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# comedian - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

Former Saturday Night Live comic Norm Macdonald dies of cancer
# RIP
# RIP

Former Saturday Night Live comic Norm Macdonald dies of cancer

Sep 15th 2021, 7:28 AM 34,148 Views 12 Comments

He became known for his esoteric impressions.

# comedian - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Opinion: Ukraine elected a comedian and an actual rock star this year. So now what?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Ukraine elected a comedian and an actual rock star this year. So now what?

Jul 30th 2019, 7:00 AM 8,184 Views 17 Comments

“Despite a significant amount of new blood entering the political establishment, the old elites still have some sway,” writes Assistant Professor Tanya Lokot.

# comedian - Thursday 11 July, 2019

'One of the great entertainers of this era': Tributes paid as Brendan Grace dies aged 68
# RIP
# RIP

'One of the great entertainers of this era': Tributes paid as Brendan Grace dies aged 68

Updated Jul 11th 2019, 11:22 AM 208,975 Views 125 Comments

The hugely popular comedian was being treated for lung cancer.

# comedian - Friday 1 February, 2019

'Groundbreakingly brilliant' comedian Jeremy Hardy dies aged 57
# Mock The Week
# Mock The Week

'Groundbreakingly brilliant' comedian Jeremy Hardy dies aged 57

Feb 1st 2019, 10:53 AM 52,232 Views 10 Comments

Tributes have been paid to the comedian, who died earlier today.

# comedian - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Aisling Bea's quest to find the male version of 'mistress' has thrown up some gems
# Misteress
From The Daily Edge
# Misteress

Aisling Bea's quest to find the male version of 'mistress' has thrown up some gems

Sep 15th 2018, 2:00 PM 8,547 Views 3 Comments

It’s absolutely mad that we don’t have a word for it already.

# comedian - Monday 10 September, 2018

New PJ Gallagher show looks at when his mum moved 6 men with schizophrenia into the family home
# Madhouse
# Madhouse

New PJ Gallagher show looks at when his mum moved 6 men with schizophrenia into the family home

Sep 10th 2018, 6:30 PM 35,701 Views 17 Comments

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.

# comedian - Monday 6 August, 2018

7 Instagram pics of Aisling Bea doing the #WhoMadeMyClothes and #30Wears challenges
# Wee Miss Bea
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# Wee Miss Bea

7 Instagram pics of Aisling Bea doing the #WhoMadeMyClothes and #30Wears challenges

Aug 6th 2018, 8:00 PM 8,789 Views 1 Comment

All bow down to the Kween of Kildare.

# comedian - Friday 15 June, 2018

'Heartbreaking': Tributes paid to comedian who was killed as she walked home
# Australia
# Australia

'Heartbreaking': Tributes paid to comedian who was killed as she walked home

Jun 15th 2018, 1:04 PM 40,901 Views 0 Comments

Eurydice Dixon (22) was found dead in Melbourne.

# comedian - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

Michael McIntyre's car smashed with a hammer during moped robbery
# North London
# North London

Michael McIntyre's car smashed with a hammer during moped robbery

Jun 5th 2018, 8:12 AM 24,641 Views 43 Comments

A spokesperson for the comedian said he was “absolutely fine” and helping with the investigation.

# comedian - Monday 12 March, 2018

Legendary British comic Ken Dodd dies aged 90
# RIP
# RIP

Legendary British comic Ken Dodd dies aged 90

Mar 12th 2018, 7:18 AM 23,044 Views 30 Comments

Dodd passed away days after leaving hospital, his publicist said.

# comedian - Friday 12 January, 2018

Dublin comedian Joanne McNally turned up to the completely wrong place for her gig last night
# Oops
From The Daily Edge
# Oops

Dublin comedian Joanne McNally turned up to the completely wrong place for her gig last night

Jan 12th 2018, 9:00 PM 11,222 Views 6 Comments

So it turns out there are two Black Box theatres on this island. How about that?

# comedian - Saturday 4 November, 2017

'I idolised him': Aisling Bea writes powerful article about her father's suicide
# Hope
# Hope

'I idolised him': Aisling Bea writes powerful article about her father's suicide

Nov 4th 2017, 12:30 PM 50,573 Views 26 Comments

“I had been told how he adored me, how I was funny, just like him.”

# comedian - Monday 23 October, 2017

Facebook comedian Fabu-D was definitely the star of Blind Date Ireland last night
# Number Two Please
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# Number Two Please

Facebook comedian Fabu-D was definitely the star of Blind Date Ireland last night

Oct 23rd 2017, 9:11 AM 8,436 Views 0 Comments

He does a decent Tallaght impression.

# comedian - Monday 16 October, 2017

Irish comedian Sean Hughes has died aged 51
# RIP
# RIP

Irish comedian Sean Hughes has died aged 51

Oct 16th 2017, 12:24 PM 165,615 Views 61 Comments

The Irish comic was famous across the water for appearing on Channel 4 and BBC.

