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Ireland's Next Goofball
Genre Reality competition
Format
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Country of origin Ireland
Original language(s) English
Number of seasons 12 completed
13 soon
Number of episodes 120
Production
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Running time roughly an hour
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Broadcast
Original channel The Emerald Channel
Picture format 1080i (HDTV)
Audio format Stereo
5.1 Surround Sound
Original run 13 September 2010 – present

Ireland's Next Junior Goofball is an English-language Irish reality competition based on the highly successful Goofball Academy franchise. This is the kids version of Ireland's Next Goofball.

Format

Casting calls are accepted online. Participation is only available for contestants between the ages of 7 and 15.

Judges' timeline

Judge Seasons
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Ireland.png Karen Sullivan
United Kingdom.png Tudur Baines
Ireland.png Ursula Cooper
Ireland.png Mairead Gilgan
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Season summary

 
Season Premiere Finale Winner Runner-up Third place Judges (chair order)
1 13 September 2010 15 November 2010
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2 19 September 2011 21 November 2011 Anna Vòng
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3 17 September 2012 19 November 2012 Nigeria.png Adanna Godwin
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4 23 September 2013 25 November 2013
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5 15 September 2014 17 November 2014
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6 28 September 2015 30 November 2015
7 12 September 2016 14 November 2016
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8 18 September 2017 20 November 2017
9 24 September 2018 26 November 2018
Karen
10 16 September 2019 18 November 2019
Tudur
11 7 September 2020 9 November 2020
Ursula
12 13 September 2021 15 November 2021
Mairead
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Upcoming season
Janine
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