Home / Series / Hardy Bucks / Absolute Order / Season 1 / Episode 4 A Castletown Christmas The lads have worked hard to have the best Christmas ever, but the scheming Viper and a power outage create holiday mayhem. Fresh off shooting the 4th series of the cult web series – turned hit TV show and feature film, Castletown’s finest “Hardy Bucks” are gearing up for an action packed 2018 with a raucous tour of some of the country’s most beloved venues this Christmas. The Show follows Eddie and Buzz, best friends and roommates, and their misadventures as they search for good craic, and pursue various get-rich-quick schemes with the help of pals Frenchtoast and The Boo. TVTropes is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Castletown is in the Electoral Division of Neale, in Civil Parish of Ballinchalla, in the Barony of Kilmaine, in the County of Mayo. Hardy Bucks is an Irish series of web-based comedy short films,Similar to Trailer Park Boys. After buying a new car for his taxi business, Eddie Durkan is in need of fast cash to pay off a loan shark, so he enters a look-alike contest. The Irish name for Castletown is Baile an Chaisleáin Castletown is on Logainm.ie: Castletown. Fora | When things start to … Mayo. Zambezi Nights 26m. Adverts.ie | Everyone's favourite band of merry misfits from Mayo are back on the road again and are coming to Dublin. The show is a bit of a Spiritual Successor to Trailer Park Boys, as the creators themselves had stated they were influenced by the Canadian series. , TheJournal.ie supports the work of the Press Council of Ireland and the Office of the Press Ombudsman, and our staff operate within the Code of Practice. Castletown, County Mayo, the fictional setting of the mockumentary Hardy Bucks; See also. Journal Media does not control and is not responsible for user created content, posts, comments, submissions or preferences. Wire service provided by Associated Press. Despite the economic downturn, life in Castletown, hasn’t changed much for one of the Bucks, Eddie Durkan. But you know, it goes to show you: people are out there, you could know them. Hardy Bucks. It turns out that he’s no relation at all, and I just headbutted him and he got taken away. The Hardy Bucks Movie was shot in and around the mass Irish exodus to Poland. Castleton (disambiguation) This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Castletown. To learn more see our. "The Hardy Bucks is based on the misadventures of four disaffected lads from the fictitious ‘Castletown’ in the backwaters of County Mayo, Ireland. You can obtain a copy of the Code, or contact the Council, at www.presscouncil.ie, PH: (01) 6489130, Lo-Call 1890 208 080 or email: info@presscouncil.ie. A mockumentary comedy set in the fictional town of Castletown, County Mayo, Ireland, centered around four friends; Eddie Durkan (Martin Maloney), Billy “Buzz” McDonnell (Owen Colgan), “Frenchtoast” O’Toole (Peter Cassidy), and Tommy “Boo” Hagen (Tom Kilgallon). Boards.ie is a discussion board with a wide range of forums, including - but not limited to - Soccer, Weather, Bargain Alerts, Fitness, Motors, Farming & Forestry, Cycling, Fashion & Appearance, Politics, Food & Drink, and everything in between. Cult comedy show Hardy Bucks rounded up about 50 pint-carrying Irish fans in the middle of Poznan for lead roles in their big-screen makeover. Come and see the Hardy Bucks of Castletown. Despite the economic downturn, life in Castletown, Co Mayo, has not changed much for 20 something Eddie Durkan. , 400px wide It is located at 53° 35' 25" N, 9° 14' 46" W. The cast and crew even stayed in the same Poznan campsite as us. Filmed in Swinford, Hardy Bucks follows the lives of four lazy but likeable lads from the fictional Castletown. Hardy Bucks explores life in small town Ireland for a group of 20 something slacker lads and their attempts to find the craic wherever that may be. For more information on cookies please refer to our cookies policy. Castletown (horse), a New Zealand Thoroughbred racehorse Castletown, County Mayo, the fictional setting of the mockumentary Hardy Bucks Read more about this topic: Castletown Source: RTE. With nearly 60,000 upvotes on Reddit, it’s taken the views on YouTube up to 1.4 million overnight. News images provided by Press Association and Photocall Ireland unless otherwise stated. By the looks of the new trailer, we're in for a mad one. Home Regional West Mayo Hardy Bucks, Notices Welcome to Boards.ie; here are some tips and tricks to help you get started. The Hardy Bucks of Swinford A group of friends from east Mayo are a huge online hit thanks to their comedy creation Going Out Edwin McGreal IF there’s one sure thing about the internet it is this – if you have a talent and are willing to demonstrate it, you will be