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# stand-up - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Stockdale, McCloskey, Herring back to fire Ulster's European bid From The42

Stockdale, McCloskey, Herring back to fire Ulster's European bid

Dec 10th 2020, 12:17 PM 6,127 Views 15 Comments

Iain Henderson’s injury is a major blow but Ulster look primed for Toulouse battle.

# stand-up - Friday 9 August, 2019

'A girl of African origin had a banana rubbed into her face': NTA launches new anti-racism campaign
# Racism In Ireland
# Racism In Ireland

'A girl of African origin had a banana rubbed into her face': NTA launches new anti-racism campaign

Aug 9th 2019, 1:51 PM 43,002 Views 60 Comments

A new anti-racist campaign was launched at Heuston station where trains, the Luas, and Dublin Bus operate from.

# stand-up - Monday 26 November, 2018

Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness is coming to Dublin to do stand-up - here's everything you need to know
# Can You Believe
From The Daily Edge
# Can You Believe

Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness is coming to Dublin to do stand-up - here's everything you need to know

Nov 26th 2018, 11:12 AM 4,467 Views 0 Comments

All things *truly* keep getting better.

# stand-up - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Standing at work may not be as beneficial as some say
# Standing Up
# Standing Up

Standing at work may not be as beneficial as some say

Mar 3rd 2018, 9:45 AM 18,864 Views 15 Comments

The change “does not have an effect on mental alertness”.

# stand-up - Monday 2 October, 2017

'Stuart is obviously going to be like, 'shit, what have I done?' I think mentally, that hit him' From The42

'Stuart is obviously going to be like, 'shit, what have I done?' I think mentally, that hit him'

Oct 2nd 2017, 5:07 PM 16,425 Views 6 Comments

Stephen Ferris says Ulster’s defeat to Zebre was ‘unacceptable’, but fancies them to take Wasps on Friday week.

# stand-up - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Some babies can stand at four months old
# On Your Feet Now
# On Your Feet Now

Some babies can stand at four months old

May 27th 2017, 9:15 PM 41,036 Views 24 Comments

But, how?

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 20,264 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?’.”

# stand-up - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Two TDs say they will break Dáil rules and refuse to stand during the daily prayer
# Holy Words
# Holy Words

Two TDs say they will break Dáil rules and refuse to stand during the daily prayer

May 2nd 2017, 3:36 PM 39,543 Views 188 Comments

It’s proposed a 30-second moment of silence will take place after the daily prayer.

# stand-up - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Barca president accused of going into hiding after PSG humiliation
# Keeping The Head Down
From The42
# Keeping The Head Down

Barca president accused of going into hiding after PSG humiliation

Feb 16th 2017, 2:07 PM 4,356 Views 2 Comments

Former Camp Nou chief Joan Laporta has launched a scathing attack on the current man at the helm.

# stand-up - Sunday 22 January, 2017

Aziz Ansari went in on Donald Trump with his Saturday Night Live monologue
# Get Up Stand Up
From The Daily Edge
# Get Up Stand Up

Aziz Ansari went in on Donald Trump with his Saturday Night Live monologue

Jan 22nd 2017, 2:08 PM 6,364 Views 1 Comment

And he’s winning praise from all over.

# stand-up - Monday 28 November, 2016

14 times Al Porter was just really f**king funny
# Straight Outta Tallaght
From The Daily Edge
# Straight Outta Tallaght

14 times Al Porter was just really f**king funny

Nov 28th 2016, 9:25 PM 16,301 Views 7 Comments

“Oh Alan? He’s for the Church”

# stand-up - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

The French fans have started singing 'Stand Up For The French Police' at the Euros
# Coybib
From The Daily Edge
# Coybib

The French fans have started singing 'Stand Up For The French Police' at the Euros

Jun 28th 2016, 11:17 AM 8,361 Views 2 Comments

The Irish legacy lives on.

# stand-up - Saturday 28 November, 2015

Make me a stand-up comedian: Two weeks until my first comedy gig
# Don't Make Me Laugh
# Don't Make Me Laugh

Make me a stand-up comedian: Two weeks until my first comedy gig

Nov 28th 2015, 7:00 PM 8,266 Views 31 Comments

… And I got to do my first run-through of my set. Here’s how it went.

# stand-up - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Make me a stand-up comedian: Getting your inner critic to shut up isn't easy
# Comedian
# Comedian

Make me a stand-up comedian: Getting your inner critic to shut up isn't easy

Nov 21st 2015, 7:00 PM 7,084 Views 17 Comments

This week, I gave some of my routine a go. Well, sort of.

# stand-up - Sunday 25 October, 2015

Make me a stand-up comedian: Week 4
# Don't Make Me Laugh
# Don't Make Me Laugh

Make me a stand-up comedian: Week 4

Oct 25th 2015, 5:30 PM 8,313 Views 11 Comments

In which a temporary new teacher puts us on our toes.

# stand-up - Saturday 17 October, 2015

Make me a stand-up comedian: Week 3
# Don't Make Me Laugh
# Don't Make Me Laugh

Make me a stand-up comedian: Week 3

Oct 17th 2015, 10:30 AM 6,328 Views 16 Comments

In which I learn about the virtues of being silly.

# stand-up - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Make me a stand-up comedian: Week 2
# Don't Make Me Laugh
# Don't Make Me Laugh

Make me a stand-up comedian: Week 2

Oct 10th 2015, 9:30 AM 9,614 Views 18 Comments

Is it bad to be ‘overthinking girl’? That’s what I’m wondering this week.

