Anne Doyle

Anne Doyle is an Irish journalist, presenter and former newsreader.

She is best known as a long-serving newsreader for Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ), who anchored the broadcaster’s main evening television news programmes during 33 years of service.

Born in Ferns, County Wexford, Doyle was the youngest in a family of five boys and two girls. Doyle was educated at the Loreto Convent in nearby Gorey and later at University College Dublin, where she was conferred with a Bachelor of Arts in English and History before later completing a postgraduate diploma in education.

Doyle spent a year as an English and History teacher but later pursued her interest in books and became a librarian. She later joined Ireland’s Department of Foreign Affairs as an Executive Officer in the consular service