A priest leaves the priesthood to be with the woman he loves. Actors Sheila McWade and Gerard Byrne on Fair City in 2001. Photograph: RTE

Fair City has never been afraid to tackle controversial topics through the years, bringing us Ireland’s first on screen gay kiss, a priest falling in (...)

Gay Byrne, presenting his Time Warp show on Lyric FM at the RTE Radio Centre. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Veteran broadcaster Gay Byrne will present the last of his Sunday afternoon jazz music shows this week. “Welcome to the second last, otherwise (...)

Firefighters in Co Donegal were yesterday applauded after saving the homes of broadcaster Gay Byrne and several others. Three units of the fire(...)