Through new discoveries in science and archaeology, explorers take a look at the origins of the Vikings and how they influenced history.
Marianne and Connell weave in and out of each other’s lives in this exploration of sex, power and the desire to love and be loved.
The lives of three women in their 30s, as they navigate the challenges of life, love and relationships. Whilst everyone else is settling down, married with kids, and increasingly in control of their lives, Laura, Katie and Alison seem to be moving in the opposite direction.
A group of young men and women in Dublin in 1916 are embroiled in a fight for independence during the Easter Rising. The story begins with the outbreak of World War I. As expectations of a short and glorious campaign are dashed, social stability is eroded and Irish nationalism comes to the fore. The tumultuous events that follow are seen through the eyes of a group of friends from Dublin, Belfast and London as they play vital and conflicting roles in the narrative of Ireland's independence.
Quirke is the chief pathologist in the Dublin city morgue – a charismatic loner whose job takes him into fascinating places as he investigates sudden deaths in 1950s Dublin. His pleasures in life are raw and deep, a drink, a smoke, good food, a woman: With one woman in particular – his adoptive brother's wife Sarah and the forbidden love that has shaped and dominated Quirke's life.
The disappearance of 14 year old Amber Bailey sets off a two-year search during which her family will go through unimaginable pressures. As the days, months and years progress the mystery deepens, and strange and terrifying clues come to light, raising yet even more questions. The world becomes gripped by the mystery of the missing teen. What happened to Amber?
Modern-day underworld characters Nidge and John Boy wrestle for control of Dublin's illicit drug trade in this forceful crime drama.
The lives and loves of the young staff who work in a successful Dublin restaurant and the intense friendships and bitter rivalries that blossom in the heat of the kitchen.
‘The Roaring Twenties’ follows the trials and tribulations of four twenty-something flatmates as they deal with everyday life in contemporary Dublin. The series features Kevin, an unemployed 'artiste'; Mary, his long suffering journalist girlfriend, and their two friends Eamú, a business student and Ray, a mysterious lay about.
Candid camera show in which unsuspecting members of the Irish public as well as some celebrities are accosted by such bizarre characters as the irascible Jake Stevens, Clifford the Orangemen and the desperate bride. All comic roles are played by comedians P.J. Gallagher, Maeve Higgins and Patrick McDonnell.
Bachelors Walk was a comedy-drama based around three single men living in a house in Dublin’s Bachelors Walk.
The sries was shot in and around Dublin. The programme was first broadcast on RTÉ on 1 October 2001. The drama revolves around Barry looking for a get-rich-quick scheme, Raymond the film critic and Michael the would-be barrister. After a run of three series and an absence for three years, "Bachelors Walk" concluded for a one-off Christmas special which aired on St. Stephen's Day 2006 on RTÉ Two.
'Stardust' is a 2006 miniseries produced for RTÉ by Brackside Merlin Films. The first episode surrounds the night a fire broke out at the Stardust Disco in North Dublin on 13 February 1981, in which 48 people died. The second episode depicts the search for answers and justice by families and survivors. It was screened over two nights on the 25th anniversary of the fire in 2006.