RTÉ ENTERTAINMENT: Christmas hits Killinaskully with a bang this year, as Willie Power spreads the Christmas cheer. Dan is rarely to be seen out of the company of his two sidekicks, drinking buddies and partners in crime Jimmy Bourke and Timmy Higgins. Dan is the man to ask about everything, he always knows an answer to everyone's question, but as he says in S02 E03, most things in the parish, is made up. He plays Dan Clancy the villages story teller and regular at Jacksie's, corrupt politician Willie Power, sexually empowered Bed And Breakfast proprietess Goretti, teacher Louis Cantwell and traveller Pa Connors He ran as the "Independent Republican Christian Social Democrat" Candidate where he received 1,900 votes beating Larry Cummins Independent and Deter Langer Green Party. Councillor Willie Power is expected to hold his seat, however, he is challenged by Dieter Langer of the Green Party. Among those to take their place on his film reel are Willie Power (Shortt), the local politician and power-broker, Father Philip Eno (John Keogh), a priest with a habit of making unfortunate remarks, and The Widow Gilhooley (Maria McDermottroe), a woman as fierce as she is pious. View the profiles of people named Willie Power. 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[2] The show's fifth and final series, began transmission on 28 September 2008. The intro sequence of Killinaskully features Dan driving back home to Killinaskully. | Timmy reveals he is 48 years of age when Dan asks him his age after Timmy tries to convince him that Santa is real. She is good friends with the only other Protestant in town, Theo Wigmore. [15] John Boland in the Irish Independent has said how the characters lack depth: "I've never been much of a fan of Pat Shortt's broad brand of comedy, with its gallery of cartoon-culchie villager wearing silly wigs and speaking in exaggerated mock accents." He also has trouble remembering people's names. Meanwhile, chaos ensues in Jacksie's. She is also an award-winning fiddler. [4] Nevertheless, RTÉ continue to rerun the series as summer filler. Bourke, played by Jack Walsh, is a mechanic by trade and is Dan Clancy's sidekick. [7] Bally is first alluded to in the fifth episode, entitled "The Pitch". Official Sites Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video. but do not adjust your mind, there's a fault in reality", "Killinaskully tops Christmas TV even though critics pan it", "Hollywood? Meanwhile, chaos ensues in Jacksie's. This infatuation is first addressed in the fifth episode, entitled "The Pitch". With a ramshackle grotto outside Jacksie’s, Willie Power is determined to spread some Christmas cheer … at twenty euro a pop. He shares Dan's surname although it is not clear if he is related to him or not. When Miss Fahy mysteriously disappears, Willie Power learns that blood is thicker than water when he tries to find a replacement teacher before the school inspector calls. She later marries Dieter. Mr. Cantwell is a teacher in the local school (albeit a not-so-good one) and holds a not-so-secret affection towards Miss Fahy. He was last elected in the 2005 Local Elections. Cllr. "[15] Drennan said division over the show was the modern equivalent of the 19th-century cultural wars over the language movement, with one side featuring "the sort of cultural snob who faints at the sight of a Centra breakfast roll and who also fondly imagines the drawing rooms and restaurants of South Dublin bear an uncanny resemblance to the set of Frasier". Willie Power), Valentines Day (in July, postponed from February - Killinaskully’s ‘Festival of loorve!’), The Presidential Visit, The Neptune Stakes (at Bally Dog Track and featuring the cream of Killinaskully greyhounds) and finally the Second Annual One-Act Drama Festival (the Killinaskully Drama Circle vs … [13] She expresses concern for him when he is in danger and is full of praise for him when he does something correctly. In addition to producing and frequently writing for the series, Shortt plays no less than five characters: Dan "The Dan" Clancy, Willie Power, Goretti, Pa Connors and Mr. Cantwell. [5], Shortt wanted to do a show that would make use of his acting skills and comic talent and this led to him transferring some of his stage show on the screen in the form of Killinaskully; it is this that leads him to play all the different characters that he does in the show. It was actually filmed on location in the villages of Killoscully and Ballinahinch in County Tipperary, the title being a fusion of these two placenames. It is time for Killinaskully town council elections and, as usual, Willie Power is the likely candidate. In S01 E02 Goretti's husband, Mossie the magnificent returns telling Goretti of how he was performing a magic when he made real magic! Incidentally his mother makes an appearance in the fourth episode, entitled "The Sign", when she is portrayed by Ronnie Masterson.