Brendan Balfe (born 19 September 1945 in Dublin) is an Irish radio personality, who has been on-air consistently for more than 40 years on RTÉ. Comedy has been a feature of many of Balfe's programmes. He has won three International Awards for radio comedy and his "Pathetic News" feature on Balfe Street, was the only original satire on Irish radio for many years.
From 1999 to 2010, Balfe was the Music Policy Co-ordinator for RTÉ Radio 1, responsible for the choice of contemporary music across the schedule and was the first ever voice on RTÉ 2fm.
He also set an international Radio record (now broken) for a 12-hour broadcast as the story of the assassination of Robert Kennedy was unfolding.
In 1986, Balfe won a Jacob's Award for his radio documentary series The Spice of Life.