Emmanuel Kehoe

Emmanuel Kehoe

Intimations of mortality

Intimations of mortality

The brilliantly scripted Killing Eve (RTÉ One) is a terrific new series based on the four novellas written by Luke Jennings that make up Codename Villanelle

A ‘timebomb’ who refuses to be defused by the Church

A ‘timebomb’ who refuses to be defused by the Church

Mary McAleese’s Modern Family (RTÉ One) was a measured look at the lifestyles of a number of Irish families illustrating the diversity of what may constitute a family in modern Ireland, laced with comments by members of the hierarchy

Finding a personal connection to the Irish question

Finding a personal connection to the Irish question

Reviewed This Week 1968: The Long March: RTÉ One The Game: RTÉ One Fake Or Fortune: BBC One Las...

Carving Hume’s legacy in stone

Carving Hume’s legacy in stone

Reviewed This Week In the Name of Peace - John Hume in Americal: RTE One Better Call Saul: Netfli...

Tracing the brawny roots of hurling

Tracing the brawny roots of hurling

If I’m somewhat puzzled as to where the next two programmes will take us, the first episode of The Game was remarkable for the expressively articulate, passionate and intelligent contributions of players and pundits alike

Brennan and Creedon on the road again

Brennan and Creedon on the road again

Reviewed This Week Francis Brennan’s Grand Tour: RTÉ One The Road Less Travelled: RTÉ One Who...

Keeping tabs on the gatekeepers of a social media giant

Keeping tabs on the gatekeepers of a social media giant

Inside Facebook was an eye-opener, revealing that the content of Mark Zuckerberg’s connected world is moderated for Britain by Irish people, based in Dublin and employed by a company called CPL

Tigers and terror in Netflix’s Mumbai noir

Tigers and terror in Netflix’s Mumbai noir

Sacred Games is dark and violent, but it has a distinctive and unique mood despite obvious motifs common to police dramas in many cultures

O’Brien laid bare, warts and all

O’Brien laid bare, warts and all

Reviewed This Week Denis O’Brien: The Story So Far RTÉ One Anyone for Denis? A surprising larg...

World Cup runneth over with VAR highlights

World Cup runneth over with VAR highlights

Reviewed This Week The World Cup: RTÉ Two Ar Lorg Annie: BBC Two Schitt’s Creek: Netflix The S...

A not so Free State for all

A not so Free State for all

‘All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” – Anna Karen...

Missed opportunity for Tommy’s endgame

Missed opportunity for Tommy’s endgame

Reviewed This Week Tommy Bowe: The End Game RTÉ One Poldark BBC One Germaine Bloody Greer BBC Tw...

Chris O’Dowd makes a smooth leap from Moone Boy to mobster

Chris O’Dowd makes a smooth leap from Moone Boy to mobster

While lacking the snappy wisecracking of the Travolta movie, O’Dowd’s character is more rounded and sympathetic

TV: Struggling to Cope as a sophomore slump bites

TV: Struggling to Cope as a sophomore slump bites

Where does Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope go from here? A third season, probably. But Danielle’s return from Vancouver, when eventually it did happen, really didn’t do much to lift a rather limp second outing

Grant silences the naysayers in style

Grant silences the naysayers in style

Grant delivers an entirely believable portrait of a man impaled on the tines of his own desire, at a time in 1960s Britain when homosexuality was a criminal offence