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#Stand Up!

# stand-up - Friday 9 August, 2019

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

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

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

# stand-up - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Standing at work may not be as beneficial as some say

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

# stand-up - Monday 2 October, 2017

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

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

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

But, how?

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?’.”

# stand-up - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

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

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

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

# stand-up - Sunday 22 January, 2017

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

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

And he’s winning praise from all over.

# stand-up - Monday 28 November, 2016

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

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

“Oh Alan? He’s for the Church”

# stand-up - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

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

# stand-up - Saturday 28 November, 2015

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

… 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

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

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

In which I learn about the virtues of being silly.

# stand-up - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Make me a stand-up comedian: Week 2

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

# stand-up - Friday 18 September, 2015

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

# stand-up - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# stand-up - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

From The Daily Edge Stand-up destroys obnoxious heckler

Stand-up destroys obnoxious heckler

Who’s laughing now?

# stand-up - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Here's the proof that Peter Kay knows your life intimately Peter's O-kay This post contains videos

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

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

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?

We want to hear your story.

Student union launches campaign site targeting TDs and Senators Standup This post contains videos

Student union launches campaign site targeting TDs and Senators

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 This post contains images

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

Poznan! We thought we had something special going on…

# stand-up - Sunday 3 June, 2012

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

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

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 This post contains videos

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

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