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# Comedian

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# Comedian
Joe Lycett reveals the £10,000 he appeared to shred in David Beckham-Qatar protest was fake
The comedian previously threatened to destroy the money unless David Beckham reneged on his deal with Qatar 2022.
# volodymyr zelensky
Zelensky’s unlikely journey from comedian to Ukrainian hero
The comedian actually became president after starring in a TV show about a teacher who seeks office after becoming fed up with corrupt politicians.
All time
Former Saturday Night Live comic Norm Macdonald dies of cancer
He became known for his esoteric impressions.
Opinion: Ukraine elected a comedian and an actual rock star this year. So now what?
“Despite a significant amount of new blood entering the political establishment, the old elites still have some sway,” writes Assistant Professor Tanya Lokot.
'One of the great entertainers of this era': Tributes paid as Brendan Grace dies aged 68
The hugely popular comedian was being treated for lung cancer.
# mock the week
'Groundbreakingly brilliant' comedian Jeremy Hardy dies aged 57
Tributes have been paid to the comedian, who died earlier today.
# misteress
Aisling Bea's quest to find the male version of 'mistress' has thrown up some gems
It’s absolutely mad that we don’t have a word for it already.
# Madhouse
New PJ Gallagher show looks at when his mum moved 6 men with schizophrenia into the family home
It was part of a move to get people out of institutions and into the community. The story is explored in the new show Madhouse.
# wee miss bea
7 Instagram pics of Aisling Bea doing the #WhoMadeMyClothes and #30Wears challenges
All bow down to the Kween of Kildare.
# Australia
'Heartbreaking': Tributes paid to comedian who was killed as she walked home
Eurydice Dixon (22) was found dead in Melbourne.
# North London
Michael McIntyre's car smashed with a hammer during moped robbery
A spokesperson for the comedian said he was “absolutely fine” and helping with the investigation.
Legendary British comic Ken Dodd dies aged 90
Dodd passed away days after leaving hospital, his publicist said.
# Oops
Dublin comedian Joanne McNally turned up to the completely wrong place for her gig last night
So it turns out there are two Black Box theatres on this island. How about that?
# Hope
'I idolised him': Aisling Bea writes powerful article about her father's suicide
“I had been told how he adored me, how I was funny, just like him.”
# number two please
Facebook comedian Fabu-D was definitely the star of Blind Date Ireland last night
He does a decent Tallaght impression.
Irish comedian Sean Hughes has died aged 51
The Irish comic was famous across the water for appearing on Channel 4 and BBC.
# Roads
Comedian Jason Byrne avoids ban after pleading guilty to driving without a licence
Byrne was fined €500.
# The Bellboy
Comedy legend Jerry Lewis dies aged 91
In recent decades, Lewis had been plagued by health problems.
# TJ MIller
The star of The Emoji Movie has rowed back on his comment that women are not as funny as men
“They’re taught to suppress their sense of humor during their formative years.”
# Philadelphia
Cosby trial opens with witness breaking down in tears on stand
Witness Kelly Johnson claimed that Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted her in a Los Angeles hotel in 1996.
# hearts and minds
The female Muslim comedian tackling extremism by cracking jokes
“One woman came up to me after a show and said ‘are you for real, are you wearing this hijab for real?’.”
# crisp communion
This tweet by an Australian comedian proves that Ireland can often be one massive stereotype
Darn it.
# talking Dog
A cute 8-year-old comedian stunned Amanda Holden with a risqué joke on Britain's Got Talent
He only LOOKS cute.
Chappelle's Show star Charlie Murphy dies aged 57
The comedian collaborated with his brother Eddie Murphy for films Norbert and Vampire in Brooklyn.
# The Merchant of Venom
Don Rickles, comedian and voice of Mr Potato Head, dies at 90
Rickles’ career spanned decades, he recently voiced Mr Potato Head in the Toy Story films.
# nowhere fast
Alison Spittle is making the sitcom about the Midlands we never knew we needed
The comedian says to expect “lots of drinking in fields”. Just what we like to hear.
# edwin sammon
'When I told people I had cancer, because I'm a comedian I had to say I wasn't joking'
We spoke to the comedian about his new show.
# mystery guests
Everyone fell in love with the new Tommy Tiernan Show on RTÉ last night
“Calm down, it’s not Winning Streak lads”
# a hell of a town
All Irish people in London will relate heavily to this lad's snarky tribute to the city
The glamour of it all!
# omgwaca
11 times Aisling Bea was just really f**king funny
She’s a gas ticket.
# spice box
Al Porter introduced the whole country to Tallaght's treasured North Park spice box
Everyone fell in love with the comedian on last night’s Living With Lucy.
# funk soul brother
12 times Dylan Moran was really f**king funny
<3 u, Dylan.
# Jarlath regan
"Of course I'm going to save my brother's life" - Irish comedian on donating his kidney
“My brother rang me and said ‘Jar would you come over and test to see if you’re a match?’”
# Comedian
This comedian's Rose of Tralee makeup tutorial is brilliantly cynical
Sure throw on some freckles.
# bacon not rashers
Comedian Bill Burr slagged off rashers on his podcast after a visit to Dublin
# humans of dublin
This comedian's Humans of Dublin story about his mammy is so heartwarming
“She fought tooth and nail for me”.
# bitter killjoys
An Irish comedian had a great response to this begrudging Pokémon sign
“This is awesome! Now go and catch as many f**king Pokémon as you can”
# going on holiday
This Cork comedian perfectly summed up all mams' holiday lectures
“I’m sure your dad said there was a tour or something”, “you don’t have to go out every night”.
# al foran
This Dublin comedian's gas celebrity impressions are going super viral on Facebook
Conor McGregor, Robert DeNiro, Eddie Murphy…
# slut shaming your baby
This prankster mortified commuters by reading highly NSFW 'books' on the train
‘This Book Has A Camera In It And Google Is Taking Your Photo With It’.