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Love Is the Drug 

A relationship drama series set in Drogheda, Ireland which centers on the lives and loves of the young Kirwan family.




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Series cast summary:
Allen Leech ...  Shane Kirwan 4 episodes, 2004
Garrett Lombard Garrett Lombard ...  Gary Kirwan 4 episodes, 2004
Chris Newman Chris Newman ...  Mark Kirwan 4 episodes, 2004
Ruth Negga ...  Lisa Sheerin 4 episodes, 2004
Eamonn Hunt Eamonn Hunt ...  Michael Kirwan 4 episodes, 2004
Eleanor Methven Eleanor Methven ...  Eileen Kirwan 4 episodes, 2004
Ruth Bradley ...  Brenda 4 episodes, 2004
Darren Healy Darren Healy ...  Darragh 4 episodes, 2004
Louise Kiely Louise Kiely ...  Clodagh 4 episodes, 2004
Janet Moran Janet Moran ...  Kate 4 episodes, 2004
Orla Fitzgerald ...  Rhona 3 episodes, 2004
Michèle Forbes Michèle Forbes ...  Reena 3 episodes, 2004
Abbie Spallen Abbie Spallen ...  Ger 3 episodes, 2004
John Finegan John Finegan ...  Derek 2 episodes, 2004
Kelly Kierans Kelly Kierans ...  Travel Agent 2 episodes, 2004
Alan King Alan King ...  Frank 2 episodes, 2004
Colin O'Donoghue ...  Peter 2 episodes, 2004
Judith Roddy ...  Tina 2 episodes, 2004
Angelo Sebastino Angelo Sebastino ...  Salsa Instructor 2 episodes, 2004
Cian Taaffe Cian Taaffe ...  Student 2 episodes, 2004


A relationship drama series set in Drogheda, Ireland which centers on the lives and loves of the young Kirwan family.

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Release Date:

15 November 2004 (Ireland) See more »

Filming Locations:

Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland

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Absolutely Brilliant
27 October 2005 | by funderpantsbrianSee all my reviews

When everyone saw the ad that another Irish drama was coming, nobody cared. But this show, was just something special. Apparently it's ratings were unbelievable, that's why they repeated the series again a few months later. Allen Leech is brilliant, this guy is gonna make it big anytime soon. He's alreay been in two big Irish movies but this is the highlight of his career. It's funny, sad , romantic... everything you want to see - something you wouldn't really expect from an Irish drama. For the first time, you could walk into school and everybody would be talking about Love Is the drug, not the o.c or other American shows.

Truly brilliant, well done lads.

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