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Cork Comedy Sketch Group Have New RTÉ 2 Show

CCCahoots have just released the trailer for the three-part Comedy series coming to RTÉ 2 this December. CCCahoots are an Irish TV and film production company specialising in comedy, whose work prioritises warm natural performances; a cinematic, often colourful look; and most importantly, widespread ‘soundness’ on set!   ’The School’ …

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Republic of Telly Will Not Return

It has been rumoured for a while now but RTÉ have just confirmed that Republic of Telly will not be returning. A spokesperson for RTÉ confirmed “After 15 seasons of Republic of Telly, RTÉ has made the decision not to recommission the series” and also they are “looking at a …

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WATCH: Colm O’Regan’s Mammyology!

Recent PPI Best Comedy Award winner for Ireland’s radio festival Comedy Showhouse,  Colm O’Regan wants a word’  teamed up with RTE 2’s Republic of Telly! To present his findings in the field of MAMMYOLOGY, which laughs in the face of conventional science, this sketch featured Ireland’s most-loved Mammy, Biddy from Glenroe, aka …

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TV NEWS: RTE 2’s Bridget & Eamon

IFTA winner ‘Bridget and Eamon‘ is back with a  new series filled with anger, resentment and endless chain smoking all with a touch of 80s dry wit! A typical unhappily married 80’s Irish couple (played by Jennifer Maguire & Bernard O’Shea), they live somewhere in the Midlands with their indeterminate number …

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WATCH: Bernard O’Shea LIVE

Now star of IFTA Award winning comedy Brigid & Eamon (RTE & UKTV) and RTE Two’s The Republic of Telly, the great Bernard O’Shea started in stand up. Here he is live at RTE Two’s THE LIFFEY LAUGH on stage in Vicar Street. For 100’s more stand up clips log …

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TV NEWS: RTE’s Bridget & Eamonn move to the UK

BRIDGET & EAMON has become the first fully funded RTE comedy to move to the UK. Congrats! The original six episode series written by Jason Butler, Jennifer Zamparelli and Bernard O’Shea was released last February. See our article here. The show started off as a comedy sketch segment on RTE 2’s Republic …

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LIVE Bernard O’Shea’s ‘Farmer Song’

Long before BERNARD O’SHEA became a star of RTE Two’s long running series The Republic of Telly – and later sitcom Bridget & Eamon & RTE 2FM’s Breakfast Republic – he popped up on RTE Two’s stand up series The Liffey Laugh.  Have a look at Bernard this time showing us his …

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FLASHBACK! Ireland’s Booze Up Video

What happened to Damo & Ivor? – the rich/poor duo created and starring writer / actor Andy Quirke in both roles.  ‘They’ burst onto the comedy scene in Ireland and went on to produce two hugely successful TV series of the same name for RTE. If you didn’t know – Andy …

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The Best Irish Comedy On TV This Christmas

Be prepared! Maybe it’s bye bye to Netflix and YouTube for a week or so and this Xmas get back to watching TV screens with loved ones – plus the odd misfit of a neighbour or relation. And nothing is more enjoyable than sharing a laugh and we here in grintage thought it …

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