Bernard O'Shea is an Irish comedian and broadcaster from Durrow, Co. Laois. In radio, he has written sketches for TodayFM and co-hosted two breakfast shows on 2FM and iRadio. In television he first made his name on RTE's Republic of Telly, co-wrote and co-starred in the sitcom Bridget & Eamon, and more recently can be seen in Marty and Bernard's Big Adventure. In the course of his stand-up career he has won the 2000 Harp Newcomer Comedy Award, and performed at the BBC Newcomer Awards the same year. He has performed at comedy festivals around the world, including Montreal and Edinburgh. He currently lives in Dublin with his long-suffering wife and three children, and is a full-time comedy writer and performer.