Four Live (Irish TV programme)

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Four Live
StarringMaura Derrane (2010 - 2012)
Country of originIreland
Original languageEnglish/Irish
Camera setupMulti-camera
Original networkRTÉ One
Picture formatPAL (16:9)
Audio formatStereo
Original releaseAutumn 2010 –
Spring 2012
Preceded byThe Afternoon Show (2004 - 2010)
Followed byToday
Related showsThe Daily Show
External links

Four Live is a former live flagship daytime programme on RTÉ One. The programme, which was broadcast before The Daily Show, launched on Monday 20 September 2010.[1] It replaced The Afternoon Show.[2]

Four Live was presented by Maura Derrane. With a mix of lifestyle, information and fun items. The show included cookery, fashion, health, fitness, parenting, life-coaching and celebrity gossip. Viewers also had the opportunity to text, phone and e-mail in interjections, views, experiences and opinions.

Four Live ended on 2 March 2012. Due to budget cutbacks at RTÉ[3]


Maura Derrane[]

Derrane started her career on Nuacht TG4 as a reporter. She then moved TV3 News as a reporter and then on to TV3's flagship morning showIreland AM. In 2008, she left TV as she wanted to spend more time with her family; she is married to a Fine Gael TD. During this time she presented a TV3 programme called Living with Murder and a TG4 reality TV programme called Feirm Factor. On 5 October 2009 she began presenting The Afternoon Show, which was then replaced with 4 Live.


  1. ^ "Green Inc Going 'Live' and 'Daily'". Irish Film and Television Network. 31 August 2010. Retrieved 31 August 2010.
  2. ^ "RTÉ Television announces new season". Raidió Teilifís Éireann. 5 August 2010. Retrieved 6 August 2010.
  3. ^ Moore, Leanne (6 December 2011). "Claire, Daithi and Maura won't be back". Evening Herald. Retrieved 6 December 2011.
Preceded by
The Afternoon Show
Afternoon programming
on Telefís Éireann

2010 - 2012
Succeeded by
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