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Pauric Lodge

Pauric Lodge has been presenting the sports news on RTÉ Radio 1 since 2002.

He studied radio broadcasting at Ballyfermot College of Further Education and cut his teeth with CKR FM in Carlow town.

Pauric also commentates on GAA matches and horse racing and hopes one day to own a horse good enough to run at Cheltenham.

A native of Portlaoise, his father and grandfather were both involved in local politics, but having seen the life of a county councillor up close, he has no desire whatsoever to follow in their footsteps.

Covering the Limerick West General Election count for RTÉ Radio in 2007 is as close as he's getting. 

Morning Ireland

Programme Highlights

Will Santa bring Irish-made toys this Christmas?

Gill Stedman speaks to Irish toy companies about some of the products they're hoping will be a hit this Christmas

South Kerry greenway granted planning permission

Amy Ní Riada reports from Glenbeigh with reaction to An Bord Pleanála granting permission for a controversial greenway in South Kerry.

Call for national plan to help children of alcoholics

Ireland has called for a national strategy to help children who are growing up in households where parents are abusing alcohol.

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