A chief pathologist in the Dublin city morgue investigates sudden death victims in the 1950s.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Gabriel Byrne ...  Quirke 3 episodes, 2014
Nick Dunning Nick Dunning ...  Malachy Griffin 3 episodes, 2014
Brian Gleeson ...  Sinclair 3 episodes, 2014
Aisling Franciosi ...  Phoebe Griffin 3 episodes, 2014
Stanley Townsend ...  Inspector Hackett 3 episodes, 2014
Michael Gambon ...  Judge Garret Griffin 3 episodes, 2014
Geraldine Somerville ...  Sarah Griffin 2 episodes, 2014
Frank O'Sullivan Frank O'Sullivan ...  Davy 2 episodes, 2014
Sara Stewart ...  Rose Crawford 2 episodes, 2014
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A chief pathologist in the Dublin city morgue investigates sudden death victims in the 1950s.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

Ireland | UK

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English

Release Date:

16 February 2014 (Ireland) See more »

Also Known As:

Quirke See more »

Filming Locations:

Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland See more »

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(3 parts)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

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16:9 HD
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Quirke aka quackery
29 May 2014 | by ray-cormickSee all my reviews

How low is the lowest common denominator in this. John Banville seemed to me to be a writer of Ireland past and present that you might learn something from. Holy mother of God, Quirke is terrible. I've never seen such a transparent plot line, such poor and shallow acting from stellar marquee names, so many faux hospital passes. Can I write the next episode - just gotta check Wikipedia for some autopsy references and come up with a 'startling' revelation regarding a hard drinking long lost relative of some sort or the other and then mix it up with production values ranging from low to medium allied with an occasional exotic non-1950's sounding name and they're ye are Quirke , working title Dublin Dud.


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