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10 Questions with Gearóid Farrelly

Get to know Gearóid Farrelly a little better ahead of Cherry Comedy's return to Whelan's on November 1st!

If you come down to Whelan’s on November 1st, you’ll say the ticket price was a bargain and that’ll be for Gearóid alone, one of the best acts in the country Gearóid has been entertaining audiences for over a decade and we’re delighted to have him headlining our first show back at Whelan’s in over 19 months. A regular tour support in the UK for Sarah Millican, he’s also supported huge international names like Patton Oswalt and the legendary Joan Rivers – amongst many others. He hosts the podcast Fascinated on the HeadStuff Network – and has just launched a brand new podcast with singer Niamh Kavanagh called Agony Rants. Gearóid heads a stacked bill for our comeback show this Monday. You can purchase tickets at this link. Take a look at his ’10 questions’ below.

1. One liner?

Literally anything by Gary Delaney… “I tell you who really bugs me. Spies”.

2. Guilty Pleasure?

Hard to turn off Big Business or Working Girl if they are on

3. A comedian you enjoy watching?

I always love watching Niamh Marron. She’s amazing.

4. Tell us something about your hometown?

It has a Tesco and a church.

5. Who would play you in a film?

Sheldon from The Big Bang Theory.

6. Favourite biscuit?

Butter biscuits from Lidl.

7. Karaoke song?

I think the last song I did in karaoke was “Like A Prayer” by Madonna.

8. Spirit animal?

Dorothy from The Golden Girls.

9. Hangover cure?

Two paracetamol before I go to bed.

10. You have to change your name, what do you change it to?

When I was a kid I went through a phase of thinking Gearóid was too complicated and I felt I’d blend in a bit more if I was called Kevin.