Gearóid Farrelly, based in Dublin and originally from Dublin. Gearóid Farrelly’s was a finalist in the prestigious “So You Think You’re Funny?” competition at the Edinburgh Festival and winner of Bulmers Nuthin Butt Funny competition at the Bulmers festival in Dublin. A polished live performer, he is a regular at Irish comedy festivals and has completed national tours with PJ Gallagher, Neil Delamere and Maeve Higgins. He has also supported Tommy Tiernan, Jason Byrne and Rich Hall in Dublin’s Olympia Theatre.
His stand-up appearances for television include “Stand & Deliver”, “Tonight With Craig Doyle” and as a guest of Ardal O’Hanlon for Dave’s “One Night Stand”. In 2012 he made his solo debut at the Edinburgh Festival with his show “Turbulence” winning a five star review in the process (read it here). He was then invited to support comedy royalty and living legend Joan Rivers for the Dublin dates of her “Now or Never” tour, following these dates Joan Rivers once again asked him to open for her at one of the largest venues on her UK tour, which was filmed for her reality show.
On TV Gearóid is probably best known for playing Pat the conjoined-twin of Gerry (PJ Gallagher) in “Meet Your Neighbours” (RTE). He was also a regular on “The Panel”. He has also notched up appearances in “The Savage Eye”, “Maeve Higgins Fancy Vittles”, “Ireland’s Top 30 TV Moments”, “The Lucy Kennedy Show” and “The Blame Game” on BBC1.
“The next big thing in Irish comedy” Irish Independent
“To be an audience member in Farrelly’s crowd is a joy. Each joke landed perfectly…. impeccable comic timing.. ” Broadway Baby (Edinburgh Fringe Festival)
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