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Roddy Doyle: 'My books stop being about me the minute I start writing'
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Roddy Doyle: 'My books stop being about me the minute I start writing'

Oct 13th 2020, 8:00 PM 13,026 Views 6 Comments

In his new novel, two old friends meet up for a pint in Dublin city centre – and discover new things about each other’s lives.

Alan Parker - the director of The Commitments and Angela's Ashes - has died aged 76
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Alan Parker - the director of The Commitments and Angela's Ashes - has died aged 76

Jul 31st 2020, 5:05 PM 22,885 Views 33 Comments

Parker’s storied career included directing credits for Bugsy Malone, Fame and Mississippi Burning.

The Ultimate Roddy Doyle Movie Quiz
# The Barrytown Trilogy
# The Barrytown Trilogy

The Ultimate Roddy Doyle Movie Quiz

Dec 10th 2017, 9:30 PM 7,144 Views 6 Comments

Do you know your Curleys from your Rabbittes?

11 reasons why The Commitments is beloved by Irish people everywhere
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# The Commitments

11 reasons why The Commitments is beloved by Irish people everywhere

Sep 21st 2016, 1:21 PM 7,465 Views 5 Comments

25 years on, it’s still the best <3

Johnny Murphy, the man behind The Commitments' 'Joey The Lips', has died
# RIP
# RIP

Johnny Murphy, the man behind The Commitments' 'Joey The Lips', has died

Feb 23rd 2016, 12:12 PM 26,593 Views 26 Comments

“He was charming and cantankerous and humorous to the end”.

7 wonderful gifts Roddy Doyle has given the world
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# Imelda Quirke's Arse

7 wonderful gifts Roddy Doyle has given the world

Aug 22nd 2014, 9:23 PM 36,172 Views 52 Comments

His Barrytown Trilogy has so much to offer.

Charming video asks people to name their favourite Irish film
# Irish Film
# Irish Film

Charming video asks people to name their favourite Irish film

Mar 4th 2014, 2:32 PM 4,316 Views 16 Comments

Into The West? Michael Collins? The Snapper? We can’t decide.

Irishman attempts Guinness World Record of playing the guitar for 101 hours straight
# Guitar Hero
# Guitar Hero

Irishman attempts Guinness World Record of playing the guitar for 101 hours straight

Jun 12th 2011, 6:13 PM 4,109 Views 13 Comments

Dave Browne has begun his world record attempt in Dublin this afternoon and says the hardest challenge will be to stay awake for the next four days as he strums his heart out.

7 ‘deadly’ things you may not know about The Commitments
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# The Commitments

7 ‘deadly’ things you may not know about The Commitments

Oct 7th 2010, 12:58 PM 16,453 Views 0 Comments

While we wait for tickets to go on sale to the reunion gigs of The Commitments stars, TheJournal.ie has been occupying itself with identifying famous nipples, name changes and cardboard cutouts in the original film.

The Commitments re-unite for four March gigs
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# The Commitments

The Commitments re-unite for four March gigs

Oct 6th 2010, 6:01 PM 2,630 Views 0 Comments

The stars of the 1991 film re-unite to mark its 20th anniversary. Will Dave from Eejit Records show up this time?