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Newstalk announces new schedule shake up – as Dr Ciara Kelly lands new show

The popular broadcaster is moving from daytime

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Newstalk has revealed a brand new weekday schedule, kicking off on the 31st August.

Dr Ciara Kelly, who has presented Newstalk’s Lunchtime Live for nearly three years, will now join Shane Coleman as the new co-anchor on Newstalk Breakfast.

Meanwhile Kieran Cuddihy, is moving from early mornings to their evening drivetime show, as the new presenter of The Hard Shoulder, officially replacing Ivan Yates.

And Andrea Gilligan has been announced as the new host of Lunchtime Live.

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Newstalk’s Managing Editor, Patricia Monahan, said: “I am delighted to reveal our new weekday schedule which brings a wide range of expertise to the airwaves and a presenter line up which has direct experience of the issues that impact our listeners.

“They are well placed to represent the views of our target audience on everything from politics to parenting and renting to working from home. I am proud to see such a wealth of homegrown Newstalk talent on the schedule and wish them all the best in their new roles.”

 

Speaking about her move, Ciara Kelly said: “I’m really looking forward to joining Shane on Newstalk Breakfast.

“Listeners tune in every morning to catch up on the latest news and the stories that are going to shape the day ahead. It is a great opportunity to set the agenda on the issues that are important to our audience”.

On the latest episode of Goss Chats, Goss.ie CEO Ali Ryan chats to Alan Hughes about life during the coronavirus pandemic.

The TV presenter admits working on Ireland AM has been a “life saver” over the past few months, and opens up about his fears over the future of his Cheerios Panto.

Goss Chats is sponsored by top aesthetic clinic Haus of JeJuve.

 

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