Joe Rooney is a legend of Irish comedy and has been a playing venues all over Britain and Ireland for many years including The Stand ( Edinburgh, Glasgow, Newcastle), The Empire (Belfast) and Laughter Lounge (Dublin) and has headlined clubs in China, Brussels, Dubai, Muscat and Bahrain. He has recently performed his one man show in festivals in Leicester, Bath, New York and Milwaukee. His energetic mixture of stand up and musical comedy and ability to engage with the audience has proved a hit with all ages and nationalities.
Joe is also a successful actor and writer having acted as Father Damo in Father Ted and Timmy in the long running RTE sitcom Killinaskully as well as a host of short films. He recently starred in the CBBC series Roy, was winner of Ireland's Celebrity Come Dine With Me, got a five star review in the theatre version of The Shawshank Redemption along with Omid Djalili and recorded a single “The Rockier Road To Poland” with Shane MacGowan and The Aftermath.