolution: How Gay Byrne Challenged Irish Society and she is a regular commentator on radio on issues relating to Ireland's broadcasting history. Her recent contributions include comments on regulations pertaining to Ireland's broadcasting laws for children and newspaper governance in Ireland. In August 2014 alone, she was interviewed 9 times on national and local radio.
It is no exaggeration to call Gay Byrne a colossus of the Irish broadcasting scene. Throughout the latter half of the twentieth century, as host of both the Late Late Show and the Gay Byrne Show, he played a seminal role ...Quick View