Jason Byrne's inspired, original brand of high-energy intelligent lunacy ensures that there is no other comedian like him and his sell out shows have attracted accolades including Chortle Award for Best Headliner 2007, Perrier Newcomer Award Nomination 1998 and Perrier Award Nomination 2001.
With a growing international profile, Jason has performed in New York, Boston, Hong Kong, Singapore, Brussels, Milan, Paris and Australia. His fanbase in Australia continues to flourish and early 2011 has seen his biggest, most exciting tour there to date. In 2008 Jason become the first stand up to sell over 25,000 tickets at the Edinburgh Festival – where he has been tickling the funny bones of Festival goers for 14 years and counting!
His television credits include Comedy Rocks with Jason Manford (ITV1), hosting Dave's One Night Stand (Dave) in Dublin, Live at the Apollo (BBC One), Marco's Kitchen Burnout (ITV1), Up Close and Personal with Jason Byrne (RTE), Anonymous (RTE2) and The Byrne Ultimatum (RTE2). In 2010, Jason starred in two series' of The Odd Half Hour (BBC Radio 4) and wrote and starred in Father Figure (BBC Radio 2), which will be recording a full series later this year. He also hosted three series' of The Jason Byrne Show (BBC Radio 2), which won the Sony Gold Award for Best Comedy in 2011.
Jason's debut live DVD Jason Byrne – Out Of The Box (filmed in Vicar Street to a sell out crowd) came out in November 2006, showcasing his unique, inspired and original brand of high-energy lunacy. His most recent DVD is The Byrne Identity, which was recorded in Vicar Street in November 2008.