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Rí-Rá issue 1, cover art by Bob Byrne

Rí-Rá (Irish for "commotion" or "messing about") is an Irish language anthology edited by Aidan Courtney and published by Coimicí Gael. As well as work from Irish cartoonists, it features translated European strips. A promotional issue was published in November 2008, and the first issue proper in Spring 2009. The latest issue, #5, is published on 7 December 2013.

Promotional issueEdit

A free promotional issue was launched at the Dublin City Comic Con on 22-23 November 2008, with a cover by Courtney. The contents are:

Issue 1Edit

Issue 1 was released in Spring 2009, with a cover by Bob Byrne and an inside back cover by Alma O'Carroll. Contents are:

  • "Tony & Alberto" by Dab's (translated)
  • "Teidí le Eidí" ("Eddy's Teddy") by Bob Byrne
  • "Blian a haon" ("Year One") by Finnbar Christie and Stephen Downey
  • "Na Bleachtairí Óga" ("The Big Break Detectives") by Alan Nolan
  • Untitled strip by Bob Byrne
  • "Lou!" by Julien Neel (translated)
  • "Dúréalta" ("Black Star") by Mike Lynch and John Cullen
  • "Nicól Óg" ("Young Nicól") by Philip Barrett
  • "Léo Passion Rugby" by Loic Nicolof and Philippe Fenech (translated)

Issue 2Edit

Issue 2 was released in March 2010, with a cover by Alan Nolan. Contents are:

  • "Lou" by Julien Neel (translated)
  • "Dúréalta" ("Black Star") by Mike Lynch and John Cullen
  • Untitled one-page strip by Alma O'Carroll
  • "Blian a haon" ("Year One") by Finnbar Christie and Stephen Downey
  • "Finkle agus Crumbert" by Bob Byrne
  • "Tony & Alberto" by Dab's (translated)
  • "Na Bleachtairí Óga" ("The Big Break Detectives") by Alan Nolan
  • "Joey Ravioli" by Bob Byrne
  • "Nicól Óg" ("Young Nicól") by Philip Barrett
  • "Léo Passion Rugby" by Loic Nicolof and Philippe Fenech (translated)

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