Irish comedian Sean Finnerty made his American late night debut on the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Finnerty had a great first appearance talking about his immigration experiences moving to the U.S. from Ireland, and horrific airline experiences. It wasn’t just a first for Finnerty, according to his website, it was also a first for the Tonight Show as Sean became the first ever Irish comedian to perform on the show.
Finnerty grew up in Longford, Ireland, and moved to the Orlando, Florida where in 2014 he became a semifinalist in Florida’s Funniest Comedian (2014) resulting in him opening for WWE hall of famer Mick Foley. Now living in New York, Sean performs at The Comedy Cellar, Gotham Comedy Club, Carolines on Broadway, The Stand and The Friars Club.