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Former Saturday Night Live comic Norm Macdonald dies of cancer
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Former Saturday Night Live comic Norm Macdonald dies of cancer

Sep 15th 2021, 7:28 AM 34,067 Views 12 Comments

He became known for his esoteric impressions.

Opinion: Ukraine elected a comedian and an actual rock star this year. So now what?
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Opinion: Ukraine elected a comedian and an actual rock star this year. So now what?

Jul 30th 2019, 7:00 AM 8,181 Views 17 Comments

“Despite a significant amount of new blood entering the political establishment, the old elites still have some sway,” writes Assistant Professor Tanya Lokot.

'One of the great entertainers of this era': Tributes paid as Brendan Grace dies aged 68
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'One of the great entertainers of this era': Tributes paid as Brendan Grace dies aged 68

Updated Jul 11th 2019, 11:22 AM 208,961 Views 125 Comments

The hugely popular comedian was being treated for lung cancer.

'Groundbreakingly brilliant' comedian Jeremy Hardy dies aged 57
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'Groundbreakingly brilliant' comedian Jeremy Hardy dies aged 57

Feb 1st 2019, 10:53 AM 52,232 Views 10 Comments

Tributes have been paid to the comedian, who died earlier today.

Aisling Bea's quest to find the male version of 'mistress' has thrown up some gems
# Misteress
# Misteress

Aisling Bea's quest to find the male version of 'mistress' has thrown up some gems

Sep 15th 2018, 2:00 PM 8,529 Views 3 Comments

It’s absolutely mad that we don’t have a word for it already.

New PJ Gallagher show looks at when his mum moved 6 men with schizophrenia into the family home
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New PJ Gallagher show looks at when his mum moved 6 men with schizophrenia into the family home

Sep 10th 2018, 6:30 PM 35,683 Views 17 Comments

It was part of a move to get people out of institutions and into the community. The story is explored in the new show Madhouse.

7 Instagram pics of Aisling Bea doing the #WhoMadeMyClothes and #30Wears challenges
# Wee Miss Bea
# Wee Miss Bea

7 Instagram pics of Aisling Bea doing the #WhoMadeMyClothes and #30Wears challenges

Aug 6th 2018, 8:00 PM 8,739 Views 1 Comment

All bow down to the Kween of Kildare.

'Heartbreaking': Tributes paid to comedian who was killed as she walked home
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'Heartbreaking': Tributes paid to comedian who was killed as she walked home

Jun 15th 2018, 1:04 PM 40,900 Views 0 Comments

Eurydice Dixon (22) was found dead in Melbourne.

Michael McIntyre's car smashed with a hammer during moped robbery
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Michael McIntyre's car smashed with a hammer during moped robbery

Jun 5th 2018, 8:12 AM 24,638 Views 43 Comments

A spokesperson for the comedian said he was “absolutely fine” and helping with the investigation.

Legendary British comic Ken Dodd dies aged 90
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Legendary British comic Ken Dodd dies aged 90

Mar 12th 2018, 7:18 AM 23,043 Views 30 Comments

Dodd passed away days after leaving hospital, his publicist said.

Dublin comedian Joanne McNally turned up to the completely wrong place for her gig last night
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# Oops

Dublin comedian Joanne McNally turned up to the completely wrong place for her gig last night

Jan 12th 2018, 9:00 PM 11,207 Views 6 Comments

So it turns out there are two Black Box theatres on this island. How about that?

'I idolised him': Aisling Bea writes powerful article about her father's suicide
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'I idolised him': Aisling Bea writes powerful article about her father's suicide

Nov 4th 2017, 12:30 PM 50,523 Views 27 Comments

“I had been told how he adored me, how I was funny, just like him.”

Facebook comedian Fabu-D was definitely the star of Blind Date Ireland last night
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# Number Two Please

Facebook comedian Fabu-D was definitely the star of Blind Date Ireland last night

Oct 23rd 2017, 9:11 AM 8,421 Views 0 Comments

He does a decent Tallaght impression.

