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Donncha O’Callaghan & Comedy Star Mario Rosenstock Team Up To Present TV3’s Clubhouse

That’s a laugh!! Funny rugby hero Donncha O’Callaghan & comedy star Mario Rosenstock presents TV3’s new series Clubhouse .. starts Thursday, Feb 1st. TV3’s Clubhouse is back and this time hosted by award-winning comedy actor Mario Rosenstock and one of Ireland’s best-loved sporting heroes Donncha O’Callaghan. Packed with chat, action and humour, the hour-long show wraps …

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Ted Talk: Comedy As A Creative

Elise brings to light the processes behind humour and how it relates to creativity! Elise Kramer is a visiting professor in the Anthropology Department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She examines the use of humor in language and applies theories of humor, or why we find things funny, …

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How To Be An Irish Barman

Ciarán Kavanagh is a barman in Gravediggers in Dublin, a pub that is known for it’s Guinness.  He joined Dermot & Dave for their #AskMeAnything series, where the lads fire questions from listeners at someone with an interesting job. He revealed the secrets of how to be an Irish barman. He tells …

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Young Offenders Chris Walley Lands West End Role

STAR OF ‘THE YOUNG OFFENDERS’ CHRIS WALLEY LANDS MAJOR WEST END ROLE Chris Walley, star of smash-hit feature film and upcoming TV series The Young Offenders, has landed a major role in a new production in London’s West End.  Walley will play the part of Davey in Martin McDonagh’s pitch-black comedy ‘The Lieutenant …

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The Ballad of Lidl & Aldi

Mick MacConnell sings about shopping in Lidl & Aldi………. Written & performed by singer/songwriter Mick MacConnell (Only Our Rivers Run Free) at a  mighty session in John B. Keane’s Bar, Listowel, County Kerry.   Mickey McConnell is from a very musical family in Ballinaleck in Co Fermanagh. His brother is …

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You Can Now Enter The Annual HollyShorts Film Festival

The HollyShorts Film Festival in August 2018 is open for submissions. They are devoted to showcasing the best and brightest short films of 40 minutes or less from around the globe. Early Bird deadline is 7 February 2018. Click here for more 14th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival: August 9-18, 2018 SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN Description: …

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Calling All Comedy & Rugby Fans Who Act

Ali Coffey Casting are doing a new ad campaign and are looking for actual RUGBY FANS as well as ACTORS/PERFORMERS who are good with comedy.    The rugby fans don’t have to have acting experience – they just need to be up for a laugh and shouldn’t be camera shy.    …

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Irish Comedy Books Out Now

New Years Resolution, read more books? Here is some of the best comedy books that were released in 2017. Wiki Beaks  His new book Wiki Beaks is said to be a parody on tell-all giving the ‘shock factor’ with Penguin publishing.  The book even claims Mother Theresa is still alive and owns a …

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