Lucy Cohu

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Aidan Gillen’s Haughey seems at times detached from the events around him, his face displaying a sort of bored contempt for everyone, foes and allies alike, mildly exasperated that not everyone sees his own genius.

The frenetic pace of episode two of Charlie, RTÉ’s dramatisation of the political life of Charles Haughey, mirrors the mad, manic and dangerous pace o(...)

Death becomes them: Olivia Colman and David Tennant in ‘Broadchurch’

Watching Broadchurch (TV3, Monday) after the first part of RTÉ’s Charles Haughey trilogy was like stepping out of the theatre and into fresh air. (...)

The Fianna Fáil leader  Charles Haughey, acknowledges the applause after his address to the party’s ard-fheis. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

Charles Haughey was a politician possessed of enormous talents and fatal flaws, whose impact for good and evil on Irish society is still a matter o(...)

Lucy Cohu as Terry Keane in the new RTÉ drama Charlie:  “I do get the feeling that she would find the proceedings going on at the moment extremely amusing . . . Yeah, I think she’s having a good old giggle somewhere.”

In the RTÉ drama series Charlie, one of Charles Haughey’s political colleagues is heard wondering what the boss sees in the woman with whom he is know(...)

Aidan Gillen as Charles Haughey in the RTÉ-commissioned drama ‘Charlie’

It’s grotesque, unbelievable, bizarre and unprecedented– and that’s just the hair. Charlie, the new trilogy of dramas about the rise, reign and fall o(...)

The RTÉ drama stars Aidan Gillen as Charlie Haughey. He is one of a number of present or former members of the ‘Love/Hate’ cast in the drama.

RTÉ has unveiled details of its three-part drama about the former Taoiseach Charles Haughey which will be broadcast in the New Year. Charlie fe(...)

Aidan Gillen plays Charles Haughey during filming in Dublin in October 2013 of the forthcoming RTÉ / Element Pictures / Touchpaper Television series on his life. Photograph: PA Wire

Power-craving politicians, elusive psychopaths and paranoid gangsters will be at the centre of RTÉ One’s drama offering in its 2014-2015 season, while(...)