Joanne McNally, Ireland’s fastest rising comedy star, has just sold out the first date of her new stand up show Wine Tamer, and presented & written her own TV documentary Baby Hater on TV3. Having recently finished a national tour of her one woman, sell out show Bite Me which was nominated for multiple Fringe awards including Best Performer, Best Production & the First Fortnight Award, this comedian is now moving into the UK club scene and is already making waves across the pond.
She burst onto the comedy scene in 2014 & in less than a year in the business, Joanne became the newest co-host on RTÉ 2’s flagship comedy show Republic of Telly, co-wrote and starred in the stage show Separated At Birth, a comedy about her adoption & sold out her first ever solo stand up show in Dublin. Since then she has gone on to perform alongside some of the biggest comedians in the business including Kevin Bridges, Dara O Brien, Stewart Francis, Rich Hall & Jason Byrne. She also starred in The Commute on RTÉ 2 and Soft Border Patrol on BBC NI. She recently performed in the 3Arena for Comic Relief.
Joanne has numerous TV credits to her name including The Late Late Show, The Tommy Tiernan Chat Show, The Ray D’Arcy Show, The Tonight Show, The Seven O’Clock Show, Totes 2014, Panti Does 2015, Ireland AM and Midday, As an actor, she has been in Soft Border Patrol (BBC) and Sharon Horgan’s Women On The Verge (RTE/ UKTV).
She is a regular on the airwaves with a weekly slot on 2FM called Mack The Week. She has performed at all the major Irish festivals including Kilkenny Cat Laughs, the Vodafone Comedy Festival, Body & Soul, The Electric Picnic & Longitude , the 3 Arena.
Joanne is also a freelance writer and has written for the Irish Times, The Irish Independent, Insider Magazine, U Mag, BASH Magazine, The Sunday Times and has her own column in Stellar Magazine Jo’s World.
‘Our most exciting new comedian’ IRISH TIMES
‘Hilarious, dark, edgy, strangely re-assuring’ IRISH INDEPENDENT
‘Joyously nuts’ EXAMINER
‘Intoxicating” BROADWAY BABY