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HALF A MILLION VIEWS FOR CORK COMIC ….

It must be a dream when a young Irish comic is invited to perform on the Michael McIntyre Roadshow in Dublin and then a few years later their 6 minute plus set is viewed by close to 500,000 people.  Well that’s what happened to Cork born comedian Keith Farnan. His brilliant take on what it …

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The World According To Michael Mee (in Dublin 8)

As an ex-lawyer Michael Mee swapped the stand for the stage to the delight of comedy audiences around Ireland and the UK. Now the ‘Woody Allen with a Cork brogue’ is bringing his show to The Harbour Playhouse in Dublin 8. Previously a law lecturer Mee has appeared on such shows such as …

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5 Irish Comedy Books To Buy For Christmas

It’s the holiday season and maybe like us you buy comedy books for others – and then at the last minute find excuses to keep them. Either way to make your yuletide gift giving easier, we’ve put together in random order 5 of the best new Irish comedy books for you to buy when …

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When Conan O’Brien pulled the perfect pint …

Conan O’Brien is one of the most recognizable Irish-American comedians (along with his cousin Dennis Leary) and has visited Ireland several times over the years. Born to an Irish Catholic family in Massachusetts, he was a staff writer on The Simpsons, Saturday Night Live and later emerged as one of the most successful …

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Why is there no Moone Boy film in 2016?

When you want to get information about one of the best shows on television, nothing beats getting the inside scoop from one of the main actors. Speaking to Goss.ie about a potential film for the hit Sky One comedy Moone Boy, O’Kane says that while they’re all keen to do it (including Sky) it …

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Dylan Moran: Black Books Isn’t Returning, But…

Meath man Dylan Moran started performing in a male/female double act in Dublin circa 1991 and made his first solo TV appearance in the final of the Late Late Show Tennants Comedy Search a year later. For the record, another finalist was  Belfast based student Patrick Kielty but the judges (including actor Pat Shortt …

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