Dara Ó Briain Keynote Speaker
- World-renowned stand-up comic
- Presenter of weekly BBC satire show, Mock the Week
- Experienced host, moderator and keynote speaker
Dara Ó Briain's Biography
Dara Ó Briain is a renowned stand-up comedian, television presenter, author and speaker . He is one the few performers to host successful comedy shows in both the UK and his native Ireland at the same time.
Dara has hosted the comedy panel game Mock the Week for BBC television since 2005 – he hosted The Apprentice: You’re Fired (BBC2), Dara Ó Briain’s School of Hard Sums (Dave), Star Gazing Live with Prof Brian Cox (BBC 1) and Dara Ó Briain’s Science Club (BBC2).
Dara has a sterling reputation as the witty host of award ceremonies and corporate events and regularly hosts events such as the European Advertising Awards, the Meteor Awards in Dublin, the Empire Film Awards and the BAFTA Video Game Awards.
He started his career in television as a children’s presenter on Ireland’s national station (RTÉ) whilst performing his first stand-up gigs on local comedy circuits. He studied at UCD -University College, Dublin, where he earned a degree in Mathematical Physics.
He is the author of three books for adult and teens including : ‘Is there anyone out there’, ‘Tickling the English‘ and ‘Beyond the Sky: You and the Universe‘.