Anne Marie Kelly

Ann-Marie Kelly presents Breakfast on Midlands 103, every weekday morning from 6.30 to 9.00am. She’s a Laois lassie and no stranger to Midlands 103 where she started her career in the 90’s, off she went to Radio Kerry, and then Today FM where she presented the AMKelly show and the rest they say, is history.

Ann-Marie also presents a documentary programme titled “The Open Door” on Monday evenings from 7-8pm and specialist music programme “The Roadhouse Café” on Fridays from 10pm to midnight.


So what on earth is Pickleball?

Here they are playing it in Multyfarnham.

There’s a story in every ones eyes…

Texaco winning self portrait by Amy Zhao from Athlone features on this episode of The Open Door.

When Birdman Ricky Whelan got leukaemia he started the Irish Wildlife Trust.

On our walk through Abbeyleix Bog we discover a lot more than Robins and butterflies. His passion for Nature is inspiring.

What next for No Limits Ability Centre in Co. Laois who have had to close in Portlaoise?

Nicola Coss speaks of the future for her centre which now focuses its attention on it’s hub in Mountrath.

Apart for 53 years, brother & sister Julie and Sean from Rosenallis reunite.

‘My life is now complete’ says Julie. Listen to their story here.

The Ben and Jake Trust need your help to finish their house.

After the death of Jake, listen to Terence Connolly and Nicolette speak about their will to get the house finished for Ben.

The O’Sullivan Family from Portlaoise opened their home to Ann-Marie and the crew where they broadcast the show live from the O’Sullivan family kitchen.

9 year old Shane O’Sullivan co-presented with Ann-Maire, listen back to their on-air shenanigans here…

Meet Tony McCarth and his team of RNLI lifesavers who keep watch over the Shannon.

This man is part of a team who has saved hundreds of lives and did you know it’s all voluntary?

Joe wants to get fit before he gets married.

Little Dinjoe went on a four week transformation programme but can he stick to the diet and training? And can he stay away from his beloved takeaways?
Listen to Joe’s audio diaries on this episode of the Open Door.

Meet little Billy. He’s four, at two he was diagnosed with ‘transverse mielitus’, paralysing him from the neck down.

Meet him on this episode of the Open Door and hear how Irish doctors say nothing else can be done for him.
His parents are determined to prove them wrong

Their message is love as you’ll hear regardless of your religion.

On this episode of the Open Door Ann-Marie discovered the Céilí Catholic Community who live in Kilbeggan.

Things we learned on Breakfast with Ann Marie

Part 1: Listener comments When you finish your shower. Get out turn it to cold leave run for 30 seconds. Then turn off. No lime … Read More

‘Jeanette doesnt see my child’s disabilities just their abilities’.

Whitefields Stables Rhode Co. Offaly is a riding school for those who are challenged.

2 friends from 2 very different worlds are featured on this episode of the Open Door.

Emma Fogarty has EB, 80% of Emmas body is covered in open wounds and she is a recent winner of a Hidden Hero award.

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes of a charity shop?

On this episode of the Open Door Ann-Marie visits Power4Good, Tullamore where she finds a lot more than secondhand goods.

Have a listen to this wonderful 101 year old lady Ann Byrne from Co. Longford.

Ann Byrne from Co. Longford was the first to record Irish Traditional music when she brought a Reel to Reel recorder back from the United … Read More

Chicken & Ham paste anyone? Are the days of the local shop numbered?

Listen back to the Open Door from the Cat & Bagpipes shop in Tubber, where Ann-Marie speaks to customers and staff as the shutters come … Read More

Jack Lukeman On The Roadhouse Café with Ann Marie

We couldn’t keep this special interview in the archives. The one and only Jack L popped into The Roadhouse Café to speak about his new … Read More

Ann Marie visits Men’s Shed in Mullingar and Mountmellick

  So what really happens in a Men’s Shed? Men’s Shed is a space for men. They can come together and learn from one another. … Read More

Even My 2 Year Old Calls her Donald Duck Character Donald Trump!

SICK AND TIRED OF HEARING TRUMP STORIES? (Well here’s another one, almost) It took a bit of time away from my work to realise how … Read More

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