Quirke (2013–2014)
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Christine Falls 

Quirke, a pathologist in 1950s Dublin, is perturbed when his strait-laced adoptive brother Malachy, an obstetrician, appears to be tampering with evidence relating to the recently deceased ... See full summary »

Director:

John Alexander

Writers:

John Banville (based on novel), Andrew Davies (adaptation)
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Gabriel Byrne ... Quirke
Nick Dunning Nick Dunning ... Malachy Griffin
Janet Moran Janet Moran ... Brenda Rutledge
Brian Gleeson ... Sinclair
Geraldine Somerville ... Sarah Griffin
Michael Gambon ... Judge Garret Griffin
Aisling Franciosi ... Phoebe Griffin
Frank O'Sullivan Frank O'Sullivan ... Davy
Peter Coonan ... Brendan Boyle
Pat Laffan ... Costigan
Brid Brennan ... Dolly Moran
Lesa Thurman ... Sister Stephanus
Gary Egan Gary Egan ... Costigan's Man 1
Andy Kellegher ... Costigan's Man 2
Stanley Townsend ... Inspector Hackett
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Quirke, a pathologist in 1950s Dublin, is perturbed when his strait-laced adoptive brother Malachy, an obstetrician, appears to be tampering with evidence relating to the recently deceased Christine Falls. Officially she died of an embolism but Malachy admits that she died giving birth to a still-born child and evidence was changed to spare her reputation. Soon afterwards Dolly Moran, a friend of Christine who told Quirke she has information about the baby's father is murdered and a child brought from Ireland to Boston, Massachusetts, is adopted by Claire and Andy Stafford. Quirke discovers that Dolly was part of a chain who took illegitimate children to America and is savagely beaten up for his pains. At the request of Malachy's wife Sarah Quirke takes her wayward daughter Phoebe to Boston to stay with her grandfather, dying Irish industrialist Josh Crawford and here he learns that Josh is instrumental in bringing illegitimate Irish babies to America. When Josh dies Sarah, Malachy ... Written by don @ minifie-1

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK | Ireland

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 February 2014 (Ireland) See more »

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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