Jimeoin is acclaimed as one of the hottest standup comics of this generation a true comedy master. A prolific writer with an exceptional audience rapport, he is known and loved for his brilliantly funny wit and charming observations on the absurdities of everyday life.
His regular appearances at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and his widely successful Australian tours attract sellout advance bookings, often with extra shows added due to demand. Is a regular invitee to the mecca of comedy, Montreal’s Just For Laughs Festival.
A familiar face on Australian television, Jimeoin has appeared on all the nation’s top variety and comedy programs including GMA, Rove (live), The Panel, Thank God You’re Here, Full Frontal, Bligh, The Midday Show, Tonight Live, Good News Week, Spicks and Specks and Talkin about Your Generation.
In 1999, Jimeoin wrote and starred in his debut feature film “THE CRAIC” (Village Roadshow). Its opening weekend made it the second highest grossing box office movie in Australianproduced film history and it went on to have hugely successful video releases throughout western speaking countries. In his native Ireland, it was second only to THE MATRIX.
2004 saw Jimeoin shooting his muchanticipated second comedy movie, THE EXTRA, which he again wrote and starred in. Released in spring 2005, it was a romantic comedy about an average guy who aspires to be a movie star and is willing to give anything a go to get there. A special audience test screening at the Edinburgh Festival was very well received, the film was presented at Cannes and went on to be a popular screening in Australia.
A familiar face on Australian television, he has appeared on all the nation’s top variety and comedy programs including GMA, Rove (live), The Panel, Thank God You’re Here, Full Frontal, Bligh, The Midday Show, Tonight Live, Good News Week, Spicks and Specks and Talkin about Your Generation.
The three series of his own hit show “Jimeoin” consistently won the ratings when they were transmitted in 1994-1995.
Jimeoin has also made regular guest appearances on toprating overseas television programs including Des O’Connor in the UK and Late Night with Conan O’Brien in the US (with a viewing audience of over 13 million).
His one-hour “Tea Towel Tour” of Ireland documentary (for Network Ten, Australia in 2001) was a quirky, self-styled travel special, inspired by constant touring and a love of his native land. The same year he also hosted two one-hour documentaries showcasing Montreal’s “Just for Laughs” comedy Festival.
In 2008 he co-produced a 6-part comedy series for BBC N.Ireland following his epic tour across the far nor th top of Australia called “JIMEOIN DOWN UNDER”. A combination of comedy travelogue and standup show, this series was almost immediately repeated due to popular demand.
In 2010 Jimeoin starred on all the biggest UK BBC’s ‘Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow’, ‘Comedy Rocks’, ‘The Very Best of the Edinburgh Comedy Festival’ as well as ‘The Best of Just For Laughs’. And in Australia his ‘Over the Top’ TV series aired on Foxtel.
In 2020, Jimeoin is still without doubt, one of the most in-demand and funniest comedians on the International comedy scene. One of the hottest stand-up comics of this generation
Jimeoin can be booked to perform a 20-30 minute comedy spot and he will also accept Master of Ceremonies bookings for select events. For more information, contact us now!