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Ian O'Doherty


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Anniversary: One of the many Father Ted lines that have stood the test of time is ‘I hear you’re a racist now, Father’

Anniversary: One of the many Father Ted lines that have stood the test of time is ‘I hear you’re a racist now, Father’

Anniversary: One of the many Father Ted lines that have stood the test of time is ‘I hear you’re a racist now, Father’

In more depressing news for people of a certain age, this week marks the 25th anniversary of the first episode of Father Ted.

It's hard to believe that it's a quarter of a century since I first sat down to watch it, but the landmark date has prompted a slew of memes, jokes and people recalling their favourite scenes and their most beloved quips.

One of the many lines which have stood the test of time is the auld wan saying: "I hear you're a racist now, Father."