She was a principal actor/writer of the RTÉ production Naked Camera, as well for her own show Maeve Higgins’ Fancy Vittles. Her book of essays We Have A Good Time, Don’t We? was published by Hachette in 2012. She writes regularly for The Irish Times and produces radio documentaries. Higgins started in comedy in 2005 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. In 2005, she took part in the hidden camera show Naked Camera with fellow comedian and friend 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.Higgins appeared on Ken Reid (comedian)’s TV Guidance Counselor Podcast on March 20, 2015.
Maeve Higgins is an Irish comedian from Ballymore in Cobh and now lives in New York.