Date: Sat Oct 15th 8pm
Joe Rooney is an actor and comedian with over twenty years experience in both fields. As an actor he has had major roles in Father Ted (Channel 4), 5 series of Killinascully (RTE), Roy (BBC), RiRa (TG4) and Spookey Stakeout (RTE). He has appeared in many short films including Flying Saucers, Rock n’ Roll (with Ardal O’ Hanlon) and Lean On Me currently showing on Aer Lingus transatlantic flights. He also appeared in the stage version of The Shawshank Redemption at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival which garnered a 5 star review from The Sunday Times and had a sold out run in the Gaiety theatre in Dublin.
As a comedian he has performed throughout the US, Oman, Bahrain, China, Canada, all over Europe and the UK. He has performed in festivals in Edinburgh, Moscow, Kansas City, Kilkenny and is looking forward to performing at the Leicester Comedy Festival and The Alcheringa Festival in India.
Joe has also written for TV on Killinascully, Nighthawks, Jo Maxi and on radio for the Tom Dunne Show (Newstalk), You Couldn’t Make It Up ( Newstalk) and Mind Your Business (RTE)