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#Comedian

A comedian has penned an honest letter about what it's like to be an Irish emigrant

“I’m keen to avoid stereotypes, so I’ve been acting blasé around potatoes in general.”

From TheJournal.ie "I never thought I'd do stand-up comedy... but last week I did my first set" Make Me A Comedian This post contains videos

"I never thought I'd do stand-up comedy... but last week I did my first set"

If you’ve been following my journey over the past few months, here’s the big reveal.

From The42 'There are children watching' - Nigel Owens was full of one-liners last night Comedian

'There are children watching' - Nigel Owens was full of one-liners last night

The Welshman told off one Northampton player for cursing near the ref’s mic.

From TheJournal.ie Make me a stand-up comedian: Getting your inner critic to shut up isn't easy Comedian

Make me a stand-up comedian: Getting your inner critic to shut up isn't easy

This week, I gave some of my routine a go. Well, sort of.

From TheJournal.ie Make me a stand-up comedian: How far will you go for laughs? Don't Make Me Laugh

Make me a stand-up comedian: How far will you go for laughs?

Just a few classes left…

From TheJournal.ie Make me a stand-up comedian: Week 3 Don't Make Me Laugh

Make me a stand-up comedian: Week 3

In which I learn about the virtues of being silly.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what happens when you do a stand-up comedy course: Week 1 Don't Make Me Laugh

Here's what happens when you do a stand-up comedy course: Week 1

Follow my quest over 10 weeks. You’ll either laugh with me, or at me.

This comedian's unbelievable 'skills' are impressing the internet

What you gonna do about it?

From TheJournal.ie Amy Schumer's speech didn't make me laugh, it just made me sad Opinion

Amy Schumer's speech didn't make me laugh, it just made me sad

The Amy Schumers and Tina Feys of the world, are for the most part a breath of fresh air, where their comedy sells, not their bodies.

Dapper Laughs is still trying to defend that controversial rape joke

Daniel O’Reilly claims he was only repeating what an audience member said to him.

A US comedian has taken the piss out of our summer and we won't stand for it

“They see me Krolling, they hatin’…”

From TheJournal.ie Court documents says Cosby admitted to giving pills to women Sexual Assault

Court documents says Cosby admitted to giving pills to women

The New York Times obtained a transcript from a deposition Cosby gave ten years ago.

From TheJournal.ie An Irish couple on their J1 were robbed... but a familiar face from home is ready to help Thats Nice

An Irish couple on their J1 were robbed... but a familiar face from home is ready to help

Their bags, containing passports and money, were taken from their hotel room.

From TheJournal.ie Woman discovers two-way mirror in a bar's ladies bathroom Secret View

Woman discovers two-way mirror in a bar's ladies bathroom

It looks like a supply closet…but it’s not just that.

From TheJournal.ie Here's all you need to know about the man taking over from Jon Stewart Trevor Noah

Here's all you need to know about the man taking over from Jon Stewart

The South African comedian is the show’s new host.

From TheJournal.ie Today FM has a new addition to its line-up Sunday Best

Today FM has a new addition to its line-up

Neil Delamere is taking over the Sunday morning 11am show.

From TheJournal.ie 'It seems to be that we like our comedians clean and our politicians dirty' No Laughing Matter

'It seems to be that we like our comedians clean and our politicians dirty'

Owen McCafferty’s new play is about a comedian selling his soul.

From TheJournal.ie Bill Cosby asks judge to dismiss 3 accusers' defamation suit Allegations

Bill Cosby asks judge to dismiss 3 accusers' defamation suit

The women, all of whom have stepped forward in recent years, say Cosby’s representatives publicly branded them as liars.

Parks & Rec writer and creator of 'humblebrag' Harris Wittels dies of suspected overdose RIP

Parks & Rec writer and creator of 'humblebrag' Harris Wittels dies of suspected overdose

The 30-year-old passed away yesterday.

Heavily pregnant Irish woman does stand up comedy and completely rocks it

The miracle of life makes great comedy, as it turns out.

14 of Tommy Tiernan's best Late Late Show zingers

He managed to say fu*k at least 1,000,000 times per minute.

From TheJournal.ie Russell Brand tells Nigel Farage: "You're a pound shop Enoch Powell" Face Off

Russell Brand tells Nigel Farage: "You're a pound shop Enoch Powell"

The pair debated UK immigration on BBC Question Time last night.

Bill Cosby releases statement amid rape allegations

The comedian says he will not be dignifying the allegations with comment.

Comedian Tig Notaro performs set topless after getting heckled

The comedian, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012, revealed her mastectomy scars to the audience.

Joan Rivers once contributed a 'recipe' to a Irish charity cookbook RIP

Joan Rivers once contributed a 'recipe' to a Irish charity cookbook

Here’s her recipe for Joan Rivers’ Toast.

From TheJournal.ie US comic Joan Rivers has died Tragic

US comic Joan Rivers has died

The comedian passed away peacefully surrounded by her friends and family.

Celebrity tributes are pouring in for Joan Rivers

The comedian’s celebrity pals are expressing their condolences on Twitter.

From TheJournal.ie Joan Rivers "stable" in New York hospital - reports Hospitalised

Joan Rivers "stable" in New York hospital - reports

The stand-up reportedly suffered complications during a medical procedure.

You have to hear Irish comedian David O'Doherty's strangely accurate Grand Designs song DOD

You have to hear Irish comedian David O'Doherty's strangely accurate Grand Designs song

There’s a reason that land was so cheap.

Rik Mayall died of a heart attack, says wife RIP

Rik Mayall died of a heart attack, says wife

The comedian was found dead at his London home on Monday.

Fans are campaigning to get Rik Mayall's World Cup song to number one

The late comedian recorded a World Cup tune in 2010 – but can it top the charts in 2014?

Jim Carrey gave some seriously good advice in a college speech

The actor dropped his goofy persona to give us some hard truths.

From TheJournal.ie Comedian and actor Rik Mayall dies aged 56 RIP

Comedian and actor Rik Mayall dies aged 56

The English actor starred in shows such as The Young Ones, Blackadder and Bottom.

Here's why #PizzaOnATrain was trending globally last night

The dream. It has come true.

From TheJournal.ie PJ Gallagher: 'You live more in five minutes on a bike than most people do in a lifetime' Volunteering

PJ Gallagher: 'You live more in five minutes on a bike than most people do in a lifetime'

Telling jokes to buy bikes and riding bikes to save lives – Comedian PJ Gallagher on finding a passion for volunteering.

From The42 Comedian John Bishop donates £96k to Hillsborough Family Support Group JFT 96

Comedian John Bishop donates £96k to Hillsborough Family Support Group

The well-known Liverpool fan says he is hoping to help bring a resolution for families of the victims.