Sunday 4 December 2016

Rising comedy star Al Porter single after split with boyfriend

Elaine McCahill

Published 12/08/2015 | 07:22

Comedian Al Porter at Today FM studios
Comedian Al Porter at Today FM studios
Al Porter at the Opening Night of the Vodafone Comedy Festival at the Iveagh Gardens Dublin

Ireland’s golden boy of comedy Al Porter is once again free and single.

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The funnyman was seeing a dancer for a few weeks, but they decided to call it quits before Al went to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

“We were getting on great, but he’s moving abroad so it didn’t make sense to keep it going,” Al told the Diary.

“It’s mad though because we still see each other and have a great laugh and it makes you wonder why we’re not still together.

Al Porter at the Opening Night of the Vodafone Comedy Festival at the Iveagh Gardens Dublin
Al Porter at the Opening Night of the Vodafone Comedy Festival at the Iveagh Gardens Dublin

“But sure that’s how things go. I’ve set up a gas new Grindr profile for when I’m in Edinburgh,” he added.

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The 22-year-old comic is having great success in the Scottish city where he is selling out shows at The Gilded Balloon. 

When he’s back on home soil at the end of the month, he’ll be performing at the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival and making people giggle on his tour around the country.

Vodafone comedy festival
Vodafone comedy festival

He’ll also be back in the Jobstown House in Tallaght for a pint. “I love that place,” he said.

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