Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Sarah Jane Foster – Presenter

She is a well-known figure in the entertainment industry through her job as a presenter on RTÉ 2FM with Jennifer Zamparelli, a producer of high quality videos through her self-owned SJF Productions and her presenting skills which she showcased most recently at the Westmeath Bachelor Competition. This week Sarah Jane Foster spoke about her very happy childhood, the power of persistence and how her mother is her role model.

What were you like as a child?
When I was a child I always remember being really happy, really content. I always had loads of fun with my brother, Daniel, and was such a tomboy. I followed him around with his friends and he used to say “oh Mam, can you not let her stay in with you, like, she can’t be out with the lads”.
I remember always being outside playing on my Granddad’s horses. I only have happy memories. The only times I would cry would be when I fell. When I was growing up my grandparents and my parents were always encouraging me to do more and always told me that I was great and to do whatever I wanted to.
A lot of people expected me to become a musician. Growing up as a child, music was never forced on us and we were just allowed to do what we wanted to. My Granddad was in a really big band so everyone just expected me to be really into music. I have great memories from going to school in Ballinea, St Kenny’s and still have the friends that I made there. I also had a lot of cousins.

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