Dara Ó Briain is the award-winning Irish comedian and television presenter, now best known for hosting the topical panel show Mock the Week. Ó Briain has hosted and appeared on a number of successful panel shows, including groups, do not feed the gondolas, mock week, I Got news for you, and Qi. Writing for The Evening Standard, Bruce Dessau said that “if you do not laugh Ó Briain, check your pulse, you must be dead.” Ó Briain was born in Wicklow and attended Coláiste Owen, Gaelscoil in the Southside of Dublin. He attended college at University College in Dublin, where he studied mathematics and theoretical physics. In 2008, he remarked: “I did not write it in my act, but sometimes comes to the end. I can come on a board with and say:” Now you’re all going to pay attention. “While a student, he was as an auditor of literary and historical societies (the oldest university is discussing with the community and official College Debating Union) and co-founder and co-editor of the newspaper of the University College of the observer. In 1994 he won the Irish Times National Debating Championship and the Irish Times / Gael Linn National Irish language debating championship, he speaks on the stand Irish. Dara Ó Briain’s tickets Up international career took off at this time, he began to tour heavily, performing all across Europe, Asia, Australia and North America with concerts in Dubai, Boston, Adelaide, Shanghai and New York. He is a regular in the Kilkenny Cat Laughs and the Edinburgh Festival, as well as making one notable appearance at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal in 2002, where he was offered a prestigious gala show because of his speech Irish Showcase. Around the same time Dara O Briain event submitted a game off the main show that this is a family affair for RTE. It was the first time he worked with former Channel 4 input editor Seamus Cassidy. Later, they created a production company Happy Endings Productions, and together they produce (and O Briain presented) talk show Buried Alive (2003) and the most famous in Ireland Group (2003-2006).