A weekly drama serial telling the lives of the people who live in the Wicklow village of Glenroe. The series, which started in 1983, quickly shot to the top of the Irish TV charts, and remained there until the show ended in 2001.

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2000   1999   1997   1995   1992   1983  

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Series cast summary:
Emmet Bergin ...
 Dick Moran (16 episodes, 1992-2000)
Geraldine Plunkett ...
 Mary McDermott-Moran (16 episodes, 1992-2000)
Mick Lally ...
 Miley Byrne (14 episodes, 1983-2000)
Robert Carrickford ...
 Stephen Brennan (14 episodes, 1992-2000)
Joe Lynch ...
 Dinny Byrne (13 episodes, 1983-2000)
Isobel Mahon ...
 Michelle Haughey (13 episodes, 1992-2000)
Mary McEvoy ...
 Biddy Byrne (12 episodes, 1992-2000)
Maureen Toal ...
 Teasy McDaid (12 episodes, 1992-2000)
Maria McDermottroe ...
 Venetia Crosby (11 episodes, 1995-2000)
John Paul McGarry ...
 Joseph Timlin (10 episodes, 1997-2000)
Eamonn Hunt ...
 Dominic Daly (9 episodes, 1999-2000)
Blathnaid Treacy ...
 Denise Byrne (9 episodes, 1999-2000)
Rachael Pilkington ...
 Jennifer Crosby (8 episodes, 1997-2000)
Grace Barry ...
 Maryann Byrne (8 episodes, 1999-2000)
Maire Hastings ...
 Lizzie O'Driscoll (7 episodes, 1999-2000)
Liam Heffernan ...
 Blackie Connors (7 episodes, 1992-1999)
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A weekly drama serial telling the lives of the people who live in the Wicklow village of Glenroe. The series, which started in 1983, quickly shot to the top of the Irish TV charts, and has stayed there ever since. Written by Will Downing <wdowning@panda.uiowa.edu>

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11 September 1983 (Ireland)  »

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The end of the series in 2001 brought to an end a franchise which extended back almost 36 years. Starting with The Riordans in 1965, then Bracken in 1978 and then this series in 1983. All three series were written by Wesley Burrowes, although he retired from Glenroe in the 1990s See more »

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Spun-off from Bracken (1980) See more »

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