Irish comedian Sean Hughes has died aged 51
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Irish comedian Sean Hughes has died aged 51

Oct 16th 2017, 12:24 PM 165,586 Views 61 Comments

The Irish comic was famous across the water for appearing on Channel 4 and BBC.

Comedian Jason Byrne avoids ban after pleading guilty to driving without a licence
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Comedian Jason Byrne avoids ban after pleading guilty to driving without a licence

Sep 26th 2017, 6:43 PM 42,844 Views 47 Comments

Byrne was fined €500.

Comedy legend Jerry Lewis dies aged 91
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Comedy legend Jerry Lewis dies aged 91

Aug 20th 2017, 8:18 PM 17,749 Views 25 Comments

In recent decades, Lewis had been plagued by health problems.

The star of The Emoji Movie has rowed back on his comment that women are not as funny as men
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# TJ MIller

The star of The Emoji Movie has rowed back on his comment that women are not as funny as men

Jul 25th 2017, 7:21 PM 4,521 Views 18 Comments

“They’re taught to suppress their sense of humor during their formative years.”

Cosby trial opens with witness breaking down in tears on stand
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Cosby trial opens with witness breaking down in tears on stand

Jun 6th 2017, 9:24 AM 13,574 Views 0 Comments

Witness Kelly Johnson claimed that Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted her in a Los Angeles hotel in 1996.

The female Muslim comedian tackling extremism by cracking jokes
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The female Muslim comedian tackling extremism by cracking jokes

May 27th 2017, 8:00 PM 20,263 Views 38 Comments

“One woman came up to me after a show and said ‘are you for real, are you wearing this hijab for real?’.”

This tweet by an Australian comedian proves that Ireland can often be one massive stereotype
# Crisp Communion
# Crisp Communion

This tweet by an Australian comedian proves that Ireland can often be one massive stereotype

Apr 20th 2017, 4:50 PM 13,466 Views 8 Comments

Darn it.

A cute 8-year-old comedian stunned Amanda Holden with a risqué joke on Britain's Got Talent
# Talking Dog
# Talking Dog

A cute 8-year-old comedian stunned Amanda Holden with a risqué joke on Britain's Got Talent

Apr 16th 2017, 10:16 AM 10,219 Views 2 Comments

He only LOOKS cute.

Chappelle's Show star Charlie Murphy dies aged 57
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Chappelle's Show star Charlie Murphy dies aged 57

Apr 12th 2017, 8:00 PM 37,059 Views 15 Comments

The comedian collaborated with his brother Eddie Murphy for films Norbert and Vampire in Brooklyn.

Don Rickles, comedian and voice of Mr Potato Head, dies at 90
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Don Rickles, comedian and voice of Mr Potato Head, dies at 90

Apr 7th 2017, 8:45 AM 11,413 Views 13 Comments

Rickles’ career spanned decades, he recently voiced Mr Potato Head in the Toy Story films.

Alison Spittle is making the sitcom about the Midlands we never knew we needed
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# Nowhere Fast

Alison Spittle is making the sitcom about the Midlands we never knew we needed

Mar 8th 2017, 2:43 PM 7,000 Views 2 Comments

The comedian says to expect “lots of drinking in fields”. Just what we like to hear.

'When I told people I had cancer, because I'm a comedian I had to say I wasn't joking'
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'When I told people I had cancer, because I'm a comedian I had to say I wasn't joking'

Feb 1st 2017, 8:00 PM 22,322 Views 16 Comments

We spoke to the comedian about his new show.

Everyone fell in love with the new Tommy Tiernan Show on RTÉ last night
# Mystery Guests
# Mystery Guests

Everyone fell in love with the new Tommy Tiernan Show on RTÉ last night

Jan 6th 2017, 7:36 AM 17,997 Views 8 Comments

“Calm down, it’s not Winning Streak lads”

All Irish people in London will relate heavily to this lad's snarky tribute to the city
# A Hell Of A Town
# A Hell Of A Town

All Irish people in London will relate heavily to this lad's snarky tribute to the city

Nov 25th 2016, 7:56 PM 9,941 Views 1 Comment

The glamour of it all!

