Alan, a household name with a wealth of experience in media and communications, has been the face of TV3 news since 1998, fronting major news events at home and abroad, including…
- The London bombings
- The Royal Wedding
- The death of Pope John Paul II
- National Parliamentary Elections
TV3 is Ireland’s only national independent television station.
Alan has also been involved in the station’s development, production and presentation of specialist news programmes – including The Rise of Gun Crime in Ireland and Election Special.
He has also hosted Midday, TV3′s daily magazine current affairs programme.
Before joining TV3, Alan was, from 1997-1998, the Editor-in-Chief of Independent Network News. INN was a national independent new agency established to provide news and current affairs output to independent radio stations in Ireland.
Prior to that (1989 – 1997), he was News Editor and Head of Programming at Clare FM, a leading independent radio station in Ireland.