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Central Arts June 17th 7.30pm
Joe Rooney is a successful actor and writer having acted as Father Damo in Father Ted and Timmy in the long running RTE sitcom Killinaskully as well as a host of short films. He recently starred in the CBBC series Roy, was winner of Ireland’s Celebrity Come Dine With Me, got a five star review in the theatre version of The Shawshank Redemption along with Omid Djalili and recorded a single “The Rockier Road To Poland” with Shane MacGowan and The Aftermath. Joe has been a headline act in venues all over Britain and Ireland for many years including The Stand ( Edinburgh, Glasgow, Newcastle), The Empire (Belfast) and Laughter Lounge (Dublin) and has headlined clubs in China, Brussels, Dubai, Muscat and Bahrain. In the last year he has performed his one man show in festivals in Leicester, Bath, New York and Milwaukee. His energetic mixture of stand up and musical comedy and ability to engage with the audience has proved a hit with all ages and nationalities. ”Rooney is very funny, but it is with his guitar in his hands that he becomes unmissable…his impressions of seventies rockers singing nursery rhymes brings tears to the eyes” – The Stage Occasionally laconic, at times infectiously manic, and always rivetting – coupled with his years of experience have made him one of Ireland’s “10 Most Wanted”, when promoters nationwide pick up their phones. – The Hot Press Do not miss your chance to see this comedic genious!
Show starts at 7:30pm.
Tickets are available at centralarts.ie as well as all other information about events happening in Central Arts over the next few months.
Venue: Central Arts, 123A Parade Quay, Co. Waterford
086 454 3246