Irish comedian, writer, and television presenter that has hosted and starred in several British isles television series, including Simply for Laughs, Mock the Week, as well as the Panel. He performed the type of Rob in the BBC tv pilot Reunited this year 2010. He started his comedy profession by beginning a comedy evening at an area pub. He was nominated for the esteemed Perrier Comedy Prize on the 1998 Edinburgh Celebration Fringe. He wedded Claire Walker in 2008. He was highlighted in the 2007 set of 100 Greatest Stand-Ups with Woody Allen .