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Sheila de Courcy
Cross-Divisional Head of Children’s Content
Since joining RTÉ in 1986, Sheila has worked in both TV and Radio producing, directing and commissioning programmes of all types from drama and current affairs to arts and entertainment. Appointed Controller, RTÉjr and Head of Children’s Content in 2012, Sheila is responsible for RTÉ’s output for young people across all platforms.
Sheila recharges her batteries by walking in the hills, swimming in the sea, singing and playing music and hanging out with friends and family.
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