Cathy Farrell has spent most of her career in radio, working for 96FM in Cork and, later, TodayFM in Dublin, where she became head of news. Cathy has a particular interest in politics and international affairs
Brendan Fitzpatrick began his career at his local radio station in Tipperary before moving to RTÉ. He travelled to the US for the election of Barack Obama and was editor in charge of Morning Ireland's live coverage of that event.
Lisa Pereira was a reporter, then editor, on Morning Ireland before taking up a new challenge to develop the programme's online presence. She began her career in Dublin and also worked for several years at RFI in Paris.
Dr Gavin Jennings started broadcasting while he was studying Medicine at NUI, Galway - fronting news and sports shows on community radio. He presented several RTÉ programmes before moving to Morning Ireland.
Brian Jennings began his career in pirate radio with colleagues who, like him, would go on to become well-known RTÉ names. He reported on some of the most important stories of recent times before turning his hand to newscasting.
Cian McCormack is a multi-award winning reporter with Morning Ireland. He has covered some of the biggest stories here and abroad, and was named News Reporter of the Year in the PPI Radio Awards for three years in a row.
Louise Byrne is an award-winning journalist who has worked in radio and television, at home and in Africa. She is an advocate for mobile journalism and is also the only person on Morning Ireland to have won an All-Ireland football medal
Jackie Fox's career in journalism was foretold at an early age when, still a schoolchild, she began delivering newspapers in Galway. She has gone on to become a regular voice on RTÉ's most high-profile news and current affairs radio programmes.
John S. Doyle entered journalism when he and some friends founded In Dublin magazine in the late 70s. It attracted young writers and artists many of whom went on to become prominent figures in the arts and media.
Deirdre Purcell has had many careers but is probably best known as a novelist and broadcaster. She divides her time between her on-air work for RTÉ and a 13th novel which she's writing in the tranquillity of the Beara Peninsula.
Clodagh Walsh had an early introduction to broadcasting with a job at Waterford Local Radio while she was still at school. She was involved in theatre and lived in Italy for almost a decade before returning for a second stint at RTÉ.