Eileen Dunne (born 28 April 1958 in Dublin) is a respected and recently retired Irish journalist, newsreader and presenter for Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ), Ireland’s national radio and television station, where she presented the main TV news programs Six One News, Nine O’Clock News and One O’Clock News including all other news bulletins on both radio and television from 1980 to 2022. 

She was the co-anchor alongside Sharon Ní Bheoláin of RTÉ’s flagship Nine O’Clock News & presented afternoon bulletins for RTÉ Radio 1.

Dunne regularly featured on RTÉ coverage of major state occasions. In 2016, she was co-anchor with Bryan Dobson for the official state commemoration of the centenary of the 1916 Rising.

All-Star Gazing marks the 50th anniversary of the GAA All-Stars in 2021. It tells the story of the Gaelic games awards scheme from its inception in 1971 right through to the present day. With contributions from 145 All-Stars, hurlers and footballers from across the five decades, it chronicles the events, the stories and the statistics relating to Ireland's longest-running sports award scheme.

This commemorative book has been written by Moira and Eileen Dunne, daughters of Mick Dunne, one of the four journalists who started the scheme, this official GAA publication includes a foreword by GAA president Larry MacCarthy.

The book has been written by the daughters of one of the scheme’s founding journalists Mick Dunne and features: The history of Irelands’ longest-running sports awards scheme Contributions from over 100 leading hurlers and footballers Full listing of every All-Star team since 1971 For the first time a record of every player nominated over 50 years

Eileen and her sister Moira will be presenting and signing books at iBAM! (TBA) and another location in November to be determined.

She is married to the actor Macdara Ó Fátharta They have one son, Cormac.