Mirain Irwerydd is a versatile radio and television presenter with weekly shows on BBC Radio Cymru and BBC Radio Cymru 2. She is the host of the Sunday morning breakfast show on BBC Radio Cymru 2, where she brightens her audience’s Sunday mornings with lots of good music, her warm, engaging and above all fun presenting style. On Wednesday nights on BBC Radio Cymru, Mirain is in her element introducing the nation to Wales’ up and coming artists, providing a vital platform for Wales’ Welsh language music scene. At only 21 years of age Mirain has amassed a wealth of on-screen presenting experience. At 19 she presented the Eisteddfod Amgen 2021 highlights show, and co-hosted a week of radio programmes on BBC Radio Cymru 2 for the Urdd National Eisteddod with programmes called, ‘Mirain, Ellis a T’. Since then Mirain has gone from strength to strength, the following year Mirain was a presenter during the National Eisteddfod 2022 coverage, as well as the Urdd Eisteddod’s 2023 higlights show. In 2021 She presented an educational series for BBC Bitesize in both English and Welsh titles ‘Easy Peasy Politics’. She has provided voice overs for S4C, BBC Bitesize and campaigns for the Welsh Government. Mirain co-presented a bilingual podcast series for young people called ‘Bextra’ in 2022, focusing and disscussing the mental health and wellbeing of young people with children.
After taking over BBC Radio Cymru’s Wednesday night specialized music show in October 2022, Mirain has broadcast live from Eurosonic Music Festival 2023 in Gronigen, the Netherlands on BBC Radio Cymru, interviewed countless musicians, and got to know some of the hottest names in the Welsh language music scene. Mirain is passionate about finding the best new talent in the Welsh music scene, and giving them the opportunities and platforms to develop and thrive.
In 2023, Mirain presented the Maes B 2023 highlights show, seeing her interview the best of Wales’s Welsh language music scene, using her personable and energetic character to get the best out of people, ensuring natural and genuine interviews.
Away from the screen, Mirain has hosted countless sessions with school pupils across England and Wales during the BBC 100 Share your story school’s tour in 2022, and has years of public speaking experience, having won the 2018, Under 16s best public speaker at the National Federation of Young Farmer’s England and Wales public speaking competition.
Mirain’s passion for people makes her an enthusiastic and easy going presenter, who genuinely adores her work. Mirain’s favourite bit about being a presenter is getting to know her audience, and learning about the people she meets both on screen, behind the screen and on radio.
In the Autumn of 2023 Mirain begins filming for an exciting new Welsh language Childeren’s television series, ‘Ser Steilio’ for S4C.
Mirain is always looking to develop and further her presenting experience and is constantly working to ensure that she delivers 100% when presenting both on screen and on the radio. She is driven, organized, loves colourful eyeliner and a bright floral print, and owns an extensive and impressive collection of brightly coloured, bold printed clothes.
Mirain is also a keen sewer, owning 5 sewing machines, the oldest dating back to 1924.
Mirain graduated in the Summer of 2023 with a BA in Welsh from Aberystwyth University having balanced presenting and studying full time for the majority of her 3 year course, with a 2:1.