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FAT CHANCERS on Tour

Lots of Laughs? Fat chance! Weight loss? Slim chance! Irish comedy fans are in for a double dose of laughs with the announcement by top Irish stand-ups Bernard O’Shea and Karl Spain of their first-ever joint tour, Fat Chancers, which comes to Vicar Street on 24th February courtesy of Aiken Promotions.  The pair …

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Nicky Byrne To Star In Bridget & Eamon

Season three of the Irish comedy will premiere September 19th on RTE 2.  It has been hinted that 2fm presenter Nicky Byrne will appear on the show in season four. The show creators Jennifer Zamparelli and Bernard O’Shea also co-host Breakfast Republic on 2FM which is followed by Nickys show. Stuffed …

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Cork Comedy Festival Is Back!

The line-up for Cork Comedy Fest 2017 is here! The second annual Cork Comedy Festival is up and flying with shows already selling out! Have you taken your pick yet? PJ Gallagher, Neil Delamere, Today FM’s Dermot & Dave, Bernard O’Shea, Deirdre O’Kane, Kevin McAleer, Lords of Strut, Chris Kent, Colin Murphy, Colm O’Regan, Apres Match’s Barry Murphy, …

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Laugh Out Loud In Aid of Temple Street

Ireland’s most loved comedians ‘stand up’ for sick kids in Temple Street Laugh Out Loud is back by popular demand in Vicar Street, Friday June 3oth – featuring Ireland’s top comedians. Laugh Out Loud comedy night for Temple Street is back on 30th June in Vicar Street! Ireland’s finest comedy …

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Bridget & Eamon in America!

Our favourite Irish TV comedy couple Bridget & Eamon have now landed on Amazon in America.  The original six episode series written by Jason Butler, Jennifer Zamparelli and Bernard O’Shea (latter pair also play the lead characters) was commissioned and broadcast on Irish channel RTE Two (grintage article here) and later …

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Al Porter Donates €10,000 To Comic Relief

Al Porter has very generously donated a huge €10,000 to Comic Relief.  In case you’ve been living under a rock and haven’t heard about the best comedy gig in Ireland… read about it here. Deirdre O’Kane has organised an amazing line up in aid of Comic relief in the 3 …

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Bridget and Eamon are going over seas

People around the world are loving Irish comedy.  Last year Mrs Brown’s Boys proved very successful around the world and just last week BBC3 picked up Stefanie Preissner’s Irish comedy-drama Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope.  Next up to go abroad is RTE comedy series Bridget and Eamon. The 1980’s Irish comedy has been created …

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WATCH: Bernard O’Shea LIVE

Now star of IFTA Award winning comedy Brigid & Eamon (RTE & UKTV) and RTE Two’s The Republic of Telly, the great Bernard O’Shea started in stand up. Here he is live at RTE Two’s THE LIFFEY LAUGH on stage in Vicar Street. For 100’s more stand up clips log …

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FESTIVAL: Halloween Comedy in Portlaoise

The Halloween Howls Festival at Kavanaghs Bar and Venue in Portlaoise runs from the 27th  to 31st October and features a brilliant comedy line up. Stars of the Big Screen, Televison and Radio bring their Comedy Razzmatazz to Portlaoise with one of the Country’s favourite Comedy Venues about to be …

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TV NEWS: RTE’s Bridget & Eamonn move to the UK

BRIDGET & EAMON has become the first fully funded RTE comedy to move to the UK. Congrats! The original six episode series written by Jason Butler, Jennifer Zamparelli and Bernard O’Shea was released last February. See our article here. The show started off as a comedy sketch segment on RTE 2’s Republic …

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