Irish comedians

Dara O'Briain

Ireland has a rich history of comedy and comedians.

Take a look at a selection of videos, quotes and jokes from some of the best Irish comedians of past and present.

Ed Byrne

Ed Byrne

Jimmy Cricket

Jimmy Cricket performing on stage

Foil Arms and Hog

Foil Arms & Hog

Dara Ó Briain

Dara O'Briain

Did you know...

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