‘Look at our CVs. We have done the dog work, the studio work. There’s no question that we got the job on merit’

As one of the new faces of RTÉ’s Six One News, Keelin Shanley is prepared for major change. Here, she discusses her career, travelling and the joy of stair carpet with Tony Clayton-Lea

5th November, 2017
Keelin Shanley: ‘I couldn’t have asked for more out of a career’ Pic: Fergal Phillips

For someone who has recently nabbed one of the most high-profile jobs in Irish media – co-anchor, with Caitriona Perry, of RTÉ’s Six One News – Keelin Shanley has rather more prosaic matters on her mind. She has, she says cheerily, finally waved goodbye to the building site that has been an unwelcome but necessary lodger in her house in Dún Laoghaire.

“We finally got a stair carpet fitted the...

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