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Irish women writing TV’s best comedies

From Channel 4’s Derry Girls & Catastrophe to RTE’s Nowhere Fast, female-led Irish comedies are coming thick and fast. Watching Irish comedy on television usually means watching something written and directed by a man. For all the deserved admiration bestowed on talent like Chris O’Dowd, Dylan Moran, Graham Norton, Tommy …

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Dark Comedy Play From Derry Girls Writer

If you’re a fan of Derry Girls then you will love this play. There isn’t much to be said about Derry Girls that we haven’t said before. It’s hilarious, moving, award-winning and we want more! They are set to start filming season 2 in October which means there will be …

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New Trailer for Channel 4 Comedy ‘Derry Girls’

Derry Girls is a sitcom about a teenage girl living through the troubles in Northern Ireland in 1994. In Derry Girls Saoirse Monica Jackson plays Erin, a 16 year old who is struggling with her parents, the outside world and troubles of her own. Tommy Tiernan will play her father and who remembers his last …

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