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Gerry Healy

Media Presenter

Gerry Healy has become renowned throughout the country as a highly successful Media Presenter (Television and Radio) Actor and Training Consultant.Gerry began his career as a DJ/Presenter with radio stations in the South of Ireland.

SuirsideFM in Waterford, Radio Carrick in Carrick-on-Suir, KCR in Kilkenny and Centre FM in Clonmel. In addition, Gerry was MC for various local events and provided voice overs for corporate training videos and supermarket in-store promotions. While in Carrick, Gerry also acted on stage with the award winning Carrick-on-Suir Operatic Society and Brewery Lane Drama Group. Many Carrick people will recall Gerry Healy as founder/resident DJ for eclipse night club at the Carraig Hotel.

Shortly after moving to Dublin in 1992, Gerry joined state broadcaster, RTE, He shot to fame following his initial appearance doing stand-up comedy on Gerry Ryan’s popular TV show – Secrets. He also appeared in Fair City, Thou shalt not kill, The Den and The Swamp. He had a regular slot on ‘The End’ and then was given the job of Presenter of Saturday morning kids TV Gameshow ‘Physiquiz’.

Gerry’s talent was soon recognised by emerging TV station TV3, where he took up a job offer as a freelance Weather Presenter on TV3 News and on TV3 Ireland AM. After a number of years, Gerry progressed from TV3 and in the year 2007, Gerry commenced working as a Training Consultant serving the commercial, industrial, technical and customer service sectors. Over the years, Gerry has worked with some of the best companies in the world: Digital, Intel, Stratus Computer, Ascend Communications, Lucent Technologies, Pfizer and Bertelsmann Media Group. They own TV shows such as The X Factor, Got Talent and American Idol.

Gerry is still actively engaged in media and has created/written three game show formats with his production company, ‘Wavy Hand Productions’. He has also achieved great success with voice overs including the official video for the Carrick-on-Suir website and also a similar one for San-Francisco.Current projects for Gerry include website voice over for the city of Dublin, California and the city of LA, California. Gerry is represented by The Entertainment Factory Agency, Swords, Co. Dublin.

In his spare time, Gerry likes to play guitar and drums and is also in training for a private pilots licence.