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Racists Against Redheads

A complaint was made against the RTE comedy Bridget & Eamon about being racist.  The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland received a complaint over a “racist” comment towards redheads. Bridget & Eamon  are a typical unhappily married 80’s Irish couple (played by Jennifer Maguire & Bernard O’Shea). They live somewhere in …

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Male Comedy Actors: This Is Your Chance

Ali Coffey casting are looking for a fun commercial campaign and are looking for MALE comedic actors aged 34-40.  Very nice fee if cast. They are particularly looking for men with regional or neutral accents for this one. They just shouldn’t be recognisably Dublin. He likely won’t be over 6ft …

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Top 10 Most Hilarious Modern Comedy Duos

Collaboration is everything in the business of comedy. For this list, we’re looking at the funniest comedy duos that write and perform their own work. So performers likes Seth Rogen & James Franco are disqualified. We’re also limiting our list to modern times, meaning classic duos such as Cheech & Chong, Laurel & Hardy or Abbott & Costello …

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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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