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#Comedy

# comedy - Tuesday 2 August, 2022

BBC's Mock the Week to end after 17 years
# Dara O Briain
# Dara O Briain

BBC's Mock the Week to end after 17 years

Aug 2nd 2022, 4:12 PM 27,698 Views 30 Comments

The BBC has axed the programme to “create room for new shows”.

# comedy - Thursday 27 January, 2022

Tributes paid to British comedian Barry Cryer after his death aged 86
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid to British comedian Barry Cryer after his death aged 86

Jan 27th 2022, 12:20 PM 15,784 Views 13 Comments

The comedy star has been remembered by comedians and celebrities.

# comedy - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

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

Former Saturday Night Live comic Norm Macdonald dies of cancer

Sep 15th 2021, 7:28 AM 34,180 Views 12 Comments

He became known for his esoteric impressions.

# comedy - Thursday 28 January, 2021

'One of the funniest of all time': Oscar-winner Cloris Leachman dies aged 94
# RIP
# RIP

'One of the funniest of all time': Oscar-winner Cloris Leachman dies aged 94

Jan 28th 2021, 8:26 AM 30,790 Views 14 Comments

Millions of viewers knew the actor as the self-absorbed neighbour Phyllis in The Mary Tyler Moore Show.

# comedy - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Government's Covid plan could be 'tweaked' to allow arts and entertainment venues open safely, says minister
# Attendance Numbers
# Attendance Numbers

Government's Covid plan could be 'tweaked' to allow arts and entertainment venues open safely, says minister

Nov 17th 2020, 4:45 PM 12,614 Views 5 Comments

An arts task force says the Living with Covid plan requires an urgent review.

# comedy - Thursday 2 April, 2020

Eddie Large, star of comedy double act 'Little and Large', dies after contracting coronavirus
# UK
# UK

Eddie Large, star of comedy double act 'Little and Large', dies after contracting coronavirus

Apr 2nd 2020, 5:23 PM 37,094 Views 16 Comments

The comedy star was in hospital being treated for heart failure.

# comedy - Monday 23 September, 2019

Game of Thrones wins top drama Emmy as Fleabag dominates comedy awards
# Emmys
# Emmys

Game of Thrones wins top drama Emmy as Fleabag dominates comedy awards

Sep 23rd 2019, 7:44 AM 20,067 Views 12 Comments

Fleabag star Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who also created the series, won the award for outstanding writing in a comedy series.

# comedy - Saturday 7 September, 2019

'What was Zeus playing at?': A tour with a difference is hoping to get more people into art
# Frayed
# Frayed

'What was Zeus playing at?': A tour with a difference is hoping to get more people into art

Sep 7th 2019, 10:30 AM 8,761 Views 2 Comments

It’s part of a new arts festival taking place in Dublin next week.

# comedy - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Billy Connolly tells fans he's 'not dying, not dead' amid health fears
# Apology
# Apology

Billy Connolly tells fans he's 'not dying, not dead' amid health fears

Jan 6th 2019, 10:50 AM 38,009 Views 41 Comments

“Sorry if I depressed you, maybe I should have phrased it better.”

# comedy - Sunday 30 December, 2018

'North Star of British comedy' June Whitfield dies aged 93
# Absolutely Fabulous
# Absolutely Fabulous

'North Star of British comedy' June Whitfield dies aged 93

Dec 30th 2018, 9:19 AM 15,807 Views 5 Comments

Her career spanned seven decades and included roles in Absolutely Fabulous, Terry and June and Eastenders.

# comedy - Saturday 1 December, 2018

'What is this magic, how are they making this up as they go along?'
# Improv
# Improv

'What is this magic, how are they making this up as they go along?'

Dec 1st 2018, 6:30 PM 18,599 Views 3 Comments

Improvisers from all over the world are performing in Dublin this week.

# comedy - Monday 10 September, 2018

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

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

Sep 10th 2018, 6:30 PM 35,775 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.

# comedy - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

4 events for... comedy fans looking for a side-splitting laugh
# Event Guide
# Event Guide

4 events for... comedy fans looking for a side-splitting laugh

Jun 6th 2018, 3:59 PM 606 Views 3 Comments

Give yourself a giggle at these events across the country

# comedy - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Derry Girls is the most-watched TV show ever in Northern Ireland
# Channel 4
# Channel 4

Derry Girls is the most-watched TV show ever in Northern Ireland

Feb 22nd 2018, 10:36 AM 29,135 Views 45 Comments

The comedy, set in the 1990s during The Troubles, has received rave reviews.

