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{{Infobox comedian
 
| name = Maeve Higgins
 
| image = Maevehiggins.jpg
 
| imagesize = 150px
 
| caption = Maeve Higgins in 2007
 
| birth_name =
 
| birth_date = {{birth date and age|df=yes|1981|3|24}}
 
| birth_place = [[Cobh]], County Cork, Ireland
 
| medium = [[Stand-up comedy|Stand-up]], [[television]]
 
| nationality =
 
| active = 2004–present
 
| genre = [[Observational comedy]], [[Sketch comedy|Sketch]]
 
| influences =
 
| website = [http://www.maevehiggins.com/ MaeveHiggins.com]
 
| notable_work = ''[[Naked Camera]]'' <br /> ''[[Maeve Higgins' Fancy Vittles]]''
 
}}
 
   
'''Maeve Higgins''' (born 24 March 1981) is an Irish comedian, from [[Cobh]], County Cork. She was a principal actor/writer of the [[Raidió Teilifís Éireann|RTÉ]] production ''[[Naked Camera]]'', as well for her own show ''[[Maeve Higgins' Fancy Vittles]]''. She has a regular, Tuesday morning, slot on ''[[The Ray D'Arcy Show]]'' on [[Today FM]] called "What would Maeve do?",<ref>[http://www.todayfm.com/Article.asp?id=969228 "What would Maeve do?"]</ref> which provides tongue-in-cheek advice to listeners' questions.
 
   
Higgins hosts her own radio show on Today FM titled "Maeve Higgins's Amusing Notes".
 
   
==Early life==
 
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'''Maeve Higgins''' is an Irish writer and comedian. She starred in RTE's Naked Camera and her own series Fancy Vittles and is the author of a collection of essays entitled 'We Have A Good Time, Don't We?' She is a regular columnist with The Irish Times.
Higgins was born in [[Cobh]], County Cork, and attended Walterstown National Primary School and Saint Aloysius' College, Carrigtwohill. She later studied photography in [[Colaiste Dhulaigh]], Dublin, finishing her studies in 2004. Soon after that she began doing stand-up comedy. Higgins is a close friend of Irish comedian [[David O'Doherty]].
 
   
==Career==
 
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[http://www.maevehiggins.com www.maevehiggins.com]
Higgins started up in comedy in 2004 and has written and performed at many festivals and shows. She began her comedy career on national radio station [[Today FM]] after auditioning on ''[[The Ray D'Arcy Show]]'' in February 2004. She failed to win.<ref>{{cite news|url=http://www.independent.ie/entertainment/news-gossip/bridezilla-and-the-art-of-making-people-laugh-130640.html|title='Bridezilla' and the art of making people laugh|date=28 May 2006|accessdate=26 December 2008|last=Hynes|first=Liadan|work=Sunday Independent}}</ref>
 
 
In 2005, she took part in the hidden camera show ''Naked Camera'' with fellow comedian and friend [[PJ Gallagher (comedian)|PJ Gallagher]]. She landed her own television show, ''Maeve Higgins' Fancy Vittles'', in 2009. Since 2010 she's occasionally been performing with [[Josie Long]] and [[Isy Suttie]].
 
 
;2006
 
*‘Ha Ha Yum’ with sister, Lilly, at the [[Edinburgh Fringe Festival]]
 
;2007
 
*‘Slightly Amazing’ at the [[Adelaide Fringe Festival]]
 
*‘My News’ at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival
 
;2008
 
*‘Ha Ha Yum’ with Claudia O’Doherty at the [[Melbourne International Comedy Festival]]
 
*‘Kitten Brides’ at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival
 
*‘I Can’t Sleep’, a children’s play written by David O'Doherty. Higgins performed this skit with O'Doherty at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.<ref>[http://www.list.co.uk/article/11691-i-cant-sleep-by-david-odoherty/ The List: "I can't Sleep"]</ref>
 
;2009
 
*‘Kitten Brides’ at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival
 
*‘I Can’t Sleep’ at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival
 
*‘Kitten Brides’ at the New Zealand International Comedy Festival
 
;2010
 
*'A Rare Sight' at the Brisbane Comedy Festival. Performed with Nick Coyle.
 
*'A Rare Sight' at the [[Melbourne International Comedy Festival]]. Performed with Nick Coyle.
 
*'A Rare Sight' at the New Zealand International Comedy Festival. Nick Coyle could not attend due to surgery on shoulder.
 
*'Personal Best' at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival
 
 
==Television==
 
===As herself===
 
* 2008 ''[[Spicks and Specks (TV series)]]''
 
* 2005, 2006 ''[[Tubridy Tonight]]''
 
* 2009 ''[[The Podge and Rodge Show]]''
 
* 2009 ''[[Talkin' 'Bout Your Generation]]''
 
* 2009 ''The Modest Adventures of David O'Doherty''
 
* 2009 ''[[Maeve Higgins' Fancy Vittles]]''
 
 
===Acting work===
 
* 2005-2007 ''[[Naked Camera]]'' - Various characters
 
* 2006 ''Magic'' - Chloe
 
* 2010 "Moone Boy"
 
 
===As writer===
 
* 2005-2007 ''[[Naked Camera]]''
 
* 2009 [[Maeve Higgins' Fancy Vittles]]
 
 
==Radio==
 
* 'What Would Maeve Do?' on ''[[The Ray D'Arcy Show]]''
 
 
==References==
 
{{reflist}}
 
 
==External links==
 
* [http://www.maevehiggins.com/ MaeveHiggins.com]
 
* {{imdb name|id=2072329|name=Maeve Higgins}}
 
 
{{Today FM}}
 
{{Naked Camera}}
 
 
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|NAME=Higgins, Maeve
 
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES=
 
|SHORT DESCRIPTION=Irish comedian
 
|DATE OF BIRTH=24 March 1981
 
|PLACE OF BIRTH=[[Cobh]], [[County Cork]]
 
|DATE OF DEATH=
 
|PLACE OF DEATH=
 
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[[Category:1981 births]]
 
[[Category:Living people]]
 
[[Category:Irish television actresses]]
 
[[Category:Irish television personalities]]
 
[[Category:Irish women comedians]]
 
[[Category:Naked Camera]]
 
[[Category:People from County Cork]]
 
[[Category:Radio personalities from the Republic of Ireland]]
 
[[Category:The Ray D'Arcy Show]]
 
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Date: Wednesday, the 21st of October 2015 at 06:01:44 PM
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Tuesday, the 1st of April 2014 at 10:59:26 AM #93936
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