Irish Examiner : Gaybo Back to Front Telethon Appealvendredi 21 avril 2000
Source : Irish Examiner
Condensed from The Irish Examiner :
Gaybo Back to Front Telethon Appealby Vivion Kilfeather
POPULAR broadcaster Gay Byrne will be coming out of retirement onFriday, May 5, to front Telethon 2000, which is aiming to raise 5million pounds.
Radio presenter Joe Duffy will be co hosting the various events withGaybo and trying to get the best price possible at an auction, which willinclude everything from U2 memorabilia to golf clubs, a lawnmowerand garden furniture - all going to the highest bidder.
There will be a separate phoneline for bidders on the night and, for thefirst time, it will also extend to the Internet. People will be able to bid foritems, both before May 5 and on Telethon night itself, on www.ebid.iewhere information will be regularly updated.
The programme will start at 6.30 pm and continue until 2 am, withbreaks for Coronation Street and the News at 9 pm.