spotted. There followed two TV series and a Christmas Special on the Irish national station. Eddie, Buzz, Boo, Frenchtoast and Viper are a nice bunch of lads who partake in the kind of antics nice bunches of lads would partake in. Set in “Castletown” – aka Swinford, Co Mayo – and inspired partially by the redneck comedy Trailer Park Boys, Hardy Bucks was created by Chris Torduff and Martin Maloney in 2008. Hardy Bucks - Locations? Hardy Bucks Monday Night 2220 RT TWO For more go to www.rte.ie Follow Hardy Bucks on Facebook www.facebook.com tags: Boo Bucks Bullets Buzz mcdonnall Castletown Drama Eddie Durkan. The series was picked up for television by RTÉ in 2010 and eventually also spawned The Movie in 2013. Civil Parish. AH YES, HARDY Bucks. A mockumentary comedy set in the fictional town of Castletown, County Mayo, Ireland, centered around four friends; Eddie Durkan (Martin Maloney), Billy “Buzz” McDonnell (Owen Colgan), “Frenchtoast” O’Toole (Peter Cassidy), and Tommy “Boo” Hagen (Tom Kilgallon). 7 Shares. The films follow the lives of Eddie and Buzz, two “shturdy, reliable fellas”, as they try to come to terms with life in the fictional hamlet of Castletown (which is a depiction of Swinford). Boards.ie | It hasn’t been on TV since 2015, but Irish people still know the lines, the characters and the unique verbal ticks of the lads from Castletown to this day. It’s timestamped to 51 seconds in, so that it goes straight into this story: The comments from the predominantly American audience were mostly positive: It’s an acquired taste, to be fair. All four seasons of the show are currently available on Netflix. Mayo's finest misfits are returning to our screens, as the fourth season of Hardy Bucks airs this March. The42 | Uploads by rte + Add to Channel 46s. There's also After … With Owen Colgan, Chris Tordoff, Tom Kilgallon, Tommy Miller. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. Journal Media does not control and is not responsible for the content of external websites. Please note that TheJournal.ie uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. Former Love/Hate actress Susan Loughnane will also appear in the series which tells the story of Eddie Durkan and his circle of friends dreaming big dreams, and drinking them all away in Castletown. Originally started as a bit of fun on Youtube, the mockumentary was entered into Irish National TV broadcaster RTÉ’s ‘Storyland’ competition, which it subsequently won. Map. Like he was about to throw a punch just because. Castletown (Baile an Chaisleáin) , Barony of Morgallion, Co. Meath; Castletown (Caisleán Dhún Dealgan) , Barony of Upper Dundalk, Co. Louth; Castletown (Baile an Chaisleáin) , Barony of Coonagh, Co. Eddie, Buzz, Boo, Frenchtoast and Viper are a nice bunch of lads who partake in the kind of antics nice bunches of lads would partake in. Sites: This six-part series follows the further antics of Eddie Durkan and co trying to make something of their lives using what limited means they have in their small hometown. TheJournal.ie | Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available from thestaff@tvtropes.org. Its attention now firmly shifted from Pyongyang, the world awaits the next salvo in the Kennedy-Bucks conflict. Release year: 2010. Noteworthy | Filmed in Swinford, Co Mayo, ‘Hardy Bucks’ follows the lives of four lazy but likeable lads from the fictional Castletown. 1. It would be an ~interesting~ clip to come across if you hadn’t a clue what was going on, ie everyone bar the Irish people watching. The third series of the popular TV series was shot in Swinford, Co Mayo over the course of the summer. Turns out he is working for the Sligo boys and doesn’t know it. 2. English . Castletown on reddit frontpage. It was cut down at some stage on the right side to fit into the central plaster recess above the cantilevered staircase, which would indicate that the painting was not commissioned for the space. L-R:Francis "The Viper" Higgins, Billy "Buzz" McDonnell, Eddie Durkan, "Frenchtoast" O'Toole, and Tommy "The Boo" Hagen, “It’s like Tom Hanks and the boys said. The Hardy Bucks started out on youtube, then ended up on RTE and now they’re hitting the road on the big screen. A mockumentary comedy set in the fictional town of Castletown, County Mayo, ... Eddie is finally going off to America, causing the Hardy Bucks are breaking up]]. to: * BittersweetEnding: Season 2 ends with Salmon getting married and the entire town celebrating, but [[spoiler: Eddie is finally going off to America, causing the Hardy Bucks are breaking to break up]]. Hardy Bucks Monday Night 2220 RT 2 For more go to www.rte.ie Follow Hardy Bucks on Facebook www.facebook.com … Filmed in Swinford, it is set in the fictional Castletown. Drinking, riding, getting stoned