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Wong Direction...Bedford Bypass! Are they racist?

Bloody Hell! …help me out here brethren! Up in our reasonably cheap hotel last week I noticed that a big chunk of their guests were coach parties going to concerts at the Manchester Arena. 177 more words

That's mad, Ted!

So here we are, driving around the Burren, just after taking a right turn for Kilnaboy, enjoying the views from the narrow winding road, we round a bend and I scream: ‘Is that Father Ted’s House?’ And it is, I’m sure it is! 182 more words

Out Of Town Wanderings

Father Ted and the Marquis de Sade

I teach the Marquis de Sade sometimes, for my sins (sins of a rather disturbing and sordid nature no doubt).  This week I found I was able to use Father Ted to explain one of the more paradoxical aspects of Sade’s “career”.   310 more words

Writer Driven by Distraction

Some days I’m not even as sharp as Dougal on Father Ted and as my attention wanders, as I lose my keys, glasses, train of thought, I wonder whether to accept it as simple signs of middle-aging..


1952 - Birth of comedian Dermot Morgan (d. 1988) in Dublin.

Dermot John Morgan was an Irish comedian, actor and previously a schoolteacher, who achieved international renown for his role as Father Ted Crilly in the Channel 4 sitcom Father Ted. 85 more words

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