Taylor is hired to look into past abuses at the infamous Magdalen laundries, the city's home for "wayward girls." The daughter of a former inmate wants him to track down a woman called "Lucifer," a ...
Incorrigible boor Jack Taylor is fired from the Garda (Irish national police) for brutality against a government minister. His experience, some contacts and cheap rates get him started as ... See full summary »
A man is brutally murdered by an unseen assailant. We glimpse the murder weapon: A steel spearhead with a scythe-like hook on the side, mounted on a shaft. Some days later and Jack Taylor ... See full summary »
A priest who had just returned from 20 years of working overseas is found beheaded in his church. Father Malachy confesses to Jack that now he himself fears for his life and reveals a ... See full summary »
Galway Private Investigator JACK TAYLOR is hired by the daughter of a former inmate of the infamous Magdalen Laundries to find the identity of a former nun, known only as LUCIFER, who was ... See full summary »
A female student dies from a fall from the roof of the university. She is dressed in a theatre costume and wears a ring of paper with a quote from the play "Deirdre of the Sorrows" typed ... See full summary »
Set in Galway, the series is based on Ken Bruen's crime novels and features Iain Glen as the leading character, Jack Taylor, an old-school detective, and a maverick who often drinks much more than is good for him.
Jack is an Irish ex-cop, on the wrong side of forty who has become a finder with a sharp tongue and a soft heart. He takes on the cases The Guards (Irish Police Force) won't touch, no ... See full summary »
I'll watch just about anything with Ireland as the back drop and I wanted to like this series. But the stereotype of Jack's alcoholic is too painful to be a part of. If he reaches for sobriety like Sherlock in Elementary, then for me that is the exciting character development, we don't have to be observers of his self pity and despair, and we could root for his recovery along with rooting for his case solving. If this was to happen, i'd keep watching, but I'm guessing the writers thing his tormented soul which his really his addiction illness, is something that adds to his character. Not for me.
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