This Is Nightlive

This Is Nightlive

This Is Nightlive (also referred to as Nightlive) was an Irish satire television series broadcast on RTÉ Two. It was created by John Ryan who also starred in the series.


The fictitious newsroom in question is said to have been operating for four years and has claimed the accolade of best-dressed current-affairs team at the 2008 VIP Style Awards. Their leader Johnny Hansom is given his own identity. It is said that he was born Declan Foley and is an "increasingly unhinged" former DJ. Úna Óg Nic Ní Súillicáint is his beautiful new co-host who possesses an extraordinary mix of occasionally contradictory Irish language names. The entertainment correspondent is Jackie Byrne-Daly, the sports reporter is Trevor Corocran and the weatherman is Mike "Cloudy" Walsh.


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    genre comedy satire
    publisher RTÉ Two