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.

Series Cast

  1. Gabriel Byrne

    Gabriel Byrne


    3 Episodes

  2. Nick Dunning

    Nick Dunning

    Malachy Griffin

    3 Episodes

  3. Brian Gleeson

    Brian Gleeson


    3 Episodes

  4. Aisling Franciosi

    Aisling Franciosi

    Phoebe Griffin

    3 Episodes

  5. Stanley Townsend

    Stanley Townsend

    Inspector Hackett

    3 Episodes

Full Cast & Crew

Last Season


Season 1

2014 | 3 Episodes

Season 1 of Quirke premiered on February 16, 2014.

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Status Ended


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Type Miniseries

Original Language English

Runtime 90m



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