[12]. With Pat Shortt, Jack Walsh, Pascal Scott, Joe Rooney. Still trying to come to terms with the strange ways of the locals, Dieter's desire to fit in is somewhat hampered by his innate belief in the importance of being earnest. The Bally Boys are the arch rivals of Killinaskully. No thanks – I'll stick with Killinaskully", "Shortt cut to success 750,000 tune into Killinaskully", "Short on gags but the fans are happy to laugh along", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Killinaskully&oldid=982658553, Television shows set in the Republic of Ireland, Articles with dead external links from June 2017, Articles with permanently dead external links, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 9 October 2020, at 14:44. Killinaskully is an Irish television comedy which details the bizarre goings-on in a fictitious Irish village called Killinaskully located in the hills of Ireland. It is time for Killinaskully town council elections and, as usual, Willie Power is the likely candidate. Release Dates Meanwhile, chaos ensues in Jacksie's. In addition to producing and frequently writing for the series, Shortt plays no less than five characters: Dan "The Dan" Clancy, Willie Power, Goretti, Pa Connors and Mr. Cantwell. Originally Aired 1 October 2006 Killinaskully finds its voice when KCR radio takes to the air. Where he has formed a family and does road bowling in his spare time. Played by John Keogh, Fr. Whether there is some continuity between D'unbeliveables and Killinaskully is unknown, although it seems likely. Buy Killinaskully: The Whole Feckin' Package, Oxfam, Music films video games, Film. Jacksie was formerly a Christian Brother, although he was asked to leave by his superiors who believed his severe methods of corporal punishment were an embarrassment to the order. She makes her debut in the same episode of Fr. A mistress of the double entendre, she has lived alone since the mysterious disappearance of her husband, the magician Mossie The Magnificent. Played by Gerry Walsh, Cummins is a local politician with a consistent record: 1 vote at every council election. She makes her first appearance in the first episode of the second series, entitled "The Election". The show was chiefly written by the comedian, Pat Shortt, who also performed many of his own roles - starring among him were Jack Walsh, Joe Rooney and Páraic Breathnach. Played by Eileen Gibbons, Maloney is infatuated with Timmy. Councillor Willie Power is expected to hold his seat, however, he is challenged by Dieter Langer of the Green Party. Created by Pat Shortt. | You … He spends most of his day in the local pub where he delights in hearing (and interrupting) Dan's stories. The Christmas Concert. Killinaskully season 2 episode 1 The Election : It is time for Killinaskully town council elections and, as usual, Willie Power is the likely candidate. Among those to take their place on his film reel are Willie Power (Shortt), the local politician and power-broker, Father Philip Eno (John Keogh), a priest with a habit of making unfortunate remarks, and The Widow Gilhooley (Maria McDermottroe), a woman as fierce as she is pious. Dieter ran against Cllr. Meanwhile, Sgt. Killinaskully is an Irish television comedy which details the bizarre goings-on in a fictitious Irish village called Killinaskully located in the hills of Ireland. Willie Power. [19] On 25 December 2005, 825,000 viewers tuned in to watch "A Killinaskully Christmas Carol". Willie Power thinks he’s going up in the world when he’s invited to join a mysterious secret society, as a bypass threatens the village, while Timmy falls under a strange influence when his love for the singer, Big Sean, gets a little out of hand in the midst of the village’s very own crime spree [17], Despite repeated negative publicity from critics the show pulls in an average viewership of 500,000 for each episode, which rose as high as 800,000 for the Christmas specials on 25 December. Cantwell appears as a caring person towards Miss Fahy but when it turns to school children, he's not short of insults for them! . She first appears in the second episode, entitled "The Date". Meanwhile chaos ensues in Jacksie's when his niece takes pink Snacks off the menu. Willie Power as the Green Party candidate in the 2005 Local Elections for the Killinaskully Local Area, he received 2 votes coming 2nd. Played by Pascal Scott, O'Toole is the local member of an Garda Síochána. Meanwhile chaos ensues in Jacksie's when his niece takes pink Snacks… His Father was a member of the German Parliament. While he still tells stories, he tends to seem drunk almost every time he's on screen, even in the morning. He makes his debut in episode two of the series, entitled "The Date". It is time for Killinaskully town council elections and, as usual, Willie Power is the likely candidate. However, things begin to turn bad for Willie when Dieter enters the race as a Green Party candidate, promising reforms. He is shown to spend most of his time in the bar, albeit without his signature pint, instead with a whiskey. Dan gets more than he bargained for when he places an ad in the lonely hearts page of the Gazette, while Jacksie and Fr. The Festival Ep 2 Oct 6, Killinaskully is gripped with election fever as the local elections take place. [20] 25 December 2007 special