Brendan O'Carroll


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in Dublin, Ireland
September 15, 1955

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Brendan O'Carroll is an Irish BAFTA-winning writer, producer, comedian, author, actor and director. A popular comedian in Ireland since the early 1990s, O'Carroll is best known internationally for portraying the foul-mouthed Irish matriarch Agnes Brown in Mrs. Brown's Boys. O'Carroll has written seven novels, including The Mammy (1994), The Chisellers (1995), The Granny (1996), The Scrapper (originally published as "Sparrows Trap", 1997) and The Young Wan (2003); a number of these have been translated into 12 languages and have been best sellers worldwide. He has also written four films and nine comedy shows. These include The Course (1995), Grandad's Sure Lilly's Still Alive (1997), The Last Wedding (1999), Mourning Mrs. Brown (2000), Mrs. ...more

Average rating: 4.19 · 10,889 ratings · 1,179 reviews · 17 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Mammy (Agnes Browne, #1)

4.10 avg rating — 4,436 ratings — published 1994 — 34 editions
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The Chisellers (Agnes Brown...

4.26 avg rating — 2,289 ratings — published 1995 — 17 editions
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The Granny (Agnes Browne, #3)

4.29 avg rating — 2,022 ratings — published 1996 — 17 editions
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The Young Wan (Agnes Browne...

4.23 avg rating — 1,296 ratings — published 2003 — 13 editions
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Agnes Browne Trilogy Boxed ...

4.53 avg rating — 299 ratings — published 2001
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Mrs Brown's Family Handbook

4.07 avg rating — 201 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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The Scrapper

3.95 avg rating — 154 ratings — published 1997 — 2 editions
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Sparrow's Trap

3.59 avg rating — 90 ratings — published 1997 — 4 editions
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Mrs. Brown's A to Y of Ever...

4.05 avg rating — 44 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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“AS IT HAPPENED, CATHY’S CONFIRMATION DAY was a great success. By the time the hairdresser was finished with her, Cathy was more than pleased with the outcome. On the day she wore a pink two-piece suit decorated with tiny flowers around the edge of the lapel, a white high-collared blouse and white shoes. Archbishop McQuaid gave her the Sacrament of Confirmation, and to her relief Cathy was not even asked a question. The one-and-a-half-hour ceremony was followed by lunch in Bewley’s Café which, as always, was sumptuous. Then began the obligatory visiting of friends and relations. Transport for the day was provided by Ned Brady, a local baker. Ned had an Austin Cambridge and supplied the car, himself as driver and the petrol for five pounds. By”
Brendan O'Carroll, The Mammy

“Continua a sognare, Agnes Browne! Per il bene di tutti, continua a sognare!”
Brendan O'Carroll, The Mammy

“Non era vero. La vita aveva reciso un altro dei fili che sostenevano il cuore di quella donna”
Brendan O'Carroll, The Mammy



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