The Best Irish T.V. and mini-series

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1.
Love/Hate (2010 TV Series)
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The story of the organized crime scene of Dublin is revealed, centered on Darren, who wants to stay out of trouble but ends up returning to his old habits and his old gang. (51 mins.)
“ Dublin crims do coke and each other. ” - fmacruairi
 
2.
Family (1994 Mini-Series)
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This four-part made-for-TV drama focuses up close on a Dublin couple with four children. Charlo is a hustler... (118 mins.)
 
3.
Harry's Game (1982 Mini-Series)
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Harry is an undercover agent for the British army sent to Northern Ireland to infiltrate the IRA and... (180 mins.)
 
4.
Eureka Street (1999 Mini-Series)
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The story of a group of people from Northern Ireland, trying to make their way in life in the face of sectarian and political polarization... (240 mins.)
Director: Adrian Shergold
 
5.
Father Ted (1995 TV Series)
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Crazy sitcom about 3 priests and their housekeeper who live on Craggy Island, not the peaceful and quiet part of Ireland it seems! (25 mins.)
 
6.
The Fall (2013 TV Series)
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A seemingly cold but very passionate policewoman goes head to head with a seeming passionate father who is in fact a cold serialist in this procedural out of Belfast. The only thing they share is their ncommon complexity. (60 mins.)
 
7.
Moone Boy (2012 TV Series)
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Martin Moone is a young boy who relies on the help of his imaginary friend Sean to deal with the quandaries of life in a wacky small-town Irish family circa 1990. (23 mins.)
 
8.
Pure Mule: The Last Weekend (2009 TV Series)
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After a 4 year stay in London, Jen has come home to bury her mother. Her boyfriend of two years, Tom...
 
9.
The Hanging Gale (1995 TV Series)
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The four brothers of the Phelan family battle to save their farm and their family from the ravages of the Irish Potato Famine in 1846...
 
10.
Rebel Heart (2001 Mini-Series)
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The move towards independence in Ireland, from the 1916 Easter Rising until the 1922 civil war is seen through the eyes of a naive idealistic young man (196 mins.)
 
11.
Mobs Mheiriceá (2007 TV Series)
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The story of 6 of America's most notorious Irish American Mobsters ; Michael "King Mike" McDonald, Dion O'Bannion, Jack "Legs" Diamond, Owney Madden, John "Cockeye" Dunne and Danny Greene. (26 mins.)
Director: Daithí Keane
 
12.
Mobs Cheanada (2011 TV Series)
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13.
Podge and Rodge. A Scare at Bedtime (1997 TV Series)
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(10 mins.)
 
14.
The Podge and Rodge Show (2006 TV Series)
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TV talk show broadcast in Ireland, hosted by Lucy Kennedy and the puppets Podge and Rodge. (30 mins.)
 
15.
Civvies (1992 TV Series)
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Former soldiers in Britain's elite Parachute Regiment struggle to come to terms with civilian life after leaving the army. (55 mins.)
 
16.
Father & Son (2009 Mini-Series)
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Ex Manchester gangland boss Michael O'Connor, who is now happily settled in rural Ireland, is forced to go back to Manchester when his son Sean is found guilty of the murder of a gang member.
 
17.
Legend (2006 TV Series)
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The story of three very different Irish families, each one struggling to find their place amid the harsh realities of modern Ireland. (60 mins.)
 
18.
Pure Mule (2005 TV Series)
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Each of the episodes is a self-contained story focusing on the weekend of one particular character from a Friday until a Monday morning... (312 mins.)
 
19.
Paths to Freedom (2000 TV Series)
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Jeremy and Rats are two very different ex-cons, recently released from Dublin's Mountjoy Prison and... (30 mins.)
 
20.
Random Passage (2002 Mini-Series)
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This film follows a courageous woman's journey from servitude in England to the harsh life of Outport Newfoundland... (360 mins.)
Director: John N. Smith
 
21.
Strumpet City (1980 TV Series)
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The series follows the interwoven stories of a number of inhabitants of the Dublin of the 1910s, still under British rule... (360 mins.)
 
22.
Des Bishop: Joy in the Hood (2006 TV Series)
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A six-part series in which comedian Des Bishop spent over four months living amongst the most marginalized in our society looking for laughs where most would fear to tread. (30 mins.)
Director: Mike Casey
 
23.
The Des Bishop Work Experience (2004 Mini-Series)
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(45 mins.)
Director: Mike Casey
Stars: Des Bishop
 
24.
Sarah & Steve (2009 TV Series)
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25.
Prosperity (2007 TV Series)
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Tells the story of four individuals, each with their own hardship and struggles, set on the same day as they each go about their lives. (60 mins.)
 
26.
Caught in a Free State (1984 Mini-Series)
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During the Second World War some German agents sectretly enter the neutral Irish Free State in order to link up with the IRA.
 
27.
The Savage Eye (2009 TV Series)
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The show is a satirical and often surreal examination of subjects close to the hearts of the Irish people... (26 mins.)
 
28.
Bridget & Eamon (2016 TV Series)
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Bridget and Eamon are the typical unhappily married 80s Irish couple. They live somewhere in the Midlands with their indeterminate number of children.
Director: Jason Butler