Dermot Whelan

Dermot Whelan

After school in Limerick, Dermot Whelan studied French and archaeology at Trinity college, Dublin.

He worked as an assistant director in film and TV for five years, before jacking it in to follow a new career in radio and stand-up.

After a stint in news on Dublin’s 98FM, he started writing comedy routines for the breakfast show before landing the presenting job himself.

He started in comedy in 2004, and within a year he was performing at the Kilkenny Cat's Laugh Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe.

He’s since been on RTE stand-up show Liffey Laughs and topical comedy show The Panel.

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Dermot Whelan live comedy dates

Dermot Whelan Live: Busy & Wrecked

Date: Fri 3 Jan 2025
Venue: Killarney Gleneagle INEC Arena
Price: Please contact venue or promoters
Show starts: 19:30 (Doors open approx 30 mins earlier)

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Dermot Whelan Live: Busy & Wrecked

Date: Fri 10 Jan 2025
Venue: Castlebar TF Royal Theatre
Price: Please contact venue or promoters
Show starts: 20:00 (Doors open approx 30 mins earlier)

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