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# Father Ted

Last year
Quiz: How well do you know the Father Ted Christmas special?
“It’s Ireland’s biggest lingerie section, I understand.”
# incomplete
'He became very engrossed in it' - The story behind Dermot Morgan's unfinished football film
Remembering his work on ‘Miracle of the Magyars’ and other soccer-related projects.
All time
# Careful Now
'That's mad, Ted': An Post aiming to meet Father Ted demand as two months of stamp orders made in two days
The Father Ted stamps have proven to be a bona fide hit.
# Ah go on
An Post launches four stamps to commemorate 25 years of Father Ted
A survey by An Post indicated that ‘Hell’, ’Speed 3’, and ‘Kicking Bishop Brennan up the Arse’ were people’s favourite episodes.
# TedFest
Quiz: A very, very hard quiz about Father Ted's obscure supporting characters
It’s like two completely different sheep.
Quiz: How well do you know the Father Ted Christmas Special?
“It’s Ireland’s biggest lingerie section I understand.”
# his grace
'They said they wanted an obnoxious priest': How Brendan Grace and the Father Ted writers created Fr Fintan Stack
While other actors were “shouting and roaring” at auditions, Grace said he decided to take a different approach.
# Double Take
Double Take: The 'Joker's Chair' in the heart of Dublin - and where it got its name
Take a seat and remember Ireland’s favourite fictional priest.
# Father Ted
Brendan Grace said he wasn't a fan of Father Ted until he landed the Fr Stack role
‘I put a different spin on Father Stack.’
# up with this sort of thing
Pleasant update - Graham Linehan's cancer has gone
The Father Ted co-writer had revealed earlier this week that he had been undergoing treatment for testicular cancer and would need to undergo chemotherapy.
# testicular cancer
Father Ted creator Graham Linehan reveals he's undergoing cancer treatment
Linehan shared the news of his testicular cancer diagnosis on Twitter earlier today.
# Funerals
5 decisions that are vital for a good Irish funeral
What exactly makes a good Irish funeral?
# Pope Ted
Graham Linehan announced we're getting a Father Ted musical, and Twitter has lost its reason
It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for.
# this sort of thing
Father Ted's 'real final episode' is on the way - in stage musical form
Ted writer Graham Linehan made the announcement on Twitter earlier today.
# Brianna Parkins
Former Sydney Rose Brianna Parkins is winning praise for her story about meeting a No voter in a nightclub
She spoke out about Ireland’s reproductive rights in 2016.
# Irish Abroad
Some Irish girls in New Zealand decided to celebrate Paddy's Day by recreating the caravan scene from Father Ted
Every Irish person’s first thought when they get in a caravan: Let’s do the Noel Furlong thing.
# almost like being blind
Double Take: The VERY DARK CAVES sign from Father Ted
Mad Ted.
# 20 years on
Before Ted: What was it like to work with Dermot Morgan?
The much-loved comedian died 20 years ago – we spoke to his former collaborators Gerry Stembridge and Barry Devlin.
# drink feck arse
Eoin McLove is hosting a Father Ted quiz in Dublin to mark Dermot Morgan's 20th anniversary
It’s all in aid of the Irish Heart foundation.
# mad ted
An Irish pub in Edinburgh has unveiled a *huge* mural dedicated to Father Ted
The workmanship is definitely not shoddy.
# i'd like you to leave
Did you cop that Sr Assumpta from Father Ted is also the woman in the gas boiler ad with Daniel O'Donnell?
You learn something new every day.
# Lovely Girls
The Waterford Rose made a meta reference to Father Ted on stage and everyone was delighted
Surely this was intentional.
# Quiz
Can You Name These Minor Priests From Father Ted?
You’ll need to have studied in St. Colm’s seminary to pass this.
# Holidays
The Ultimate 'July 19th on Father Ted' Quiz
It’s a big day.
# Careful Now
A trad band performed the Father Ted theme song outside the Father Ted house, and it was delightful
# TJUQ's ultimate Father Ted quiz
Test your knowledge.
# Father Ted
Dermot Morgan's sons have been in to see this brilliant new waxwork of their dad in Dublin
And some of the grandkids popped in too.
# not an ecumenical matter
A woman carrying a Father Ted sign at the maternity hospital protest only went and bumped into Graham Linehan
The man himself!
# father sesh ledge
Here's what Father Damo is up to, 21 years after he appeared on Father Ted
This music video starring Father Ted actor Joe Rooney tells us how he’s getting on. (Hint: Not great!)
# helicopter job
The great story of Moby flying Ardal O'Hanlon into Slane to sing My Lovely Horse
He’s a big Father Ted fan, apparently.
# hairy babies
Father Ted's Speed 3 Episode: An Oral History
Is there anything at all to be said for another mass?
# TedFest
This Inis Mór map features some very Irish safety advice
Don’t make unnecessary journeys…
# donkey rides at top field
17 times scenes from Father Ted played out in real life
Life imitating art.
10 photos of Irish celebrities improved by Father Ted quotes
Ah it’s yourself.
# hairy babies
The theory that Postman Pat is the original Pat Mustard is gaining traction on Twitter
He’s a very careful man.
# father ted day
The Bernard Shaw pub in Dublin is hosting its annual Father Ted Stephen's Day extravaganza
“speak to priests YOU want to know…”
# Father Ted
This pub in Dublin is dedicating St Stephen's Day to all things Father Ted
The tradition lives on.
# Father Ted
The delayed but necessary player ratings from the Father Ted All-Priests Over 75s Challenge Match
Football is not a matter of life and death. It’s much more important than that.
# sitcom priest
14 knockoff Halloween costumes that are totally legit
Copyright infringement? Never!
# real world
15 things that have happened in 2016 that are straight out of Father Ted
The plotlines for a reboot write themselves.