8 July 1970 |
Inishmore, Galway, Ireland
|Occupation||Television presenter and journalist|
|Known for||Presenting work on RTÉ, TV3 and TG4.|
The Afternoon Show
|Spouse(s)||John Deasy (2005 – )|
Derrane is a from Inishmore, County Galway. She previously worked as a researcher for RTÉ News in Galway. In 1996 she moved to TG4 as a news reporter. From 1998 she worked for TV3 News. She worked as a news reporter and crime correspondent.
Derrane presented The Afternoon Show from October 2009 with Sheana Keane. The programme was dropped after the launch of the 2010 new season of RTÉ Television, and replaced by two other afternoon chat shows. Four Live was presented by Derrane, and was followed by The Daily Show presented by Dáithí Ó Sé and Claire Byrne. These ended in March 2012.
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