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... People researching their Irish ancestry have received a welcome boost today as the Catholic parish registers are now available online. The registers are considered the single most important resource for researching Irish ancestry. Find out more.

A Group of fun-loving ladies called the ‘Dancing Grannies’ wowed onlookers on a Belfast street with an impromptu Riverdance performance. Find out more.

‘The Irish Robin Hood’ - Redmond O’Hanlon is a legendary figure in Ireland. His ancestors had been a powerful family up until the 17th century, when their land was taken during the Catholic uprising and the Cromwellian invasion. So he became a highwayman. Find out more.

Bealtaine Fire - magical Celtic design

Winter wonderland