Live in Dublin - Colm Oregan

“If this goes to court we need to be able to convince a judge that what you said was funny.”

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Live in Dublin

A special live edition of The Moth from Dublin, Ireland, hosted by Lynn Ferguson, with additional hosting by Jay Allison. A comedian must convince a court that a joke he told was funny, a shop worker in Ireland helps bring attention to South African apartheid, a young man stands up to his bullies with help from his mom, and a man faces the death penalty for a crime he did not commit. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.

Colm O'Regan tells an offensive joke and realizes that sometimes in David v. Goliath situations, David is just being a jerk.

Karen Gearon, with her fellow shopworkers at the Dunnes Stores, goes on strike and sparks international interest in the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa.

Daryl McCormack was bullied growing up in Ireland because of the color of his skin.

Peter Pringle fights to get a death sentence overturned.


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10:18
The Bounds of Comedy

by Colm O'Regan

A comedian must convince a court that a joke he told was funny.

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13:15
The Dunnes Store Strikers

by Karen Gearon

A shop worker in Ireland helps bring attention to South African apartheid.

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08:53
I Grew Up Here

by Daryl McCormack

A young man stands up to his bullies.

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10:14
As If I Was Not There

by Peter Pringle

A man faces the death penalty for a crime he did not commit.

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