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It’s almost tea time, Ted

THERE will be a welcome on the mat for all this Sunday at Fr Ted’s House in the heart of the Burren. The hosts, Cheryl and Patrick McCormack, will be on hand to offer tea and scones. Visitors to the house made famous as the ‘parochial house’ for Fr Ted Crilly in the award-winning TV series Father Ted, between 6pm and 9pm on Sunday evening will be asked to part with €10, as a fundraiser for the RNLI. John and Shelly Galvin of The Clare Champion are promoting the event in recognition of the outstanding work being carried out by the RNLI lifeboat personnel all over the country. John lauded the bravery of crew members in facing into very difficult situations to deal with emergencies on sea and inland waterways

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Fr Ted to the rescue for RNLI

THE beautiful setting in the heart of the Burren at Kilnaboy, where stands one of the most famous country houses used in the filming of the Fr Ted series, will play host to an evening to support the RNLI Lifeboats. The hosts will be Cheryl and Patrick McCormack. The doors of Fr Ted’s house will swing open to the public on Sunday, April 30 from 6pm to 9pm. The house is set under the shade of Mullaghmore, with its twisted rocks and the hills of the Burren. It is an evening not to be missed, as there will be music and song and host Patrick McCormack will share some of the poetry he has written of his experience living in this beautiful landscape. There will be tea and scones for everyone and there is plenty of parking at the house. The event was launched in Fr Ted’s house by Lauren Guilfoyle from Feakle and Shelly and John Galvin from The …

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Signs to highlight ‘Ireland’s largest lingerie section’?

ENNIS’ connection to the hit television show Fr Ted could soon be immortalised, with calls being made for a sign to be erected in the town declaring that the county capital is the home of ‘Ireland’s Largest Lingerie Section’. Scenes for the Christmas special of the show in which Fr Ted and other priests are trapped in the department store were filmed in Dunnes Stores in Ennis. According to Councillor Brian Meaney, Ennis should capitalise on its relationship with the show by putting up a sign on Friars Walk. Speaking at a meeting of Ennis Town Council this week, Councillor Meaney commented, “Fr Ted now has cult status. There is significant interest in events like Ted Fest and there are a number of groups involved in a Ted Trail, organising visits to places associated with the show. We’re not inventing anything here; this is a point of interest.” Councillor Peter Considine questioned the validity of the claim that the store …

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