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“When people in the midlands want to talk, they talk to Will Faulkner”. – this is the mantra of The Midlands Today Show – Ireland’s Current Affairs Show of the Year 2016 at the PPI National Radio Awards. Will was named in Ireland’s top three news broadcasters in 2015, having finished in the top three speech broadcasters two years earlier.

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Away from the microphone, he is the face of several charity initiatives. ‘Run with Will’ is an annual fundraiser in Co Offaly for Irish Autism Action, generating over €50,000 in three years and he has raised even more through his association with the Midlands Simon Community’s annual ‘Sleep Out’ in Birr Castle. We thought it unwise to call it ‘Sleep with Will’!!

Will makes frequent television appearances, on shows such as ‘RTÉ Primetime’ and ‘Retail Therapy’. He has contributed to The Irish Times on media issues and lectured at Windmill Lane Studios and Griffith College Dublin. He is one of the most sought-after MCs in the midlands but also lends his time voluntarily for many community events.

A native of Co Kildare, Will is proud to call Clonbullogue in Co Offaly his new home, where he lives with wife Alix and their two children. You can listen to Will Faulkner on the Midlands Today Show, Monday – Friday, from 9am. The show is produced by Sinead Hubble, a native of Oldcastle in Co Meath.
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You can send your email directly to Will, send an email to the show, or scroll down here to see some recent stories covered on the show.

The MVP Of Midlands 103’s Big Knit Fundraiser

Meet Mary Ann Mulhern. In recent years, she has devoted over 7,000 hours to producing little wool hats for the Innocent Drinks ‘Big Knit’. The … Read More

Tribute To Offaly Farmer And GAA Stalwart Who Died Tragically

“He always had a smile and a wave for everybody” Rody Carroll, the 70 year old farmer whose death has been investigated by the Health … Read More

Laois Mum Demands “Day In Court” Over Son’s Killing

Kieran Monahan from Durrow, County Laois was just 21 years of age when he died. He was stabbed in Kilkenny City on St Valentine’s Day … Read More

Family Seeking Truth About Mother And Baby Twins

More than 60 years after her grandmother gave birth to twins at a Mother and Baby Home, Athlone woman Petrova Mulvey is chasing answers about … Read More

Bomb Near Tullamore Creche Had Potential To Cause Serious Harm Or Death

A crèche owner has described the terrifying events on Friday when an improvised explosive device was found a short distance away. Regina Bushell, who runs … Read More

Mullingar Musician Is Polar Opposite To Niall Horan

Zack Boone likes living by the quiet shores of Lough Ennell. He has finally settled after moving extensively as a young adult – and we … Read More

Laois Community Cracks Crimewave

Dunmore is a quiet rural area in County Laois, not far from Durrow and a short hop from the M8 motorway. It presented easy pickings … Read More

Mum Cried All Night After Baby “Coldly” Taken By Nuns

A mother from County Offaly has described meeting her son more than 30 years after she was forced to surrender him for adoption at Sean … Read More

How Did This Cat Stray 100 Miles To Mullingar?

Bansha has few connections with Mullingar. It’s in Tipperary, for one thing. Over 100 miles away as the crow flies, for another, and there are … Read More

13 Year Old Girl And Her Twin Babies Buried In Roscrea

A caller to The Midlands Today Show has described a harrowing moment during her work at Sean Ross Abbey in Roscrea that has haunted her … Read More

Offaly Singer Nominated For Major Award

Teenage singing sensation Oliva Burke is celebrating a nomination for the prestigious Pure M awards. The young star from County Offaly shot to prominence in … Read More

Touching Tribute To Tragic Eamonn From Kiltoom

Tributes are being paid to Eamonn O’Donoghue, a father of three who died while kayaking on Lough Ree on Saturday. A respected water enthusiast, the … Read More

The Offaly Community That Forced A Better Deal From The Bank

Eighty rural post offices face an uncertain future after a leaked report recommended either closure or a massive cash injection. An Post CEO David McRedmond … Read More

Cathal Nolan gives us a run down on this weekends weather

Will there be snow, rain or perhaps the sun will shine? There might be some chance of rain, you can find out all the details … Read More

Streetwise campaign aims to keep you safe

Gardai are warning people not to try reasoning with drunk or aggressive people on nights out. It’s one piece of advice being offered as part … Read More

Offaly Family Have Until Sunday To Find New Home

A young mum from Edenderry has just days to rehouse her family after her landlord granted her a brief extension. ‘Georgina’ joined Will Faulkner on … Read More

Farm Queen Finds Older People Most Judgemental

The Queen of the Land says she finds older people most hard to convince of her abilities as a young farmer. Karen Elliffe from Ballinagore … Read More

Why George Furey Made His Home In The Midlands

Ahead of their concert at The Bridge House Hotel in Tullamore on Sunday, one of the hugely popular Furey Brothers has been telling Will Faulkner … Read More

Give a few hours of your time – save a life!

In your darkest moment, you can always lift the phone and call the Samaritans. They won’t force advice on you or offer opinions on your … Read More

Brave County Laois Mum Marches For Her Daughter’s Health

A Portlaoise mother has today joined a demonstration in Dublin to demand state funding for a transformative medication for cystic fibrosis. Adrienne Doyle’s 11 year … Read More

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