Joe Rooney (born 1963) is an Irish actor and comedian from Tuam, co. Galway. His best-known acting role at home and abroad is that of Father Damo in the Channel 4 sitcom Father Ted. He features in one episode, series two's "The Old Grey Whistle Theft". More recently, Rooney has had a starring role in the RTÉ television comedy, Killinaskully, in which he plays Timmy Higgins.
Other acting roles include Fergus Scully, a roving reporter who speaks in pidgin English and Irish, on the TG4 sketch show Rí Rá. In 1997, he appeared with Paul Tylak in Messrs Tylak and Rooney, a twelve-episode TV3 comedy travel series.
Joe Rooney will also be appearing in the movie "On the Ball" as a main character called "Deco Quinn" alongside actor Des Bird, which will be released in 2014.
Joe also appeared with Des in a promotional video called "End in Tears" also being released 2014
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