# comedian - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Comedian Jason Byrne avoids ban after pleading guilty to driving without a licence
# Roads
# Roads

Comedian Jason Byrne avoids ban after pleading guilty to driving without a licence

Sep 26th 2017, 6:43 PM 42,915 Views 47 Comments

Byrne was fined €500.

# comedian - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Comedy legend Jerry Lewis dies aged 91
# The Bellboy
# The Bellboy

Comedy legend Jerry Lewis dies aged 91

Aug 20th 2017, 8:18 PM 17,750 Views 25 Comments

In recent decades, Lewis had been plagued by health problems.

# comedian - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

The star of The Emoji Movie has rowed back on his comment that women are not as funny as men
# TJ MIller
From The Daily Edge
# TJ MIller

The star of The Emoji Movie has rowed back on his comment that women are not as funny as men

Jul 25th 2017, 7:21 PM 4,522 Views 18 Comments

“They’re taught to suppress their sense of humor during their formative years.”

# comedian - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Cosby trial opens with witness breaking down in tears on stand
# Philadelphia
# Philadelphia

Cosby trial opens with witness breaking down in tears on stand

Jun 6th 2017, 9:24 AM 13,575 Views 0 Comments

Witness Kelly Johnson claimed that Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted her in a Los Angeles hotel in 1996.

# comedian - Saturday 27 May, 2017

The female Muslim comedian tackling extremism by cracking jokes
# Hearts And Minds
# Hearts And Minds

The female Muslim comedian tackling extremism by cracking jokes

May 27th 2017, 8:00 PM 20,271 Views 38 Comments

“One woman came up to me after a show and said ‘are you for real, are you wearing this hijab for real?’.”

# comedian - Thursday 20 April, 2017

This tweet by an Australian comedian proves that Ireland can often be one massive stereotype
# Crisp Communion
From The Daily Edge
# Crisp Communion

This tweet by an Australian comedian proves that Ireland can often be one massive stereotype

Apr 20th 2017, 4:50 PM 13,468 Views 8 Comments

Darn it.

# comedian - Sunday 16 April, 2017

A cute 8-year-old comedian stunned Amanda Holden with a risqué joke on Britain's Got Talent
# Talking Dog
From The Daily Edge
# Talking Dog

A cute 8-year-old comedian stunned Amanda Holden with a risqué joke on Britain's Got Talent

Apr 16th 2017, 10:16 AM 10,282 Views 2 Comments

He only LOOKS cute.

# comedian - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Chappelle's Show star Charlie Murphy dies aged 57
# RIP
# RIP

Chappelle's Show star Charlie Murphy dies aged 57

Apr 12th 2017, 8:00 PM 37,059 Views 15 Comments

The comedian collaborated with his brother Eddie Murphy for films Norbert and Vampire in Brooklyn.

# comedian - Friday 7 April, 2017

Don Rickles, comedian and voice of Mr Potato Head, dies at 90
# The Merchant Of Venom
# The Merchant Of Venom

Don Rickles, comedian and voice of Mr Potato Head, dies at 90

Apr 7th 2017, 8:45 AM 11,417 Views 13 Comments

Rickles’ career spanned decades, he recently voiced Mr Potato Head in the Toy Story films.

# comedian - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Alison Spittle is making the sitcom about the Midlands we never knew we needed
# Nowhere Fast
From The Daily Edge
# Nowhere Fast

Alison Spittle is making the sitcom about the Midlands we never knew we needed

Mar 8th 2017, 2:43 PM 7,002 Views 2 Comments

The comedian says to expect “lots of drinking in fields”. Just what we like to hear.

# comedian - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

'When I told people I had cancer, because I'm a comedian I had to say I wasn't joking'
# Edwin Sammon
# Edwin Sammon

'When I told people I had cancer, because I'm a comedian I had to say I wasn't joking'

Feb 1st 2017, 8:00 PM 22,336 Views 16 Comments

We spoke to the comedian about his new show.

# comedian - Friday 6 January, 2017

Everyone fell in love with the new Tommy Tiernan Show on RTÉ last night
# Mystery Guests
From The Daily Edge
# Mystery Guests

Everyone fell in love with the new Tommy Tiernan Show on RTÉ last night

Jan 6th 2017, 7:36 AM 18,011 Views 8 Comments

“Calm down, it’s not Winning Streak lads”

# comedian - Friday 25 November, 2016

All Irish people in London will relate heavily to this lad's snarky tribute to the city
# A Hell Of A Town
From The Daily Edge
# A Hell Of A Town

All Irish people in London will relate heavily to this lad's snarky tribute to the city

Nov 25th 2016, 7:56 PM 9,949 Views 1 Comment

The glamour of it all!

