Dublin stand-up comedian known for specials like the Perrier Comedy Award-winning "A One Night Stand With Sean Hughes". He has also appeared on TV shows like "Sean's Show" and "Never Mind the Buzzcocks".
He was a student at the Catholic school Colaiste Eanna and began doing stand-up at The Comedy Store in the late 80's.
He played a music producer in the BAFTA-winning film "The Commitments" in 1991.
His father died of leukemia at 72.
He and English comedian Ben Miller are both winners of the Perrier Comedy Award.