Radio Maxi missed by fans as she fights chest infection
Before this forced exile, the presenter had only once mi dresses for weddings s dresses for weddings sed an early morning slot when she overslept just over two years ago. “It’s a break with tradition for sure,” Maxi added.
Maxi, who goes to bed at 7pm and has five alarm clocks to wake her up, revealed how RTE’s Risin’ Time was delayed in March 2007.
She usually rises at 4am to make it in time for her 5.30am slot, but completely slept through the buzzers.
“When I saw that it was 6am I said to myself ‘God help us, tell me it’s a Saturday’. I jumped out of bed and ran. It was a big, big shock,” sa dresses for weddings id Maxi.
The radio star, whose real name is Irene McCoubrey, said the correspondence about her absence was “amazing,” and listeners were very supportive of her plight.
She had been watching a documentary about the Beaujolais air crash on November 13, 1984 in which nine men were killed in the crash, including four of Ireland’s best known journalists which meant that she was overtired and overslept.
“I have five big and small alarm clocks all around the bed, including the one on the mobile,” she said. “I didn’t sleep well the night before because of the Disasters programme because I was affected by it.”
An automatic system kicked in to fill the gap left by the host’s absence, but the normal set up of news and weather had to be abandoned.
“The running order for the morning was in the bag and n dresses for weddings ever came out.
“I just had to deal with the technical stuff and get things on air as quickly as possible,” Maxi explained.
Maxi has represented Ireland twice in the Eurovision in 1973 with a song called Do I Dream, and again in Dublin in 1981 with Sheeba and their entry Horoscopes.