episode attracted viewing figures of 770,000 for "Christmas Special IV: The Last Round". It was actually filmed on location in the villages of Killoscully and Ballinahinch in County Tipperary, the title being a fusion of these two placenames. As of late, Theo Wigmore has moved in with Jacksie (in a bid to avoid a loan shark) leading to a lot of "Odd-Couple" style situations to occur between both men. Episode 1 - The Election Killinaskully is gripped with election fever as the local elections take place. Business partner of Pa Connors as well as being a good friend and co-conspirator of Willie Power. The village is located 117 km (73 mi) from the sea. ", According to series III: episode VI – "The Lifeboat", Christmas Special III: "The Christmas Concert", Learn how and when to remove this template message, "last series of killinaskully: Pat shortt wants to bow out on a high note", "Awful sitcom tops on the box . wheeler and dealer, fixer and chairman of every committee imaginable in the tiny village. Timmy is in a relationship with Nurse Maloney, although he fears her greatly. It is implied on several occasions that she has a soft spot for Sgt. In episode six, entitled "The Funeral", RTÉ newsreader Ken Hammond and sports broadcasters George Hamilton and Jimmy Magee visit the village.[14]. The pilot episode, entitled "The German Fillum', was broadcast during the Christmas period of 2003 and proved to be a massive ratings success. [25], "When the cuckoo falls from the nest it is time to marry the fish! Meanwhile, Willie Power happens to have inherited an exclusive membership to the secret "Order Of The Stoat". Cllr. [3] Despite having a weekly audience of 800,000, Shortt has stated that the fifth was the final series as he wished to concentrate on the development of a new show with a new style, characters and storyline. The first episode was broadcast on Sunday 17 October 2004 at 22:50.[6]. Mrs. Gilhooley is an exceptionally pious woman who always makes time for the church in her life and has a habit of being preachy towards others. Killinaskully is an Irish television comedy series which details the bizarre goings-on in a fictitious Irish village called Killinaskully located in the hills of Ireland. Cookies on oxfam We use cookies to ensure that you have the best experience on our website. Shooting for the first series commenced in May 2003 in Limerick and Tipperary, continuing for a period of eight weeks. He operates his Dieter's Driven Deli through the village from the back of his van. He boasted in the 2005 Christmas Special Episode that he had been to Jacksie's Bar "every day for the last 30 years". You have Willie Power, a beautifully cocky politician. The show's humour comes from the unusual characterisations of traditional, stereotypical rural Irish folk. It was actually filmed on location in the villages of Killoscully and Ballinahinch in County Tipperary, the title being a fusion of these two placenames. He first appears in the second episode, entitled "The Date", when his affection for Miss Fahy meets competition in the newly arrived film maker Dieter. Langer is a big fan of the singer Johnny Logan. Dan Clancy is an almost permanent fixture in Jacksie's Bar, the local public house. Played by Jim Queally, Theo is a well-educated Protestant Pharmacist with an air of sophistication and fan of literature who regularly quotes poetry and who likes to assist in the artistic and literary aspects of the community, such as directing the nativity play at Christmas. Join Facebook to connect with Willie Power and others you may know. Series 2 I edited the following episodes. Shane Hegarty, The Irish Times's television critic, said the programme emphasised the rural/urban divide and "because TV critics tend to stand very firmly on one side of that gap, they have seldom attempted to understand the popularity of something so old-fashioned, predictable and lazy. [16] Adele King dislikes the "paddywhackery", describing it as "insular, embarrassing and lacking in sophistication". The Irish comedian Pat Shortt, who writes the series, is responsible for many of the characters in the show. It has spawned its own themed holiday in farm accommodation in the Slieve Felim Mountain range region, within walking distance of the village used for filming the series. If in the bar he is rarely shown on-screen without a pint of Guinness on the counter in front of him. Amongst other things his unusual name led to a Filipino tourist being sworn in as parish priest of Killinaskully. Willie Power is the only Local Councillor representing the Local Electoral Area of Killinaskully presumably on North Tipperary County Council where Killinaskully is based. Mularkey is packed off to a home for the bewildered, the Killinaskully faithful wait … Mullarkey, is no longer fit to function and is packed off to a home for the bewildered. Philip go head to head over the "whatcha-call-it" machine in the Gents. A number of well-known personalities have made appearances as themselves in Killinaskully. In her spare time she is the leader of the local power walking group. His trips to the toilet