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Irish stand-up comedy is tired and wants a lie-down. The sorry decline of a once [...]

Irish stand-up comedy is tired and wants a lie-down. The sorry decline of a once [...]

Irish stand-up comedy is tired and wants a lie-down. The sorry decline of a once mighty cultural force is a big subject, worthy of vigorous inquiry and discuss [...] Read full article: Irish stand-up comedy is tired and wants...→

Irish stand-up comedy is tired and wants a lie-down. The sorry decline of a once [...]

Irish stand-up comedy is tired and wants a lie-down. The sorry decline of a once [...]

Irish stand-up comedy is tired and wants a lie-down. The sorry decline of a once mighty cultural force is a big subject, worthy of vigorous inquiry and discuss [...] Read full article: Irish stand-up comedy is tired and wants...→

Scottish council stand firm over Irish Catholic sectarian street slur row

Scottish council stand firm over Irish Catholic sectarian street slur row

Call It Out vowed to take its complaint to the Scottish Government if East Dunbartonshire Council refuses to remove “Taig” from the names in Kirkintilloch. Read full article: Scottish council stand firm over Irish C...→

Pair to stand trial over alleged £300k Irish Football Association fraud

Pair to stand trial over alleged £300k Irish Football Association fraud

A man and woman are to stand trial in connection with an alleged fraud of nearly £300,000 from the Irish Football Association. Read full article: Pair to stand trial over alleged £300k I...→

Shane Lowry bemoans 'comedy of errors' in Irish Open round one and backs Galgorm to hold its own

Shane Lowry bemoans 'comedy of errors' in Irish Open round one and backs Galgorm to hold its own

Shane Lowry knows he needs a big second round performance to make it through to the weekend at the Irish Open after a 'comedy of errors' in the opening round. Read full article: Shane Lowry bemoans 'comedy of errors' i...→

Careful Boris! Brexit gamble could DESTROY hopes of US deal - Irish-Americans stand firm

Careful Boris! Brexit gamble could DESTROY hopes of US deal - Irish-Americans stand firm

BORIS JOHNSON has been warned a lucrative trade deal with the US could be torpedoed if any new legisation overriding the Brexit withdrawal agreement breaches t [...] Read full article: Careful Boris! Brexit gamble could DESTR...→

Stand Comedy Club starts redundancy process as big-name comics demand Scottish Government to intervene

Frankie Boyle, Kevin Bridges, Limmy and Fern Brady are among the comics leading calls for a Scottish Government bail-out of The Stand Comedy Club - as it emerg [...] Read full article: Stand Comedy Club starts redundancy proc...→

To stop comedy clubs from dying, audiences need to stand up and be counted

To stop comedy clubs from dying, audiences need to stand up and be counted

THERE’S that bit in Jurassic Park when Jeff Goldblum, simultaneously weird and hot, says: “Life will find . . . a . . . way.” Well, that’s what the past few we [...] Read full article: To stop comedy clubs from dying, audienc...→

Mick McDermott: I was right to stand by extra-time rules for Irish Cup semi-finals

Mick McDermott: I was right to stand by extra-time rules for Irish Cup semi-finals

Mick McDermott has declared that he has no regrets about being the only manager of the four clubs in the Irish Cup semi-finals to insist on extra-time. Read full article: Mick McDermott: I was right to stand by ...→

It's right for Irish League football to stand with society in coronavirus battle, says David Jeffrey

It's right for Irish League football to stand with society in coronavirus battle, says David Jeffrey

David Jeffrey believes the Irish League has a significant role to play in defeating coronavirus as a ban on supporters attending matches is about to kick in. Read full article: It's right for Irish League football to ...→

Shappi Khorsandi: I’m getting used to online comedy – but miss everything about doing live stand-up

Shappi Khorsandi: I’m getting used to online comedy – but miss everything about doing live stand-up

Virtual gigs are very different. Leaving my pyjama bottoms on during a show is no match for the buzz of walking into the club or the theatre Read full article: Shappi Khorsandi: I’m getting used to on...→

Stand Comedy Club begins redundancy process with staff

The Stand Comedy Club, with venues in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle, has put more than half of its 65-strong workforce on notice of redundancy once furlough [...] Read full article: Stand Comedy Club begins redundancy proc...→

It Was All a Lie review: Trump as symptom not cause of Republican decline

It Was All a Lie review: Trump as symptom not cause of Republican decline

A consultant for Bush and Romney laments the fate of his party and sees heavy defeat as the best medicine to hope for Read full article: It Was All a Lie review: Trump as sympto...→

