Daire O’Brien

Daire O’Brien

Sports Journalist & Broadcaster

Daire O' Brien has become a household name fronting up RTE's rugby coverage where he currently anchors the Magners League rugby coverage. He has also broadcasted for Setanta Sports, RTÉ Radio and Newstalk. As a journalist, Daire O' Brien has written for The Irish Independent, Sunday Times, Sunday Business Post, and Sunday Tribune. The Cork-born broadcaster also earned rave reviews as the presenter of the Eleventh Hour on RTÉ 2 during the General Election. Daire O' Brien started his TV career in the 90's as a reporter for RTÉ's Prime Time.


Daire O' Brien is a popular after-dinner speaker, MC and awards host. His vast experience with live television coverage, sport and business provide an interesting combination for speaking events.

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