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Dragons’ Den: Touker Suleyman, Sara Davies, Deborah Meaden, Tej Lalvani and Peter Jones

Good news everybody! I have found some investors interested in that kooky business idea you have – insert whatever frippery you want here: a social ne(...)

Irish comedian Aisling Bea plays Áine, the fluently sardonic, kohl-eyed protagonist of This Way Up

When we first meet Áine, the fluently sardonic, kohl-eyed protagonist of This Way Up (Channel 4, Thursday, 10pm), her life has been recently turned up(...)

Alison Spittle: ‘I keep telling myself I don’t have the time for a nervous breakdown at the moment.’

Comedian Alison Spittle has two shows at Dublin Fringe 2019: a debut of her first play Starlet (September 17th-22nd) and the premiere of her new (...)

Comedians James Acaster and Ed Gamble are the brains behind the Off Menu podcast

Aside from true crime, comedy and food have to be two of the most popular podcast genres. Comedians James Acaster and Ed Gamble had the genius idea of(...)

Sasha Hamrogue (left) and Venetia Quick, hosts of the podcast  ‘Grief Encounters’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

“It’s like you’re in a different club,” muses broadcaster Venetia Quick over a cup of coffee. “You might have friends for 40 years and then suddenly y(...)

“I’m a big narcissist. I’m in every scene.” Amy Huberman during filming of Finding Joy. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

At a south Dublin hotel dozens of people are dancing and having fake fun for a bunch of television cameras. This is part of a fictional awards ceremon(...)

     Disenchantment, the new Matt Groening 10-episode adult animated comedy fantasy series. Photograph: Netflix

Like Father August 3rd Kristen Bell embarks on another getaway in a tropical paradise but unlike Forgetting Sarah Marshall, her character Rachel is th(...)

Chris O’Dowd: “I used to write a lot in my spare time, in between jobs. But in the last three years I’ve had two kids.” Photograph: Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images

Phew, that’s a relief. I thought we’d lost Chris O’Dowd there for a minute. Not on the phone – the phone connection to LA is fine, if a little distant(...)

‘This is a gig, but this isn’t a gig’: Ed Sheeran introduces the night to an audience of 400 at the London Irish Centre in Camden on Tuesday.

In a green-lit building in the well-to-do end of Camden, the ladies toilet says “Cailíní”, the gents says “Buachaillí”. We’re most certainly in the Lo(...)

Faye Dinsmore wearing one of her sweaters. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Faye Dinsmore, model, mother and founder of a knitwear label, is the second youngest of a family of 14 who grew up in a farm near the seaside village (...)

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