The easiest way to approach this morning’s column is with a simple thought-experiment.
The Eurovision Song Contest Semi-Finals is on Tuesday and Thursday night on RTÉ2 at 8pm. The final is on Saturday.
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Comedian Jack Whitehall has been crowned “king of comedy” for the third year running at the British Comedy Awards.
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Tune into UTV at 9pm tonight for a two-part documentary which takes a graphic look at the dramatic rise in the number of dog attacks and asks if the root cause of the problem is irresponsible owners.
Jack Whitehall landed the Best TV Comedy Actor prize at the British Comedy Awards tonight.
If women can be so easily shut out of a national debate on an issue like abortion, what chance do they have of being heard on traditional ‘men’s issues’ like the economy? Shaun Connolly says it’s time for change
IT IS Saturday afternoon. I join my husband and a small group of friends who have gathered around a café table in town.
Super-heroic tweets sent by a young Cork comedy writer will bring him shoulder to shoulder with Graham Norton, Alan Carr and some of the biggest names on British television at the forthcoming Bafta awards.
The performance that prompted Aviva shareholders to oust chief executive Andrew Moss was laid bare in figures today.
Lily Allen will celebrate her honeymoon in a teepee at the Glastonbury Festival.
Pop star Lily Allen is pregnant, it was revealed on her wedding day.
The singer Lily Allen’s new husband Sam Cooper announced the happy news to the couple’s friends and family during his speech at their wedding reception today.
Pop star Lily Allen married today in an intimate country wedding.
Detective drama 'Sherlock' was a double winner at the TV Baftas - but a newcomer beat its star to the best actor award.
Aviva posted a better-than-expected surge in annual profits today as the insurance giant hailed the success of its recent advertising campaign starring actor Paul Whitehouse.
Comedian Harry Enfield has revealed how he feared Ricky Gervais had killed off his TV career.
IT may come as a surprise to many parents but Irish teenagers have been found to have a positive attitude to helping out with housework.
Comedians Alan Carr and Michael McIntyre do battle at tonight's British Comedy Awards with three nominations each.
Russell Brand last night dedicated his British Comedy Award to Jonathan Ross - who pulled out of hosting the show after the pair's lewd phone calls to Andrew Sachs.
The Philippine community in the UK attacked comedian Harry Enfield today for a sketch in which a man urges his neighbour to "mount" a Filipina maid.
Comedian Frank Skinner, double gold medallist Dame Kelly Holmes and actress Kathy Burke – best known as Waynetta Slob – are the new stars of Who’s Who 2006.
Dime bars are to be re-branded Daim to bring the product in line with the rest of Europe, it emerged today.
To even begin to explain what this Yuletide-set rubbish is about feels like an insult.
Hardman Vinnie Jones is to play a villainous tooth extractor in a new kids’ movie.
IF FOOTBALL is, as we are often told, a metaphor for life then God help us when it comes to the players’ Christmas parties.
The Nutty Boys of music, Madness, look set to have a new hit on their hands this morning – but this time in the heart of the West End.
A nationalist SDLP Assembly member was today told he needed a “humour transplant” as the row intensified over a controversial cinema advert against the euro.
Campaigners against the euro are to take their case against the single currency to Northern Ireland cinemas, it emerged today.
Pro-euro campaigners in the UK want a cinema advert which has Rik Mayall portraying Adolf Hitler as a supporter of the single currency to be withdrawn.
Titanic star Kate Winslet arrived at the premiere of her new film tonight with a new man on her arm her younger brother Joss.
The boxing world turned out in force for the Royal Premiere of Ali - the life and times of heavyweight fighter Muhammad Ali.
U2 will be performing Stay via satellite at the Amnesty International 40th anniversary concert on Sunday.
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