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NUIG Comedy Soc Will Give You Some January Laughs

‘Our poster refers to January blues with ‘blues’ crossed out and replaced with ‘January laughs’ If you are feeling the January blues then NUIG Comedy Soc may have the solution. The NUIG Comedy Soc have teamed up with Bank of Ireland are bringing Galway a brilliant line up this week. There is …

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New Army Comedy From The Creator Of Mrs Brown’s Boys

Brendan O’Carroll is trying something a bit different than the beloved Mrs Brown’s Boys. Brendan O’Carroll is developing a comedy set amid peacekeeping forces in Lebanon. The show is being developed for the BBC and follows Irish army peacekeepers on active service in Lebanon in the 1980s. Researching for the show O’Carroll …

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Irish Comedy Gig Guide Of 2019

Here are some of the best comedy gigs around Ireland in 2019.  January 3 – April 26 Pat Shortt: Hey! Following the sell-out successes of ‘The Hall’, ‘Selfie’ and ‘How’s Tings?’ and fresh from starring roles in the hit play ‘A Skull In Connemara’ and the film ‘The Belly of The …

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Best Comedians Songs Of 2018

The best of comedians doing comedy with songs in 2018. Cat Cohen’s “Origin Story” is not only a great intro to her cabaret take on comedy, but it also “explains” why she got into comedy in the first place. MY ORIGIN STORY pic.twitter.com/gt4MAiMnzZ — Catherine Cohen (@catccohen) March 10, 2018 …

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Curb Your Enthusiasm Bob Einstein Has Passed Away

Bob Einstein has passed away at the age of 76.  Einstein was best known for starring as Marty Funkhouser in satirical comedy Curb Your Enthusiasm.   Fellow actor and comedian Albert Brooks wrote on Twitter: R.I.P. My dear brother Bob Einstein. A great brother, father and husband. A brilliantly funny man. You …

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Billy Connolly States His Life is “Slipping Away”

At the start of December, Billy Connolly announced his retirement from live comedy, now he has admitted his life is ‘slipping away’. During the BBC documentary series Made In Scotland, Connolly discussed his Parkinson’s disease and admitted he is “near the end” and life is “slipping away”. In the documentary the …

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A Tribute to Actress & Director Penny Marshall

One of the most successful female directors, Penny Marshall has passed away at the age of 75.  Cardiopulmonary failure is listed on the document as the primary cause of death, with cardiovascular disease and type one diabetes as underlying causes. As an actress, Penny Marshall was one half of comedy duo …

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