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Aidan Gillen stars in Faith Healer upcoming at up the Abbey Theatre. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

'I had no intention or idea that I could have a career': Actor talks about his new play and how he stumbled into acting  Over the last(...)

Ciarán Hinds’s Eamon Cunningham agrees to one final showdown

This review contains spoilers. Where does homage end and shameless imitation begin? That is the question that pops up, like a severed horse head in (...)

Aiden Gillen as Frank Kinsella

It’s all over bar the shooting. After seven occasionally thrilling, sometimes plodding weeks, Kin season one is about to come to its conclusion. But w(...)

We are introduced to Michael and Jimmy’s father Bren (Francis Magee) in prison

Given RTÉ’s uneven track record in scripted drama, it was entirely possible that Kin (RTÉ One, 9.30pm) would be an expensive calamity. Yet to date it (...)

Amanda: Doesn’t want more blood on the family’s hands

As it eases into its final stretch, Kin (RTÉ One, Sunday, 9.30pm) is getting its crazy on. Episode six of eight concludes with Dublin cocaine godfathe(...)

Charlie Cox and Ciarán Hinds

A supremely menacing Ciarán Hinds has been by far the best reason to watch Kin (RTÉ One, 9.30pm). The return in episode five of his thuggish godfather(...)

Charlie Cox and Ciarán Hinds

Kin (RTÉ One, 9.30pm) is finally starting to catch fire. The first two episodes of Montrose’s high-profile new crime drama spent so long setting the t(...)

Charlie Cox and Ciarán Hinds

Two episodes in, it’s increasingly clear what sort of series Kin (RTÉ One, 9.30pm) is and what sort it isn’t. RTÉ’s new crime show is a cagey mood-pie(...)

Charlie Cox and Ciarán Hinds

RTÉ’s moody new crime series, Kin, has been heralded as the second coming of Love/Hate. Yet this tale of an explosive blood feud between two drugs car(...)

Charlie Cox and Ciarán Hinds in new crime drama series Kin. Photograph: RTÉ

Drama and entertainment took centre stage as RTÉ held its autumn season launch event virtually for a second straight year, with director-general Dee F(...)

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