Apart from being one of the most in-demand comics in the land, John Colleary has also co-written and starred in IFTA nominated shows, The Savage Eye (RTÉ2) and Irish Pictorial Weekly (RTÉ One). Other TV credits include appearances on Stand & Deliver (Live from Róisín Dubh) and The Panel (RTÉ2). A talented actor and mimic, John featured as one third of The Gusset Brothers on The Tommy Tiernan Show (RTÉ One).#
He has also scooped an IMRO Award for his topical sketch writing and performance on Today FM’s drivetime flagship, The Last Word; and is a favourite at Ireland’s top comedy clubs and festivals.
John spent much of 2022 supporting Tommy Tiernan on his sold-out tomfoolery tour to tens of thousands of comedy fans up, down and around the country – including 20-something nights in Vicar Street in 2022 and 10 more scheduled for Jan / Feb 2023, The Marquee in Cork, 3 Waterfront Hall shows in Belfast, 4 nights in University Concert Hall in Limerick, 4 shows in the TLT Drogheda, and 7 nights in Galway’s Leisureland – plus everywhere in between. By the end of the tour John will have entertained over 100,000 comedy fans.
In 2023, John will embark on his own national tour, JOHN COLLEARY: LOUD & COLLEARY, which brings him to Ballyshannon, Westport, Ballina, Wexford, Greystones, Dundalk, Drogheda, Belfast, Dublin, Kilkenny, Portlaoise, Athlone, Limerick & Galway Comedy Festival
“John Colleary delivered what can only be described as a flawless set” – GO Belfast “…worth seeing again and again and again” – Capital Comedy