Doireann Garrihy and Eoghan McDermott to host new 2FM breakfast show
When it comes to radio gigs it doesn't get much bigger than a morning slot with the national broadcaster.
That's why serious congratulations are in order for Doireann Garrihy and Eoghan McDermott.
The pair have just been announced as the hosts of a new breakfast show on RTÉ 2FM.
"Rise and Shine, it’s breakfast radio tzime," wrote Doireann on Twitter as she shared the news.
Rise and Shine, it’s breakfast radio tzime ☀️??? The all new @RTE2fm Breakfast Show coming soon... @eoghanmcdermo let’s DZO THIS!!! pic.twitter.com/9iQHDziwvn
— Doireann Garrihy (@DoireannGarrihy) May 2, 2019
Eoghan tweeted that he was "excited to be heading back to the pure craic side of radio" and that "making mischief and laughs" would be their main priority.
Doireann made her name in radio on Dublin's Spin 1038, first as an entertainment correspondent and then as co-host of evening show The Zoo Crew alongside Martin Guilfoyle.
“Doireann is someone we have been looking at for a couple of years," head of 2FM Dan Healy told the Irish Mirror.
“We target these younger audiences and she has an enormous profile and is a content creator for those (people).
“And we think she will do an enormous job for us in terms of maybe bringing younger audiences to our breakfast show."
Eoghan has been a 2FM favourite for a number of years with his own drive time show.
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Today's news comes as part of a major shakeup that'll see Breakfast Republic axed from the schedule.
Host Keith Walsh is set to move to weekends on 2FM with his own show.
Jenny Greene is meanwhile set to return to the station as the host of the drive-time show on weekday evenings.