Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Monday - Friday, 07.00 - 09.00

Team

Editors

John Burke

John Burke

John Burke was appointed Series Editor of Morning Ireland, News at One, and This Week programmes in 2020. Prior to joining RTÉ, he worked as Crime Correspondent and Public Affairs Correspondent for leading Irish newspapers
Conor Barrins

Conor Barrins

Conor Barrins is a proud Longford man who worked for the Longford Leader newspaper before joining RTÉ. He was also a reporter for the AFP news agency, and for RTÉ's online news service
Brendan Fitzpatrick

Brendan Fitzpatrick

Brendan Fitzpatrick began his career at his local radio station in Tipperary before moving to RTÉ. He has been editor in charge of some of Morning Ireland's biggest stories, including the election of Barack Obama in 2008
Emma McNamara

Emma McNamara

Emma McNamara has extensive experience in business reporting, in both the print and broadcast media. She was a regular presenter of the business news on Morning Ireland, later being appointed an editor
Lisa Pereira: Studio and Web Producer

Lisa Pereira: Studio and Web Producer

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.

Presenters

Audrey Carville

Audrey Carville

Audrey Carville spent much of her career in the BBC and presented a range of radio programmes with RTÉ before joining Morning Ireland
Rachael English

Rachael English

Rachael English is a radio obsessive who became a household name presenting various RTÉ programmes, including Five Seven Live (now Drivetime) and Morning Ireland.
Gavin Jennings

Gavin Jennings

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.
Aine Lawlor

Aine Lawlor

Aine Lawlor is one of the best-known broadcasters on Irish radio and television. She has worked on RTÉ's highest-profile radio and TV programmes, including a documentary tracking her own battle with cancer
Mary Wilson

Mary Wilson

Mary Wilson was well-known on television screens as Legal Affairs Editor before coming indoors to the radio studios. She is a multi-award winning journalist, initially presenting Drivetime and now Morning Ireland.
Brian Jennings

Brian Jennings

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.

Reporters

Cian McCormack

Cian McCormack

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.
Des Cahill

Des Cahill

Des Cahill is one of Ireland's most recognisable voices in sports reporting. In addition to his work for Morning Ireland, he presents The Sunday Game and weekend radio sports programmes.
Darren Frehill

Darren Frehill

Darren Frehill's lifelong love of sports led him into broadcasting. He has worked for RTÉ in both TV and radio, and is a regular sports reporter on Morning Ireland
Pauric Lodge

Pauric Lodge

Pauric Lodge shunned a family tradition of local politics to devote himself to sport. He has been presenting and commentating for RTÉ since 2002, and is a regular sports reporter on Morning Ireland
Petula Martyn

Petula Martyn

Petula Martyn began her reporting career in her native Limerick, in both broadcast and print media. After joining RTÉ, she worked in television and online news before 'coming home' to Morning Ireland.

It Says in the Papers

John S. Doyle

John S. Doyle

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.
Fiona Kelly

Fiona Kelly

Fiona Kelly's early career was in print journalism before she moved to RTÉ to work in radio. She is an award-winning radio producer and has presented several of her own documentary series for RTÉ.

Morning Ireland

Programme Highlights

Effect of Climate Action Plan on country's electricity system

Robert Shortt, Economics Correspondent, looks at how the national grid will function if the Climate Action Plan targets are reached.

Plans to raise target for offshore renewable energy

Robert Shortt,Economics Correspondent looks at Ireland's offshore power plant, in the second of a three part series on the country's power infrastructure.

How much electricity are data centres consuming?

Robert Shortt, Economics Correspondent, looks at the effects that data centres will have on the country's electricity infrastructure.

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