# comedy - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

4 events for... live comedy fans (or anyone wanting to cheer up their January)
# Are You Having A Laugh
# Are You Having A Laugh

4 events for... live comedy fans (or anyone wanting to cheer up their January)

Jan 17th 2018, 5:29 PM 598 Views 0 Comments

Whether you’re into sketch or stand-up, we’ve got you covered.

# comedy - Monday 13 November, 2017

Alison Spittle on sexism, friendship, and how the midlands made her funny
# Nowhere Fast
# Nowhere Fast

Alison Spittle on sexism, friendship, and how the midlands made her funny

Nov 13th 2017, 6:30 PM 21,872 Views 30 Comments

We talked to the comedian about her brand new TV show, which debuts tonight.

# comedy - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Irish comedy show Damo and Ivor to hit the big screen
# Northside Southside
# Northside Southside

Irish comedy show Damo and Ivor to hit the big screen

Jul 20th 2017, 7:34 PM 16,402 Views 42 Comments

Damo and Ivor first appeared on YouTube back in 2011.

# comedy - Sunday 30 April, 2017

The White House correspondents' dinner went ahead without Trump (but he still got roasted)
# Black-tie Affair
# Black-tie Affair

The White House correspondents' dinner went ahead without Trump (but he still got roasted)

Apr 30th 2017, 7:47 AM 24,576 Views 117 Comments

The US President said he was glad he stayed away from ‘the Washington swamp’.

# comedy - Thursday 27 April, 2017

BBC apologises for Tommy Tiernan joke about Arlene Foster
# Friesian
# Friesian

BBC apologises for Tommy Tiernan joke about Arlene Foster

Apr 27th 2017, 8:23 AM 98,139 Views 118 Comments

The comedian was appearing on Radio Foyle in Derry.

# comedy - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Aisling Bea stood up for all Aislings and stole the show on Sunday Brunch this morning
# Omgwaca
From The Daily Edge
# Omgwaca

Aisling Bea stood up for all Aislings and stole the show on Sunday Brunch this morning

Feb 26th 2017, 6:02 PM 13,187 Views 0 Comments

Queen Aisling.

# comedy - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Has political correctness gone mad? 'Comedians must be allowed to offend'
# Read Me
# Read Me

Has political correctness gone mad? 'Comedians must be allowed to offend'

Feb 25th 2017, 8:00 PM 3,871 Views 112 Comments

Comedians are at the forefront of a battle against an assault on free speech, writes Seán Connolly.

# comedy - Monday 20 February, 2017

Ever go drinking in a field while your mam thought you were at a sleepover? This sketch is for you
# John Player Blue
From The Daily Edge
# John Player Blue

Ever go drinking in a field while your mam thought you were at a sleepover? This sketch is for you

Feb 20th 2017, 9:41 AM 13,844 Views 2 Comments

Those were the days.

# comedy - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

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

'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 22,419 Views 16 Comments

We spoke to the comedian about his new show.

"Every show has its time": Republic of Telly to go after eight years of comedy
# Off Air
# Off Air

"Every show has its time": Republic of Telly to go after eight years of comedy

Feb 1st 2017, 7:04 PM 17,215 Views 23 Comments

The RTÉ show had run for 15 seasons.

# comedy - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

People are loving this comedian's attempts to pronounce Irish names like they're spelled
# Lyonsey
From The Daily Edge
# Lyonsey

People are loving this comedian's attempts to pronounce Irish names like they're spelled

Jan 24th 2017, 11:02 AM 13,222 Views 0 Comments

TAD-A-GUH.

# comedy - Monday 2 January, 2017

12 times Foil Arms and Hog perfectly skewered Irish people
# Doomdah
From The Daily Edge
# Doomdah

12 times Foil Arms and Hog perfectly skewered Irish people

Jan 2nd 2017, 1:00 PM 7,140 Views 0 Comments

They just get it so right.

# comedy - Sunday 25 December, 2016

18 new Irish Snapchatters to make your feed 100% more interesting
# Bend And Snap
From The Daily Edge
# Bend And Snap

18 new Irish Snapchatters to make your feed 100% more interesting

Dec 25th 2016, 9:00 PM 26,290 Views 2 Comments

Liven up yer auld Snaps!

