Pat O’Mahony joins Newstalk for comedy show

RTÉ radio documentary maker Pat O’Mahony is to co-produce and present a new comedy news panel show for Newstalk on Sunday evenings.

The first show in the 10-week series of You Couldn’t Make It Up airs next weekend (Sun 1st December) at 6pm. Each half-hour show will see two teams of comedians perform satirical sketches and improvise around topical issues.

Recordings will take place on Friday nights in front of a live studio audience at The Helix Theatre on the Dublin City University campus. The first episode will be recorded on 29th November, with tickets available by emailing

The project is Pat’s first major work for Newstalk 106-108. His previous work includes for RTÉ’s Now That’s What You Called News and programmes for the BBC and UTV.

You Couldn’t Make It Up is a Firebrand production, funded by the BAI Sound & Vision scheme in association with Vodafone.

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