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Highest-grossing film in Ireland of 2016

The Irish love to have a laugh and 2016 highest-grossing film at the Irish box office was a comedy. 2016 brought us some brilliant films including Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Finding Dory, The Secret Life Of Pets, The Jungle Book and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Even after all …

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Real Housewives of ISIS comedy?

A BBC satirical sketch called ‘Real Housewives of ISIS‘ has been released and it has caused huge controversy. The two minute sketch is based on British women who have left the UK to join ISIS. It shows the housewives discussing what to wear to a beheading and arguing about wearing matching …

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Conor McGregor is becoming a Jockey!

Conor McGregor’s got a big announcement. Seeking a new challenge, he proclaims to the press that he will win the Pegasus World Cup Invitational. Will Conor become a world-class jockey with the help of his trainer Jon Lovitz? Could he win the biggest ever purse in race history, 12 million …

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The Comedy Greats We Lost in 2016

“I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it’s the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It’s probably the most important thing in a person.” – Audrey Hepburn Thankfully 2016 is over. We lost many great people, the most popular being David …

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R.I.P Ricky Harris

Ricky Harris has passed away at the age of 54 on December 26th 2016. Ricky was an actor, producer and brilliant comedian. He earned the admiration throughout hip-hop and comedy communities. The comedian first became known after appearing on HBO’s Def Comedy Jam in the 1990s. Since then he has …

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ARE YOU THE NEXT IRISH COMEDY WEBSTAR?

in 2016 Colleen Ballinger-Evans’ tone-deaf, egotistical, self-absorbed YouTube character “Miranda” swore that she was born famous …. Well, finally, Miranda got her big break with her own Netflix TV show and world tour. What we here in grintage want to know is whether there is an Irish male or female performer; duo or new sketch …

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READ – PLOTTING YOUR TV SITCOM

Is your New Year’s resolution to finally sit down and write that award winning TV sitcom? And if you do why not send to us? We’ll read and report back for free. Some new grintage followers have been asking about more articles on writing comedy. Remember the Search button on …

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BINGE WATCH – Euros 2016

We all enjoyed Ireland in France at the Euros in July 2016 … and not sure if the World Cup in Russia in 2018 has the same allure?  But we did post a few goodies …. Firstly if you don’t have a clue about soccer here is Emma’s guide to …

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