Monday, 4 October 2004
Sheana is delighted to be back co-presenting on the sixth season of the Afternoon show. With a masters degree in Organisational Psychology from UCD, Sheana's career began as a psychology lecturer in University College Galway and blossomed as a management consultant with some of the worlds largest firms including Accenture, Ernst and Young and GE Capital working on a client list that spanned Ireland the UK and the USA.
For the past 8 years Sheana has brought her knowledge of psychology to the TV screen presenting RTE's hugely popular Health Squad for 5 seasons and as a reporter and researcher on the former day-time show Open House.
A Dublin native and mother of two, Sheana is an Ambassador for the children's charity Barnardo's and loves cycling, fly fishing, reading and practicing yoga.
Maura Derrane started her broadcasting career in RTE Galway in 1993. After 3 years she joined TG4 as reporter, and then in 1998 moved to TV3 working as a news reporter, crime correspondent, and then presenter of Ireland AM from 2004-2006.
More recently she can be seen presenting TG4's Feirm Factor.
She is married to John Deasy TD, and they share their home in Dungarvan with much loved dog 'Bunny Rabbit' and cat 'Pippistrello'.
Síle is thrilled to join Sheana Keane on The Afternoon Show.
She has been presenting for over ten years and has worked for both RTÉ and TG4. She began as a reporter for TG4's 'Hollywood Anocht' and went on to present the station's flagship show 'Paisean Faisean'. She moved into her first regular slot in RTE on the Irish current affairs programme 'Seachtain'. In the summer of 2005, she took part in the first hugely successful Charity You're a Star series, in which she raised over forty thousand euro for Galway based charity, Cope. The following month she co-presented season four of the hit entertainment series.
She also co-presented live coverage of the St. Patrick's Day Parade for three years. She was chosen as the face of Seachtaine Na Gaeilge in 2005, and along with guest presenting on 'No Frontiers', she co-presented season one of RTÉ's entertainment series Class Act with Aidan Power. Last October she joined her sister Gráinne on RTÉ One for the final series of the popular daytime show, SEOIGE.