Gardaí launch blasphemy probe into Stephen Fry comments on ‘The Meaning of Life’

Gardaí have launched an investigation after a TV viewer claimed comments made by Stephen Fry on an RTE show were blasphemous.

Independent.ie can reveal that a member of the public reported the allegation to Ennis garda Station following a broadcast of ‘The Meaning of Life’, hosted by Gay Byrne, in February 2015.

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  • Martin B

    “Ireland is the only country in the developed world to have introduced a blasphemy law in this century. The law was passed in 2009 and introduced in January 2010…”

    Thank you Ireland. Now every goat fucker can point and shout “Infidels have blasphemy laws too!”.

    • bargogx1

      Don’t discount the possibility that that the only reason the “infidels” have this law is to accomodate and appease you-know-who.

  • bargogx1

    I’ve got a hunch that this is not the sort of thing this law was intended for. Some of the comments are quite informative. They would seem to suggest that the complaint was made for exaclty that reason.

  • LairdKintyre

    I remember his character on the movie “”V”” was a closet homosexual who had an old Quran which was verboten by the racist government. I wonder if the irony has dawned on this heightened liberal yet?

  • tom_billesley

    Have they stopped re-runs of “Father Ted”?

  • Barrington Minge

    So Stephan Fry gets investigated for saying “god” is moronic ( or something ) What would happen if I said “god” did not exist? I’m an athiest so that is my belief. Is that blasphemy?