Splutter-your-tea-across-the-room hilarious: John Colleary and Barry Murphy in Irish Pictorial Weekly

It is always difficult to review a comedy, for the blindingly obvious reason that not everyone finds the same things funny. There are people who think(...)

Block colours. Beautiful cuts. Classic yet cool. Clothes it’s clear a warehouse full of thought had gone into. Clothes for Every Woman, everywhere my eyes landed.

I spent the guts of an hour talking about Tiger, the discerning person’s pound shop, with a group of women recently. It was one of those meandering(...)

“Irish women say they’re ‘Grand’ about a million times a day”.Comedian Tara Flynn has taken this as the starting point for her new book: You’re Grand (...)

Shappi Khorsandi

Shappi Khorsandi When you did you first realise that you had a talent for making people laugh? Oh gosh, I don’t know. I used to be funny soc(...)

"I’m grand sure"

“Irish women say they’re ‘grand’ about a million times a day.” Comedian Tara Flynn (Irish Pictorial Weekly and Armagayddon) has taken this as the star(...)

Jennifer Lopez’s new single, Booty, has debuted at number 18 in the US Billboard chart. Photograph: Kamal Sellehuddin/Getty Images

It seems that Jennifer Lopez is making things worse for every woman on the planet. Any woman over the age of 45 (or any woman who might not choose to (...)

Tara Flynn is the MC for tonight’s Icad awards in the Guinness Hopstore with this year’s Icad president Gavin O’Sullivan of DDFH&B handing over th(...)

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(...)

Ireland’s oldest comedy improv group celebrate 21 years

Ireland’s oldest comedy improv group will celebrate its 21st with a special showcase this Monday in the International Bar.The group has been performin(...)

Video response: Carl Austin and Tara Flynn. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

When Carl Austin, an African-American man who is married to the Irish comedian Tara Flynn, was in Kinsale recently he heard a word that shook him. (...)