Ciaran McCarthy was a contestant in Series 70. He is an Apterite and is believed to have been the first deaf contestant on Countdown. His score of 104 is one of the highest losing scores in a heat game.
Three years later, he made some appearances on the BBC quiz show !mpossible.
|#||Date||Type||Contestant 1||Score||Contestant 2||Guest||Lex||Max|
|5904||14/04/2014||P||Mark Murray||120 – 104||Ciaran McCarthy||Michael Whitehall||Susie Dent||137|