Rick has been a radio presenter with RTE since 2001; prior to 2017 on RTE 2FM and since then presenting weekday mornings and jazz show The Gold Lounge on RTE Gold. He is also a previous presenter of The Book Show and The Poetry Programme, both on RTE Radio 1. He runs The Rick O’Shea Book Club – Ireland’s largest book club with almost 40,000 members and recommends the Eason Must Reads lists 4 times a year with author Sinéad Moriarty.Rick has presented the International Dublin Literary Award ceremony, CBI Book Of The Year Awards, RTE Francis McManus Short Story Competition Ceremony and has co-presented the Irish Book Awards on RTE One TV. He is part of the voting academy for the An Post Irish Book Awards, and has been a judge for the Bookseller UK and Ireland Young Adult Book Prize, the Costa Book Awards, and was a judging chair at the Dalkey Literary Awards in 2020. He has also been a judge at the Dublin Fringe Theatre Festival and one of the ambassadors for Irish Book Week.