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Night of comedy at The Model with stars of Father Ted

Three of Father Ted's most memorable guest stars come together for a night of stand up and musical comedy at The Model on 18th November.

Joe Rooney (Father Damo), Patrick McDonnell (Eoin McLove) and Michael Redmond (Father Stone) are renowned stand-up comedians who will have you laughing your head off with their unique take on Ireland and improvised audience interaction. The comical trio come together for the first time in a side splitting version of Riverdance as a show finale. There will also be a chance to compete in a "Lovely Girls" competition and you don't have to be a girl to enter!

Patrick McDonnell played Eoin McLove in the episode Night of The Nearly Dead. He has performed as a stand up all over Ireland and beyond, and has been mainstay of the comedy festival circuit for two decades. He has appeared in and written for many shows on RTE such as Naked Camera, Stew, the Savage Eye and Don’t feed the Gondolas. Lately he has appeared as the character Frank Fahey on Sky 1’s Moone Boy and as “Martin” on Bridget and Eamon.

Michael Redmond played Father Stone in the episode Entertaining Father Stone. He is an accomplished stand up comedian and hosts a weekly show in The Stand Comedy Club in Glasgow. His live show Eamonn, Older Brother of Jesus was a adapted for a BBC Radio 4 series. He has also appeared in Brass Eye and Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle.  

Joe Rooney was Father Damo was in the episode Old Grey Whistle Theft.  His energetic mixture of stand up and musical comedy and ability to engage with the audience has brought him to venues all over Britain and Ireland for many years and he has headlined clubs in Moscow, Azerbaijan, China, Brussels, Barcelona, USA, Dubai, Muscat and Bahrain.  Joe is also a successful actor and writer having acted as Timmy in the long running RTE sitcom Killinaskully as well as a host of short films. He starred in the CBBC series Roy, TV3's Red Rock, was winner of Ireland's Celebrity Come Dine With Me, got a five star review in the theatre version of The Shawshank Redemption along with Omid Djalili and recorded a single “The Rockier Road To Poland” with Shane MacGowan and The Aftermath. 

Booking: www.themodel.ie / (071)9141405