Eleanor Tiernan has, in the last number of years, won the hearts of Irish audiences for her brilliantly barmy live stand up performances as well as her work in TV, theatre and radio – particularly her appearance on Stewart Lee’s ‘Alternative Comedy Experience’ on Comedy Central and her stellar work for ‘Irish Pictorial Weekly’.
A festival regular, Eleanor and has performed at Latitude, Glastonbury, Edinburgh Fringe, Montreal Just For Laughs, and of course the Cat Laughs Comedy Festival. A uniquely gifted writer – Eleanor was one of the creators of the hit Dublin Fringe show ‘City West Side Story’ and went on to create ‘National Therapy’ for which she was nominated for the the festival’s First Fortnight award.
Eleanor’s first TV work was part of Channel 4‘s beloved ‘Comedy Lab’ series. Following this she wrote and performed in RTE’s ‘The Savage Eye’. Eleanor has appeared on Maeve Higgins’ ‘Fancy Vittles’, on ‘The Panel’ and ‘Republic of Telly’ and also plays Dolores in the RTÉ sitcom ‘Bridget and Eamonn’.