Meet the Judges

  1. Mind the Gap Films ltd (the Production Company) is producing “Ireland’s Funniest” (the Show) for RTE Radio One and wishes to use the recording contribution by the Entrant with a view to selection for the Show and to participate to win a prize. The Entrant agrees that if selected he/she will comply with the rules and regulations of  “Ireland’s Funniest”.
  2. By entering Ireland’s Funniest! as a competitor, competitors and their parents/guardians will be deemed to have read and understood these rules and agreed to be bound by them.
  3. Applications are only open to residents of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
  4. Entrants for the Children and Young People’s programme must be under 16 years of age on/before 31st Dec 2010 and Mind The Gap Films reserves the right to request written proof of age from any entrant. There is no age limit for the other categories.
  5. Entrants must be available for possible audio recording between December 6th and December 17th 2010.
  6. The Entrant understands and agrees that the Production Company shall not be obliged to use his /her contribution in any form or to acknowledge in any way or to provide an acknowledgement to the Entrant or otherwise to pay the Entrant for the use of his / her recording, that the final selection of the participants in the production shall be at the Production Company’s sole and absolute discretion, that their decision shall be final and conclusive and that the Entrant waives any claim for any loss of opportunity to enhance his / her reputation arising out of his / her non-inclusion in the Production and / or the Publicity.
  7. The participants will be selected by Mind the Gap Films and this decision is final.
  8. In the event of any dispute on the outcome of any elements of Ireland’s Funniest  the decision of Mind the Gap Films ltd. is final.
  9. By entering the Series, each entrant and his/her parents/guardians agree to release, discharge and hold harmless Mind The Gap Films and RTE Radio and its officers, servants, employees and agents from any and all claims, damages, liabilities, costs or expenses incurred by or on behalf of him/her and/or his/her parents/guardians whether direct or indirect, arising out of or in relation to participation by him/her in the Series or any portion thereof, and/or the acceptance, use/issue or possession of any prize awarded in relation to the Series and/or any printing or typographical errors in any material relating to the Series and/or any stolen, fraudulent, lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, altered or illegible entries or transactions which are processed late or incorrectly or are lost due to computer or technical malfunction. 
  10. The Entrant assigns to the Production Company its licensees and assigns all copyright (including by way of present assignment of future copyright) and any other rights in his / her contribution and the Production throughout the Universe in all media (whether now known or to be invented) for the full period of copyright and all such other rights and to the extent possible in perpetuity.  The Entrant hereby irrevocably, unconditionally and in perpetuity waives any moral rights vested in him / her.
  11. The Entrant confirms that he /she irrevocably and unconditionally consents to his / her name, likeness and biography being included in the Production in all media now known or to be invented, the broadcast of the Production and use of same in any related publicity including television, radio, internet and print publications (“the Publicity”).
  12. Mind The Gap Films reserves the absolute right to disqualify any entrant to Irelands Funniest! which it considers has used improper means to enter and/or win Ireland’s Funniest! or partakes in any conduct which in Mind The Gap FIlms’ opinion would be likely to bring Mind The Gap Films or RTÉ into disrepute.
  13. All entries must be accompanied by a valid application form.
  14. Those named as parents/guardians on the application forms should be legal guardians and should have the right to give permission for the applicant to participate in the Show.
  15. Mind The Gap Films reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend Ireland’s Funniest! and/or to vary these terms and conditions at any time without prior notice.
  16. RTÉ and Mind the Gap Films reserve the right to change the dates on which the programmes will be recorded.
  17. Any application received after the closing date will not be considered for inclusion in the competition.
  18. Please note that an application does not guarantee a place in the programme.