Anne Marie Kelly

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Double gold winner at the IMRO National Radio Awards 2018, 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.

If you like, you can send Ann-Marie a message, or select an article below to read more about her previous shows.


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Ireland’s First Gender Balanced Festival!

Ann-Marie took a trip to Cullahill in Co.Laois to find out all about their brand new 2 day festival which includes music, comedy, culture and porridge!
It also features celebrities Marty Morrissey and Rachel Allen!
The Folly marks the first Irish festival set up with the specific goal of being gender balanced!

Change Your Life!

Why you should look at yourself naked every morning to change the way you see yourself?
On this episode of the Open Door with Ann Marie Kelly, listen to Sergej, a healer and yoga teacher with tips on changing your Karmic cycle.

Therapeutic Harpist

Jayne Demakos is a certified Therapeutic Harpist with a special interest in music for people in the last stages of their life.
She recently hosted workshop in Tullamore on exploring the effect of music on end of life care.
Ann-Marie caught up with Jayne who explains how she works with those who are dying…

A New and Unique Festival for Teenagers!

16 year old Jack Wright came up with a brilliant idea for a festival for teenagers, SASTA Fest is a festival for teenagers who don’t want to drink or smoke but just want to have fun!
‘It’s ok to not be ok’ is the message Jack wants to spread! At the age of just 11 he started his own charity ‘Climb Against Suicide’.
Jack and his dad Frankie popped into studio to chat to Ann-Marie, listen to their story here!

Footing Turf!

Brendan Kavanagh from Geashill set Ann- Marie a challenge, to foot turf!
Not one to shy away from a challenge, Ann- Marie headed off to Edenderry to meet Brendan and have a go at footing turf!
Listen back here…

Celebrating 40 years of Dallas!

The iconic 80’s TV Show turns 40 this summer and thanks to Dallas superfan Roy Jennings we have exclusive archive interviews from Larry Hagman, Linda Gray, Victoria Principal and more!
Listen back to the full show here!

Imaginary Friends!

Killina Secondary School in Rahan have just launched their new book ‘Eli and I’.
Ann-Marie joined them at the official launch in Tullamore Library last week.

Let’s cook!

We’re cooking with Clonenagh NS Mountrath on this episode of the Open Door.
The 5th and 6th Class have produced a cookery book and I have the tough job of tasting the recipes!

The forgotten women in Irish History.

Meet Fanny Kelly from Abbeyleix who went on hunger strike in 1923 in Kilmainham.
You can still find her inscription on a door which reads Fanny Kelly Abbeyleix.

Hens from Clara!

The story of a bunch of Hens from Clara who went into town on the back of a tractor and caused mayhem in a little village outside Galway!

The Great Famine.

Historian Paddy Heaney tells the stories that he’s collected from around the Midlands during The Great Famine.

Selling white goods in Tullamore for half a century.

Jim Kinahan is still going strong.
He has always maintained that the best way to deal with a customer is to treat them like ‘they are your mother’.
Find out when to approach a customer and how to get ahead in sales on this episode of the open door.

Relish – In Studio – Roadhouse Café with Ann-Marie Kelly

Relish are a rock duo composed of brothers Ken & Carl. They were joined by Darren Campbell at the start of the band until 2013. … Read More

Farmer Assaults

Have a listen to this episode of The Open Door to hear stories of crime against rural farmers and what to do next!

Living with a disability.

All leaders and living with MS, Cerebral Palsy and a stroke.

Sharon Treacy from Tullamore has been legally blind since the age of 18.

But that doesn’t stop her climbing mountains, travelling to India or even cycling on a tandem on the Conor Pass in Kerry!
Hear of her brilliant will to survive on this episode of the Open Door!


On the cusp of becoming a World Recognised Heritage site, we take a walk around the ancient monastic area and surrounds on this episode of the Open Door.

Living with 194 displaced people.

On this episode of The Open Door we find out what is it like living with 194 displaced people?
Meet the guys who are playing football and winning awards with Emo Celtic and a woman from Sudan who struggles to put on a smile for her daughter every day!

From 0k to 21k

Lough Boora Running Group are featured on this episode of the Open Door.
Hear from a man who started jogging in his 60s, a woman who went from 0 to 21k, tips on how to get started and about their first Half Marathon which will be held on April 1st.

“It’s Okay not to be Okay”…

The words of Ellen Momo.
She recalls moving to Fiji with her partner, adjusting to a different culture and then dealing with a hurricane which devastated their village. Now back in Ireland, she tells of how ‘tapping’, or the EFT technique, saved her life.

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