One of Ireland's best-known broadcasters, Derek Mooney has been leading the development of wildlife radio broadcasting here for over a decade as well as presenting some the country's most popular TV entertainment shows.
His achievements in the natural history field include Habitats, The Nature Line, Nature trails and Mooney Goes Wild, all for RTÉ Radio 1, Wildtrack on RTÉ TV and Nature Detectives for the BBC. He has also presented and produced Ireland's most popular phone-in show Liveline, and a host of other daily magazine programmes for RTÉ Radio. Derek is also one of Ireland's most popular television personalities - having presenting the extremely popular weekly national lottery programme Winning Streak on Saturday nights on RTÉ One. Derek will also be presenting Ireland's vote in this year's Eurovision Song Contest.