Ireland's Sean Finnerty with Josh Stokes

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Ireland's Sean Finnerty with Josh Stokes

My Story..

After 21 years of growing up in Longford, Ireland, Sean Finnerty decided to move stateside where a series of mature decisions that he failed to make led him to stand-up comedy. Recently he was rewarded for his efforts as he became the first ever Irish comedian to perform on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon (2019). Spending his first number of years in comedy based out of Orlando, Sean was selected for Comedy Central’s Up Next competition (2013) and as a semi finalist in Florida’s Funniest Comedian (2014) resulting in him opening for WWE hall of famer Mick Foley.

A breakout year in 2015 saw Sean make his television debut as co-host of Season 9 of Fireball Run on Amazon Prime as well as being to selected to perform at the Boston Comedy Festival.

In 2016 Sean moved to New York where he quickly became known as one to watch, performing at famous venues such as The Comedy Cellar, Gotham Comedy Club, Carolines on Broadway, The Stand and The Friars Club. Recently, he has also performed at several festivals including Laugh Your Asheville Off (2017) Edinburgh Fringe (2018) and Electric Picnic (2018), along with making it to the semi finals of the nationwide talent search Stand Up NBC. A keen eye for detail Sean has also developed a reputation as a Roaster and is currently the number 1 ranked roast comic in New York City.

Write Ups…

“Born and raised in Ireland, comedian Sean Finnerty offers a unique perspective on everyday life. A finalist at the 2014 Florida’s Funniest Comedian Competition and the 2014 Charleston Comedy Festival, Finnerty brings his brash, unapologetic and distinctive perspective to the Dog and Bone British Pub…”

Read more from Florida Today’s article “A with Irish Comedian Sean Finnerty”

“Longford native, comedian Sean Finnerty is not literally on fire but he is certainly heating up the comedy and entertainment scene across 14 American cities.”

Read more from the Longford Leader’s article “Killoe Comedian on Fireball Run

Many of these comedic appearances, however, have been by actors not by comedians themselves but now, it seems, we’re finally to see an Irish comedian chatting to Fallon himself.

For more of the Irish Central preview “Irish Comedian appearing on The Tonight Show

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