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The Irish R.M. 

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When Major Sinclair Yeates leaves his home in England to work as the Irish Resident Magistrate, he finds that the justice system needs tempering somewhat to suit the local needs - and that ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Peter Bowles ...  Maj. Sinclair Yeates 18 episodes, 1983-1985
Bryan Murray ...  Flurry Knox 18 episodes, 1983-1985
Anna Manahan Anna Manahan ...  Mrs. Cadogan 18 episodes, 1983-1985
Brendan Conroy Brendan Conroy ...  Peter Cadogan 18 episodes, 1983-1985
Lise Ann McLaughlin Lise Ann McLaughlin ...  Sally Knox 17 episodes, 1983-1985
Niall Toibin ...  Slipper 16 episodes, 1983-1985
Virginia Cole Virginia Cole ...  Bridget / ... 15 episodes, 1983-1985
Deirdre Lawless Deirdre Lawless ...  Julia 13 episodes, 1983-1985
Doran Godwin ...  Philippa Yeates / ... 12 episodes, 1983-1984
Faith Brook ...  Lady Knox 10 episodes, 1983-1984
Jonathan Ryan ...  Dr. Jerome Hickey 9 episodes, 1984-1985
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When Major Sinclair Yeates leaves his home in England to work as the Irish Resident Magistrate, he finds that the justice system needs tempering somewhat to suit the local needs - and that not everything is as straight-forward as it appears on the surface. Written by David McAnally <D.McAnally@uq.net.au>

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UK

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English

Release Date:

6 January 1983 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

El magistrado inglés See more »

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Slipper: Good day to your Honour. I hope the grey horse is to your liking.
Major Sinclair Yeates: Er, yes, thank you. What's the charge against this man ?
Mr. Prentice, Clerk of the Court: Joseph Aloysius Mahoney, known as Slipper, accused of being drunk and disorderly, outside the Temperance Hotel.
Major Sinclair Yeates: Outside the ... ? Do you plead guilty, or not guilty ?
Slipper: Well, I was, and I wasn't.
Major Sinclair Yeates: If there is any doubt in your mind, you should plead, not guilty. I take it the Police are prosecuting ? Now, you're still on oath, Sergeant.
Sergeant Murray: Yes, sir.
Major Sinclair Yeates: You say this man was drunk ?
Sergeant Murray: I...
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Major Yeates' Fancy/Haste to the Wedding
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Enjoyable! This series offers a lot of entertainment.
18 March 2018 | by ahight-1See all my reviews

I spent a lovely St. Patrick's Day watching this series. The music, scenery, houses, and costumes are all very pretty. I loved the Irish music that's scattered throughout the episodes. Hearing the speech of the day was fun, too. The stories are pleasant and fun, and give a bit of insight into the issues and how such matters were dealt with at that time. It's got humerus points, poignant moments, and some outright sadness, but overall is a delightful way to spend time. One can escape to a time when things were easier.


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