An Irishman’s Diary – Day 2

When Maggie Foley, aged 74, looked out her window on Monday morning, she saw two dogs in the street. One was a small, white terrier and the other a black Labrador. The smaller dog was attempting to ride the arse off the larger one. It didn’t seem to matter that the terrier’s genital area was […]

An Irishman’s Diary – Day 1

The fur-faced dog was there again today, staring at me, it’s slobbering tongue hanging out the side of its mouth. It just stands there, challenging me. Eyeballing me. It looks dangerous. I’ve heard Yorkies can be brutal if they get a hold of your balls, but if I drop-kicked this one the neighbours would be […]

Give My Head Peace – Series 6 – The Drugs Don’t Work

Give My Head Peace is a light-hearted take on the conflict in the Occupied Six Counties of Ireland. Comedy, especially dark humour, is a coping mechanism and the Irish of the Six were in need of an effective means to deal with their pain. This sit-com, as much as it has been criticized, is one […]

Republic Of Telly – Irish Mammies (Irish Satire)

The Irish among you will understand the Cult of the Irish Mother. It is a religious belief system that extends across the globe wherever mothers are found, but has its idiosyncrasies in each culture. In Ireland, regardless of whether you are from Ulster, Munster, Leinster or Connaught, you will be familiar with the ways of […]

Irish Men In Deadly Struggle To Capture Wiley Mouse

In this homemade instalment, the same family that fought a vicious battle with a bat in the kitchen, return to take on a man-eating mouse. It’s easy to think of the mouse in this clip lying behind the sofa laughing uproariously at the efforts of Derry to catch him, as he listens to the squealing […]

Savage Eye – Irish Satire – Church And Complaints

Here we have a couple of clips from the highly popular satirical Irish sketch show, Savage Eye. Irish readers will understand the exaggerated points used in these pieces. Rebel Voice laments the loss of such hard-hitting, but accurate comedy. Mrs Brown’s Boys can’t touch this. – If you care, give it a share –

Father Ted’s Mrs Doyle

Mrs Doyle is a formidable lady. She should have been a social activist (minus all the feckin’ tea). – If you care, give it a share –