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Paul Power

Paul is Kfm's Programme Director.

He has worked in radio for longer than he cares to remember, on both national and local stations.  He's got a keen interest in horse racing and soccer and likes to pit his expertise against the bookies – regularly coming out ahead (at least, he says so!!!!).

He presents K Drive daily 3pm to 7pm with features including the birthday club and connect 4.

Paul also keeps listeners entertained and informed on K Drive with great music, features and all the latest traffic and travel information.

Paul also likes to get up early on Sunday mornings for Eazy Sunday from 7am to 10am, where he likes to ease listeners into the last day of the weekend.

John Dunne

John is Kfm's Assistant Programme Director, Head of Music and Outside Broadcast manager.

He's working radio since the 1980s and has been with Kfm since ‘05.

Enjoys  the cinema, DJing all over Kildare and Dublin! 

John is a big sports fan, including supporting Liverpool (We all have our problems!).

A fully accredited IRFU referee, he officiates at Leinster League and Cup Junior games weekly.

Ciara Plunkett

Ciara has been a journalist for 12 years, working in local and national radio.

She has been Kfm's News Editor since the station opened in 2004.  Kfm News has been previously nominated for PPI Best News Programme award.

She presents the very popular Kildare Focus magazine show: Monday to Friday 2pm.

When not working Ciara's other interests range from improving her pugilistic skills and fitness to her love of ballet!

Liam Kett

Liam's musical tastes include 70's rock bands, light classical, Irish Traditional and, of course, his first love , American Country.

He is renowned for his encyclopaedic knowledge of hit songs of the 50' to the 90's.

He's established K Country - Mondays to Thursday 8pm to 10pm and Sundays 10am to 12 noon as the programme destination for country music fans.

He's a winner of the Leinster Entertainment Award for his contribution to Country Music broadcasting.

Dave McGrath

Dave has worked in radio for nearly three decades. 

A highly regarded music journalist, he contributes to music and entertainment publications here and abroad.

He's into sport, particularly Kildare GAA and Manchester United.

Eoin Beatty

Sallins native Eoin joined Kfm in 2014 as production assistant on the Sportsbeat programme.

He then graduated to presenting the Saturday and Sunday Sportsbeat shows.

He is currently the producer of our current affairs programme 'Kildare Today', presenter of The Irish Music Scene (Fridays 19:00 - 22:00) and The Early Morning Show (Weekdays 06:00 - 07:00).

He has a keen interest in sport, history, current affairs and music.

He's an avid supporter of Southampton Football Club!

A frequent music blogger, he travels extensively to gigs around the country, the UK and the Continent.


Clem Ryan

Clem Ryan is Kfm C.E.O./Executive Director.

A founder member of the radio station in 2003 and a major shareholder in the company, he presents Kildare Today and Ceol agus Caint, Kfm's traditional and folk music programme, which airs Tuesdays 7pm.

He has worked in radio since 1990 - originally as Sports Editor/Presenter with CKR FM and, nationally, as a GAA reporter/commentator with RTE Radio 1, Raidio na Gaeltachta and BBC Ulster.

He's a previous winner of the GAA McNamee Radio Award, the FAI Communications Radio Award and a joint winner with colleague Shane Beatty and solicitor Susan Webster of the Law Society of Ireland Justice Media Award.

His main interests are sport - all kinds, history, music - particularly trad and Blues.

Darragh O'Dea
Darragh O'Dea is Kfm's early riser and can be found on our breakfast show weekday mornings from 6am.
A native of the North-West and a 3 decade broadcaster, Darragh has a keen ear for music and that can be found in some of the features on Kfm.
Darragh describes himself as a professional amateur chef and if it wasn't for radio would have tried his hand in the world of cooking.
Darragh also presents our Saturday evening show, Saturday Favourites from 6-9pm.

About Us

Kfm broadcasts on 97.6fm and 97.3fm to all parts of county Kildare 24 hours a day from the state-of-the-art Kfm Broadcast Centre, Newhall, Naas, Co. Kildare and around the world on this website.

Our aim is to entertain and inform our listeners, with the best music, local news and current affairs plus top class live sports coverage.

Remember, Kfm is your local station; we’re always interested in hearing your views and suggestions about the radio station.  You can find all of our contact details on the Contact Us section of the site.

Enjoy your visit, thanks for listening and spread the word about Kildare's Kfm!