Saturday June 6, 2020

TV Review: Look back and wonder

Reviewed this week: Lenihan – A Legacy RTE One. Collusion RTE One. Waterloo: Na Laochra Gael TG4.

21st June, 2015
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Brian Lenihan was profiled in Legacy on RTE One. Picture: Tony O’Shea

De mortuis . . . of the dead speak nothing but good. Does anyone pay attention to that old Latin tag anymore? And how soon after a public person’s death should their reputation be assessed? Obituaries don’t always come with clean hands.

Three films in a new series called Legacy (RTE One) set out to assess the legacies of three Irishmen – Brian Lenihan junior, Tony Ryan and Paudie O’Shea, from the worlds of...

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