All Blog Posts Tagged 'Television' (4)

British Commander Delivers Coup de Grâce to PBS' 'Bloody Irish'

I watched "The Bloody Irish: Songs of the 1916 Rising" on PBS Channel 21 last night.

The music -- great! The singers -- fabulous! The "history," especially the scenes in the GPO -- the less said the better. But it's the politics that really matter.

This show was made in Ireland for broadcast on PBS.…

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Added by Sandy Boyer on December 3, 2015 at 12:30pm — 9 Comments

The Portrayal of the Irish in Movies

When I first visited the U.S., in 1985 for a summer holiday, I was amused and entertained by the clever television advertisements. The one that sticks out in my brain has the line  "Let's talk about you. What do you think of me?" at the end. It always made me laugh. Or it used to,…

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Added by Lonnie on January 23, 2015 at 10:30am — 6 Comments


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Irish Holocaust as Subject of Comedy Series? Here's How You Can Voice Your Objection

Screenwriter Hugh Travers is now writing Hungry, a sitcom about the famine commissioned by Channel 4 in Ireland.  Hungry came  came about after Channel 4 read one of the 31-year-old Dubliner's other scripts and gave him an open commission for a sitcom. “Any idea I wanted –…

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Added by Fran Reddy on January 1, 2015 at 9:00pm — 24 Comments


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'Game of Thrones' Filming Locations in Ireland

Explore filming locations from "Game of Thrones"…





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Added by Celtic Tours World Vacations on June 16, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

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