Comedian, bestselling author and broadcaster, hailing from the small Co. Cork village of Dripsey, Colm O’Regan has stood up and made people laugh all over the world.
His comedy festival appearances include the prestigious invite only Montreal Just For Laughs, the Kilkenny Cat Laughs, Electric Picnic and many, many more. He has played all over Ireland and the UK and even as far away as Cape Town, Tokyo and Osaka and appeared on The Late Late Show.
Colm is much in demand as an MC and awards ceremony host having kept audiences entertained at events as diverse as the Business Start Up Awards, I Love Radio and he was also the audience warm up for the recording of Mrs Brown’s Boys in Glasgow.
Corporate clients include: Accenture Ireland, AXA Insurance, Hewlett Packard, Abtran, Ernst and Young, IIU, Social Media Awards, Web Awards, and sports organisations such as Blackrock, Wanderers and Lansdowne, IRFU, Bohemians, Na Fianna, Erin’s Isle GAA, ICAD, StartUp Awards, Irish Association of Health Stores (IAHS), Fertiliser Association of Ireland.
“Colm was absolutely fantastic – he created a great atmosphere for our Ball, and we have received lots and lots of compliments on his behalf!” Plan International
“His talk was very well received, and we appreciate the research and effort he put into it. We will be recommending him to others.” Córas Pipeline Services Ltd
Vist Colm’s own website here.
Colm has a long and growing list of TV and Radio writing and performing credits.
- Comedy Central – The World Stands Up
- RTE – The Only Viking In The Village – scriptwriter (IFTA award winner)
- Today Programme – Panellist
- 2Tube – Interviewed
- Craig Doyle Show – Panellist
- Late Late Show – Comedy Performance
- Lucy Kennedy Show – Panellist
- BBC World Service – Weekly Radio Column for In The Balance (Wincott Award Winner * * 2011 Best coverage of current affairs)
- Business Daily – Radio Columnist
- Newshour – Contributor
- World Business Report – Contributor
- BBC Radio 5 – Live, Contributor
- BBC Radio 4 – Today Programme, You and Yours, The World Tonight – Contributor
Colm’s debut book Isn’t It Well For Ye, The Book Of Irish Mammies is already a bestseller and was nominated for an Irish book award.
Colm runs a monthly comedy night – Inn Jokes at the Patriot’s Inn in Kilmainham which has been graced by the likes of Tommy Tiernan and Ardal O’Hanlon.
What they said:
“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
“He was great. He really took my briefing on board and nailed it spot on. It was really really funny!” Mason, Hayes & Curran, 2016