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#Stand Up!

From TheJournal.ie 'A girl of African origin had a banana rubbed into her face': NTA launches new anti-racism campaign Racism In Ireland

'A girl of African origin had a banana rubbed into her face': NTA launches new anti-racism campaign

A new anti-racist campaign was launched at Heuston station where trains, the Luas, and Dublin Bus operate from.

From TheJournal.ie Standing at work may not be as beneficial as some say Standing Up

Standing at work may not be as beneficial as some say

The change “does not have an effect on mental alertness”.

From The42 'Stuart is obviously going to be like, 'shit, what have I done?' I think mentally, that hit him'

'Stuart is obviously going to be like, 'shit, what have I done?' I think mentally, that hit him'

Stephen Ferris says Ulster’s defeat to Zebre was ‘unacceptable’, but fancies them to take Wasps on Friday week.

From TheJournal.ie Some babies can stand at four months old On Your Feet Now

Some babies can stand at four months old

But, how?

From TheJournal.ie The female Muslim comedian tackling extremism by cracking jokes Hearts And Minds

The female Muslim comedian tackling extremism by cracking jokes

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

From TheJournal.ie Two TDs say they will break Dáil rules and refuse to stand during the daily prayer Holy Words

Two TDs say they will break Dáil rules and refuse to stand during the daily prayer

It’s proposed a 30-second moment of silence will take place after the daily prayer.

Barca president accused of going into hiding after PSG humiliation

Former Camp Nou chief Joan Laporta has launched a scathing attack on the current man at the helm.

Aziz Ansari went in on Donald Trump with his Saturday Night Live monologue

And he’s winning praise from all over.

14 times Al Porter was just really f**king funny

“Oh Alan? He’s for the Church”

From TheJournal.ie Make me a stand-up comedian: Two weeks until my first comedy gig Don't Make Me Laugh

Make me a stand-up comedian: Two weeks until my first comedy gig

… And I got to do my first run-through of my set. Here’s how it went.

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: Week 4 Don't Make Me Laugh

Make me a stand-up comedian: Week 4

In which a temporary new teacher puts us on our toes.

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 Make me a stand-up comedian: Week 2 Don't Make Me Laugh

Make me a stand-up comedian: Week 2

Is it bad to be ‘overthinking girl’? That’s what I’m wondering this week.

From TheJournal.ie "Stand-up is king - nothing comes close to it" - a quick chat with comedian Alison Spittle Funny Ha Ha

"Stand-up is king - nothing comes close to it" - a quick chat with comedian Alison Spittle

On dream gigs, comedy moving online and how the audience is a little like a family with an PlayStation…

Disabled comedian's powerful response to being bullied on television is going viral

Damienne Merlina was called “fat” and “annoying” in another comic’s stand-up special.

From TheJournal.ie "I'm not saying I'm any funnier. I'm saying weed is now legal" - Obama plays joker-in-chief Joint Chief

"I'm not saying I'm any funnier. I'm saying weed is now legal" - Obama plays joker-in-chief

The US President was speaking at the glitzy Gridiron Club banquet.

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.

From The42 Life without Johnny Doyle and Daniel Flynn - 'time for others to step up' Stand Up! This post contains videos

Life without Johnny Doyle and Daniel Flynn - 'time for others to step up'

Kildare have lost Daniel Flynn to the AFL and John Doyle to retirement as they look to rebuild their team for the 2014 season.

From TheJournal.ie The science-backed reason you should watch stand-up comedy before a meeting All The Lols

The science-backed reason you should watch stand-up comedy before a meeting

Nope, it’s not a waste of your time, it’s training you to be more cognitively flexible (tell your boss!).

From TheJournal.ie Column: It's unrealistic to expect oppression to disappear overnight, but we now have hope Standing Up

Column: It's unrealistic to expect oppression to disappear overnight, but we now have hope

Important debates about gay rights have taken place in Ireland and the world in the past few months, leading young people to feel more valued, more included and more heard, writes David Carroll.

Stand-up destroys obnoxious heckler

Stand-up destroys obnoxious heckler

Who’s laughing now?

Here's the proof that Peter Kay knows your life intimately Peter's O-kay This post contains videos

Here's the proof that Peter Kay knows your life intimately

Let’s give the birthday boy some props.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Croke Park talks show there is no ease up on austerity Opinion

Column: Croke Park talks show there is no ease up on austerity

Trumpeting their success with the promissory note last week, up against the unions this week. We are not out of the woods yet, not by a long shot, writes Kieran Allen.

From TheJournal.ie Over to you: Have you ever been bullied? You Tell Us

Over to you: Have you ever been bullied?

We want to hear your story.

From TheJournal.ie Student union launches campaign site targeting TDs and Senators Standup This post contains videos

Student union launches campaign site targeting TDs and Senators

The site features information on the cost of college and encourages students, parents and businesspeople to contact their local politicians to voice their opposition to fees and cuts.

From TheJournal.ie Is Poznan cheating on us? Zagreb got the 'thank you' posters too Poznań This post contains images

Is Poznan cheating on us? Zagreb got the 'thank you' posters too

Poznan! We thought we had something special going on…

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web…

From TheJournal.ie Anti-homophobic bullying ad hits half-million views mark on YouTube Homophobia This post contains videos

Anti-homophobic bullying ad hits half-million views mark on YouTube

Group behind StandUp! campaign now speaking to Government on commitment to targeting bullying of gay, lesbian and transgender young people.