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RTÉ Christmas Comedy Line Up

Some of our favourite Irish comedies are on telly this Christmas.  You can expect a bit of everything in this years line up from entertainment, music, classic movies to of course comedy. This line up includes Mrs Browns Boys, Bridget & Eamon, and Baz and Nancy going to see the Pope. One …

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Will Deirdre O’Kane Be Dancing With The Stars?

Comedian Deirdre O’Kane is set to Dance With The Stars.  This is the perfect timing for Deirdre to participate in the show as her time doing voice-over work for TV3’s Gogglebox is ending in the coming weeks. A DWTS insider told the Irish Sun: “You could hardly have Deirdre doing the voice-over …

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RTÉ To Debut Nativity Comedy Series Online

A first for RTÉ who are planning to debut a new show online before broadcast on television. CCCahoots are the group behind 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 …

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New Comedy Coming To RTE

RTE are bringing over 60 new shows and series to the two channels this season. We will also see the return of some of our favorite shows including  Striking Out (starring Amy Huberman and Neil Morrissey) and Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope by Stefanie Preissner with new seasons. Other comedies you can …

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Podcast: Ha Ha Land

HaHa Land is hosted by satirist Paddy Cullivan (Late Late Show band / Camembert Quartet) with a star trio who feature music in their live shows – welcome Fred Cooke (Tommy Tiernan TV Show), Tara Flynn (actress, vlogger and Ex Nuala) & Paul Woodful (AKA Ding Dong Denny O’Reilly). From …

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Irish female vlogger scores TV Comedy Pilot

Comedy vlogger Doireann Garrihy has revealed that she is working on a comedy pilot for RTÉ. The Spin 1038 presenter revealed: “I’m working on a comedy pilot for RTÉ. It’ll be impressions I’d say, probably blogger impressions but also other stuff, to appeal to a wider audience.” A few months ago …

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New RTE Children’s Comedy Puppet Series ‘Wildwoods’

The series will be filmed in various forests across Ireland. It’s from the creators of ‘Lily’s Driftwood Bay’ drives home the message to children to connect with the outdoors instead of being glued to the screen. ‘Wildwood’ will consist of twenty-six eleven minute episodes, featuring sasquatch Cooper and sugar glider Poppy. Other …

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‘Blasphemy’ investigation into Stephen Fry stops

Gardai have confirmed that they are no longer investigating STEPHEN FRY’s interview to legendary Irish broadcaster GAY BYRNE on RTE  in February 2015. Over two years later a man from Co. Clare made a complaint at a local police station that Fry’s interview was ‘blasphemous’. A senior Garda source revealed a …

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Bridget & Eamon in America!

Our favourite Irish TV comedy couple Bridget & Eamon have now landed on Amazon in America.  The original six episode series written by Jason Butler, Jennifer Zamparelli and Bernard O’Shea (latter pair also play the lead characters) was commissioned and broadcast on Irish channel RTE Two (grintage article here) and later …

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