# comedian - Thursday 27 October, 2016

11 times Aisling Bea was just really f**king funny
# Omgwaca
From The Daily Edge
# Omgwaca

11 times Aisling Bea was just really f**king funny

Oct 27th 2016, 6:00 PM 19,184 Views 11 Comments

She’s a gas ticket.

# comedian - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Al Porter introduced the whole country to Tallaght's treasured North Park spice box
# Spice Box
From The Daily Edge
# Spice Box

Al Porter introduced the whole country to Tallaght's treasured North Park spice box

Oct 12th 2016, 11:46 AM 11,193 Views 7 Comments

Everyone fell in love with the comedian on last night’s Living With Lucy.

# comedian - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

12 times Dylan Moran was really f**king funny
# Funk Soul Brother
From The Daily Edge
# Funk Soul Brother

12 times Dylan Moran was really f**king funny

Sep 21st 2016, 2:54 PM 18,620 Views 5 Comments

<3 u, Dylan.

# comedian - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

"Of course I'm going to save my brother's life" - Irish comedian on donating his kidney
# Jarlath Regan
# Jarlath Regan

"Of course I'm going to save my brother's life" - Irish comedian on donating his kidney

Aug 24th 2016, 5:06 PM 32,615 Views 22 Comments

“My brother rang me and said ‘Jar would you come over and test to see if you’re a match?’”

# comedian - Thursday 18 August, 2016

This comedian's Rose of Tralee makeup tutorial is brilliantly cynical
# Comedian
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# Comedian

This comedian's Rose of Tralee makeup tutorial is brilliantly cynical

Aug 18th 2016, 9:58 AM 4,054 Views 3 Comments

Sure throw on some freckles.

# comedian - Monday 8 August, 2016

Comedian Bill Burr slagged off rashers on his podcast after a visit to Dublin
# Bacon Not Rashers
From The Daily Edge
# Bacon Not Rashers

Comedian Bill Burr slagged off rashers on his podcast after a visit to Dublin

Aug 8th 2016, 8:22 AM 7,603 Views 5 Comments

Ouch.

# comedian - Thursday 4 August, 2016

This comedian's Humans of Dublin story about his mammy is so heartwarming
# Humans Of Dublin
From The Daily Edge
# Humans Of Dublin

This comedian's Humans of Dublin story about his mammy is so heartwarming

Aug 4th 2016, 8:25 PM 6,057 Views 0 Comments

“She fought tooth and nail for me”.

# comedian - Monday 18 July, 2016

An Irish comedian had a great response to this begrudging Pokémon sign
# Bitter Killjoys
From The Daily Edge
# Bitter Killjoys

An Irish comedian had a great response to this begrudging Pokémon sign

Jul 18th 2016, 1:51 PM 9,512 Views 10 Comments

“This is awesome! Now go and catch as many f**king Pokémon as you can”

# comedian - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

This Cork comedian perfectly summed up all mams' holiday lectures
# Going On Holiday
From The Daily Edge
# Going On Holiday

This Cork comedian perfectly summed up all mams' holiday lectures

May 18th 2016, 7:42 AM 5,052 Views 1 Comment

“I’m sure your dad said there was a tour or something”, “you don’t have to go out every night”.

# comedian - Saturday 16 April, 2016

This Dublin comedian's gas celebrity impressions are going super viral on Facebook
# Al Foran
From The Daily Edge
# Al Foran

This Dublin comedian's gas celebrity impressions are going super viral on Facebook

Apr 16th 2016, 4:15 PM 6,662 Views 5 Comments

Conor McGregor, Robert DeNiro, Eddie Murphy…

# comedian - Monday 11 April, 2016

This prankster mortified commuters by reading highly NSFW 'books' on the train
# Slut Shaming Your Baby
From The Daily Edge
# Slut Shaming Your Baby

This prankster mortified commuters by reading highly NSFW 'books' on the train

Apr 11th 2016, 3:05 PM 9,149 Views 0 Comments

‘This Book Has A Camera In It And Google Is Taking Your Photo With It’.

# comedian - Monday 21 March, 2016

Amy Schumer left a whopper $1000 tip for a bartender in New York
# Hey Big Spender
From The Daily Edge
# Hey Big Spender

Amy Schumer left a whopper $1000 tip for a bartender in New York

Mar 21st 2016, 7:44 PM 9,172 Views 3 Comments

Lob a few euros our way, will you Amy?

# comedian - Friday 15 January, 2016

Mourners that attended funeral of Polish man who died on Christmas Day praised by ambassador
# Coming Together
# Coming Together

Mourners that attended funeral of Polish man who died on Christmas Day praised by ambassador

Jan 15th 2016, 9:36 AM 16,962 Views 23 Comments

Marek Skiba’s funeral was attended by hundred of mourners this week.

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