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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17   14   9   1   Unknown  
2000   1999   1997   1995   1992   1983  

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Series cast summary:
Geraldine Plunkett ...
 Mary McDermott-Moran (17 episodes, 1992-2000)
Emmet Bergin ...
 Dick Moran (16 episodes, 1992-2000)
Mick Lally ...
 Miley Byrne (15 episodes, 1983-2000)
Robert Carrickford ...
 Stephen Brennan (15 episodes, 1992-2000)
Isobel Mahon ...
 Michelle Haughey (14 episodes, 1992-2000)
Joe Lynch ...
 Dinny Byrne (13 episodes, 1983-2000)
Mary McEvoy ...
 Biddy Byrne (13 episodes, 1992-2000)
Maureen Toal ...
 Teasy McDaid (13 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)
Liam Heffernan ...
 Blackie Connors (8 episodes, 1992-1999)
Maire Hastings ...
 Lizzie O'Driscoll (7 episodes, 1999-2000)
Donal Farmer ...
 Tim Devereux / ... (7 episodes, 1992-2000)
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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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