Aisling O'Loughlin

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Aisling O'Loughlin
Born Aisling O'Loughlin
1978 (age 36–37)
Shannon, County Clare, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Education Dublin City University (DCU)
Occupation Journalist, news reader, presenter
Years active 1998-present
Notable credit(s) TV3 News
Partner(s) Nicholas Mac Innes
Children Patrick

Aisling O'Loughlin (born 1978) is an Irish journalist, newsreader and presenter, best known for co-presenting TV3's Xposé since 2007.[1]

Early life[edit]

Born in Shannon, County Clare, O'Loughlin was educated locally before later attending Villers School in Limerick. She subsequently studied journalism at Dublin City University (DCU).[2]


O'Loughlin began her broadcasting career while studying journalism at DCU. As part of her internship she worked on the Today with Pat Kenny show on RTÉ Radio 1 where she reported on a range of current affairs subjects. She later completed her studies in Toulouse.

After returning to Ireland O'Loughlin joined Clare FM where she read the news and also reported on local issues. She spent some time as a radio journalist before embarking on a career with the print media as a reporter with the Evening Echo and the Limerick Leader.

In 2001 O'Loughlin switched to television when she joined TV3 News where she began working in the newsroom behind the scenes. She subsequently spent six years as a general news reporter and as a relief newsreader before moving from TV3's news and current affairs programming.[3]

O'Loughlin joined TV3's new entertainment show Xposé when it launched in 2007 and has remained with the show as a presenter and reporter since then.

Personal life[edit]

O'Loughlin is currently in a relationship with photographer Nic MacInnes. In December 2011 Patrick, the couple's first child was born.[4]


  1. ^ "Our interview with Aisling O'Loughlin". Style Bible. Retrieved 27 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "Aisling O'Loughlin". Inspire PR. Retrieved 27 December 2011. 
  3. ^ "On the couch with Aisling". Farmers' Journal. 27 June 2009. Retrieved 27 December 2011. 
  4. ^ "First look as beaming Aisling shows off her perfect man". Evening Herald. 15 December 2011. Retrieved 27 December 2011. 

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