Ardal is an award winning comedian, actor, writer - and star of ‘Father Ted’ (C4); ‘My Hero’ (BBC 1) and ‘Val Falvey’ (RTE). With guest leads in programmes as diverse as ‘Skins’ (C4) and ‘Doctor Who’ (BBC), Ardal also stars in the feature film, ‘Wide Open Spaces’. Ardal has received great acclaim for his theatre work, including starring in 'The God of Carnage' at the Gate Theatre, Dublin; 'Port Authority' at the Southwark Theare, London; and 'See You Next Tuesday' in the West End.
A highly acclaimed stand up, Ardal has toured to sell out audiences internationally and has released two Top Ten stand up DVD's. He continues to be one of the most sought after comedians working with regular sell out solo tours.

Ardal's debut novel ‘The Talk of the Town’ remained in the Best Seller charts for more than 6 months and was recently voted one of the 1001 books to read before you die.

Irish Kings of Comedy was created to bring the cream of Irish comedic talent to American audiences. The Ardal O'Hanlon tour is the first in a series of Irish Kings of Comedy Tours.

Unlike the Irish economy, the current comedy scene in Ireland is thriving. Irish culture is rich in wit and storytelling. As a result, Ireland has produced a stable of world class stand-up comics. American audiences have a huge appetite for the Irish sense of humor and Irish Kings of Comedy wants to bring this across the Atlantic. The Tours also give top Irish comics the opportunity of playing to audiences in the US. All Tour Dates and Venues with links to ticket sales are available on