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Mary Kennedy - 'Lines I Love' 

Tuesday, 13 November 2007

The lovely Mary Kennedy is with us to talk about her new book,  'Lines I Love'!

Mary Kennedy (born 1956) in Clondalkin, Dublin.
She was educated at Coláiste Bride in Clondalkin and UCD where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts.

She taught English in Brittany, France before returning to her alma mater?  To teach Irish and French.

Kennedy's broadcasting career started in 1978 when she applied for a job as continuity announcer in RTÉ.

She went on to join the RTÉ News team, becoming a newscaster.

She has also presented the 1995 Eurovision Song Contest, a Saturday night chat show simply called Kennedy and was co-presenter with Marty Whelan on the magazine programme Open House.

She is currently Michael Ryan's co-presenter on the RTÉ local affairs show Nationwide.