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.


The treasures that can be found in the Slieve Blooms if you look!

On this episode of The Open Door Ann-Marie walk’s with John Scully through Glenafelly.
Discover the ring fort, pollination, the existence of bears and perhaps gold in the lake!

Behind The Scenes At The Ploughing!

From Carrie the announcer to the little black sheep.
The Uileann piper to Richie Kavanagh.
Have a listen to all the shenanigans at this year’s National Ploughing Championships.

Overcoming an illness? An injury at work?

The National Learning Network in Tullamore may help.

Getting Parkinson’s disease at 50 meant Niall Power, Bob Geldof’s drummer, can no longer do what he loves most.

With special guest Simon Casey, hear Niall relive his ‘on the road’ memories from Live8 to Westlife!

On this episope of The Open Door, we focus on the Men’s Sheds, and in particular the new Shed in Tullamore.

For some it’s the loss of a partner. Some get sick. Others are just at a loose end.

Roadhouse Café: The Plea

The Plea’s main vocalist Denny Doherty was in studio with Ann-Marie Kelly promoting their upcoming album ‘Propanoia’. Denny delved into his music career before forming The … Read More

Bees Knees!

That’s what Ricky Whelan is.
He identified Kay’s bee she found in her back garden yesterday. It’s a Buff-tailed bumble bee Kay.

Did you know we have European Kettlebells champions in Mountrath?

Have a listen to hear about their training methods.

At 25, Fr. David Vard is Ireland’s youngest priest.

He happens to love Paramore, Coldplay and cooking stir fries.
Hear his thoughts on women priests, marriage and when people say he’s too young.

Food fit for a prince!

Meet Mountmellick’s Michael Onalimi who tells us the secret ingredient of his Flavour Safari Sauces.

Sacred Heart closes it’s doors for the final time!

Ann-Marie chats to the teachers and principal about what made the Sacred Heart such a special place and how they are feeling as they prepare to start a new chapter.

Mountmellick has been yarn bombed!

On this episode of The Open Door; Ann-Marie chats to the Yarn Bombers and finds out what inspires them.

Roadhouse Café: Roesy

Roesy was in studio with Ann-Marie Kelly on The Roadhouse Café talking about his new found love for ballads & County Offaly, his travels abroad, and the time he … Read More

Do you have a Sacred Place in the world to go to?

Dr. Mark Hilliard, from Tennesse joins Ann-Marie on this episode of The Open Door to talk about his recent visit to Abbeyleix and his new book.

Ellen has 22Q11 Syndrome.

Meet Miriam Craven whose daughter Ellen has 22Q11 Syndrome. Hear their story here.

So is TY worth it?

On this episode of the Open Door, Ann-Marie visits 2 schools in Ballinakill and Athlone to investigate Transition Year.

EndaTheLine – Music To Say Goodbye

Enda’s Last Song – on his last day as Taoiseach we asked listeners what song he could play as a soundtrack to his goodbye. Top … Read More

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.

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