Colm O’Regan is a critically acclaimed stand-up comedian, columnist and broadcaster. He writes a weekly column for the Irish Examiner and has written for national online and papery publications on both sides of the Irish Sea. Colm is a columnist with RTE Radio 1’s Drivetime, BBC World Service’s In The Balance and BBC World News’ Talking Business. He has also written and presented two half hours of comedy for Radio 1 with more to follow next year.
As a standup comedian, he has performed all over the world. His stand-up has also featured on RTÉ’s Late Late Show and on Comedy Central.
Colm set up and runs the @irishmammies Twitter account which, with over 210000 followers was the inspiration behind his previous three bestselling books of Irish Mammies. His latest book is called Bolloxology. From Dripsey in County Cork, Colm now lives in Dublin but he’s up and down that road a good bit.
What they said:
“subtle and nifty… his set is a gentle pleasure…genuine hilarity” Chortle – the UK’s biggest comedy listings and reviews website.
“This man has a phD in stand up comedy!” Laughter Lounge Dublin
“An effortless talent..funny, resourseful and inventive ****” The List
“deadpan with hilarious consequences” The Irish Times
“so funny he could reduce a 19th Century Russian novelist to tears” Hot Press
“[the book of Irish Mammies] is a hoot…Everyone will love it” Barbara Scully, writing.ie