This is about the show
Breifne Earley (Founder / Director)
The award winning author of “Pedal the Planet”, the story of his 16 month adventure cycling 30,000 kilometres around the planet in 2014 & 2015. He has been involved in voluntary community groups around Leitrim and the surrounding areas since his teenage years including Pieta House’s Darkness Into Light, Leitrim GAA & Leitrim Ladies GAA, Sligo Rovers FC and the Blueway Adventure Race in Leitrim Village.
Prior to his cycle adventure and the publication of his book Breifne spent 4 years with Dublin City FM hosting a number of sports and current affairs shows and has been creating engaging content online for the last two decades growing a dedicated online community around his endeavours.
He established “Leitrim Daily” in June 2019 to create a platform where local groups and businesses can tell their stories to Leitrim people both home and abroad.
Breifne currently presents both weekly sports shows “Sports Preview” & “Sports Round Up”, our weekly look at community in “A Current Affair” and “In Focus” a weekly in depth look at one aspect of life in County Leitrim.
Órla McNabola (Presenter)
The Dublin City University graduate from Irish and Media Studies joined the Leitrim Daily team in August 2019.
Since 2018, Órla has been an Irish language broadcaster with Shannonside FM, hosting Bígí ag Caint on Sunday’s.
Selected as the 2018 Miss Leitrim she was voted ‘Miss Personality’ at the Miss Ireland finals. A black belt in karate and a qualified lifeguard and swim teacher she received a National Recognition Award for her CPR skills in a life saving rescue in April 2015.
Órla lends her vibrant personality and energy to the “Faces & Places”, “What’s On” and “Kiss My Arts” each week on the station.
Jo Sachs Eldridge (Community Manager)
A passion for understanding human behaviour and working with communities to change things for the better are the main driving forces for Jo.
After moving from Leitrim to study Psychology in Cardiff University, Jo then spent a number of years developing, researching and volunteering with a wide range of projects in the UK, Europe, Africa and North America. She then returned to Wales where she undertook an MSc in Sustainability, Planning & Environmental Policy.
Since moving back home to Leitrim, Jo has been involved in establishing the annual Leitrim Cycling Festival & Celebrate Leitrim Day, being secretary of Carrick Carnival, facilitating baby and toddler groups, running Empowering Women workshops and inputting into the Leitrim County Council community street audits.
Alongside building the community aspect of Leitrim Daily Jo is establishing her life coaching practice and developing a project to create a positive vision for the future of this county.