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# no laughing matter

Last year
Opinion: Climate change is no laughing matter but comedy can help
Diane O’Connor is a stand-up comedian and climate activist – she says comedy is a powerful art form in the battle against climate despair.
All time
Northern MLAs could have their pay docked by over €15,000 while Stormont remains down
Secretary of State Karen Bradley ‘is minded’ to reduce their pay.
Tipp footballer Alan Moloney: Colm O'Rourke and Joe Brolly's laughter boiled my blood
The RTÉ pundits showed the ‘utmost disrespect’ for the Premier County on live television.
Aston Villa suspend Agbonlahor after striker is seen partying on night of relegation
The former England striker was recently dropped from the senior squad by caretaker boss Eric Black for being unfit and overweight.
'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.
Column: Ban on all-male panel shows? Don't make me laugh.
Quotas will never resolve the battle of the sexes. They’re regressive, counter-productive and a very short-sighted solution to gender representation, writes Lorraine Courtney.
Comedian Anne Gildea lays bare cancer experience
Six-month journey of The Nualas performer through breast cancer diagnosis and treatment chronicled in RTÉ2 doc tonight.