First person

Maeve Higgins, 27, satirist, Cobh

13th September, 2008

Maeve Higgins, 27, satirist, Cobh

I don’t put on a persona. The person you see in my stand-up is as close as I can be to being myself.

Stand-up is solitary. You travel to places where you don’t know anyone and the only time you get to talk to someone is when you have to try and make a room full of strangers laugh.

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