Video: Young Offenders TV series will put the Cork accent to the test

Video: Young Offenders TV series will put the Cork accent to the test

We were already reeling from the news that the smash hit comedy Young Offenders was being into a television series when the news hit they were looking for people to appear in the new show.

The producers say they are looking for people from Cork or people who can do a Cork accent to apply for roles in the six-episode series being made by BBC.

It led to a rush of applications with large numbers of Corkonians and people from other counties uploading videos to Youtube showing their best Cork accent to try and secure a role.

We took to the streets of Cork city to ask the people what they thought of the plans for a TV series and the mistakes people when attempting the beautiful Cork accent.

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