Grace, Brendan

Comedian, actor, singer and all round entertainer Brendan Grace (1951-2019).

Best known for his comedy schoolboy character 'Bottler', he is remembered for his many roles and appearances on television including Father Fintan Stack in TV sitcom Father Ted.

A Dubliner, Brendan grew up in The Liberties and began his career in music with the band The Gingermen. As the singer, Brendan told gags on stage combining his musical prowess with his ability to woo a crowd with laughter. 

Throughout his career, Brendan Grace made many appearances on RTÉ television and even hosted his own show aptly titled The Brendan Grace Show. He also hosted the series 'Sunday Night at the Olympia' and 'That's Showbiz'.