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Morgan makes a move to the Tube with first TV gig

UP and coming singer Morgan Deane was celebrating this week after landing a gig presenting a new music slot on RTE's TwoTube.

The Diary can reveal how the Cork-born beauty -- who has been dating D4 businessman Dave Murphy for more than a year -- beat off stiff competition from other candidates to nab the coveted spot.

Morgan (26) is due to take to the small screen for the first time tomorrow evening and admits she is nervous ahead of her debut in front of the cameras.

"I'm absolutely ecstatic," she explained. "Presenting is something I never thought about before but now that the opportunity has presented itself I'm really excited about it.

"It's been a bit of a whirlwind since it first came about as I had to do quite a few screen tests, but I'm really looking forward to the challenge.

"I'll be focusing specifically on the music aspect of things so at least it's an area I'm up to date with and comfortable with," she added.

Morgan will follow in the footsteps of Assets model Sarah Morrissey, who has been hosting her own entertainment slot on the popular show for two years and says she's looking forward to trading tips with the former Miss Ireland.

The ambitious songstress is currently in the studio recording her first solo album, which will feature a collaboration with Danny O'Reilly from the Coronas as well as up and coming RnB artist Weirdz.