The blustery and unseasonably cold conditions over the bank holiday weekend will continue with temperatures reaching just 13 degrees at the start time of the Women’s Mini Marathon in Dublin for the biggest event of its kind in the world

Wind and rain are expected to be unwelcome guests at the Women’s Mini Marathon in Dublin and the Cork City Marathon which both take place today. The(...)

Women’s mini-marathon: The largest female-only event of its kind in the world will start at 2pm from Baggot Street with 400 participants over 70 years of age. Photograph: Getty Images

Almost 40,000 women are set to don their runners and raise millions for charity in the annual women’s mini-marathon in Dublin this Monday. The larges(...)

Funny ha ha: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. Photograph: Art Streiber/NBC/Getty

Funnily enough, no one knows what makes us laugh. Oh, sure, you know what makes you laugh: a chicken crossing the road. Somebody slipping on a banana (...)

A moveable feast
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  • September 19, 2013, 00:00

Moving CitySmock Alley Theatre****Maeve Higgins plays it fast and loose with what constitutes a “play” in this love letter to Dublin, and more power t(...)

  Tina Segner and Ken Fanning of Tumble Circus  at Meeting House Square in Dublin today to announce  the Dublin Fringe Festival, which runs from September 5th to 22nd. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Football operas, acrobatics, the 1913 Lockout, 3D concerts and more: the 19th Dublin Fringe Festival has launched in Temple Bar with all the energy of(...)

Stick Your Job Up Your Arse was the title of John Bishop’s first professional show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival six years ago. The venue was a hut(...)

Comedy stalwart: Lena Dunham (second  right) with Allison Williams, Zosia Mamet and Jemima Kirke from her series Girls. Photograph: Chad Batka/New York Times

"This is going to be another of those ‘are women funny?’ pieces, isn’t it?” That’s the first thing everyone I called for this article wanted to kno(...)