Dara Ó Briain





Dara Ó Briain


Born
in Bray, Ireland
February 02, 1972

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Dara Ó Briain is an Irish stand-up comedian and television presenter. He has hosted panel shows such as The Panel, Mock the Week and Dara O Briain: School of Hard Sums.

He has also featured on Don't Feed the Gondolas, Have I Got News For You, QI, The Apprentice: You're Fired! and Stargazing Live. The Irish Independent described him as "Terry Wogan's heir apparent as Britain's 'favourite Irishman'". Writing for The Evening Standard, Bruce Dessau noted that "If you don’t laugh at Ó Briain, check your pulse, you must be dead."

Since January 2006, Ó Briain has taken part in the BBC Three Men in a Boat series, with Rory McGrath and Griff Rhys Jones. The series, broadcast in a pair of episodes around new year in 2006 and then every year since 2008
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Average rating: 3.65 · 1,604 ratings · 102 reviews · 5 distinct works · Similar authors
Tickling the English

3.64 avg rating — 1,796 ratings — published 2009 — 6 editions
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Craic Dealer

4.40 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2012
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Mock the Week: Too Hot for TV

2.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2007
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Dara O'Briain and Friends: ...

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 2010
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50 Visions of Mathematics

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3.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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“Science knows it doesn't know everything; otherwise, it'd stop. But just because science doesn't know everything doesn't mean you can fill in the gaps with whatever fairy tale most appeals to you.”
Dara Ó Briain

“I'm sorry, 'herbal medicine', "Oh, herbal medicine's been around for thousands of years!" Indeed it has, and then we tested it all, and the stuff that worked became 'medicine'. And the rest of it is just a nice bowl of soup and some potpourri, so knock yourselves out.”
Dara Ó Briain

“If we were truly created by God, then why do we still occasionally bite the insides of our own mouths?”
Dara Ó Briain

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