Billy Connolly takes massive earnings drop since retiring from stand-up comedy

Billy Connolly takes massive earnings drop since retiring from stand-up comedy

Accounts for the Big Yin's Rambling Man company show the legendary comic still has more than £2.3m in the bank. Read full article: Billy Connolly takes massive earnings dr...→

Prince Harry's joke about being with 100 women exposed amid stand up comedy plan

Prince Harry's joke about being with 100 women exposed amid stand up comedy plan

PRINCE HARRY made a joke about being with 100 women at a charity dinner, as it was confirmed the Duke of Sussex would be taking part in a special comedy night [...] Read full article: Prince Harry's joke about being with 100...→

Celebrities to try stand-up comedy for charity on new C4 show

Celebrities to try stand-up comedy for charity on new C4 show

WE are all in need of a good laugh right now – and luckily, Channel 4 has got us covered. I can exclusively reveal it is working on a new two-parter, which wil [...] Read full article: Celebrities to try stand-up comedy for c...→

Stand Comedy Club starts redundancy process as stars demand funding lifeline

The company, which was co-founded and run by the SNP MP Tommy Sheppard before his election, said it has been left with no choice after having "no solid offers [...] Read full article: Stand Comedy Club starts redundancy proc...→

Stand-up comedy clubs urge audiences not to laugh too loudly to stop Covid spread

Stand-up comedy clubs urge audiences not to laugh too loudly to stop Covid spread

AUDIENCES at reopened stand-up comedy have been urged not to laugh too loudly to stop Covid spreading. Warnings were dished out as big guffaws can project the [...] Read full article: Stand-up comedy clubs urge audiences not...→

Comedian David O’Doherty tells of sex abuse on Irish comedy circuit

Comedian David O’Doherty tells of sex abuse on Irish comedy circuit

Comedian David O’Doherty says he is aware of several sexual assaults on the stand-up circuit in Ireland during the early part of his career.In an interview for [...] Read full article: Comedian David O’Doherty tells of sex ab...→

Scottish council stand firm over Irish Catholic sectarian street slur row

Scottish council stand firm over Irish Catholic sectarian street slur row

Call It Out vowed to take its complaint to the Scottish Government if East Dunbartonshire Council refuses to remove “Taig” from the names in Kirkintilloch. Read full article: Scottish council stand firm over Irish C...→

Prince Harry's joke about being with 100 women exposed amid stand up comedy plan

Prince Harry's joke about being with 100 women exposed amid stand up comedy plan

PRINCE HARRY made a joke about being with 100 women at a charity dinner, as it was confirmed the Duke of Sussex would be taking part in a special comedy night [...] Read full article: Prince Harry's joke about being with 100...→

Shane Lowry bemoans 'comedy of errors' in Irish Open round one and backs Galgorm to hold its own

Shane Lowry bemoans 'comedy of errors' in Irish Open round one and backs Galgorm to hold its own

Shane Lowry knows he needs a big second round performance to make it through to the weekend at the Irish Open after a 'comedy of errors' in the opening round. Read full article: Shane Lowry bemoans 'comedy of errors' i...→

Stand Comedy Club begins redundancy process with staff

The Stand Comedy Club, with venues in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle, has put more than half of its 65-strong workforce on notice of redundancy once furlough [...] Read full article: Stand Comedy Club begins redundancy proc...→

Stand Comedy Club starts redundancy process as big-name comics demand Scottish Government to intervene

Frankie Boyle, Kevin Bridges, Limmy and Fern Brady are among the comics leading calls for a Scottish Government bail-out of The Stand Comedy Club - as it emerg [...] Read full article: Stand Comedy Club starts redundancy proc...→

Stand-up comedy clubs urge audiences not to laugh too loudly to stop Covid spread

Stand-up comedy clubs urge audiences not to laugh too loudly to stop Covid spread

AUDIENCES at reopened stand-up comedy have been urged not to laugh too loudly to stop Covid spreading. Warnings were dished out as big guffaws can project the [...] Read full article: Stand-up comedy clubs urge audiences not...→

Comedian David O’Doherty tells of sex abuse on Irish comedy circuit

Comedian David O’Doherty tells of sex abuse on Irish comedy circuit

Comedian David O’Doherty says he is aware of several sexual assaults on the stand-up circuit in Ireland during the early part of his career.In an interview for [...] Read full article: Comedian David O’Doherty tells of sex ab...→

