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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.

“My Life Would Be Complete To Wake Up & Go Out To Her In Her Bedroom And For My Boys To Go And Say Good Morning Mammy”

One man from Tullamore is desperate for home help from the HSE to bring his wife home from the hospital and to care for her. … Read More

Meet The Campaigners Vying For A Change In Adoption Information Rights

One woman from Tullamore in County Offaly is part of a bigger group campaigning to give adoptees their own information on Health, Heritage and History, … Read More

Portlaoise Mother Desperate For Help After 11 Years Of Empty Promises

“You could get a phone call to come collect your child because he’s upset – they can’t understand why he’s upset, he can’t communicate to … Read More

The Only Martial Arts Centre Of It’s Kind In Ireland

Meet Alan Kane, head instructor for Haidong Gumdo, in the only martial art’s centre of it’s kind in Ireland and it’s situated in the town … Read More

We Give A Damn For Sam: One Mother’s Appeal To The HSE For Approval Of A Miracle Drug

Fiona Bailey, mother to nine year old Sam, is appealing to the HSE to change his life around for good. Sam lives with Spinal Muscular … Read More

The Legacy Of Marmalade The Hen

Marmalade the Hen was a record breaking chicken that died back in February and left her owner John Dolan, from Banagher, devastated. Now it seems … Read More

A Public Appeal To Reunite A Son With His Biological Mother

Aoife Glavin, a mother of five and wife to Yam, reached out to Midlands 103 to tell us a story of one man and his … Read More

Everything You Need To Know About This Years ‘Darkness Into Light’ Walk

Are you one of the thousands of people who will be setting their alarms to get up for this year’s Darkness Into Light. The walk … Read More

A Laois Family Pays €178 Every Five Days To Treat Their Daughter’s Epilepsy

Mary Claire Knowles is a three year old who’s family has battled in the last two years in order to get her the medicinal cannabis … Read More

100km Walk Organised For This Bank Holiday Weekend – In Honour Of Conor O’Hagan

On Friday the 3rd of May, at 9am, a very special walk will commence from Spanish Arch all the way to the King Tree on … Read More

GoFundMe For A Baby Graiguecullen Girl With Rare Condition

Evie Nolan’s family need your help. The five month old baby was born with a very rare condition – a cystic hygroma. Wikipedia describes it … Read More

A Miraculous Recovery For A Westmeath Man That Almost Didn’t Happen

On Thursday the 3rd of January, Cormac O Brennan was out surfing with some friends and decided to look at the rock pools. His father, … Read More

Students In The Midlands Have Been Fighting For A Climate Change Revolution

Thousands of budding environmentalists staged protests across the country last week to call for politicians to find ways to protect the earth. The ‘Friday For … Read More

Raising Awareness For National Arthritis Week With Two Ladies From The Midlands

Two women from the Midlands came into our studio to raise awareness of a degenerative disease that we’re all too familiar with around the country. … Read More

Gaybrook Family Need Your Help To See Their Son Beat Cancer

Angela Wallace, a mother from Gaybrook, came in today to speak to Will Faulkner with a heavy heart. She was here to raise awareness of … Read More

How One Offaly Woman Recovered From Losing Three Family Members In One Week

Kathleen Kilroe has been through hell and back all in the space of a week. The Tullamore woman had first lost her father to cancer … Read More

From 20 Pence to 1000s Of Euro – One Woman From County Offaly Strikes Lucky!

“People actually thought that 1890s coins are the most valuable – but the 1985 20pence piece was an unusual coin – they were minted to … Read More

Ballyfin Native Noel Fitzpatrick & His New Book “Becoming The Supervet”

Noel Fitzpatrick, better known as the Supervet, has released a new book called “Becoming The Supervet” which chronicles his life long love for animals and … Read More

Pat Smullen’s Hope For The Future After Beating Pancreatic Cancer

Rhode native and nine-time champion jockey Pat Smullen is continuing his treatment for pancreatic cancer and is very positive that the treatment will conclude in … Read More

Homeless Man In Laois Told To Go Back To Dublin To Avail Of Homeless Services

A man who’s been living in a tent in Portlaoise for 10 days says all he wants is a fresh start. David, who’s in his … Read More

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