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Marty Whelan

Marty Whelan was born in Dublin in 1956. Frequently seen and heard on RTÉ radio and television, he has presented a variety of shows including Open House, Winning Streak and for 15 years in a row the Eurovision Song Contest. His popular weekday Lyric FM show, Marty in the Morning, features an upbeat mix of craic, banter, risqué jokes and great music to put a spring in your step.

He lives in Malahide, Co Dublin with his wife, Maria, and two children, Jessica and Thomas.

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