# stand-up - Friday 18 September, 2015

Here's what happened when an Irish comedian strapped a GoPro to his head during a gig
# First Person
From The Daily Edge
# First Person

Here's what happened when an Irish comedian strapped a GoPro to his head during a gig

Sep 18th 2015, 9:13 AM 2,986 Views 0 Comments

A brave man.

# stand-up - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

"Stand-up is king - nothing comes close to it" - a quick chat with comedian Alison Spittle
# Funny Ha Ha
# Funny Ha Ha

"Stand-up is king - nothing comes close to it" - a quick chat with comedian Alison Spittle

Apr 8th 2015, 4:03 PM 6,068 Views 0 Comments

On dream gigs, comedy moving online and how the audience is a little like a family with an PlayStation…

# stand-up - Monday 30 March, 2015

Disabled comedian's powerful response to being bullied on television is going viral
# BULLIED
From The Daily Edge
# BULLIED

Disabled comedian's powerful response to being bullied on television is going viral

Mar 30th 2015, 7:30 PM 4,761 Views 0 Comments

Damienne Merlina was called “fat” and “annoying” in another comic’s stand-up special.

# stand-up - Sunday 15 March, 2015

"I'm not saying I'm any funnier. I'm saying weed is now legal" - Obama plays joker-in-chief
# Joint Chief
# Joint Chief

"I'm not saying I'm any funnier. I'm saying weed is now legal" - Obama plays joker-in-chief

Mar 15th 2015, 12:30 PM 22,564 Views 13 Comments

The US President was speaking at the glitzy Gridiron Club banquet.

# stand-up - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Joan Rivers "stable" in New York hospital - reports
# Hospitalised
# Hospitalised

Joan Rivers "stable" in New York hospital - reports

Aug 28th 2014, 7:44 PM 28,846 Views 75 Comments

The stand-up reportedly suffered complications during a medical procedure.

# stand-up - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Life without Johnny Doyle and Daniel Flynn - 'time for others to step up'
# Stand Up!
From The42
# Stand Up!

Life without Johnny Doyle and Daniel Flynn - 'time for others to step up'

Jun 4th 2014, 6:45 AM 2,728 Views 0 Comments

Kildare have lost Daniel Flynn to the AFL and John Doyle to retirement as they look to rebuild their team for the 2014 season.

# stand-up - Saturday 24 May, 2014

The science-backed reason you should watch stand-up comedy before a meeting
# All The Lols
# All The Lols

The science-backed reason you should watch stand-up comedy before a meeting

May 24th 2014, 4:30 PM 7,287 Views 5 Comments

Nope, it’s not a waste of your time, it’s training you to be more cognitively flexible (tell your boss!).

# stand-up - Monday 10 March, 2014

Column: It's unrealistic to expect oppression to disappear overnight, but we now have hope
# Standing Up
# Standing Up

Column: It's unrealistic to expect oppression to disappear overnight, but we now have hope

Mar 10th 2014, 8:00 AM 76 Views 42 Comments

Important debates about gay rights have taken place in Ireland and the world in the past few months, leading young people to feel more valued, more included and more heard, writes David Carroll.

# stand-up - Friday 8 November, 2013

Stand-up destroys obnoxious heckler From The Daily Edge

Stand-up destroys obnoxious heckler

Nov 8th 2013, 4:55 PM 8,880 Views 9 Comments

Who’s laughing now?

# stand-up - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Here's the proof that Peter Kay knows your life intimately
# Peter's O-kay
From The Daily Edge
# Peter's O-kay

Here's the proof that Peter Kay knows your life intimately

Jul 2nd 2013, 8:00 PM 2,150 Views 1 Comment

Let’s give the birthday boy some props.

# stand-up - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Column: Croke Park talks show there is no ease up on austerity
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Croke Park talks show there is no ease up on austerity

Feb 24th 2013, 8:15 AM 14 Views 110 Comments

Trumpeting their success with the promissory note last week, up against the unions this week. We are not out of the woods yet, not by a long shot, writes Kieran Allen.

# stand-up - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Over to you: Have you ever been bullied?
# You Tell Us
# You Tell Us

Over to you: Have you ever been bullied?

Oct 31st 2012, 7:30 PM 8,995 Views 0 Comments

We want to hear your story.

Student union launches campaign site targeting TDs and Senators
# Standup
# Standup

Student union launches campaign site targeting TDs and Senators

Oct 31st 2012, 7:52 AM 5,170 Views 50 Comments

The site features information on the cost of college and encourages students, parents and businesspeople to contact their local politicians to voice their opposition to fees and cuts.

# stand-up - Monday 9 July, 2012

Is Poznan cheating on us? Zagreb got the 'thank you' posters too
# Poznań
# Poznań

Is Poznan cheating on us? Zagreb got the 'thank you' posters too

Jul 9th 2012, 11:47 AM 14,862 Views 41 Comments

Poznan! We thought we had something special going on…

# stand-up - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jun 3rd 2012, 11:00 AM 74 Views 0 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web…

# stand-up - Friday 20 May, 2011

Anti-homophobic bullying ad hits half-million views mark on YouTube
# Homophobia
# Homophobia

Anti-homophobic bullying ad hits half-million views mark on YouTube

May 20th 2011, 2:11 PM 1,861 Views 0 Comments

Group behind StandUp! campaign now speaking to Government on commitment to targeting bullying of gay, lesbian and transgender young people.