Joanne Mcnally

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Joanne McNally: ‘I want them to laugh. Laugh, laugh, laugh. That’s all. I’m just a clown.’

At this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Joanne McNally did about 50 shows in less than a month. Half were her own gig, The Prosecco Express. The oth(...)

Comedian Joanne McNally: ‘I’m in love with London because I’ve just moved there.’ File photograph: Aidan Crawley

Current favourite book I travel on my own so much that I rely on books. I’ve just finished This Is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor b(...)

Closing down: six Arcadia Group stores in Ireland, including the flagship Topshop on St Stephen’s Green, are to shut. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty

Topshop was nigh on unassailable a decade ago. At the launch of its New York flagship store, in April 2009, crowds of young women screamed “We love To(...)

Kilkenny Cat Laughs: Dylan Moran is bringing his Dr Cosmos show to the comedy festival

Dylan Moran, Tommy Tiernan and Dara Ó Briain have been announced as part of the line-up for this year’s Kilkenny Cat Laughs comedy festival, over the (...)

Bernie Ní Fhlatharta, Mary Wilson, Anne Flaherty, Marese McDonagh and Justine McCarthy

Mary Wilson Mary Wilson presents Drivetime on RTÉ Radio 1. The friendship that changed her life is with four college friends who met when they moved (...)

Dublin Dance Festival, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s Rosas Danst Rosas, Photograph:  Anne Van Aerschot

Dreaming in Blue Until February 14th Harry Clarke’s dreamy The Eve of Saint Agnes is at the Hugh Lane in Dublin, but you can see his wonderful waterco(...)

Deirdre O’Kane: “Comedic acting is never rewarded the same way that dramatic acting is, but it’s harder to make work”

Current favourite book? I’m just finishing What the **** Is Normal? by a comedian called Francesca Martinez, who has cerebral palsy. It’s a biography(...)

Fever Ray: headlining the Body and Soul stage on Friday at the festival

Body & Soul Stage Friday, June 22nd 00:30-01:45 Olof Dreijer DJ Set 23:00-00:15 Fever Ray 21:10-22:10 Fatima Al Qadiri 19:40- 20:40 FAK(...)

Zoe Lyons: She left Ireland aged nine and returns on occasion to attend big family get-togethers “because Ireland really is the cousinland”.

Looking back across Zoe Lyons’s 15-year comedy career, it’s peppered with key milestones that confirm her observation that “it’s been a gradual inclin(...)

Mario Rosenstock:  ‘I have a morbid fascination with ‘Fair City’ because I take the piss out of it on television.’ Photograph: Brian McEvoy

Current favourite book? I re-read Revolution in the Head by Ian MacDonald all the time. It’s about every Beatles song from the first one ever recorded(...)

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