Do you think you have a healthy lifestyle?It’s a very healthy diet, but I get hardly any exercise. That would be my big failing. I’ve been a vegetaria(...)

Plate-spinners, poets and playwrights will participate in this year’s Clifden Community Arts Festival, which published its programme in Connemara yest(...)

Kevin McAleer: managed to do his stand-up set in the Irish language

Some 25,000 people travelled to Kilkenny for the bank holiday weekend, ensuring that the revamped Cat Laughs comedy festival was able to put up the “S(...)

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(...)

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(...)