Tiernan sets new comedy world record

Comedian Tommy Tiernan has set the Guinness Book of Records world record for the longest stand-up comedy show by an individual.

The Meath man has completed 36 hours and 15 minutes of non stop stand up comedy at Nuns Island in Galway.

Tommy went on stage for his first show at 3pm on Friday afternoon and continued - taking only five minute breaks - until a 3.15am this morning.

Profits from the event are going to help homeless teenagers in Galway.

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