Gay Byrne reveals how he had to be persuaded to buy cottage in Co Donegal

gayboBroadcaster Gay Byrne has revealed how he refused to buy a holiday home in Donegal numerous times before “finally giving in”.

Byrne and his wife Kathleen were at Glenveagh Castle yesterday for the launch of a new Donegal tourism App and brochure.

The couple have had a holiday home near Dungloe in the west of the county for the past 40 years.

But speaking to Highland Radio News, Gay Byrne said that to begin with, he never wanted to by a cottage in Donegal: