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Funeral of broadcasting great Gay Byrne takes place in Dublin

Gay Byrne's funeral was held in Howth on Friday Credit: RTE

The funeral of late broadcaster Gay Byrne has taken place in Dublin with his family leading tributes to the husband, father and grandfather.

Held at St Mary's Pro Cathedral in Howth, the service was attended by Irish President Michael D Higgins, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and current Late Late Show host Ryan Tubridy amongst a host of other famous faces.

Gay Byrne hosted the Late Late Show for more than 30 years.

He died aged 85 on Monday after a long battle with cancer.

Paul Reilly reports on the Gay Byrne's funeral: