Rick has been a presenter with RTE 2FM since 2001; he’s also the presenter of The Poetry Programme on RTÉ Radio 1. He runs Ireland’s largest online book club and last year co-presented the Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards on RTE One TV. He’s had epilepsy since he was 16 and has been the National Patron of Epilepsy Ireland since 2006 both fundraising for the organisation and raising awareness of the condition.
Rick presents corporate events and launches on a regular basis for clients as varied as Diageo, Samsung, Maximum Media (Joe.ie / Her.ie) and Microsoft. He is a brand ambassador for SEAT Ireland.
He presents annual awards ceremonies including the Web Awards, Social Media Awards, SME Awards, Event Industry Awards and National Student Enterprise Awards. He also hosts at other events as diverse as the Festival Of Curiosity, Pint Of Science Festival, CBI Book Of The Year Awards and the social media metrics business conference Measurement.ie.