Shaun Connolly hails from Castletroy in Limerick. As a child, Shaun grew up on the doorstep of UL’s famous athletic complex and has always attributed his love of sport to this. An Engineer by education, he has been involved in sports journalism for close to a decade. Having worked as a freelance journalist throughout this time, he was no stranger to the airwaves – hosting several popular football podcasts. Shaun Joined Beat in April 2022 as a full-time Sports and News Broadcast Journalist and presenter. Catch him every Saturday from 5:30PM for SportsBeat Xtra.