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Maeve Higgins Is Back In Ireland And Making A Movie

One of our favourite Irish comedians, Maeve Higgins is back in Ireland.  Maeve broke through when she started fooling the Irish public on RTE Two comedy prank series Naked Camera back in 2005. Maeve has come a long way since then and we can’t wait to see what the future holds. In recent years …

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Sharon Horgan gets two Bafta nominations

The TV Baftas will take place on Sunday 13 May with Sue Perkins hosting the event. In 2014 it was Channel 4 sitcom ‘Catastrophe’ that sent Sharon Horgan‘s writing and performing career into A-list territory. The show has been a major success for Horgan and the show’s co-writer  / lead male actor, …

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New Tracey Beaker Book

It’s been 1991 since Jacqueline Wilson releases her book The Story of Tracy Beaker. It was a book about a 1o-year-old girl in a care home who was feisty, funny and fearless. It later became a very popular TV show starring Dani Harmer as Beaker. Jacqueline Wilson has now announced a brand new book …

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Is This The End Of Facts YouTube Channel?

With over 1.3 million subscribers Facts is one of  Ireland’s most popular Youtube Channels. Facts. is an Irish brand based in Dublin, Ireland. On their website this is how they describe themselves: We create short, entertaining videos for YouTube and Facebook with a focus on reacting to unusual foods, videos …

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Comedy Legend Sir Ken Dodd Has Died

Sir Ken Dodd passed away at the age of 90, two days after he married his long-term partner. He died at his home in Liverpool with his wife at his side. Dodd was known for his lengthy standup shows and his “tickling sticks”. “To my mind, he was one of the …

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Netflix Stand Up For the Women In Comedy

To celebrate International Women’s Day coming up this Thursday here is a list of fantastic female comedians which all have shows on Netflix. Some people may think it’s impossible to find a new favourite female comedian outside big names like Amy Schumer and Sarah Silverstein, however they can think again. Women like Ali …

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