2017 has been a hugely busy year with Deirdre voicing the hugely successful Googlebox for TV3, producing Ireland's largest ever charity comedy show for Comic Relief at the 3Arena, hosting the revamped IFTA Film & Drama Awards for national broadcaster RTE, and starring alongside Debi Mazar and Hillary Duff in Darren Starr's hit sitcom Younger (TV Land, US) set to air in the autumn. Irish comedy’s prodigal daughter has also made a long-awaited return to her stand up roots, delighting audiences across the country with her sell-out show, 1 Dee, which continues to tour due to popular demand with dates currently being added through the end of this year.
"O’Kane quickly sets up a rhythm of her own and when she exits, applause follows her all the way down the street." – The Scotsman"O’Kane is an instantly charismatic stage presence and her brand of day-to-day anarchism stormed the place." – Three Weeks"O’Kane dazzles the audience from start to finish." – The List"Unique star quality." – The Guardian"She won the audience over from the moment she opened her mouth." – Metro