With National Gallery of Ireland (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Tales of Irish Castles (2014)
Episode: The Normans Are Coming (2014)

TV-14 | 43 min | Documentary

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In the 12th century, the political situation made Ireland ripe for Norman conquest and the beginning of castle-building in Dublin and beyond.

Director: Sarah Share | Stars: Simon Delaney, Alan Hayden, Ned Kelly, Pat Liddy

Votes: 7

2. Tales of Irish Castles (2014)
Episode: The Fightback (2014)

TV-PG | 42 min | Documentary

6.7
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As documented in Leap and elsewhere, castle design soon changed when the Irish fought back against the Anglo-Normans in the 15th and 16the centuries.

Director: Sarah Share | Stars: Simon Delaney, Lar Joye, Kieran O'Conor, Ned Kelly

Votes: 6

3. Tales of Irish Castles (2014)
Episode: A Century of Turmoil (2014)

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary

6.8
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In the 17th century, strategically important castles at Limerick, Birr and elsewhere played critical roles in a hundred years of bloody wars.

Director: Sarah Share | Stars: Simon Delaney, Ned Kelly, Pádraig Lenihan, Matthew Potter

Votes: 6

4. Tales of Irish Castles (2014)
Episode: A Taste for Gothic (2014)

TV-14 | 44 min | Documentary

6.8
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With the advent of the cannon in the 18th and 19th centuries, castles such as Tullynally morphed from military strongholds into lordly family homes.

Director: Sarah Share | Stars: Simon Delaney, George Cunningham, Terence Dooley, Melanie Phillips

Votes: 6

5. Tales of Irish Castles (2014)
Episode: End of Empire (2014)

TV-14 | 43 min | Documentary

6.6
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As political and social unrest swept Ireland in the 20th century, debt-ridden castles fell into disrepair and into the hands of the nouveau riche.

Director: Sarah Share | Stars: Simon Delaney, Jane Ohlmeyer, Robert O'Byrne, Terence Dooley

Votes: 5


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