Emmanuel Kehoe

Emmanuel Kehoe

TV: Remember, remember the 5th of November

TV: Remember, remember the 5th of November

On the evidence of the first episode, Gunpowder is more than a history lesson; it also makes for tense, intelligent, searching drama, and the on-screen brutality is justified

TV Review: Silliness and slow reveals in the salon

TV Review: Silliness and slow reveals in the salon

A cast of spectacularly loquacious, opinionated, inquisitive and flamboyant hairdressers

TV: How they fell for the Führer’s fiery words

TV: How they fell for the Führer’s fiery words

Hitler’s People (RTÉ 2) was the first of a two-part German documentary based on his work which, oddly enough, was shown in an English version from SBS Australia

Flat dialogue risks killing off crime drama

Flat dialogue risks killing off crime drama

'I’d be agreeably surprised if Acceptable Risk were to take a turn for the better and, with four more episodes to go, it would certainly need to'

TV: Gleeson steering in the right direction

TV: Gleeson steering in the right direction

If you want a Stephen King detective thriller without the supernatural but with an outstanding performance by an Irish actor in the leading role, watch Mr Mercedes

TV: Gaelic noir has strong undertow

TV: Gaelic noir has strong undertow

Making Grace Harte (TG4) in black and white was a good and courageous decision

TV Review: The tipping of the scales of injustice

TV Review: The tipping of the scales of injustice

A perfect body mass index is not the only measure of a person’s right to respect, but a poor BMI might well indicate a life that is crushingly limited in its options

TV: Strike hits the target in seedy drama

TV: Strike hits the target in seedy drama

Strike – The Cuckoo’s Calling (BBC One) could be the start of a beautiful friendship between a television series and viewers

TV Review: The humans behind the horror of Islamic State

TV Review: The humans behind the horror of Islamic State

From ISIS to the Rose of Tralee

Television: The Byrde trail that’s worth following

Television: The Byrde trail that’s worth following

Ozark improves as it goes along, with excellent performances from Bateman and Laura Linney

Television: Circus Vincenzo rolls out of town

Television: Circus Vincenzo rolls out of town

Tonight with Vincent Browne: TV3

Television: Behold an empty throne

Television: Behold an empty throne

I’ve quite an aversion to fantasy history and makey-up worlds

Television: A bridge over the Troubles’ waters

Television: A bridge over the Troubles’ waters

It's impossible to quantify the extent to which Project Children affected the Peace Process

Après match: Giles reflects on a life of two halves

Après match: Giles reflects on a life of two halves

TV documentaries can be overrun by celebrities, but director Cormac Hargaden let John Giles have the pitch to himself, writes Emmanuel Kehoe

Television: Gripping GLOW is a contender

Television: Gripping GLOW is a contender

The hairspray and fitness gear look is accurate down to the last too-tight shiny leotard