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Amy Huberman and Jason Byrne in “The Rug”, a Sky comedy short produced by Sharon Horgan’s company, Merman

Sky has created six “Ireland-themed” comedy shorts that it will premiere at the Cat Laughs Comedy Festival in Kilkenny, which Sky sponsors, over the J(...)

Big hitters fell at the group stage including the Ferrero Rocher of children’s treats the Kinder Egg and Spittle’s own favourite “the humble kit kat chunky with the dual purpose of not only being a tasty chocolate bar but also a fun straw for your tea when bit at opposite corners.”

This week on The Women’s Podcast comedian Alison Spittle hosts an Easter Egg world cup in a bid to determine, once and for all, which egg reigns supr(...)

Everywhere that Fianna Fáil won seats there was talk of constituency work, the repeated mantra that forgets that a general election is a national one. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Is your head still spinning? Are you still wondering where we stand? The electorate clicked its heels and didn’t just end up in a tornado but created (...)

Catastrophe writer and star Sharon Horgan told The Women’s Podcast that her new ten part series for HBO, ’Divorce’ is “a classic tale of two people f(...)

Women demonstrating at the Abbey Theatre during the Waking The Feminists event in November to highlight the lack of gender equality in the Abbey’s programme of events for 2016. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

An Aran island arts centre has set out to counter the Abbey Theatre’s 1916 commemorative programme by ensuring that 90 per cent of its plays this yea(...)

Pat Kenny’s coolly inquiring manner is a welcome reminder of his past career as a current affairs reporter. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Having broadcast a blow-by-blow account of his experience of commuting by bike some months back, Pat Kenny again outlines his chosen modes of transpo(...)

Conor O’Toole:  “I reckon around year 10 I’ll figure out how to write jokes.”

Each year, performing artists make a pilgrimage that each must take at least once in their artistic lifetimes: they head north to pay their respect(...)

Emily Aoibheann from  aerial performance company Dying Breeds rehearsing in St Anthony’s Hall Church in Clontarf for  their new show Object Piggy. Emily helped launch the 21st edition of Tiger Dublin Fringe which runs  from September 7th -20th. Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland.

With venues as diverse as tents and trees, the Tiger Dublin Fringe is celebrating its 21st birthday in style in September. The annual festival has pu(...)

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