Miriam O’Callaghan joins the News Xchange line-up to chair the Ireland discussion. She presents RTE’s Prime Time and Sundays with Miriam on RTE Radio 1. Broadcaster Miriam O'Callaghan was born and raised in Dublin. She qualified as a solicitor before beginning her broadcasting career on ITV's This is your Life. She joined the BBC as a producer in 1987, and went on to become a reporter on BBC2's Newsnight. In the early ‘90s Miriam returned to Ireland to present RTÉ's current affairs flagship programme Prime Time, while continuing to cover the Northern Irish peace process for Newsnight.