RTÉ will air a special Late Late Show in tribute to Gay Byrne tonight.

The 90-minute live special will feature contributions from Byrne's friends and colleagues across the world of entertainment and beyond, including Bob Geldof, Andrea Corr, Pat Kenny, John Sheahan and Mary McAleese.

The veteran broadcaster passed away on Monday, November 4, after a long illness. 

The Late Late Show special episode will air on Tuesday, November 5 at 9.35pm on RTÉ One.