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Comedy and Cars

Whether you’ve got your full licence or you’re still thumbing rides off of friends, you’ll still want to check out the traffic jam of car based comedy coming to RTÉ this year. First up is Kevin McGahern’s Fast & Furious on RTÉ 2. In this program the host of Republic …

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Spotlight on: Shifts

You’re in Skerries, you’re young, you’re funny, what do you do with your days?  Well, if you’re part of the sketch group Shifts you make videos. Comedy videos. And lucky for them and us…they’re great! Whether they’re dealing with events from 1916 or imagining what it’s like to live with …

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Graham Linehan Sets His New Sitcom In Space

Here at Grintage Ireland we’re over the moon to hear the news that Graham Linehan (co-creator of such shows as Father Ted and Black Books) has had a new sci-fi sitcom commissioned by Channel 4. Co-created with the incredible Adam Buxton (Adam and Joe, BUG, guy who gets his head …

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Will We Be Seeing Pat Shortt On D’TV Again Soon?

The funnyman from Tipperary has announced that he will be returning to TV screens in 2016 with a new show on the BBC. Details have yet to be announced, however it makes a welcome return for the man who has impressed in everything from D’Unbelievables to Lenny Abrahamson’s Garage.  Speaking …

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Irish Standup Tour for Transition Year Students

There’s nothing we love more than people bringing comedy to new audiences, so it was great to hear about Comedian Ger Carey’s new one man shows aimed specifically at Transition Year students (and their teachers).  He’s done a few already which have gone so well, he’s kicking off a new tour. The …

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Where In The World Is Des Bishop?

Our well travelled adopted son Des Bishop (born in London, grew up in New York, moved here when he was fourteen) is still off in China doing things anyone does in a new country. He’s learning the language, making friends, oh and of course he’s singing rebel songs on the …

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