Sharon Mannion

Comedian and Writer

Sharon Mannion is a comedian and writer best known for her role as ‘Concepta’ in the RTE 2/UKTV hit comedy, ‘Bridget & Eamon’.

She writes for TV & radio on series like ‘Blasts from the Past’, a historical sketch show for RTE, ‘Callan’s Kicks’ political satire on RTE Radio 1, and ‘You Couldn’t Make It Up’, a topical comedy panel show for Newstalk FM.

She worked as a script writer and performer on several seasons of ‘Republic of Telly’ RTE 2, co-wrote and produced ‘Tidy’, for the RTE Player, and also wrote and performed for The Nualas, on their ‘Lock Up Your Husbands’ nationwide tour.

She was nominated for a Celtic Media Award in 2019 for the radio version of her one-woman show ‘The Curse of the Button Accordion’ and won a Writers Gulid Award – Best radio script in 2020 for ‘Stuck’ She’s also a performer on the IMRO Award winning radio series ‘Colm O’Regan Wants A Word’ – RTE Radio 1.

She performs as a stand up and improviser at clubs and festivals all over Ireland and the UK including The Cat Laughs Comedy Festival – Kilkenny, Paddy Power Comedy Festival – Iveagh Gardens Dublin, Vodafone Comedy Carnival, Galway & So Funny Festival, Sligo. She is a member of Dublin Comedy Improv, Ireland’s longest running and best known improv collective and she’s the resident host of The Comedy Cellar at the International Bar, the longest running comedy club in Ireland.

She is in demand corporate event host and facilitator and has worked with the likes of Google, Riot Games, Lidl, Carphone Warehouse and Cultural and Creative Industries Skillnet to name a few.

Further FILM/TV credits include ‘Small Town, Big Story’ (Sky, directed by Chris O’Dowd), ‘Aisha’, ‘Michael Inside’ (Pathway Films, directed by Frank Berry), ‘Irish Pictorial Weekly’ (RTE), ‘Damo & Ivor’ (RTE), ‘Prosperity’ (RTE, directed by Lenny Abrahamson), ‘Roy’ (BBC) and more. She has narrated two series of RTE’s ‘Don’t Tell the Bride’.