Television star Kathryn Thomas is a native of Carlow town, Ireland. She is the popular presenter of programmes such as The Voice of Ireland and Operation Transformation on RTE (Raidió Teilifís Éireann) television. Thomas began her broadcasting career while still a student at University.
Kathryn Thomas was born in Carlow in 1979 and received her primary education at Carlow National School. Having spent two years at St Leo’s College, Carlow, she went on to complete her second level education at King’s Hospital School in Dublin. Thomas then enrolled in UCD (University College Dublin) where she studied English, Sociology. She has successfully completed all the London Guildhall acting exams (to Grade 8).
Kathryn Thomas began her television career as co-presenter of the youth sports show Rapid on RTE. She went on to present the popular travel show ‘No Frontiers’ visiting places as diverse as New Zealand, Namibia and America. She began presenting ‘Winning Streak’ with Derek Mooney in 2008. In 2011 she left Winning Streak and became the presenter of the very popular Operation Transformation on RTE 1. She also frequently works as a presenter on RTE Radio.
Thomas is a member of a well-known Carlow family. The family firm Thompson Engineering has built and installed many well-known landmarks in various locations in Ireland and abroad, including the Millennium Bridge which spans the River Liffey near Dublin city centre. She gives generously of her time in support of many events in her native Carlow. In an interview in 2014, Thomas is reported to have said her resolution for 2015 is to say ‘no’ more frequently. In 2015 she established Pure Results Boot Camp on Inish Beg Island off the west coast of Cork. The successful company offers participants ‘a three week diet, fitness and wellbeing programme’.
Kathryn Thomas was born in Carlow in the year 1979 On This Day.
RTE’s WINTER SEASON LAUNCH [Kathryn Thomas – TV Presenter] REF-107008 by infomatique on 2015-08-13 11:57:22