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This trilogy of films set between 1979 and 1992 charts the emergence of modern Ireland through the hugely controversial figure of Charles J Haughey. In his pursuit of power, wealth and glamour he can be seen to presage the dreams and aspirations of a whole society that emerged in the subsequent era of the Celtic Tiger, a beast he himself was largely responsible for creating.

“ Irish Independent. Gillen's turn a tour de force, one of the finest you are likely to see on Irish TV this year. ” more
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