have become a regular gag on the show and have spawned Clancy a catchphrase. Pa has a cousin Martin who accompanies him in his pursuit to get his mare Brandy, in foal to the fast race horse! Following the various lives of the towns residents of the rural town of Kilnaskully and the hilarious adventures they go on. She makes her debut in the second episode, entitled "The Date", when the love triangle is first examined. The clinic prides itself on professionalism and patient centred care, delivered with expertise and precision. The publican's niece plans to take toasted sandwiches, Taytos and Pink Snacks off the menu. Killinaskully received poor reviews from critics but earned large viewership figures. Played by Paul Fitzgerald. All five series are available on DVD and have since been released in box set format. Several years after the ending of the series, Sgt. [10] After some difficulty in making their film, including the squashing of their equipment (and Hans) and Dieter's growing love for the local schoolteacher, Miss Fahy, Dieter switches trade to become a cheese vendor, a respectable trade which he hopes to use to woo his new love. [9] According to the third episode his mother died in 1974. He was named after his grandfather while the other Pa was named after his father. Meanwhile, chaos ensues in Jacksie's. As I write I am watching the first episode in the latest Killinaskully series, with Pat Shortt, about to become world famous with his lead role in the movie Garage, just released. [21] The 2008 festive double episode parodying The Emergency[22] attracted 757,000 viewers, surprisingly[23] losing its crown as Ireland's most popular Christmas Day show for the first time ever by 3,000 viewers to RTÉ News: Nine O'Clock. Their living together leads to frequent bickering which leads both men to look like an old married couple, much to the amusement of Dan, Timmy and Jimmy. He is more often than not the butt of Dan and Jimmy's gibes and is frequently referred to by his two drinking buddies as a liúdar‚ through a succession of daft questions and observations. Town or country. [18] In 2004 and 2005 it was Ireland's top-rated programme during the festive season. [24] Despite this, the Christmas special was the fourth most watched television show in Ireland of 2008. Forget the old caricatures, like Pat Shortt's Willie Power in Killinaskully (pictured). Meanwhile, chaos ensues in Jacksie's. In an allusion to the popular song released by Pat Shortt, visitors are given a complimentary "Jumbo Breakfast Roll" upon their arrival. However, things begin to turn bad for Willie when Dieter enters the race as a Green Party candidate, promising reforms. It is time for Killinaskully town council elections and, as usual, Willie Power is the likely candidate. Dick. Ever since Miss Fahy and Dieter got married, Cantwell is usually to be found in a depressed state over something or other, as the light has left his life. Known to be corrupt, he has a conviction of obstructing a tribunal into an insurance scandal. It is time for Killinaskully town council elections and, as usual, Willie Power is the likely candidate. wheeler and dealer, fixer and chairman of every committee imaginable in the tiny village. Philip Eno. Killinaskully brought together some of our favourite Fr Ted ex-pats including Shortt and Joe Rooney. Jimmy is an expert rally car driver and has won many racing titles. | Meanwhile, chaos ensues in Jacksie's. However, things begin to turn bad for Willie when Dieter enters the race as a Green Party candidate, promising reforms. Dick O'Toole are always trying to flog some bootlegged or stolen gear, Pa's sales techniques are that of an old time fair goer! If he feels a need to go to the toilet he utter his catchphrase, "I must go strain the ole spuds", hops off his stool and walks to the toilet. He is always seeking to put one over on Willie Power. Dieter Langer, played by Louis Lovett, is a former German filmmaker who arrives in Killinaskully in the first episode with his partner Hans. ... Willie Power. Killinaskully, in keeping with the comic element of the show, has a fluctuating population; in the first episode it is said to consist of 167 inhabitants but in the second episode it is said to have a population of over 2,000 people. Killinaskully (TV Series 2003–2008) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. The Irish comedian Pat Shortt, who writes the series, is responsible for many of the characters in the show. However, things begin to turn bad for Willie when Dieter enters the race as a Green Party candidate, promising reforms. After sometime at home with her, he gets annoyed and stomps to the bathroom, where he lifts his wand and disappears! The rural setting allows for greater comic effect in the introduction of such ideas as a community radio station to the show. Goretti is the sexually voracious Protestant proprietress of the Mount Bernadette bed and breakfast. Boland continued, "Killinaskully makes Shortt's earlier work with Jon Kenny in D'Unbelievables seem like Curb Your Enthusiasm by comparison". If you continue