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#The Commitments

# the-commitments - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 13th 2020, 8:00 PM 13,123 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.

# the-commitments - Friday 31 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 31st 2020, 5:05 PM 22,897 Views 33 Comments

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

# the-commitments - Sunday 10 December, 2017

The Ultimate Roddy Doyle Movie Quiz
# The Barrytown Trilogy
From The Daily Edge
# The Barrytown Trilogy

The Ultimate Roddy Doyle Movie Quiz

Dec 10th 2017, 9:30 PM 7,152 Views 6 Comments

Do you know your Curleys from your Rabbittes?

# the-commitments - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

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

Sep 21st 2016, 1:21 PM 7,502 Views 5 Comments

25 years on, it’s still the best <3

# the-commitments - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

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

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

Feb 23rd 2016, 12:12 PM 26,644 Views 26 Comments

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

# the-commitments - Friday 22 August, 2014

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

7 wonderful gifts Roddy Doyle has given the world

Aug 22nd 2014, 9:23 PM 36,242 Views 52 Comments

His Barrytown Trilogy has so much to offer.

# the-commitments - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Charming video asks people to name their favourite Irish film
# Irish Film
From The Daily Edge
# Irish Film

Charming video asks people to name their favourite Irish film

Mar 4th 2014, 2:32 PM 4,321 Views 16 Comments

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

# the-commitments - Sunday 12 June, 2011

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

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

Jun 12th 2011, 6:13 PM 4,181 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.

# the-commitments - Thursday 7 October, 2010

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

Oct 7th 2010, 12:58 PM 16,601 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 - Wednesday 6 October, 2010

The Commitments re-unite for four March gigs
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From The Daily Edge
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The Commitments re-unite for four March gigs

Oct 6th 2010, 6:01 PM 2,654 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?