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On this day in 1952: birth of Dermot Morgan

On 31st March 1952, one of Ireland's greatest comedians and actors, Dermot Morgan, was born. Best known for his role as Father Ted Crilly on the hit Channel 4 sitcom Father Ted, Morgan was born in Dublin to Hilda (née Stokes) and artist and sculptor Donnchadh Morgan.

Connell McHugh, The Irish Post, 31st March 2022

Watching Father Ted for the very first time

We got Aurore, our comedy newbie, to watch the show for the first time and tell us what she thinks of it.

JOE, 6th May 2020

Great episodes: Kicking Bishop Brennan up the Arse

This year marks twenty-five years of Father Ted, so what better way to commemorate this milestone than to take a look back at arguably the most iconic episode of the series? It's time for another 'Undeniably Great Episode of British Comedy' and this time we're looking at the episode - Kicking Bishop Brennan Up the Arse!

Rhianna Evans, The Comedy Blog, 2nd May 2020

Celebrating 25 years of Father Ted's hilarity

Twenty-five years ago today, a phenomenon burst upon our television screens. The first showing of Father Ted on Channel 4 brought us the strange and very, very funny world of Craggy Island and its trio of priests with their housekeeper.

Martin Hannan, The National (Scotland), 21st April 2020

Dermot Morgan, remembered by his friends

As Craggy Island's idiot priest turns 25, Graham Linehan and Arthur Mathews pay tribute to the late comedy livewire who brought him to life

Tom Fordy, The Telegraph, 21st April 2020

Celebrating Father Ted

It's one of the greatest British sitcoms ever. We take a fond look back at the classic Father Ted...

Mark Harrison, Den Of Geek, 7th June 2018

Archive: Father Ted's Dermot Morgan dies - March 1998

2 March 1998: years of grind and stress verging on mania caught up with the Irish actor who collapsed during a dinner party.

Rory Carroll and Brian Boyd, The Guardian, 2nd March 2018

The complete A to Z of Father Ted

Today marks 20 years since the sad death of Dermot Morgan - beloved to millions of comedy fans as Father Ted

Mark Butler, i Newspaper, 28th February 2018

Irish stars remember Dermot Morgan, who 20 years ago

He died nearly 20 years ago - yet Dermot Morgan was still making people laugh last night.

Cillian O'Brien and Mikie O'Loughlin, The Irish Mirror, 26th February 2018

Father Ted actor Frank Kelly dies aged 77

The Irish actor who played Father Jack in the Father Ted comedy series has died. Frank Kelly, 77, spent 60 years on screen and stage. He died exactly 18 years after the death of his Father Ted co-star Dermot Morgan.

The Telegraph, 28th February 2016

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