I once worked as a ‘pi­rate’ for a rum com­pany

Sunday Independent (Ireland) - Business & Appointments - - FRONT PAGE -

THE co­me­dian Kevin Mc­ga­h­ern is well known for host­ing the RTE com­edy sketch show, Repub­lic of Telly. Mc­ga­h­ern, who is from Ca­van, first be­gan per­form­ing stand-up com­edy in 2009 be­fore join­ing the pop­u­lar tele­vi­sion se­ries The Hardy Bucks on RTÉ 2.

As well as per­form­ing in top Ir­ish com­edy clubs such as Dublin’s In­ter­na­tional Bar, he has per­formed in a num­ber of fes­ti­vals in­clud­ing Gal­way Com­edy Car­ni­val, For­bid­den Fruit and the Ed­in­burgh Fringe Fes­ti­val.

Mc­ga­h­ern will be live in Whe­lan’s, Dublin on May 30 and in the Kilkenny Cats Fes­ti­val on June 2 and 3 with his new show, The Boxty Mono­logues. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit th­e­cat­laughs.com and whe­lanslive.com.

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