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

Moone Boy

Sky One sitcom about a young boy. 20 episodes (3 series), 2012 - 2015. Stars David Rawle, Chris O'Dowd, Ian O'Reilly, Deirdre O'Kane and others.

Series 3, Episode 5 - Bells 'n' Smells

Dessie aims to put Catholicism on the map by setting up a bookshop.

Further details

With Dessie, Fidelma and baby Rose back living with the Moones, the choir master sets to work on a fortune-making business idea to help him give his family their own home. And what does he think Boyle needs most of all? A Catholic bookshop, of course. As Dessie aims to put Catholicism on the map, he learns of a strong need for literature on more than just his own faith and, soon, his shop houses a "cacophony of catechisms", although nothing Protestant.

Liam is less than convinced by Dessie's 'cash cow' and sets to work on plan B - having an extension built in the garden. With a wealth of building materials now at his disposal, Martin also sets to work on a construction project, as he renovates his new 'penthouse'.

Broadcast details

Monday 30th March 2015
Sky One
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    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
    Ronan Raftery Dessie
    Mark Doherty Father Linehan
    Norma Sheahan Linda
    Guest cast
    Simon Delaney Gerry Bonner
    John O'Dowd Jim Mannion
    Patrick McDonnell (as Pat McDonnell) Frank
    Brendan Frayne Jonner Bonner
    Cilian Frayne Conner Bonner
    Louis Lovett Kevin Leech
    Paul Tylak Shandy
    Prachi Sharma Nina
    Jeff Mirza Gundeep
    John Quinn Farmer
    Writing team
    Chris O'Dowd Writer
    Nick Vincent Murphy Writer
    Production team
    Chris O'Dowd 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
    Nick Vincent Murphy Associate Producer
    Simon Brasse Editor
    Alan Levy Editor
    Gavin Buckley Editor
    Ray Ball Production Designer
    Ronan Johnston Composer

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