Revealed: Why Claire Byrne walked away from the Late Late Show
Bosses were willing to radically overhaul show’s length and format while ‘informal discussions’ took place with Byrne before her decision to walk away
RTÉ broadcaster Claire Byrne walked away from The Late Late Show despite a willingness from bosses to cut the show’s length and radically alter its format as part of efforts to convince her to take the role.
Sources have made clear that management “threw the kitchen sink” at Byrne but a series of misgivings led to her withdrawing.
Byrne, the Business Post has confirmed, was the preferred candidate and had held “informal talks” in recent ...