Twenty hopefuls today, Wednesday 13 November, moved another step closer to becoming an Operation Transformation leader. The aspiring leaders from all over the country gathered together for the first time in SportsLink, Santry, in Dublin to be physically and emotionally assessed for a possible place in the 13th series. The new series will air on RTÉ One in early January 2020.
Among the aspiring Leaders today were couples Lorna and Eoin Browne from Limerick and Barry and Andrea Rea from Cork, hoping to become the first pair to participate in Operation Transformation.
This year you can get your first look at the fab five for 2020 as each Leader is revealed Monday to Friday next week (November 18 to 22) from 12.30pm on rte.ie/lifestyle
Please find brief participant biographies below.
Operation Transformation presenter Kathryn Thomas was also at SportsLink along with the four OT experts to encourage and motivate the group. The four OT experts are Karl Henry, fitness expert, Dr. Eddie Murphy, a Principal Clinical Psychologist with the HSE, Aoife Hearne – a registered dietitian and Healthy Ireland Council member and GP Dr Sumi Dunne.