27TH-31ST OCTOBER 2016 PORTLAOISE
KEVIN GILDEA & GEAROID FARRELLY MC Bernard O’Shea
About Kevin Gildea
Kevin is an award-winning writer, comedian and actor. He’s a regular writer and performer on RTE TV’s Irish Pictorial Weekly, he was Ted Meaney in RTE TV’s Bridget and Eamonn and he was Fr Cave in C4 TV’s Fr Ted. Gildea’s comedic style has been described as “highly original and explosive comedy” by The Sunday Times and “quirky”, “innovative”, “creative” and “pioneering” by the Guardian.
About Gearoid Farrelly
Gearóid Farrelly’s comedy career got off to a flying start in 2008, when in the space of a few short weeks he was a finalist in the prestigious “So You Think You’re Funny?” competition at the Edinburgh Festival and winner of Bulmers Nuthin Butt Funny Newcomer competition at the Bulmers festival in Dublin. Since then he is fast on his way to becoming a household name.
About Bernard O’Shea
Star of the brilliantly funny recent TV comedy Bridget and Eamonn, Bernard is also one third of Breakfast Republic on 2FM and formerly of Republic of Telly and The Panel. “…luxuriant angst, glorious vulnerabilities and fabulous impromptu raging that reminds you how extraordinary stand-up can be.” (The Scotsman)