About simon

One of the most popular figures on the Irish comedy scene, Simon has been a pro comedian since 2005, working with the likes of Jim Gaffigan, Michelle Buteau (Netflix), Dan Soder (Billions) and many more. He has headlined shows in every part of Ireland, more than 40 major UK cities, and in a dozen European countries. 2024 will even see him perform in Asia, the Middle East, and beyond.

Simon is the chief writer for the Top 10 UK & Ireland podcast, My Therapist Ghosted Me, as well as regularly opening for Ireland’s top selling comedian Joanne McNally. A prolific writer, Simon wrote for the hit show Clear History on Irish TV and currently has his own sitcom in development with a leading UK production company. The most in demand joke writer in the country, he regularly writes for some of Ireland’s biggest comedians and comics appearing on the biggest TV shows in Ireland and the UK.



“Excellent” –

“A treat to watch” –

“A top act” – The Skinny (Scotland)

“DEFINITELY not one to be missed” –

“A top comedic talent, Simon has clearly marked himself out as one to watch” – Munster Express

“The difference between ‘up-and-coming’ and ‘here-all-ready’…deserves a larger profile than he already has and is perhaps one festival away from it” –




  • The Big Bite (RTE1)

  • 2TV (RTE2)

  • The Afternoon Show (TV3)

  • Craic Den Comedy Club Live (Virgin Media)


  • Clear History Season 2 (RTE 2)
  • Next Week’s News (RTE 2)
  • Single Ladies (RTE 2)
  • The Al Porter Show (RTE 1)
  • That’s All We Have Time For (RTE 2)
  • Wagon’s Den (RTE 2)
  • Regular contributor to the ‘My Therapist Ghosted Me’ podcast

Material written for acts appearing on:

  • 8 Out Of 10 Cats (CH4)
  • 8 Out Of 10 Cats does Countdown (CH4)
  • Clear History Season 1(RTE 2)
  • Delete, Delete, Delete (BBC 1)
  • Insert Name Here (BBC 2)
  • It’s Not Me, It’s You (CH5)
  • Live at the Apollo (BBC 1)
  • Michael McIntyre’s Big Show (BBC 1)
  • The Blame Game (BBC 1 NI)
  • The Jonathan Ross Show (ITV 2)
  • The Late Late Show (RTE 1)


  • Freeloaders (Pilot)
  • Ladbrokes Ireland TV commercial
  • Nononsense Insurance TV commercial
  • Harp Lager online commercial
  • National Lottery Millionaire Draw TV commercial



Every Thursday, Friday & Saturday

Headliner Shows & Other Sets

February 8th Bad Tongue Comedy (Lisbon)

February 9th The Villain Comedy (Lisbon)

February 9th Kinky Comedy (Lisbon)

February 10th The Villain Comedy (Lisbon)

February 11th Lisboa Comedy Club (Lisbon)

March 1st Space Cowboy (Barcelona)

March 1st The Comedy Clubhouse (Barcelona)

March 2nd The Comedy Clubhouse (Barcelona)

March 3rd Cobbler Comedy(Barcelona)

March 8th The International Comedy Club (Dublin)

March 9th The International Comedy Club (Dublin)

March 14th The Comedy Embassy (Amsterdam)

March 17th The Comedy Embassy (Amsterdam)

March 26th The Empire (Belfast)

March 28th Cosmic Comedy (Berlin)

March 28th Outcast Comedy (Berlin)

March 29th Propoganda Comedy (Berlin)

March 29th Cosmic Comedy (Berlin)

March 30th East West Comedy (Berlin)

March 30th Cosmic Comedy (Berlin)

April 14th The Dublinner (Reykavijk)

April 15th Gaukurinn (Reykavijk)

May 9th-14th Toronto

May 30th YukYuk’s (Edmonton)

June 13th The International Comedy Club (Dublin)

June 13th The Craic Den (Dublin)

June 14th The International Comedy Club (Dublin)

June 14th The Craic Den (Dublin)

June 15th The International Comedy Club (Dublin)

June 15th The Craic Den (Dublin)


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