Dermot is a Radio and TV Presenter, Author, Comedian, and Meditation Expert. Dermot presents the hugely popular Dermot and Dave Show on Today FM along with Dave Moore, they are on air weekday mornings from 9am-12pm. At the annual IMRO Radio Awards,
Dermot has won “Best Music Presenter” for 2020, 2021 and 2022. Dermot also took home ‘Best Music Programme’ in 2020.
In December 2021, Dermot presented ‘Big Night In’ with on RTÉ One alongside co-host Doireann Garrihy. The very well received show included laugh out loud celebrity pranks, nail biting studio games, audience surprises and a Christmas stocking full of other treats. Dermot has written his first book ‘Mind Full: Unwreck Your Head, Destress Your Life’ which is a number one bestseller. The book is a fun and accessible guide to meditation. It shares Dermot's hilarious journey to becoming a meditation teacher and expert. The book also provides readers with easy techniques to meditate and de-stress in a fun and accessible way. Dermot also released his first children's book in 2021 'Noni & The Great Chocolate Mystery’, featuring Dermot's much-loved character, Noni, who is a hilarious regular on the Dermot and Dave show on Today FM.
Dermot is a certified Masters of Wisdom and Meditation Teacher, training in California with one of the world’s leading experts in corporate stress management and meditation practice. He has been a practicing meditator for 10 years and has joined forces with mental health advocates, A Lust For Life and annual youth conference, Zeminar. He has also worked with Dublin schools to introduce mindfulness practice for students. Dermot presents meditation sessions to a range of corporate clients in a friendly, relaxed, and relatable manner.
In 2022, Dermot embarked on his nationwide ‘Mind Full’ show, where he provided the audience with the tools needed to destress through meditation and find more happiness and fulfilment, all delivered in his much-loved comedic style. The show received rave reviews as it debunked the many myths around meditation and mindfulness and showed how all the science points towards a new and exciting way to approach life. Due to the success of his first tour, Dermot is bringing ‘Mind Full’ nationwide for 2023!
Dermot has received more than 15 IMRO awards. He was crowned Best Music Broadcaster 2016 at the PPI National Radio Awards and was awarded Best Music Programme 2016 for his Today FM show, Dermot and Dave, having won the award six years running. His podcast, The Booze Chronicles, also won him a gong at the New York Festival Awards for the World's Best Radio Shows. Additionally, Dermot was also nominated at the New York Festival Awards this year. His radio comedy creation, the Toll Trolls, have had 3 top ten albums and went double platinum.
Dermot has appeared on many TV shows, most recently featuring in Callan’s Kick’s taking on the various well known Irish characters. He also appeared on Des Bishop’s This Is Ireland for RTÉ Two. Dermot is best known for his work as host of the hit RTÉ Two show, Republic of Telly, beaming his sharp and cheeky comedic style into people's homes for over three years. With the Limerick man at the helm, the show picked up a number of awards and nominations and racked up over 25 million hits on YouTube. He was also a regular on RTE’s The Panel.
In 2021 Dermot narrated RTÉ One’s hugely popular show ‘Selling Ireland’s Most Exclusive Homes’, a three-part series taking a deep dive inside some of the most amazing and expensive houses currently on the market in Ireland.
Other TV appearances include Dave's One Night Stand, Liffey Laughs for RTÉ and One Night Stand-Up for BBC. He also focuses on improv comedy, regularly performing with the stars of Channel 4’s Whose Line Is It Anyway?
Dermot also appears in season four of RTÉ Two's hit comedy Bridget and Eamon starring as Maurice Mallumphy.
Dermot is also a Stand-Up Comedian. He has performed at The Kilkenny Cat Laughs Comedy Festival, The Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Kilkenomics. He has also toured the country with Dave Moore on their extremely popular Dermot and Dave Live Show. Dermot's warm and unique approach to presenting events has also made him a favourite on the corporate circuit.
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