Photo shows Declan presenting Telly Bingo on RTE television.


I have over 20 years experience in presenting live, studio and on-location television.

Image shows Declan Buckley as Shirley Temple Bar, who is holding multi-coloured balloons and wearing a goofy furry hat which looks like a monster's head.

Shirley Temple Bar

Since, 1997, I have performed as Shirley Temple Bar on stage, film and television, including over 1000 weekly shows at The George.

Declan interviewing Minister Jim Daly on WIMS FM 2019

Radio & Podcasting

I am a regular contributor to Irish radio and podcasts, including The Moncreiff Show on Newstalk every Monday.

Show Creator and Event Producer

I have over 30 years experience creating and producing shows, conferences and events.


I write content for my weekly stage show and a monthly column for GCN. I have also had a weekly column in Irish Daily Star and bylines in many newspapers and magazines.

Multimedia Creator and Designer

I create animations, develop apps, record and mix audio, shoot and edit photos & video, and design graphic content.

Image is a screen grab from a television documentary of Declan in mid-comment.

Opinion & Advocacy

I regularly contribute to research, documentaries and reports on varied subjects across all Irish media and academia.

Image shows Declan Buckley interacting with a life-size robot from Disney's Transformers franchise. The robot's hand is outstretched and covering Declan's face.


I occasionally act in film and television dramas.

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