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From left to right: Foil(Sean Finegan), Arms (Conor Mc Kenna) and Hog (Sean Flanagan)
Foil, Arms and Hog are an IrishComedy trio consisting of Sean Finegan, Conor Mc Kenna and Sean Flanagan. They do in house comedy sketches for their YouTube and Facebook pages, and have gone on a number of successful tours both within and outside Ireland over the last eight years.Their sketches usually consist of a mixture of observational comedy, Surreal Humour and Irish references. Several of them have gone viral on well-known Irish websites, such as and the Irish

Their twitter can be found here, and their official website can be found here.

(And yes, Arms is that guy from the Mc Donnells curry chips ad.)

Foil, Arms and Hog contains examples of:

  • #HashtagForLaughs: The premise of “Hashtag”.
  • The Alcoholic: Everyone in “An Irish Intervention”, except main character Séan.
  • Amazingly Embarrassing Parents: Any sketch involving “The Mc Cormack Family”, which usually revolve around parents' inability to understand social media. Also Mrs Flanagan from time to time.
  • Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better: Paul and Michael greeting each other in “Ceoil agus Ól”.
  • Berserk Button: Foil in “Christmas Party 2012”. He receives presents from Arms and Hog, and promptly loses his shit after its revealed that it’s the symbol from their live act and tickets to their own gig.
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  • Bilingual Bonus: The extra dialogue at the end of “Ceoil agus Ól” probably wouldn’t have gotten past YouTube’s filters if not for the fact that it was in Irish.
  • Black Comedy: “Hair Cut”, “An Irish Intervention”, "Paper Bag Hats" and “Green Living” to name a few, but the real stand out has to be “The Baby Head Clamp”.
  • Continuity Nod: Intended in “Ceoil agus Ól 2”, with the reference to the Ferrari, but Foil and Arms’ roles were unintentionally switched.
  • Crossdresser: In “Post Festival Make-Up Tutorial” all three are decked out in make-up such as mascara, foundation and . . . Darth Maul face paint.
  • Dirty Old Man: In “Ceoil agus Ól” Paul asks Michael does he have anything “salach”.
  • Funny Foreigner: The German character in “Never Take an Irish Person Literally”.
  • Happiness in Slavery: Bittles from "Paper Bag Hats" to ludicrous degrees. Simply loves being treated like shit.
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  • Henpecked Husband: Foil's character from "Ceoil agus Ól” to Shile who's not above to employ a Groin Attack on her husband.
  • In a World...: The premise of “Movie Voice”.



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