Ní Bhriain, Doireann

Doireann Ní Bhriain (1950-) is a broadcaster and producer.

Born in Dublin, she acted as a child on RTÉ Radio with her mother Neasa Ní Annracháin of the RTÉ Players. She studied French and Spanish for her degree at UCD.

Her first role on RTÉ Television was as a storyteller on the children's programme 'Fadó Fadó' (1971). The following year, she became a presenter on the magazine programme 'Tangents'. Doireann worked as a reporter on the ground-breaking radio programme 'Women Today' when it began broadcasting in 1979 and was made its presenter in 1980. She jointly presented 'The Women's Programme' with Marian Finucane on RTÉ Television from 1983 to 1986. She also presented the Eurovision Song Contest in 1981.

Doireann Ní Bhriain now works as an independent radio producer.