P. J. Gallagher (comedian)

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P.J. Gallagher
PJ Gallagher 2014.jpg
Gallagher performing in 2014 at a local pub
Born (1975-04-19) 19 April 1975 (age 42)
Dublin, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Education St Paul's College, Raheny, Dublin
Spouse(s) Elaine Stewart (m. 2013)
Website pjgallagher.com

P. J. Gallagher is an Irish stand-up comedian, perhaps better known from his television show Naked Camera.[1] His various characters in the programme include a mentally unstable taxi driver, ladies' man Jake Stevens and a "Dirty Auld One", an old woman who makes sexual comments.

Early life and career[edit]

Gallagher was born on 19 April 1975 (1975-04-19) in Dublin, Ireland. He is an alumnus of St Paul's College, Raheny. In June 2013 (2013-06), Gallagher married Elaine Stewart who was his long-term girlfriend.[2] He is also friends with fellow comedian Jason Byrne, and he has worked on BBC's The I Hate Show.[3] Gallagher is also a motorbike racer. He has admitted to having Reiter's syndrome.[4] 7

He participated in season 4 of Celebrity Bainisteoir managing St Patrick's GAA Club Donabate, Dublin.[5]

He was in Meet Your Neighbours, when RTÉ put him on RTÉ One.[6]

He now presents P. J. and McCabe in the Morning with Jim McCabe on Classic Hits 4FM.

Starting from 21 October 2015,[7] P.J. also presents Dubland Podcast with Suzanne Kane. the podcast has been successful reaching number 1 on the iTunes Irish comedy chart.