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...

Despite funerals being the saddest of occasions, they often produce wonderfully warm and life-affirming poems and blessings. The Irish have a great tradition for funeral poems and blessings. Find out more.

Some of the most popular surnames in Ireland have histories that go back hundreds, even thousands of years. Several originated from the ancient Irish clans that ruled various parts of the country over the centuries. Find out the stories of some of the most common names in Ireland.

Brian Boru is known as the last High King of Ireland and is even credited with seeing off the Vikings who had terrorised the Irish for over 200 years. Find out more.

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