Ace comedian David O'Doherty has responded to the current global crisis in his own unique fashion - he's just released the first episode of Isolating, produced by the Second Captains World Service - listen to the first episode above.  

Isolating is described thusly:

Everything in David O'Doherty's life has been cancelled so he decided to make a podcast. Come with us to a car on Achill Island for episode 1 of Isolating with David O’Doherty. Strange new times in the world call for a strange new show on the Second Captains World Service. Short trips to David’s car will be daily during the Dystopian Spring Break...

Irish comics are keeping themselves busy (and us entertained) during the shutdown - Alison Spittle has also been hosting nightly #CovideoParty screenings via Twitter and Instagram.