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Richie Beirne

Richie Beirne (@RichieBukill) was born in the west of Ireland and has been has been working in radio for over ten years. He's produced several documentaries, features, and series, and worked across all parts of the RTE Radio 1 schedule.

Before finding radio, his past lives included working as a waiter in a Chinese restaurant, a chef, a butcher in several meat factories throughout Ireland and a comedian. Currently Richie is on The Arts Show on RTE RADIO 1.


Meat Factory Ear Worms

You know how sometimes you just can't get a song out of your head? Radio producer Richie Beirne can sympathize.