Irish language "soap" set in an imaginary Connemara village.
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Series cast summary:
Macdara Ó Fátharta Macdara Ó Fátharta ...  Tadhg Ó Direáin / ... 346 episodes, 1996-2019
Fionnuala Ní Fhlatharta Fionnuala Ní Fhlatharta ...  Berni Ní Neachtain / ... 278 episodes, 1996-2019
Máire Eilish Ní Fhlatharta Máire Eilish Ní Fhlatharta ...  Caitríona Ní Loideáin 270 episodes, 1996-2019
Máire Uí Dhroighneáin Máire Uí Dhroighneáin ...  Máire Uí Chonghaile / ... 269 episodes, 1996-2019
Pól Ó Griofa Pól Ó Griofa ...  Mack Ó Riain 266 episodes, 2007-2019
Ann Marie Horan Ann Marie Horan ...  Frances Ní Bhrádaigh / ... 264 episodes, 1996-2019
Niall Mac Eachmharcaigh Niall Mac Eachmharcaigh ...  John Joe Daly 261 episodes, 2006-2019
Seán Mistéal Seán Mistéal ...  David Ó Laoire / ... 260 episodes, 2007-2019
Marie Breathnach Marie Breathnach ...  Mo Gilmartin 250 episodes, 2005-2019
Annamaria Nic Dhonnacha Annamaria Nic Dhonnacha ...  Bobbi-Lee Ní Neachtain / ... 232 episodes, 2015-2019
Josie Ó Cúláin Josie Ó Cúláin ...  Micheál Seoighe 206 episodes, 1996-2019
Brídín Nic Dhonncha Brídín Nic Dhonncha ...  Gráinne Ní Bhraonáin 203 episodes, 2008-2019
Máirín De Buitléir Máirín De Buitléir ...  Deirdre Daly 197 episodes, 2015-2019
Domhnall O'Donoghue Domhnall O'Donoghue ...  Pádraig Ó Loinsigh / ... 192 episodes, 2015-2019
Bridin Ni Mhaoldomhnaigh Bridin Ni Mhaoldomhnaigh ...  Katy Daly 191 episodes, 2010-2019
Paul McCloskey Paul McCloskey ...  Vince De Búrca 176 episodes, 2007-2019
Seosaimhín Ní Shuilleabháin Seosaimhín Ní Shuilleabháin ...  Laoise Fallon 146 episodes, 2016-2019
Pól Penrose Pól Penrose ...  Colm Gallagher 141 episodes, 2016-2019
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Ros na Rún is renowned for the high quality of its dramatic scripts and has the unique ability to portray the realities of contemporary Gaeltacht and rural living with humour and intelligence. Its realistic storylines are not afraid to tackle the challenging social issues of our times, dealing with themes of family, love, society, secrets, and deceit. The soap has screened numerous ground-breaking moments on Irish TV over the last 20 years, including the first ever gay kiss shown on screen in Ireland back in 1996. Ros na Rún is a typical West of Ireland village. The village's name has more than one meaning, it can be translated into English as 'Headland of the Secrets', and as 'Headland of the Sweethearts' so it is aptly named. It broadcasts for 35 weeks of the year and total weekly viewership figure currently stands at 150,000. Filmed in the heart of the Connemara Gaeltacht in an Spidéal, Co na Gaillimhe, it broadcasts twice weekly on TG4, Tuesday's and Thursday's at 8.30pm with an ...

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Name can be translated into English as both "Headland of the Secrets" and "Headland of the Sweethearts". See more »

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*Is maith liom Ros na Run*
15 August 2006 | by starrleaf-dreamerSee all my reviews

Started watching it for the Gaeilge during my Leaving Cert. Got hooked. Love it now. It's more than a cut above anything else in the soap world and it's the only one I'd give my time to. Can't wait for next season! The acting is really decent compared to...well pretty much anything on TV these days...and it gives a break from those unending reality shows. My only complaint is that the communication between the many scriptwriters doesn't always seem to be consistent...on occasion there's an episode filled with one person's story, a cliffhanger and then you hear nothing more about them for several weeks! But hey nothing's perfect and there's definitely more right than wrong with this Irish soap. While I'm on the topic of Ireland, the location can't be faulted - Spiddal, Co. Galway is one of Ireland's most beautiful places and the West of Ireland atmosphere is displayed in the programme. Whether you start watching to learn some Gaeilge, improve the Irish you've got or just cause there's nothing else on, I guarantee you'll be glad you flicked to TG4/WYBE.


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