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Eileen Dunne

Eileen Dunne
Born (1958-06-22) 22 June 1958
Dublin, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Education Bachelor of Arts
Alma mater University College Dublin
Occupation Journalist, broadcaster
Notable credit(s) RTÉ News and Current Affairs
RTÉ lyric fm
Spouse(s) Macdara Ó Fátharta

Eileen Dunne (born 22 June 1958) is an Irish newscaster and radio presenter, known as a television and radio newsreader with RTÉ. She is currently the sole anchor of RTÉ's flagship Nine O'Clock News and presents afternoon bulletins for RTÉ Radio 1.[1]

Dunne was born in Dublin. She studied Arts at University College Dublin before joining RTÉ in 1980 as a staff announcer.[1] She began presenting television news bulletins in 1984.[2][3]

In addition to her news work, Dunne also presents the religious affairs programme The God Slot for RTE Radio 1 on Friday nights, having previously presented Eileen Dunne's Classic Melodies for RTÉ lyric fm until 2010.[1] She is the International President of the Association of European Journalists.[4]


  1. ^ a b c "Presenters: Eileen Dunne".  
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  3. ^ Nancy Previs (26 July 2010). "Body clock: Eileen Dunne".  
  4. ^ "New Board for AEJ International".  
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