Fair City: a love story

Fair City's executive producer Brigie de Courcy talks viewers, product placement and her own relationship with Ireland’s longest-running soap

23rd April, 2017
Brigie de Courcy, executive producer of RTÉ’s Fair City PIcture: Fergal Phillips

A child’s colouring pencils are scattered around the Brennans’ living room, where Fair City stalwart and notorious womaniser Paul lives with his family. But it’s not just the Brennans who are a tad messy. Wandering around the homes in Carrigstown, the fictional northside Dublin suburb where the soap is based, there are half-opened packets of biscuits, partly drunk bottles of wine, dirty tea-towels, books and magazines strewn around. While the rooms are slightly smaller than...

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