# comedy - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Foil Arms and Hog have identified every argument your family will have on Christmas Day
# It's A Bit Dry
From The Daily Edge
# It's A Bit Dry

Foil Arms and Hog have identified every argument your family will have on Christmas Day

Dec 22nd 2016, 10:48 AM 4,871 Views 2 Comments

It’s all coming down the line to you!

# comedy - Saturday 10 December, 2016

American comedian's gig in Saudi Arabia cancelled after complaints by Islamic hardliners
# No Joke
# No Joke

American comedian's gig in Saudi Arabia cancelled after complaints by Islamic hardliners

Dec 10th 2016, 2:15 PM 13,482 Views 45 Comments

Mike Epps was due to perform next week.

# comedy - Saturday 26 November, 2016

'Improv can tell us a lot about ourselves, it's very liberating'
# Ditch The Script
# Ditch The Script

'Improv can tell us a lot about ourselves, it's very liberating'

Nov 26th 2016, 6:30 PM 8,207 Views 5 Comments

There’s a greater vulnerability associated with improv than other forms of performance, Neil Curran explains why that doesn’t have to be scary.

# comedy - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Foil Arms and Hog have perfectly identified the 11 different ways of being late to work
# Doom Dah
From The Daily Edge
# Doom Dah

Foil Arms and Hog have perfectly identified the 11 different ways of being late to work

Oct 27th 2016, 11:43 AM 5,924 Views 0 Comments

The Blamer, the Gifter, the Judas… Which one are you?

# comedy - Monday 24 October, 2016

'It's a squirm-a-thon for me': Bill Murray accepts America's top comedy award
# Laugh Out Loud
# Laugh Out Loud

'It's a squirm-a-thon for me': Bill Murray accepts America's top comedy award

Oct 24th 2016, 8:43 AM 15,770 Views 14 Comments

After being handed the award, Murray gave it to a man in the first row of the audience and told the crowd to pass it around.

# comedy - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

The man behind the excellent Martin's Life is writing a full TV series
# Macaulay Culkit
From The Daily Edge
# Macaulay Culkit

The man behind the excellent Martin's Life is writing a full TV series

Oct 19th 2016, 8:21 AM 10,458 Views 0 Comments

No word on if it will be anything like Game of Throws.

# comedy - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

11 times Dara Ó Briain was just really f**king funny
# Get It To Ireland
From The Daily Edge
# Get It To Ireland

11 times Dara Ó Briain was just really f**king funny

Oct 18th 2016, 10:34 AM 22,316 Views 1 Comment

Gas man.

# comedy - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

11 times Ed Byrne was just really f**king funny
# It's Not Ironic
From The Daily Edge
# It's Not Ironic

11 times Ed Byrne was just really f**king funny

Oct 4th 2016, 11:03 AM 21,711 Views 9 Comments

Don’t forget about Ed.

31 questions everyone plagues you with when you've had a baby
# Parenting
From The Daily Edge
# Parenting

31 questions everyone plagues you with when you've had a baby

Oct 4th 2016, 8:01 AM 7,382 Views 11 Comments

ENDLESS QUESTIONS.

# comedy - Monday 26 September, 2016

17 times David O'Doherty was the best thing on British telly
# The D Oh D
From The Daily Edge
# The D Oh D

17 times David O'Doherty was the best thing on British telly

Sep 26th 2016, 6:00 PM 17,927 Views 6 Comments

Praise be to DOD.

# comedy - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

12 times Dylan Moran was really f**king funny
# Funk Soul Brother
From The Daily Edge
# Funk Soul Brother

12 times Dylan Moran was really f**king funny

Sep 21st 2016, 2:54 PM 18,996 Views 5 Comments

<3 u, Dylan.

# comedy - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

The comedy own goals genre has a new masterpiece thanks to Villa's Jores Okore
# Oops
From The42
# Oops

The comedy own goals genre has a new masterpiece thanks to Villa's Jores Okore

Aug 10th 2016, 11:28 PM 8,834 Views 10 Comments

With seemingly little danger, the Denmark international Okore inexplicably kicked the ball into his own net.

# comedy - Monday 8 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 8th 2016, 8:22 AM 7,658 Views 5 Comments

Ouch.

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