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1. From hesitant beginnings in 1962, which Irish television talk show went on to become the world's second longest-running late-night talk show?
2. Down with this sort of thing: Set on an island off the west coast of Ireland, which TV comedy was the story of a sticky-fingered parish priest, his dimwit curate and their drunken and lecherous elder companion?
3. Which television comedy set in Northern Ireland told of the growing pains of four young local teenagers and an English lad who had been dropped into their midst?
4. When an English priest moves from a big city to a parish in Ireland there are bound to be culture shocks and misunderstandings. Which drama wove together relationships in a very rural area?
5. With a serial killer on the loose on the streets of Belfast, a top cop is transferred in from London to help local police catch him. Which psychological thriller had a bit of an X factor?
6. When a 13-year-old girl is found murdered in woods near a big city, local people begin to wonder if there are any similarities with the disappearance of three boys two decades before. Which TV Irish TV thriller had plenty of twists and intrigues along the way?
7. Described as a "coming-of-age" comedy, which TV show focused on the lives of a couple of petty criminals in the city of Cork?
8. Soap opera are a staple in the television diet of many countries, Ireland was no different Which TV soap chalked up more than 30 seasons, often tackling some controversial, for Ireland at least, topics?
9. A ground-breaker in production terms, which soap opera focussed on the lives of a family in rural Kilkenny?
10. "Knock knock, open wide,
see what's on the other side,
Knock knock, any more,
come with me through the Magic Door..."
Which animated show on Irish television featured a red-headed puppet with bright red cheeks?
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