Morning Ireland

Morning Ireland

Monday - Friday, 07.00 - 09.00

Emma McNamara

Emma McNamara presented business news on RTÉ Radio 1 from 2002.

Prior to working at RTÉ, she wrote for the business pages of various Irish broadsheet newspapers, both dailies and Sundays. She has also worked at Business and Finance magazine, and an online breaking business news service.

She has presented The Business on RTÉ Radio 1 and frequently edited the News at One before being appointed as an editor on Morning Ireland.

Emma grew up in Dublin and Toronto, then studied all sorts of things, from marine biology to Spanish, at UCG and UCD.

She plays tennis, watches rugby, couldn't name a single popstar and goes to the cinema .. maybe a little too often.

Morning Ireland

Programme Highlights

Nursing dream of teenager who contracted Covid-19

Philip Bromwell reports on 17-year-old Brandon Fay, who was hospitalised with coronavirus and has returned to his work experience placement at the hospital that treated him.

The Wall of Crosses: Grief made visual

Cian McCormack reports from a church in Dublin where the priest and parishioners are remembering those who've died with Covid-19.

What's happening down on the farm?

Paschal Sheehy, Southern Editor, meets up with some local producers hoping to be back selling their produce in the farmers' markets next week.

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