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Will Deirdre O’Kane Be Dancing With The Stars?

Comedian Deirdre O’Kane is set to Dance With The Stars.  This is the perfect timing for Deirdre to participate in the show as her time doing voice-over work for TV3’s Gogglebox is ending in the coming weeks. A DWTS insider told the Irish Sun: “You could hardly have Deirdre doing the voice-over …

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Comedians & Comedy Actors Wanted Next Monday

Ali Coffey Casting are looking for funny people. The Dublin based company casting some funny roles for a new ad campaign in Dublin next week.   There is a VERY NICE FEE for those cast.   Who they are looking for:   – WOMEN age 33-45 Strong actors, good with comedy.   …

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A Tribute To David Letterman

On October 22nd Mark Twain was awarded the Mark Twain prize for American humour.  This award is one of the highest honours a comic can earn and he truly deserves it. To read more about the award or the man himself see the article below. David Letterman Awarded The 2017 …

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Irish Rappers New Mixtape: Dublin City G’s

Dublin Rap Duo,  Versatile has just dropped their new mixtape.  Casper Walsh and Eskimo Supreme are the two halves of Versatile. Think mid-90’s, Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg. The duo have already released a long list of singles including  ‘Mad Scene’, ‘She Goes Out With A Redhot’, ‘We Sell Brown’, ‘Whopper Trips’ …

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Comedy Book: Irishisms

Blather, Blarney, Blessings and everything else we say in Ireland Authur Ronan Moore has just released his third book of a series, Irishisms. While officially in Ireland we may have only two languages, in truth is it is probably closer to three: English, Irish and Irish-English. And it is this third …

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The Problem With Apu In The Simpsons

Hari may love The Simpsons, but he has a big issue with the portrayal of the show’s South Asian character Apu. Hari Kondabolu has a new TV documentary coming out called The Problem With Apu. This documentary focuses on the racial issues he has with the Apu Nahasapeemapetilon character from The Simpsons. He …

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The Best App Out There For Comedy Writers

Pitch is the worlds best (only?) comedy writing app. Anyone can read jokes, but writers must be invited. ‘Pitch’ is a comedy writing app ideally for freelancers. It’s like a digital room where comedy writers could collaborate and work together. It launched last July at Just for Laughs comedy festival in Montreal and …

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