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The Craic DEalers with JOe Rooney and Shane Daniel Byrne - 13th December - The Workmans Club

  • 06-12-2021 11:58am
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    Join Craic Dealers as they return to celebrate the end of a year that was so upside down, nobody knows what day it is anymore.

    The 13th of December will see the gang take to the stage of The Cellar in the Workman's Club for their SUPERMASSIVE CHRISTMAS SHOW!

    We have the great and powerful Shane Daniel Byrne aswell as the King that is Joe Rooney joining us on the night!

    Tickets available now -

    Use' craicdealers' for a discount at checkout

    About Shane:

    Shane Daniel Byrne is a writer, actor, MC and award winning stand-up comedian. After a decade working as an actor and theatre maker he tried his hand at stand-up and hasn't looked back since. He has performed at clubs all over Dublin as well as major festivals including Vodafone Comedy Festival, The Cat Laughs and Love Sensation. At Cat Laughs 2019 he was named 'The Rockies Champion'.

    In the same year he took second place in the prestigious and world famous 'So You Think You're Funny' competition at The Gilded Balloon at Edinburgh Fringe Festival. He has gained a following of nearly 30,000 people on Instagram with his sketches being viewed over a million times in 2020 alone. He has appeared on RTÉ & Virgin Media TV.

    About Joe:

    Joe Rooney (born 1 October 1963) is an Irish actor, comedian and accomplished singer-songwriter from Tuam, County Galway. He is arguably best known for his acting and in particular for playing Father Damo in the Channel 4 sitcom Father Ted. He features in the episode "The Old Grey Whistle Theft". Rooney has had a starring role in the RTÉ television comedy, Killinaskully, in which he plays Timmy Higgins which ran for five series. Joe also wrote on the fourth and fifth series of Killinaskully. Joe currently hosts the podcast PodaRooney on which he interviews guests who are mostly involved in the entertainment industry. Joe has performed stand up worldwide including New York, L.A., San Francisco, Chicago, Pittsburgh,Toronto, Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Barcelona, Brussels, Moscow, Muscat (Oman), Manama (Bahrain) and Dubai. He has also performed at Irish festivals in Kansas City (Missouri), Milwaukee and La Crosse (Wisconsin). In more recent years Joe has had featured roles in TV3's Red Rock, CBBC's Roy and the feature films "Monged" and "South". He has a starring role in the feature film Wretch (2018) shot in Kansas City by first time writer/director Mathew Dunehoo. He starred alongside Moe Dunford in the short film Stephanie (2018) directed by Fergal Costello. Other acting roles include Fergus Scully, a roving reporter who speaks in pidgin English and Irish, on the TG4 sketch show Rí Rá. In 1997, he appeared with Paul Tylak in Messrs Tylak and Rooney, a twelve-episode TV3 comedy travel series.