Ventriloquist Nina Conti with her most famous puppet, Monkey.

Clown doctors have been proving that laughter is the best medicine in Northern Ireland since their introduction in 2005. Richard McClelland, 44(...)

“In the calculation of blame for financial bad behaviour, a throwaway comment can weigh as heavily as a slew of statistics.” - quote from Financial Times. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Financial Times Under the heading, ‘Ireland should lift lid on bank crisis with an inquiry’, Jonathan Guthrie says:In the calculation of blame for fin(...)