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List of notable or famous presenters from Ireland, with bios and photos, including the top presenters born in Ireland and even some popular presenters who immigrated to Ireland. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Irish presenters then this list is the perfect resource for you. These presenters are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known presenter from Ireland is included when available.

This list is made up of many different people, including Graham Norton and Brendan Courtney.

This historic presenters from Ireland list can help answer the questions "Who are some Irish presenters of note?" and "Who are the most famous presenters from Ireland?" These prominent presenters of Ireland may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Irish presenters.

Use this list of renowned Irish presenters to discover some new presenters that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (42 items)

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Alan Cantwell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
age 50 Alan Cantwell is an Irish journalist, presenter and newsreader, best known as the former anchor of TV3 News at 5.30 and later the 5.30 .

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Amanda Byram is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
age 44 Amanda Byram is an Irish television presenter and former model, best known for co-presenting BBC One game show Total Wipeout with Richard Hammond, and for hosting the American television show, ...more

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Brendan Courtney is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
age 44 Brendan Courtney is an Irish television presenter and fashion stylist, the first openly gay presenter in Ireland. He has hosted Wanderlust on RTÉ Two, The Brendan Courtney Show on TV3, ...more

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Bryan Dobson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
age 58 Bryan Dobson is an Irish newscaster with RTÉ in Ireland. He has presented RTÉ News: Six One since 1996. He previously presented RTÉ News: Nine O'Clock and occasionly

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Craig Doyle is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
age 47 Craig Doyle is an Irish television and radio presenter. To British viewers he is recognisable as working for the BBC and ITV. To Irish viewers he is recognisable as working for Raidió ...more

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Dáithí Ó Sé is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
age 41 Dáithí Ó Sé is an Irish television presenter. In 2010, he succeeded Ray D'Arcy as host of the Rose of Tralee, and married one of the Roses in 2012. Having risen to ...more

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Dara Ó Briain is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
age 46 Dara Ó Briain is an Irish comedian and television presenter, noted for hosting topical panel shows such as The Panel, Mock the Week, Dara Ó Briain: School of Hard Sums and The ...more

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Derek Mooney is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
Derek Mooney age 48 Derek James Mooney is an Irish radio and television presenter, as well as a radio producer. Until January 2015 he presented a weekday afternoon programme called Mooney on RTÉ Radio 1. He ...more

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Dermot Breen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
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Dermot O'Leary is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
age 44 Seán Dermot Fintan O'Leary, Jr., better known as Dermot O'Leary, is a British-Irish television and radio presenter, best known for his current television and radio work with ITV and BBC ...more

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Dustin the Turkey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
age 29 Dustin the Turkey is a former star of RTÉ television's The Den between 1989 and its cancellation in 2010. He has been described as "the most subversive comedy force on Irish ...more

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George Lee is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
age 55 George Lee is an Irish economist, journalist, television and radio presenter, and former Fine Gael politician. He worked for RTÉ from 1992 to 2009. He was appointed Economics Editor in ...more

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Gerry Ryan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
Dec. at 54 (1956-2010) Gerard "Gerry" Ryan was an Irish presenter of radio and television employed by Raidió Teilifís Éireann. He presented The Gerry Ryan Show on radio station ...more

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Glenda Gilson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
age 34 Glenda Gilson is an Irish model and television presenter.

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Graham Norton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
age 55 Graham William Walker, better known by the stage name Graham Norton, is an Irish television and radio presenter, comedian, and actor. He is the host of comedy chat show The Graham Norton Show. ...more

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Gráinne Seoige is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
age 42 Gráinne Seoige is an Irish journalist, news anchor and documentary and entertainment television presenter. She is the only television personality to have worked with all four Republic of ...more

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Hector Ó hEochagáin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
age 48 Hector Ó hEochagáin OBE is an Irish television and radio presenter from Navan. He presented Breakfast with Hector on weekday mornings on RTÉ 2fm from 4 October 2010 until

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James P Mahon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
age 27 James Patrick Mahon is an Irish TV news reporter, journalist, blogger, host, broadcaster and former record label manager.

