Michelle Doherty overcomes "dark
Michelle Doherty has revealed she reached a "really
bad place" as she struggled with feelings of
The model and TV presenter from Malin, who is
expecting her first child, makes the revelations in
this month's 'Irish Tatler' magazine.
The popular local woman said she found it difficult
to cope with the early morning demands of her
then-job as breakfast host at the now defunct
Phantom FM in Dublin.
"I was very low, I
reached a really bad place," she said. "I couldn't
deal with it. I'm not a morning person, I'm a real
"I got to the stage where I hated the sound of my
own voice and didn't want to talk to anybody and I
just became a little bit of a recluse to be honest.
"Moving to London was the best thing I could've done
because I got my life back and I just, I just
started to feel normal again," she said.
London-based Michelle is now looking forward to
welcoming her first baby with businessman partner
Mark O'Shea from Kerry.
Michelle Doherty on the front cover
of the 'Irish Tatler'.
The second eldest of
Ann and Sean Doherty of Ballysalla, Glengad,
Michelle is due to give birth at the end of August.