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Remembering Don Rickles (Mr Potato Head)

Remembering Don Rickles makes us laugh not cry. The king of insult comedy has sadly passed away at the age of 90 from Kidney failure. Growing up he was the class clown in school and at the age of 18 he enlisted in the Navy to become an entertainer in the …

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Father Jacks Best Bits

We don’t need to be reminded again but 2016 was a year that will always be remembered as losing many great people that made a huge impact on todays world. The big names repeated over and over again include Prince, David Bowie and Alan Rickman.  Many Irish were lost too …

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Yesterday (Sept 27th) in London a special memorial service was held to celebrate the life of Limerick born Terry Wogan who for 3 or 4 decades emerged as the most popular broadcaster in the UK .  We never forget here that this trail blazing Irish broadcaster loved nothing else more than having a …

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Caroline Aherne RIP

We are losing so many greats of comedy and music in 2016. So sad to hear today that a true genius comedy writer and actress Caroline Aherne has died at the age of 52. Aherne, star and writer of The Royle Family and The Mrs Merton Show, was born to Irish …

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R.I.P. Burt Kwouk – Pink Panthers CATO!!

Burt Kwouk, best known for playing Inspector Clouseau’s manservant Cato Fong in the Pink Panther films, has died aged 85. A statement said: “Beloved actor Burt Kwouk has sadly passed peacefully away 24th May. “The family will be having a private funeral but there will be a memorial at a …

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