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VIDEO – RUBBERBANDITS – Ch4 Black Man

In 2012 THE RUBBERBANDITS and Sideline Productions produced a one off show for Channel 4 Comedy. The special was filmed in Limerick and directed by BAFTA / IFTA award winning Irish director Declan Lowney (credits Fr Ted, HELP; Moone Boy; Coogan/Partridge movie Alpha Papa amongst many). Below you can watch the full half hour show …

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The World According To Michael Mee (in Dublin 8)

As an ex-lawyer Michael Mee swapped the stand for the stage to the delight of comedy audiences around Ireland and the UK. Now the ‘Woody Allen with a Cork brogue’ is bringing his show to The Harbour Playhouse in Dublin 8. Previously a law lecturer Mee has appeared on such shows such as …

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Kids Play Chess

The benefits of teaching chess to children are manifold. Studies suggest that the cognitive-boosting board game, which has endured around the world for more than 15 centuries, improves a child’s visual memory, attention span, spatial-reasoning ability, critical thinking, mental discipline, creativity, math skills, and logical reasoning. One study found that …

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Spotlight On: Clisare

We thought we’d let you know about another one of favourites: Clisare (aka Clare Cullen). Clisare first hit the headlines when her video ‘Shite Irish Girls Say’ (see below) hit an incredible 1.5m views on YouTube! In it she broke down the traits, mannerisms and aphorisms of Irish women- there’s …

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WATCH: Americans Watch Father Ted

Father Ted is a Channel 4 commissioned sitcom that was produced by British independent production company Hat Trick Productions. Created by Irish writers Arthur Mathews & Graham Linehan and directed by Declan Lowney, the series starred a predominantly Irish cast and originally aired over three series from 21 April 1995 until 1 May 1998, including …

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WATCH – TERRY WOGAN & ROBIN WILLIAMS

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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