Joanne McNally

Comedian Profile

Joanne McNally, Ireland’s fastest rising comedy star, recently finished a national tour of her one woman sell out show Bite Me which was nominated for multiple Dublin Fringe Festival awards including Best Performer, Best Production and the First Fortnight Award.

Joanne burst onto the comedy scene in 2014 and, in less than a year in the business, 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, and 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 Briain, Rich Hall and Jason Byrne.

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, Midday, and The Commute for RTÉ.

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.

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.