A weekly drama serial telling the lives of the people who live in the Wicklow village of Glenroe. The series, which started in 1983, quickly shot to the top of the Irish TV charts, and remained there until the show ended in 2001.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Geraldine Plunkett Geraldine Plunkett ...  Mary McDermott-Moran 17 episodes, 1992-2000
Emmet Bergin Emmet Bergin ...  Dick Moran 16 episodes, 1992-2000
Mick Lally Mick Lally ...  Miley Byrne 15 episodes, 1983-2000
Robert Carrickford Robert Carrickford ...  Stephen Brennan 15 episodes, 1992-2000
Isobel Mahon Isobel Mahon ...  Michelle Haughey 14 episodes, 1992-2000
Joe Lynch Joe Lynch ...  Dinny Byrne 13 episodes, 1983-2000
Mary McEvoy Mary McEvoy ...  Biddy Byrne 13 episodes, 1992-2000
Maureen Toal Maureen Toal ...  Teasy McDaid 13 episodes, 1992-2000
Maria McDermottroe Maria McDermottroe ...  Venetia Crosby 11 episodes, 1995-2000
John Paul McGarry John Paul McGarry ...  Joseph Timlin 10 episodes, 1997-2000
Eamonn Hunt Eamonn Hunt ...  Dominic Daly 9 episodes, 1999-2000
Blathnaid Treacy Blathnaid Treacy ...  Denise Byrne 9 episodes, 1999-2000
Rachael Pilkington Rachael Pilkington ...  Jennifer Crosby 8 episodes, 1997-2000
Grace Barry Grace Barry ...  Maryann Byrne 8 episodes, 1999-2000
Liam Heffernan Liam Heffernan ...  Blackie Connors 8 episodes, 1992-1999
Maire Hastings Maire Hastings ...  Lizzie O'Driscoll 7 episodes, 1999-2000
Dónall Farmer Dónall Farmer ...  Tim Devereux / ... 7 episodes, 1992-2000
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A weekly drama serial telling the lives of the people who live in the Wicklow village of Glenroe. The series, which started in 1983, quickly shot to the top of the Irish TV charts, and has stayed there ever since. Written by Will Downing <wdowning@panda.uiowa.edu>

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The end of the series in 2001 brought to an end a franchise which extended back almost 36 years. Starting with The Riordans in 1965, then Bracken in 1978 and then this series in 1983. All three series were written by Wesley Burrowes, although he retired from Glenroe in the 1990s See more »

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Spun-off from Bracken (1980) See more »

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