Tuesday 19 September 2017

Model Thalia Heffernan (22) 'excited' to work alongside Xpose regulars as guest presenter

Thalia Heffernan launches a brand new stage at Bulmers Forbidden Fruit. Picture: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos
Thalia Heffernan launches a brand new stage at Bulmers Forbidden Fruit. Picture: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Sean O'Grady

Thalia Heffernan is getting ready for her close up as the model has been revealed as a guest presenter on Xpose for this week.

The Dublin woman (22) will co-host the entertainment news show alongside regulars Karen Koster, Cassie Stokes and Glenda Gilson until Friday. 

Thalia is the first in what is expected to be a long line of guest presenters who will appear on the show over the summer months. 

“I’m really excited to be working alongside such wonderful women again and the whole crew at Xposé. I had such a great time guest presenting last year and I was so excited to be asked to come back and join the team again for a week,” she said. 

Thalia Heffernan and Ryan McShane at the Peter Mark VIP Style Awards 2017
Thalia Heffernan and Ryan McShane at the Peter Mark VIP Style Awards 2017

Celebrity Big Brother star Jonathan Cheban was also slated to co-host the show before he pulled out at the last minute. 

The new presenters will be filling the vacancy left by Ruth O’Neill who departed the show last month. 

The TV star had joined the show last year shortly after Cassie, with both of them filling in for Karen and Aisling O’Loughlin while they were on maternity leave.

Aisling later departed the show along with Lisa Cannon and Peter O’Riordan. 

Thalia Heffernan and boyfriend Ryan McShane. Picture: Instagram
Thalia Heffernan and boyfriend Ryan McShane. Picture: Instagram

Daniella Moyles and Doireann Garrihy have been named as potential permanent presenters who could replace Ruth at the end of the summer.

Thalia’s modelling career has been busier than ever in recent months thanks to her stint on Dancing With The Stars.

The Dubliner has been dating professional dancer Ryan McShane since they met on the show. 

The couple recently took their first holiday together, enjoying a romantic excursion to Italy. 

They currently have a long distance relationship as Thalia is based in Dublin while Ryan has moved back to Birmingham. 

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