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Krooked Tease Animations aims to bring Limerick animation to life

Krooked Tease Animations is the newest animation project to hit the streets. Pictured are Allie Glynn, helped the team with the scripts, Jake O’Connor, founder, creative writer and head illustrator and animator, and Ian Brew, creative writer and voice actor.


Krooked Tease Animations aims to bring Limerick animation to life

The Irish Film and Media sector is growing rapidly in the last few years, especially here in Limerick. The newest project to hit the streets is Krooked Tease Animations.


Krooked Tease is the love child of Jake O’Connor, founder, creative writer and head illustrator and animator, and Ian Brew, creative writer and voice actor. In 2015, Jake started a small project making various t-shirt designs and stickers; selling merch in shops, online and at markets. As the project slowly grew so did the passion to create an animation series using the characters from the t-shirts. 

Jake and Ian started working on a mini-series introducing a unique style and variety of characters which can be found on their YouTube Channel.  

“We have a strong passion for creative arts, cartoons, entertainment and humour. Through this, we wanted to create something that reflects our personalities and also something that many of you out there can relate to. An animated series has been a dream of our as we absolutely love cartoons, ” said Jake.

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Get Off Your High Horse, the latest work of the Krooked Tease.


The dynamic duo is now working on a pilot episode for a TV series, which they believe will give them the platform they serve deserve and open up more opportunities here in Limerick. Currently, they have a Kickstarter campaign where you can donate to their cause and help fund the making of their pilot episode, which can be found by visiting and searching Krooked Tease or following this link –

They are also organising a fundraiser event for the Kickstarter in Pharmacia Pub, on the 21st of September, doors are at 21:00, they have some great acts lines up including Post Punk Podge who recently just played EP (Electric Picnic) and much more. It’s €6 on the door or pay €10 and get yourself a limited edition Krooked Tease t-shirt with the entry! You can follow the Krooked Tease on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.

For more information on Krooked Tease, go here

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Richard is a presenter, producer, songwriter and actor. He was named the Limerick Person of the Year (2011) and won an online award at the Metro Éireann Media and Multicultural Awards (2011) for promoting multi-culturalism online. Richard says that the concept is very much a community driven project that aims to document life in Limerick. So, that in 20 years time people can look back and remember the events that were making the headlines.