The hugely popular Irish stand-up and host of BBC 2’s Mock the Week, Dara O Briain, is hitting the road with a brand new stand-up show for 2010. He will perform live @ Vicar St. for various dates in January and February due to demand. Tickets are €28 on sale Thursday October [email protected] 9am through Ticketmaster and other usual outlets nationwide. Booking Line: 0818 719 390.

Renowned for his topical humour, story-telling and relentless delivery this show brings together hilarious anecdotes and top-class audience banter. Dara is no stranger to Vicar St. where he has sold out over 20 nights – with more to come.

On top of his growing reputation around the world as a leading comedian, Dara has also been busy with numerous TV projects. As well as the hugely popular “Mock The Week” Dara is currently filming another series of Three Men in Another Boat, which featured Griff Rhys Jones and Rory McGrath and received ratings of 4 million viewers. He also appeared in hosting Live at the Apollo on BBC. Dara has also written a new book entitled “Tickling The English” currently on release.