Eithne O’Brien is from Kinnitty in Co. Offaly and has been a part of the Prime Time team since 1998. She studied English and Politics in NUI Galway and has a Masters in Film and Television from DCU. 

She was a reporter with the Prime Time team that won the ESB Journalist of the year award in 2004 and a Justice media award for her documentary “Rough Justice” which examined at the legal system from the point of view of victims of crime. She has covered a wide range of stories including Adoption, the purchase of Abortion pills online, Cosmetic surgery, Surrogacy and the Pharmaceutical industry. Her special areas of interest are health, education and housing.