Billy Connolly takes massive earnings drop since retiring from stand-up comedy

Billy Connolly takes massive earnings drop since retiring from stand-up comedy

Accounts for the Big Yin's Rambling Man company show the legendary comic still has more than £2.3m in the bank. Read full article: Billy Connolly takes massive earnings dr...→

It's right for Irish League football to stand with society in coronavirus battle, says David Jeffrey

It's right for Irish League football to stand with society in coronavirus battle, says David Jeffrey

David Jeffrey believes the Irish League has a significant role to play in defeating coronavirus as a ban on supporters attending matches is about to kick in. Read full article: It's right for Irish League football to ...→

Pair to stand trial over alleged £300k Irish Football Association fraud

Pair to stand trial over alleged £300k Irish Football Association fraud

A man and woman are to stand trial in connection with an alleged fraud of nearly £300,000 from the Irish Football Association. Read full article: Pair to stand trial over alleged £300k I...→

Celebrities to try stand-up comedy for charity on new C4 show

Celebrities to try stand-up comedy for charity on new C4 show

WE are all in need of a good laugh right now – and luckily, Channel 4 has got us covered. I can exclusively reveal it is working on a new two-parter, which wil [...] Read full article: Celebrities to try stand-up comedy for c...→

Shappi Khorsandi: I’m getting used to online comedy – but miss everything about doing live stand-up

Shappi Khorsandi: I’m getting used to online comedy – but miss everything about doing live stand-up

Virtual gigs are very different. Leaving my pyjama bottoms on during a show is no match for the buzz of walking into the club or the theatre Read full article: Shappi Khorsandi: I’m getting used to on...→

Careful Boris! Brexit gamble could DESTROY hopes of US deal - Irish-Americans stand firm

Careful Boris! Brexit gamble could DESTROY hopes of US deal - Irish-Americans stand firm

BORIS JOHNSON has been warned a lucrative trade deal with the US could be torpedoed if any new legisation overriding the Brexit withdrawal agreement breaches t [...] Read full article: Careful Boris! Brexit gamble could DESTR...→

Stand Comedy Club starts redundancy process as stars demand funding lifeline

The company, which was co-founded and run by the SNP MP Tommy Sheppard before his election, said it has been left with no choice after having "no solid offers [...] Read full article: Stand Comedy Club starts redundancy proc...→

To stop comedy clubs from dying, audiences need to stand up and be counted

To stop comedy clubs from dying, audiences need to stand up and be counted

THERE’S that bit in Jurassic Park when Jeff Goldblum, simultaneously weird and hot, says: “Life will find . . . a . . . way.” Well, that’s what the past few we [...] Read full article: To stop comedy clubs from dying, audienc...→

It Was All a Lie review: Trump as symptom not cause of Republican decline

It Was All a Lie review: Trump as symptom not cause of Republican decline

A consultant for Bush and Romney laments the fate of his party and sees heavy defeat as the best medicine to hope for Read full article: It Was All a Lie review: Trump as sympto...→

Mick McDermott: I was right to stand by extra-time rules for Irish Cup semi-finals

Mick McDermott: I was right to stand by extra-time rules for Irish Cup semi-finals

Mick McDermott has declared that he has no regrets about being the only manager of the four clubs in the Irish Cup semi-finals to insist on extra-time. Read full article: Mick McDermott: I was right to stand by ...→

Scottish council stand firm over Irish Catholic sectarian street slur row

Scottish council stand firm over Irish Catholic sectarian street slur row

Call It Out vowed to take its complaint to the Scottish Government if East Dunbartonshire Council refuses to remove “Taig” from the names in Kirkintilloch. Read full article: Scottish council stand firm over Irish C...→

It's right for Irish League football to stand with society in coronavirus battle, says David Jeffrey

It's right for Irish League football to stand with society in coronavirus battle, says David Jeffrey

David Jeffrey believes the Irish League has a significant role to play in defeating coronavirus as a ban on supporters attending matches is about to kick in. Read full article: It's right for Irish League football to ...→

Prince Harry's joke about being with 100 women exposed amid stand up comedy plan

Prince Harry's joke about being with 100 women exposed amid stand up comedy plan

PRINCE HARRY made a joke about being with 100 women at a charity dinner, as it was confirmed the Duke of Sussex would be taking part in a special comedy night [...] Read full article: Prince Harry's joke about being with 100...→

Pair to stand trial over alleged £300k Irish Football Association fraud

Pair to stand trial over alleged £300k Irish Football Association fraud

A man and woman are to stand trial in connection with an alleged fraud of nearly £300,000 from the Irish Football Association. Read full article: Pair to stand trial over alleged £300k I...→

