TV3 seeking families for Gogglebox Ireland

TV3 seeking families for Gogglebox Ireland



The producers of Gogglebox Ireland are looking for families to take part in the second series of the popular show.

Following on from the success of the first series, TV3 have confirmed they will return next year with another instalment.

Programme producer Ciara McGinnity said: “We’re really keen to find new families to add our blossoming cast. Although it sounds like quite a bizarre notion to watch people watching television it is extremely engaging and an interesting reflection of the nation.

We are currently speaking with people from all around the country who we feel may represent different communities, to create a fair overview of attitudes of what we watch on telly,” Ciara added.


“The programme is really lovely and securing itself as a firm favourite with the nation so hopefully the second series will be as well received. A mix of opinions and personalities is key to the programme and we are currently speaking with lots of different types of people about the possibility of taking part,” Ciara said.

“We are looking for people who like to watch telly, have a great relationship and enjoy a bit of a chat,” she added.

Anyone interested in taking part can email or call the information line on 085 719 8486.

Chief Reporter Pat Flynn has worked as a journalist for almost 30 years. His career began during the late 1980s when, like many aspiring radio presenters of the time, he worked for local pirate radio stations in Clare and Limerick. Pat joined Clare FM in 1990 where he worked as researcher initially and later presented several different programmes including the station's flagship current affairs programme. He was also the station's News Editor and Deputy Controller of Programmes. Despite leaving in 2003 to pursue a career as a freelance journalist, he continues to work with the station to this day. As well as being the Clare Herald’s Chief Reporter Pat is also freelance journalist and broadcaster, contributing to Ireland’s national newspapers and is a regular contributor to national broadcasters.