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.