browsing, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. Killinaskully is a small village in the middle of Ireland. Canta Clinic is a chartered physiotherapy clinic in Carlow Town. You have Pa Connor, a shamelessly keen salesman whose deliberately cryptic Irish accent is unintelligible (but you'll soon catch on because other characters can't understand him either!). Dick O'Toole moved residency to the picturesque town of Schull in West Cork. Although at the wedding of Dieter to Miss Fahy, she and Timmy share a drunken sexual encounter (in the bridal suite), which by the start of the following series, has blossomed into a relationship. His name sounds like "Filipino" when said quickly, a running joke throughout the episode of his arrival as caused confusion prior to his coming. the church, school, garda station, public house and bed and breakfast. Killinaskully is gripped with election fever as the local elections take place. Pa and the local (quite corrupt) Garda, Sgt. Strictly a Guinness man he has little time for people who order what he would consider exotic drinks. However, his cheese is responsible for causing some very strange dreams and the concepts of cheese and cheese-vending are used repeatedly for comic effect throughout the series. The show is chiefly written and performed by the comedian, Pat Shortt. Dan first appeared in D'unbeliveables episode "D Mammy". Dan is noticeably different in D'unbeliveables. The people are all different in the village such as: Mr. Cantwell the teacher that is crazy in love with his colleague Miss Fahey. The series has often been repeated by RTÉ; below are the dates of original transmission of each series. A troublesome schoolboy who has a habit of ruining important moments, such as spoiling the nativity play by saying that there was in fact room at the inn. Cllr. Played by Mary Harvey, she is Dan's sister. She is the object of Louis Cantwell's affections but marries the German Dieter instead. However, things begin to turn bad for Willie when Dieter enters the race as a Green Party candidate, promising reforms. The show is chiefly written and performed by the comedian, Pat Shortt. Dick O'Toole and Pa Connors get embroiled in a spot of Kung Fu fighting after they invest in a consignment of woks. Cummins makes his debut in the fourth episode of the series, entitled "The Sign". As well as dispensing medicines for all the unusual ailments suffered by the local inhabitants, Theo was once the acting landlord at Jacksies while Jacksie was at a funeral and now lodges with him since the time his life was put under threat by his dead mother's dealings with a notorious money lender. [8] The series is largely set around the buildings that Killinaskully is composed of, i.e. | Played by Aoife Molony, Fahy is the local primary school teacher. "[1] John Drennan of the Irish Independent commented if there was "a sweeter sound in Irish journalism than the wails of the effete South Dublin TV critic when RTÉ viewing figures show Killinaskully has trounced John Kelly's The View once again? [11] Eno is an amiable type who just wants people to get along, albeit his inadvertent habit of making insensitive remarks at the wrong time. He presides over a garda station, which is part betting office, part hardware store and part adult video rental agency amongst other things and will never meet a member of the public without trying to sell them something. She is an expert at rabbit hunting and has a knack for getting into potentially lethal situations and coming out unscathed. Played by Maria McDermottroe, Mrs. Gilhooley is a stern woman who is "not in the habit of repeating" herself. The nearest town is neighbouring Bally, a mere 134 km (83 mi) from the coast. Company Credits [1], Killinaskully was produced by Shortt's own company and was broadcast by RTÉ as part of their Sunday night schedule from 2004. Timmy Higgins, played by Joe Rooney, is another one of Dan Clancy's sidekicks who spends most of his time in the pub. A master stroke-puller, he is capable of turning any situation to his advantage and is easily excitable when someone tries to oppose him, particularly his arch-rival Larry Cummins. Filming & Production He plays Dan Clancy the villages story teller and regular at Jacksie's, corrupt politician Willie Power, sexually empowered Bed And Breakfast proprietess Goretti, teacher Louis Cantwell and traveller Pa Connors. It ceased on 2 November 2008, although the traditional special at Christmas time aired as normal the following month; in 2008 there were two such specials. Based on Pat Shortt's character of Pa Connors from his DVD "Live and A Bit Dangerous". A member of the travelling community with a keen eye for business. It is used to describe the loss of Father Philip Eno's state of mind to the Widow Gilhooley when the priest refers to cheddar cheese as John Cleese. However, things begin to turn bad for Willie when Dieter enters the race as a Green Party candidate, promising reforms. Philip makes his first appearance in the third episode of the first series when the previous parish priest, Fr. 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