11 times Aisling Bea was just really f**king funny
# Omgwaca
# Omgwaca

11 times Aisling Bea was just really f**king funny

Oct 27th 2016, 6:00 PM 19,106 Views 11 Comments

She’s a gas ticket.

Al Porter introduced the whole country to Tallaght's treasured North Park spice box
# Spice Box
# Spice Box

Al Porter introduced the whole country to Tallaght's treasured North Park spice box

Oct 12th 2016, 11:46 AM 11,172 Views 7 Comments

Everyone fell in love with the comedian on last night’s Living With Lucy.

12 times Dylan Moran was really f**king funny
# Funk Soul Brother
# Funk Soul Brother

12 times Dylan Moran was really f**king funny

Sep 21st 2016, 2:54 PM 18,556 Views 5 Comments

<3 u, Dylan.

"Of course I'm going to save my brother's life" - Irish comedian on donating his kidney
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"Of course I'm going to save my brother's life" - Irish comedian on donating his kidney

Aug 24th 2016, 5:06 PM 32,611 Views 22 Comments

“My brother rang me and said ‘Jar would you come over and test to see if you’re a match?’”

This comedian's Rose of Tralee makeup tutorial is brilliantly cynical
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This comedian's Rose of Tralee makeup tutorial is brilliantly cynical

Aug 18th 2016, 9:58 AM 4,054 Views 3 Comments

Sure throw on some freckles.

Comedian Bill Burr slagged off rashers on his podcast after a visit to Dublin
# Bacon Not Rashers
# Bacon Not Rashers

Comedian Bill Burr slagged off rashers on his podcast after a visit to Dublin

Aug 8th 2016, 8:22 AM 7,589 Views 5 Comments

Ouch.

This comedian's Humans of Dublin story about his mammy is so heartwarming
# Humans Of Dublin
# Humans Of Dublin

This comedian's Humans of Dublin story about his mammy is so heartwarming

Aug 4th 2016, 8:25 PM 6,057 Views 0 Comments

“She fought tooth and nail for me”.

An Irish comedian had a great response to this begrudging Pokémon sign
# Bitter Killjoys
# Bitter Killjoys

An Irish comedian had a great response to this begrudging Pokémon sign

Jul 18th 2016, 1:51 PM 9,512 Views 10 Comments

“This is awesome! Now go and catch as many f**king Pokémon as you can”

This Cork comedian perfectly summed up all mams' holiday lectures
# Going On Holiday
# Going On Holiday

This Cork comedian perfectly summed up all mams' holiday lectures

May 18th 2016, 7:42 AM 5,051 Views 1 Comment

“I’m sure your dad said there was a tour or something”, “you don’t have to go out every night”.

This Dublin comedian's gas celebrity impressions are going super viral on Facebook
# Al Foran
# Al Foran

This Dublin comedian's gas celebrity impressions are going super viral on Facebook

Apr 16th 2016, 4:15 PM 6,656 Views 5 Comments

Conor McGregor, Robert DeNiro, Eddie Murphy…

This prankster mortified commuters by reading highly NSFW 'books' on the train
# Slut Shaming Your Baby
# Slut Shaming Your Baby

This prankster mortified commuters by reading highly NSFW 'books' on the train

Apr 11th 2016, 3:05 PM 9,136 Views 0 Comments

‘This Book Has A Camera In It And Google Is Taking Your Photo With It’.

Amy Schumer left a whopper $1000 tip for a bartender in New York
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# Hey Big Spender

Amy Schumer left a whopper $1000 tip for a bartender in New York

Mar 21st 2016, 7:44 PM 9,172 Views 3 Comments

Lob a few euros our way, will you Amy?

Mourners that attended funeral of Polish man who died on Christmas Day praised by ambassador
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Mourners that attended funeral of Polish man who died on Christmas Day praised by ambassador

Jan 15th 2016, 9:36 AM 16,956 Views 23 Comments

Marek Skiba’s funeral was attended by hundred of mourners this week.

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