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One Of The Funniest Irish Movies In Recent Years Is On RTE Tonight

By Sarah

December 27, 2017 at 2:24pm

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Your head is pounding and your belly aching from all the overindulging you've been doing the past few days - we feel your festive pain. 

And the cure? Settling down on the sofa tonight to watch The Guard, one of the funniest Irish flicks in years. 

A dark crime comedy, it's pure Irish genius.

Sergeant Gerry Boyle (Brendan Gleeson) is a small-town Irish cop with a confrontational personality, a subversive sense of humor, a dying mother, a fondness for prostitutes, and absolutely no interest whatsoever in the international cocaine- smuggling ring that has brought straight-laced FBI agent Wendell Everett (Don Cheadle) to his door.

The Guard is on RTE ONE tonight at 9.30pm.

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