This Parody Of RTÉ's 1916 Programming Is Absolutely Brilliant

"Our next special guest is the leader of the Rising, Padraig Pearse... apparently"

With the entire nation in the grip of 1916 fever, parodies were inevitable (like that whole Tupac as an Irish rebel thing).

Filmed in Smock Alley, Remembering The Heroes (1916) is the work of local legends Foil Arms and Hog and it's their own take on the programming created by RTÉ around the Rising.

Watch the brilliant video above where a thoroughly unprepared host has to deal with some very poor research, highly inappropriate guests, and unwelcome walking tour promoters... 

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