Eleanor Tiernan

Eleanor Tiernan is well-known among Irish audiences for her live stand up performances and her work in TV, theatre and radio. She was featured on Stewart Lee’s Alternative Comedy Experience on Comedy Central and has played Latitude, Glastonbury, Edinburgh Fringe, Montreal Just For Laughs and all of the top Irish festivals. Eleanor was one of the creators of the hit Dublin Fringe show City West Side Story. She went on to create National Therapy for which she was nominated for the First Fortnight award. Eleanor’s first TV work was part of Channel 4‘s Comedy Lab series. Following this she wrote and performed in RTE’s The Savage Eye. Eleanor has appeared on Maeve Higgins’ Fancy Vittles, The Panel, Republic of Telly and Tonight with Craig Doyle, Stand and Deliver and recently wrote and performed on the critically-acclaimed satirical Irish Pictorial Weekly. She plays Dolores in the RTÉ sitcom Bridget and Eamonn.

"Tiernan has a uniquely oblique angle on the world, and her routines have a touch of whimsy while grounded in astute observation. It means her set sounds fresh and original, without being so wilfully strange it will alienate all but the most dedicated followers." Chortle


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