Agnes Brown

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Brendan O’Carroll generates much of his income from touring, while the appeal of the TV programme shows no sign of abating

The earning power of Agnes Brown shows no sign of slowing down as profits at a Brendan O’Carroll entertainment company almost doubled to €643,876 last(...)

 Mary, Mel and Sue’s Big Christmas Thank You air on BBC1 on Christmas Eve.  Photograph: Emilie Sandy/BBC

I have previewed next week’s television so you can forgo binge watching and instead spend time talking to your family, who love you, apparently. ‘Mar(...)

Rory Cowan with his mother, Esther, in 2012. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Not many actors get to walk away from a globally successful show on their own terms, but Rory Cowan has done just that. Last month the 58-year-old ac(...)

A lot in common: Mrs Brown and RuPaul. Photographs:  Graeme Hunter/Logo TV

All Round to Mrs Brown’s, an RTÉ/BBC co-production, which airs in Britain with the title A Short Study of the Irish People, debuted on both stations t(...)

A screengrab from a video in which Mrs Brown and Lenny Abrahamson join forces and call for a Yes vote in the same-sex marriage rReferendum on May 22nd . Video: Treasure Entertainment

A video starring Ireland’s ‘Mammy-in-chief’ Mrs Agnes Brown and directed by Lenny Abrahamson is urging people to vote Yes to in the same-sex marriage (...)

Drag queen Panti Bliss (AKA Rory O’Neill) has been nominated to complete the Ice Bucket Challenge by two Dublin-based Redemptorist priests. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

Two Catholic priests have undertaken the Ice Bucket Challenge and nominated the Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin, papal nuncio Archbishop(...)

Brendan O Carroll as Mrs Brown during filming of Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie on Moore Street, Dublin, today. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Mrs Brown, the foul-mouthed matriarch is back in town. The title character of the comedy phenomenon is currently in the place known only in the TV ser(...)