Brenda Power

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Brenda Power
Born Kilkenny, Ireland
Residence Dublin, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Education Barrister
Occupation Broadcaster
Known for Views on homosexuality[1]
Style Confrontational
Television Crimecall
Children Five

Brenda Power is an Irish radio and television broadcaster on Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ) and Newstalk.


Power is a former presenter of Crimecall.[2] Prior to this, she filled in for Marian Finucane and Joe Duffy on their respective radio shows. She also presented her own radio shows, including the phone-in programme Your Call on Newstalk, and has worked for RTÉ since 2000. During the summer of 2006, Power stood in for George Hook on The Right Hook on Newstalk. She has also worked for The Irish Press group.

In 1996, Power qualified as a barrister.

Personal life[edit]

Power is originally from Kilkenny but currently lives in Dublin. She is separated and has five children.[1] She is known for her Catholic viewpoint and conservative outlook.


  1. ^ a b Finnegan, Brian. "Complete Power". GCN. Archived from the original on 26 April 2010. 
  2. ^ "'CrimeCall' Goes Live On RTÉ One". Irish Film and Television Network. 28 September 2004. Retrieved 28 September 2004.