Sharon Ní Bheoláin
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|Sharon Ní Bheoláin|
15 February 1971 |
|Alma mater||Trinity College, Dublin|
|Notable credit(s)||RTÉ News and Current Affairs|
|Spouse(s)||Kevin Cantrell (1999 – 2005)|
Sharon Ní Bheoláin [ˈʃærən n̠ʲiː ˈvʲoːlˠaːnʲ] (born 15 February 1971) is an Irish television newsreader with Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ). Today, she is best known as co-anchor of RTÉ One's Six One News.
Ní Bheoláin began her career with RTÉ in 1994, presenting Nuacht RTÉ and in 1997, she became the presenter of News 2. Throughout the early 2000s, she had sporadic appearances on various RTÉ News programmes, including the Six-One News, the Nine O'Clock programme and on RTÉ Two's News programmes. In 2005, she became permanent co-presenter of the Six One News. In November 2013, Ní Bheoláin revealed that she would be leaving Six One News to pursue something new.
Ní Bheoláin is separated and has one daughter, Faye. Though not a native Irish speaker, she graduated from Trinity College, Dublin (TCD), with a Bachelor of Arts honours degree in early and modern Irish.
- "RTÉ newsreaders Sharon Ní Bheoláin and Anthony Murnane (circa 1998)". RTÉ Libraries and Archives.
- Turas Teanga - Presenter (Sharon Ní Bheoláin).
- "Ni Bheolain asks for privacy after marriage split" September 11, 2008, Irish Independent
- Vivien Kilfeather (4 September 2003). "Reading aloud to children ‘holds key to genius’". Irish Examiner. Retrieved 2008-05-09.
- "‘The Six One has been enjoyable but I'm ready for something new’ - Sharon Ni Bheolain". Irish Independent. 19 November 2013. Retrieved 19 November 2013.