Tara is well known as a writer and actor with a passion for equality and the capacity to bring humour even to difficult subjects. She has decades of live performance experience, including stand up comedy, and is completely at home in front of a crowd. She has MCed various events with clients including Amnesty International, BelongTo Rainbow Ball, The Children’s Ombudsman, The Shark Advertising Awards, the GALAs, The Conch (UK audio) awards, Rock Against Homelessness, Repeal Project, Irish Beauty Awards, Stellar Magazine Shine awards and the ICAD awards.
She came to international attention for her satirical videos, Racist B&B, which earned her the title Satirist of the Year 2013 at the Swift Satire Festival, and Armagayddon – co-written with Kevin McGahern.
She has written two satirical books – You’re Grand: the Irishwoman’s Secret Guide to Life and Giving Out Yards: the Art of Complaint, Irish Style and a book of essays.
Tara has worked extensively in Ireland and the UK as an actress in theatre, radio and TV. TV includes roles in Irish Pictorial Weekly, Line of Duty, Moone Boy, Doctors, Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle, The Omid Djalili Show, The Impressions Show with Culshaw & Stephenson, Hide & Seek and she was part of the recurring cast on Thank God You’re Here UK.
Every audience is in safe hands with Tara. Whether the approach is formal or informal, Tara will ensure that the event will be fun and that the audience will feel uplifted and will leave with smiles on their faces.