Joe Rooney

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For the American football player, see Joe Rooney (American football). For the American musician, see Joe Don Rooney.

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.[1]

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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