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Baz AshmawyBaz Ashmawy

Baz Ashmawy is best known for his antics on the RTÉ Two travel show, How Low Can You Go? Along with his co-presenters, Michael and Mark, Baz has behaved badly in cities all over the world.

He is also an accomplished actor, having appeared in a number of plays and short films.

 

Glenda GilsonGlenda Gilson

Glenda Gilson has been modelling from a young age to become one of Ireland's top models. Constantly photographed for newspapers and magazines, she is one of Ireland's most well-known faces.

Last year she had her first foray into presenting when she became the face of Irish music channel Bubble Hits.

 

Gerald KeanGerald Kean

Solicitor Gerald Kean is a well known face in Irish social circles and acts on behalf of many high profile clients. Gerald was born and brought up in Turner's Cross, Cork City, before moving to Dublin to study law.

His glamorous lifestyle and many celebrity friends have made him a regular face on Irish social pages.

 

Jon KennyJon Kenny

Comedian, musician and actor Jon Kenny is best known as having been one half of Ireland's most famous and successful comedy duo, D'unbelievables. Jon now tours Ireland with his live comedy show and has just launched his latest DVD, Back to Front Live!

One of his most famous characters is Timmy Ryan, an overly enthusiastic GAA manager.

 

Nell McCaffertyNell McCafferty

Journalist, cultural commentator, and civil rights campaigner, Nell McCafferty has been a dominant force in Irish public life for more than thirty years. Known for her razor-sharp intellect and fearless attitude Nell has written for a number of publications including The Irish Press, The Irish Times and The Sunday Tribune. Having grown up in Derry's Bogside, she was at the forefront of the civil rights struggle in the 1970s and has remained an authoritative voice on Northern Irish politics ever since. In 1990 she won a Jacob's Award for her reports on the Irish team's endeavours in Italia '90 on the Pat Kenny radio show.

 

Mary O'RourkeMary O'Rourke

Mary O'Rourke is currently a Fianna Fáil TD for Longford-Westmeath. She has held three ministerial positions, Health, Education and Public Enterprise, and was leader of Seanad Eireann from 2002 to 2007. She is part of a political dynasty.

Her father Patrick and brother Brian were both Fianna Fáil TDs and her nephews Conor and Brian currently hold ministerial positions.

 

Aoibhinn Ní ShuilleabháinAoibhinn Ní Shuilleabháin

Aoibhinn is from Carnacon in Co. Mayo and was crowned Rose of Tralee in 2005. A theoretical physics graduate, she has been a strong advocate for science for the last three years.

Along with Ray D'Arcy she has presented the Young Scientist's Exhibition and is now a regular panellist on RTÉ Two's The Panel.

 

Ivan YatesIvan Yates

Ivan Yates is a bookmaker and former Fine Gael politician. At 22, he was the youngest member of Dáil Eireann when elected as a TD in 1981. Ivan served as Minister for Agriculture between 1994 and 2001 when he resigned from politics at just 43 years of age.

His chain of betting offices, Celtic Bookmakers, has more than 50 outlets and across Ireland and Wales.