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Joe Duffy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
Joe Duffy age 62 Joseph "Joe" Duffy is an Irish broadcaster employed by Raidió Teilifís Éireann. One of RTÉ's highest earning stars, he is the current presenter of Liveline, ...more

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John Creedon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
John Creedon John Creedon, also known as "Creedo", is an Irish language enthusiast and veteran broadcaster with RTÉ Radio. Host of The John Creedon Show, evenings on RTÉ Radio 1, he ...more

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John Murray is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
John Murray age 54 John Murray is an Irish journalist and broadcaster. He presents The John Murray Show on RTÉ Radio 1, "focus[ing] on lifestyle and entertainment items", filling the slot from ...more

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Kathryn Thomas is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
Kathryn Thomas age 39 Kathryn Thomas is an Irish television presenter.

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Keith Duffy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
age 43 Keith Peter Thomas Francis John Duffy is an Irish singer-songwriter, actor, radio and television presenter and drummer who began his professional music career as part of Irish boy band Boyzone ...more

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Laura Whitmore is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
age 32 Laura Whitmore is an Irish presenter for MTV Europe, RTÉ, and also known for presenting I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! NOW! on ITV2.

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Lisa Burke is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
age 41 Lisa Burke is an Irish weather forecaster.

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Lorraine Keane is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
Lorraine Keane age 42 Lorraine Keane is an IFTA-nominated Irish broadcaster and journalist. She is best known as the entertainment news correspondent for TV3 and presenter of the daily entertainment show Xpose. Keane ...more

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Lucy Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
Lucy Kennedy age 39 Lucy Kennedy is an Irish radio and television presenter. She currently co-hosts Late Lunch Live on TV3. She has been described as "one of Ireland's most familiar faces". Kennedy rose ...more

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Mark Little is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
age 47 Mark Little is an Irish journalist, television presenter, author and "social media visionary". He presented Prime Time for RTÉ until December 2009. He took a year of leave of ...more

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Mary Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
age 59 Mary Kennedy is an Irish writer, television personality and former newscaster. She presented Eurovision Song Contest 1995 from the Point Theatre in Dublin. She has also presented her own ...more

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Michael Flatley is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
age 59 Michael Ryan Flatley is an American-born Irish dancer, choreographer and musician. He became internationally known for Irish dance shows Riverdance, Lord of the Dance, Feet of Flames, and Celtic ...more

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Michael Robinson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
age 59 Michael John Robinson is a retired footballer who played as a striker. He appeared in more than 300 official games in England for five different clubs, including Liverpool, and played the last ...more

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Miriam O'Callaghan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
age 55 Miriam O'Callaghan is a television producer.

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Olivia O'Leary is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
age 66 Olivia O'Leary is an Irish journalist, writer and current affairs presenter. Educated at St Leo's College, Carlow and at University College Dublin, she worked with the Nationalist and Leinster ...more

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Orla Guerin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
age 57 Orla Guerin MBE is an Irish correspondent currently working for BBC News based in Cairo.

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Pat Kenny is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
age 67 Patrick "Pat" Kenny is an Irish broadcaster and former disc jockey and continuity announcer. He is employed by the independent Irish radio station Newstalk, a subsidiary of Denis ...more

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Paul Wallace is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
age 46 Paul Stephen Wallace is a former Irish rugby union player who played tight head prop for Ireland and the British and Irish Lions. Paul currently works for Sky Sports as a rugby pundit and is ...more

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Ray D'Arcy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
Ray D'Arcy age 51 Raymond "Ray" D'Arcy is an Irish television and radio presenter currently on his second spell at state broadcaster Raidió Teilifís Éireann. He once presented a ...more

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Ryan Tubridy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
age 44 Ryan Tubridy, nicknamed "Tubs", is an Irish broadcaster, a presenter of live shows on radio and television in Ireland. Only in his forties, he is one of the youngest presenters on ...more

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Sarah Owens is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
Sarah Owens Sarah Owens is a presenter and writer.

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Sean O'Rourke is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
age 63 Sean O'Rourke is an Irish journalist and broadcaster who works for the state TV company, Raidió Teilifís Éireann. He currently presents the Today with Sean O'Rourke show ...more

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Sophie Vavasseur is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
age 26 Sophie Vavasseur is an Irish actress best known for her award-nominated role as Evelyn Doyle in the Irish film Evelyn.

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Tim Pat Coogan is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Presenters from Ireland
age 82 Timothy Patrick "Tim Pat" Coogan is an Irish historical writer, broadcaster and newspaper columnist. He served as editor of The Irish Press newspaper from 1968-87. He has been ...more