RTÉ newscaster, Aengus Mac Grianna was born in Raheny, north Dublin, to an Irish speaking family, and is one of seven children. Aengus attended an Irish speaking primary and secondary school and went on to study Irish, politics and geography in UCD. On completing college, Aengus entered the RTÉ newsroom where he began his career as Overnight Editor on RTÉ Radio One. He has worked in several areas of the RTÉ Newsroom down through the years, including 2fm, as a reporter on Morning Ireland, News at One, Oirechatas, Foreign, Nuacht. Prior to becoming a full time Newscaster in 1999, Aengus worked for several years as a TV reporter. He currently presents RTÉ News on 2 and RTÉ News Now. Aengus lives with his partner Terry on an Alpacca farm near the Naul in north county Dublin.