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Dara Ó Briain

Dara Ó Briain is one of the best-known and most prolific comedians in Britain and Ireland. As well as writing and performing major stand-up comedy tours, Dara presents a diverse slate of TV programmes including, most recently Go 8 Bit, in which guests play classic video games; Robot Wars, in which people build robots to destroy each other; and Stargazing Live with Professor Brian Cox, in which people discover the wonders of the heavens. He also presents BBC2’s Mock the Week. 

Shows

Some Like it Hard: Will the World Cope with Brexit?

Ormonde Kilbride

The fallout from the Brexit vote has been felt across the globe and the unintended consequences of the British Prime Minister’s tendecy towards a “hard” Brexit early next year could send further shockwaves not yet being talked about. What are some of the possible implications and is there even a chance it could end up […]

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The Future of Things: Will Technology Ruin Us or Save Us?

Ormonde Kilbride

Since the dawn of time, we seem to have been perpetually engaged in a race to develop technology that can either speed up or slow down progression toward the inevitable extinction of the human species. We’ve developed renewable energy to replace the carbon-based power that will eventually make the earth uninhabitable for humans; invented drones […]

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Jargon-Busting… Again

The Set Theatre

Kilkenomics’ original game show returns with a new batch of baffling and confounding economic and financial words and phrases designed to bemuse, amuse and enthuse. Economists and comedians attempt to outdo one another in demystifying the coded language of the dismal art.    

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