Celebrities to try stand-up comedy for charity on new C4 show

Celebrities to try stand-up comedy for charity on new C4 show

WE are all in need of a good laugh right now – and luckily, Channel 4 has got us covered. I can exclusively reveal it is working on a new two-parter, which wil [...] Read full article: Celebrities to try stand-up comedy for c...→

Shane Lowry bemoans 'comedy of errors' in Irish Open round one and backs Galgorm to hold its own

Shane Lowry bemoans 'comedy of errors' in Irish Open round one and backs Galgorm to hold its own

Shane Lowry knows he needs a big second round performance to make it through to the weekend at the Irish Open after a 'comedy of errors' in the opening round. Read full article: Shane Lowry bemoans 'comedy of errors' i...→

Shappi Khorsandi: I’m getting used to online comedy – but miss everything about doing live stand-up

Shappi Khorsandi: I’m getting used to online comedy – but miss everything about doing live stand-up

Virtual gigs are very different. Leaving my pyjama bottoms on during a show is no match for the buzz of walking into the club or the theatre Read full article: Shappi Khorsandi: I’m getting used to on...→

Careful Boris! Brexit gamble could DESTROY hopes of US deal - Irish-Americans stand firm

Careful Boris! Brexit gamble could DESTROY hopes of US deal - Irish-Americans stand firm

BORIS JOHNSON has been warned a lucrative trade deal with the US could be torpedoed if any new legisation overriding the Brexit withdrawal agreement breaches t [...] Read full article: Careful Boris! Brexit gamble could DESTR...→

Stand Comedy Club begins redundancy process with staff

The Stand Comedy Club, with venues in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle, has put more than half of its 65-strong workforce on notice of redundancy once furlough [...] Read full article: Stand Comedy Club begins redundancy proc...→

Stand Comedy Club starts redundancy process as stars demand funding lifeline

The company, which was co-founded and run by the SNP MP Tommy Sheppard before his election, said it has been left with no choice after having "no solid offers [...] Read full article: Stand Comedy Club starts redundancy proc...→

Stand Comedy Club starts redundancy process as big-name comics demand Scottish Government to intervene

Frankie Boyle, Kevin Bridges, Limmy and Fern Brady are among the comics leading calls for a Scottish Government bail-out of The Stand Comedy Club - as it emerg [...] Read full article: Stand Comedy Club starts redundancy proc...→

Stand-up comedy clubs urge audiences not to laugh too loudly to stop Covid spread

Stand-up comedy clubs urge audiences not to laugh too loudly to stop Covid spread

AUDIENCES at reopened stand-up comedy have been urged not to laugh too loudly to stop Covid spreading. Warnings were dished out as big guffaws can project the [...] Read full article: Stand-up comedy clubs urge audiences not...→

To stop comedy clubs from dying, audiences need to stand up and be counted

To stop comedy clubs from dying, audiences need to stand up and be counted

THERE’S that bit in Jurassic Park when Jeff Goldblum, simultaneously weird and hot, says: “Life will find . . . a . . . way.” Well, that’s what the past few we [...] Read full article: To stop comedy clubs from dying, audienc...→

It Was All a Lie review: Trump as symptom not cause of Republican decline

It Was All a Lie review: Trump as symptom not cause of Republican decline

A consultant for Bush and Romney laments the fate of his party and sees heavy defeat as the best medicine to hope for Read full article: It Was All a Lie review: Trump as sympto...→

Comedian David O’Doherty tells of sex abuse on Irish comedy circuit

Comedian David O’Doherty tells of sex abuse on Irish comedy circuit

Comedian David O’Doherty says he is aware of several sexual assaults on the stand-up circuit in Ireland during the early part of his career.In an interview for [...] Read full article: Comedian David O’Doherty tells of sex ab...→

Mick McDermott: I was right to stand by extra-time rules for Irish Cup semi-finals

Mick McDermott: I was right to stand by extra-time rules for Irish Cup semi-finals

Mick McDermott has declared that he has no regrets about being the only manager of the four clubs in the Irish Cup semi-finals to insist on extra-time. Read full article: Mick McDermott: I was right to stand by ...→

Billy Connolly takes massive earnings drop since retiring from stand-up comedy

Billy Connolly takes massive earnings drop since retiring from stand-up comedy

Accounts for the Big Yin's Rambling Man company show the legendary comic still has more than £2.3m in the bank. Read full article: Billy Connolly takes massive earnings dr...→