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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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Bridget and Eamon are going over seas

People around the world are loving Irish comedy.  Last year Mrs Brown’s Boys proved very successful around the world and just last week BBC3 picked up Stefanie Preissner’s Irish comedy-drama Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope.  Next up to go abroad is RTE comedy series Bridget and Eamon. The 1980’s Irish comedy has been created …

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Priest Complains Over ‘Late Late Show’

Kerry priest Fr Kevin McNamara (not him pictured) is not very happy with last weeks Late Late Show. He has filed a complaint with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland over the way the Eucharist was discussed on the show saying they were “ridiculing of the Eucharist”. Discussing mass with Ryan Tubridy was ‘Blindboy …

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