Electric Picnic in Stradbally, Co Laois, which takes place in early September. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

JANUARY Yeats 2015 All year A national celebration of the life and work of the Nobel prize-winning poet, with an extensive programm(...)

Chris O’Dowd is due to host the screening of the first two episodes of the second series of the television series ‘Moone Boy’ at the Cat Laughs festival. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

All comedy roads lead to Kilkenny this bank holiday weekend as a revamped Cat Laughs festival begins its long-term sponsorship deal with Sky TV. Runni(...)

Kevin McAleer will take part in the Cat Laughs festival this weekend.

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Chris O'Dowd during the filming of Moone Boy in Co Roscommon. He will be one of the main guests at Cat Laughs in Kilkenny over the June bank holiday weekend. Photograph:  Brian Farrell

The Sky TV network will be sponsoring this year’s Cat Laughs comedy festival in Kilkenny. At a launch in London’s Groucho Club last nigh(...)