from Firhouse in Dublin, is married to Marie and has three children and three grandchildren. He works in the construction industry, and is a keen musician, a songwriter and a student of Theology at the Priory Institute, Tallaght.
25, is originally from Washington, DC, USA. She is doing an MPhil in Comparative Literature at Trinity College, Dublin and will begin a PhD in English at NUI Galway in September. She currently lives in Dublin.
is in his early 30s and is a junior doctor living in Dublin. When he's not working hard, he enjoys walking in the Wicklow hills.
is a graduate of journalism and visual media. She is currently working in marketing and is also involved with running the Temple Bar TradFest. She has a twice weekly radio programme on Spirit radio.
is 29 years old and comes from Wicklow. He is a graduate of Trinity College, currently working in Finance and he also regularly contributes to programmes on Spirit Radio.
is a primary school principal from Co Roscommon. He is 29 years old. He is actively involved in parish choirs and is particularly interested in music.
is from Sligo and is now living in Dublin. He is 31 years old and is engaged to Olivia. He works as a panel beater and has also trained as a psychotherapist.
lives in Ballina, Co Mayo and is married with three young children. He is a secondary school teacher of Religion, English and Economics.
lives in Kanturk, Co Cork and is married with four adult children. He is an engineer and also holds an MBA.
is a 26 year old barrister from Galway City, but now living and working in Dublin. He is a graduate of the National University of Ireland, Galway BA & LLB and the Honourable Society of the Kings Inns.
from Galway, is a mother working part time as a Parish Pastoral Worker in Dublin. She is a qualified Chaplain and has previously worked as a Manangement Consultant with Deloitte and as a Secondary School Teacher.
is 22 years old and is from Ennistymon, Co Clare. She has just completed a degree in Theology and Business at NUI Maynooth and is currently public relations manager for Elation Ministries.
completed a degree in Chemistry and French and a Master of Science by research before entering the field of education. Originally from Laois, she now works as a primary school teacher in the South Dublin area.
is 27 years old and is from Longford town. He studied for his BA degree and Masters at NUI Galway before moving to Dublin. He is currently researching for a PhD in Modern Irish History at Trinity College Dublin.
graduated as an architect in 1981 after studying at the University of Virginia and at UCD. He obtained a masters degree in Regional and Urban Planning in 1984. He has worked mainly in the private sector as an architect in practice. He lives with his wife and son in Corrofin, Co. Clare.