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This afternoon.

Republic of Telly’s Bernard O Shea in costume for the first time as ‘Grandpa Hoover’ before he makes his theatrical acting debut in the stage adaptation of the 2008 road movie Little Miss Sunshine.

Joining Bernard, whose character was played by Alan Arkin in the film, are Gabriel Vick, Sev Keoshgerian, Lily Mae Denman, Mathew McDonald and Lucy O’Byrne (above second right), from The Voice, who plays the role of Sheryl.

Little Miss Sunshine runs at the Olympia Theatre until August 17.

Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland.


Big Mother is watching.

Melanie O’Connor writes:

Coming up on tonight’s show Colm O’Regan presents his findings in the field of knowledge known as ‘Mammyology’, which laughs in the face of conventional science… featuring Ireland’s most-loved Mammy, Biddy from Glenroe, aka Mary McEvoy!

Republic of Telly at 10pm on RTÉ2.


The Bird is back.

Sinead Harrington writes:

Republic of Telly returns to our screens tonight with a star studded cast. In tonight’s episode Nathan Carter stars in the ‘Republic’s Carboot Karaoke’ with a surprise intervention from Blathnaid Ní Chofaigh, Vogue Williams hosts ‘Explosé’ at the Irish Ploughing Championships, Charlie Bird (top) investigates how the best fans in the world survived life after the Euros 2016 and Mattress Mick, Ireland’s craziest salesman, transforms himself in to Donald J Trump to give us the latest update on the American elections…

Republic of Telly tonight on RTÉ2 at 10pm.


Take your protein pills and put your helmet on

From tonight’s Republic of Telly on RTE 2.

Ireland The Musical.

An epic 32-ish county singalong featuring Fred Cooke, Damian Clark and Martin Shiels. Stay for Bray, Co Wicklow [@2.24].

I met a girl from Westmeath (I met a girl from Westmeath) You really turn me on (You really turn me on) Ah Cha Coooooool

I think its Athlone now, there doesn’t seem to be anyone around

Believe it or not I’m walking on Clare, I never thought I could feel so freeheeeheee

Derry Derry, I’ve got a crush on you. Derry Derry, I’m so in love with you

If it hadn’t been for Cotton Eye Joe, I’d been married a long time ago. Where did you come from, Where did you go, Where did you come from Ballinasloe

Oooh baby do you know what that’s worth. Oooh Antrim is a place on earth.

Kerry, Kerry, Kerry, Ohhhhh. Kerry, Kerry, Kerry, Noooo

Offalyyy, Offaly. Offalyyy, Offaly

Laois Laois me oh yeah, like I Laois you

She’s got electric boots, a mohair suit. You know I read it in a magazine, Woah Ho. Ki-Ki-Ki-KILKENNY and the Cats

Ground control to Monaghan

Woooaaahh, for the Longford time. Wooooaaahhh for the Longford…

She’s from Limerick, but its nothing to do with me

Tallaght la la la la la la la la la – Tallaght, *just like that*

Down down, cheaper in down. Down down, cheaper in down

This means nothing to meeeee. Woooaaagghh FERMANAGH

Baby if you’ve got to go to BRAY, I don’t think I can take the pain. Won’t you stay another day. Bray now Bray now Bray now

Carlow….Is it me you’re looking for?

Got a license to KILL *to Kill*

Tyrone again, naturally

Everytime Sligo away, you take a piece of me with you

Cause I know I don’t belong, here in Cavan

(Strawberries) every now and then i fall apart, Wexford town (strawberries)

I want Roscommon with you. RoscommonRoscommonRoscommonRoscommon. I hope you like Roscommon too

When you’re in Louthwith a beautiful woman, you know its hard…Woo!

I throw my hands up in the air sometimes singing MAYO, c’mon and lets go

Kinsale away, sail away, sail away. Kinsale away, sail away, sail a…

Cork, (Cork!) always believe in your soul

Because you do it to yourself Macroom and that’s what really hurts

I love Donegal. Put another euro in the jukebox baby. I love Donegal, so c’mon take your time and dance…

We’re on a highway to KellsS. We’re on a Highway to Kells

Its a long way to…*wait, where are we lads?* ARMAGH. Armagh

Woooaaagghh! We’re half way there. Woooaaghh. living in KILDARE

Don’t stop in LEITRIM… Hold on to that feeling. Don’t Stop!

Thanks Spaghetti Hoop