and the occasional game of football. Is there an issue? Sign in to like videos, comment, and subscribe. After a successful first series and Christmas special, the lazy likeable lads from Castletown are back with another outing of Hardy Bucks. Hardy Bucks is making a comeback and ready to take the stage. Frustratingly, however, my friends and I missed a call-out for extras, presumably because we were too busy discussing variables of 4-4-2 and snorkelling Polish lager. The Shkyline 26m. Hardy Bucks explores life in small town Ireland for a group of 20-something lazy but likeable slackers and their attempts to find a bit of excitement, wherever that may be. I love how his story gives no reason for the fight. For Irish people stumbling across Hardy Bucks on one of the world’s biggest websites, it was surreal: To embed this post, copy the code below on your site, 600px wide Hi I went on a little tour of Castletown on Saturday last and had a bit of trouble finding some of the locations used in both the TV and YouTube series. Advertisement. , 300px wide You never know which one the aul lady is gonna get ya.”, Eddie is finally going off to America, causing the Hardy Bucks to break up, being reported as murdered by a ladyboy hooker in Thailand, then outed as faking his own death, and having a casket full of rocks fall on him, leaving him in a, Ends with Salmon getting married and the Bucks breaking up, with the series lead leaving to the US, Eddie leaving and Salmon getting married, and The Viper run off, The trip to America, the wedding and anything that happen the The Viper are never mentioned…although the Sligo boys do show up again. http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Series/HardyBucks. Denise Curtin . Irish sport images provided by Inpho Photography unless otherwise stated. The Hardy Bucks are back to bring a slice of Mayo to the big smoke. 11/15/11. No doubt you’ll recognise these famous faces from the hit Irish show ‘The Hardy Bucks’, a hilarious Irish comedy show based on the lives of a group of bucks from Castletown, Co. Mayo. Winners of the 'Storyland' competition on www.rte.ie, web stars The Hardy Bucks make their network television debut on RTÉ Two on Tuesday, 12 October. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. The Hardy Bucks invade Connolly’s of Leap to steal Christmas this December on Saturday 23rd. For the unaware, The Bucks hail from a little town in Co.Mayo called Castletown. A circle of young men entertain vague ambitions involving quick cash, women and showbiz in this mockumentary on small-town Irish life in County Mayo. Limerick; Castletownarra (Baile an Chaisleáin) , Barony of Owney and Arra, Co. Tipperary We found 8 civil parishes matching your search of "castletown". The 3 Bucks have promised to ‘make Ireland funny again’ with their brilliant sense of humour. Four lads from Ireland wanting nothing but good craic. Daft.ie, Americans just discovered the glory of Hardy Bucks' shitetalking when this video blew up on Reddit Comments, Create an email alert based on the current article, This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. Scheming, drinking, work-shy procrastinators, the Hardy Bucks are daft lads from the country – the epicentre of their universe – tormented by their nemesis and small-town hash dealer, Viper Higgins. Life is like a chocolate bar. Created by Maloney, Tordoff and Colgan, the show originally premiered as a Web Original series in 2008 after Tordoff uploaded the videos they had created for a college class to YouTube. I said to him “Am I your son?” And we just hugged it out. Hardy Bucks Guide to Getting a Six-Pack. The ‘Hardy Bucks’ are a group of bored slackers living is the sleepy hamlet of Castletown in ireland. Users are reminded that they are fully responsible for their own created content and their own posts, comments and submissions and fully and effectively warrant and indemnify Journal Media in relation to such content and their ability to make such content, posts, comments and submissions available. Castletown’s Bear Hunt is a copy of a painting by 17th-century Flemish painter Paul de Vos, which is part of the collection at the Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg. For the unaware, The Bucks hail from a little town in Co.Mayo called Castletown. It hasn’t been on TV since 2015, but Irish people still know the lines, the characters and the unique verbal ticks of the lads from Castletown to this day. Holy f*ck. The show also follows Eddie’s arch-nemesis Francis “The Viper” Higgins (Chris Tordoff), a small-time drug dealer, always looking to ruin Durkan’s schemes. For 20 something Eddie Durkan cookies described in our cookies policy Mayo over the course of popular! 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