Moone Boy. Image shows from L to R: Sean Murphy (Chris O'Dowd), Martin (David Rawle)
Moone Boy

Moone Boy

  • TV sitcom
  • Sky One
  • 2012 - 2015
  • 20 episodes (3 series)

Semi-autobiographical sitcom written by Chris O'Dowd about a boy growing up in Ireland accompanied by his imaginary friend. Stars David Rawle, Chris O'Dowd, Ian O'Reilly, Deirdre O'Kane, Peter McDonald and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 1 - Men Of The Houses

Martin celebrates his 12th birthday, but the local bullies soon get their hands on his birthday present.

Further details

Moone Boy. Image shows from L to R: Sean Murphy (Chris O'Dowd), Martin (David Rawle). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions / Sprout Pictures

Martin celebrates his 12th birthday. While his sisters don't exactly go all-out with their gifts, Martin is thrilled with his Readybix bike from Mum and Dad, although it doesn't last long when the local bullies get their hands on it. If only Trisha's boobs weren't the key to getting a bully protector.

Broadcast details

Friday 14th September 2012
Sky One
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 20th September 2012 10:00pm Sky1
Wednesday 13th March 2013 10:00pm Sky1
Sunday 17th March 2013 11:30pm Sky1
Sunday 25th August 2013 7:00pm Sky1
Thursday 14th November 2013 9:00pm Sky1
Friday 15th November 2013 11:00pm Sky1
Monday 22nd December 2014 7:00am Sky1
Thursday 4th June 2015 5:30pm Sky1
Friday 5th June 2015 4:00pm Sky1
Wednesday 26th August 2015 6:00am Sky1
Saturday 16th January 2016 2:00pm Sky2
Sunday 17th January 2016 7:00pm Sky2
Tuesday 8th March 2016 8:00pm Sky2
Wednesday 9th November 2016 1:30am Sky2
Saturday 1st April 2017 1:30am Sky2
Saturday 1st April 2017 10:30pm Sky2

Cast & crew

David Rawle Martin
Chris O'Dowd Sean Murphy
Ian O'Reilly Padraic
Deirdre O'Kane Debra
Peter McDonald Liam
Aoife Duffin Trisha
Clare Monnelly Fidelma
Sarah White Sinead
Guest cast
Simon Delaney Gerry Bonner
John O'Dowd Jim Mannion
Patrick McDonnell (as Pat McDonnell) Frank
Stephen Gillic Declan Mannion
Robert Donnelly Trevor
Brendan Frayne Jonner Bonner
Cilian Frayne Conner Bonner
Writing team
Chris O'Dowd Writer
Nick Vincent Murphy Writer
Production team
Declan Lowney Director
Ted Dowd Producer
Henry Normal Executive Producer
Gina Carter Executive Producer
Paul Donovan Executive Producer
Chris O'Dowd Executive Producer
Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer
Joe Randall-Cutler Editor
Ray Ball Production Designer
Ronan Johnston Composer

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