Mary was born in 1956 in Clondalkin, Dublin. She was an announcer on RTÉ TV from 1978 until 1992, covering both channels. She moved to the news division, fronting news bulletins on TV and radio from 1992. In 1995 Mary presented the Eurovision Song Contest from Dublin. She went on to become involved in a number of TV productions, including her own Saturday night chat show, Kennedy in 1997. From the late-1990s until 2004, Mary co-hosted the daytime TV programme, Open House. She is now a presenter on the regional magazine programme, Nationwide.

(Formerly Samantha Howkins). Samantha was a TSW in-vision continuity announcer and assistant transmission controller. She moved to London to work for Carlton in 1993 and then for Meridian in Southampton. In 2003, eight years after joining Meridian, Samantha took some time off to look after her children. In 2006, she joined Sky as a transmission controller, working on the movie channels.

Donal was a long-standing continuity announcer on RTÉ Radio 1. He also appeared in-vision and out-of-vision as an announcer on RTÉ One during 1995 and 1996.

Donal died suddenly on 19th December 2011. Colleagues gathered beside Montrose House in the RTÉ campus to plant a tree in memory of Donal on Friday 7th December 2012.

Lorcan was an RTÉ One continuity announcer from 2001 until 2002. His was the voice that interrupted Oprah Winfrey to go to a newsflash reporting the tragic events of 11th September 2001. Prior to joining RTÉ One, Lorcan was a presenter on Lyric FM during its first year. He later worked as a new media journalist for UTV’s website u.tv and was also a web administrator and newsreader for the UTV-owned Cork radio station 96FM.

Sarah was a continuity announcer on RTÉ One and RTÉ Network 2/RTÉ 2 (September 2001 – June 2006). Other roles include: programme developer and segment producer, Green Inc Film & Television (Belfast/Dublin, March 2006 – June 2008); head of communications and fundraising, St Patrick’s Mental Heath Services (July 2008 – May 2017); marketing and communications consultant, Just Add Firewater (Washington DC, March 2018 – December 2018); director of communications, Georgetown University Medical Center (Washington DC, January 2019 – present).

John was a TV newsreader with BBC Northern Ireland in the 1980s, presenting short bulletins mainly, including news summaries within Scene Around Six. He switched to a continuity announcer/director role in the early 1990s.

John retired from the BBC in November 2006. His last on air announcement was on BBC Two Northern Ireland at 12.20am on 1st November 2006.

David is an experienced television announcer and voiceover artist. He was one of the initial presenters of Late Night Late on TVS. He has worked as an announcer on many TV channels, including Meridian, LWT, Carlton (London), BBC One, BBC Two, Channel 4, Discovery Channel and Biography Channel. He also made the opening continuity announcements on both Channel 5 and Carlton Select.

A trained actor with a BA honours degree in film and drama, David spent two years in theatre before joining Channel 4 as a presentation announcer. Throughout the noughties, he flew across the world producing and presenting corporate profiles for broadcast on BBC World, EuroNews and CNBC, interviewing business gurus, CEOs, politicians, heads of state and celebrities.  Now, David typically hosts live events, corporate videos and stock exchange reports, or can be found on leading exhibitor stands at trade events.

Richard joined the RTÉ TV announcing team in October 2002, working on both television channels. He also worked as a transmission director. In November 2005, Richard took up a transmission editor post with Setanta Sports. He moved to Technicolor in July 2006 and a transmission controller post. By April 2008, he had moved on to become a transmission team leader. In July 2012 he moved to Ericsson in London, taking on a projects team coordinator role, where responsibilities included project management, planning and delivering several channel migrations and additional services as well as testing of new delivery platforms simultaneously across domestic, European and LATAM regions.

In July 2013, Richard moved to Sky as an operations manager within the London-based playout division. In May 2017, he returned to Dublin to work for BT as a team manager within service management.