Best new Irish TV Shows (2017 overview - TV & Netflix)



A list containing the best recent shows from the Irish. A nice treat for people interested in Irish culture or are in love with the irresistible accent – watch Mobs Mhericeá, for instance.
The Vore's TV staff selects the top best Irish TV series of 2017 on TV, DVD or Netflix. Are Stuart Carolan, Allan Cubitt & Eugene O'Brien Ireland {Republic}'s best creators?

2017 releases - most anticipated titles to watch

Striking out (1-1-2017 | RTÉ One)

A new legal tv show coming from Ireland about a woman who sets up her own practice after leaving the prestigious law firm of a her ex-fiance.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=95SQZSHRGbg
StarringAmy Huberman, Rory Keenan, Emmet Byrne, Brahm Gallagher
Themesdrama, legal,

Best Irish TV series on Netflix or DVD in 2017 & 2016

Best Irish TV series out on DVD, Bluray or VOD (Netflix, Amazon).

  1. Love/Hate (Since 3-10-2010 , Season: 5 - RTÉ One)
  2. Dublin's underworld is a grimmy place - Love/Hate captures the city's gang culture fantasticly in this beautiful drama series.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IipMYjcStwg

    CreatorStuart Carolan
    StarringTom Vaughan-Lawlor, Killian Scott & Aoibhinn McGinnity
    Similar tv showsRebellion
    Themescorruption, drugs, violence, crime, drama,
    Keywordsdangerous, dark, dramatic, dynamic,
    CountryIreland {Republic}
    Rating
    85%
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix / iTunes

  3. The Fall (Since 12-5-2013 , Season: 3 - RTÉ One)
  4. A cat and mouse game between a serial killer around Belfast and a female detective from London.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dyFrBC1rAcg

    CreatorAllan Cubitt
    StarringGillian Anderson, Jamie Dornan & John Lynch
    Similar tv showsBroadchurch, The Killing
    Themesdeath, police, drama, thriller,
    Keywordsaction-packed, deceptive, intriguing,
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Rating
    80%
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix / iTunes

  5. Pure Mule: The Last Weekend (Since 6-9-2009 , Season: 1 - RTÉ Two)
  6. A sequel to Pure Mule (2005); rural tales about family and friendships.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4vYH15L7a3Q

    CreatorEugene O'Brien
    StarringGarrett Lombard, Charlene McKenna & JJ Feild
    Themeslove, drama,
    Keywordsnoteworthy, realistic,
    CountryIreland {Republic}
    Rating
    80%
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  7. Mobs Mhericeá (Since 27-9-2007 , Season: 5 - TG4)
  8. A documentary series about the Irish mobs.


    Creator
    StarringAidan Higgins, Eamonn Draper & Michael Kinsella
    Themesmafia, violence, documentary,
    Keywordsauthentic, realistic, truthful,
    CountryIreland {Republic}
    Rating
    80%
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  9. Father & Son (Since 20-7-2009 , Season: 1 - RTÉ One)
  10. A mini-series about an English kingpin who moves to Dublin. Great effort.


    CreatorFrank Deasy
    StarringDougray Scott, Sophie Okonedo & Ian Hart
    Similar tv showsHeist
    Themesjustice, mafia, drama,
    Keywordsauthentic, conversational, emotional, family-oriented,
    CountryIreland {Republic} United Kingdom
    Rating
    75%
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix


Ireland {Republic} country statistics

Ireland {Republic}2017
Country popularity
72%
Country ranking#22
Familiar facesDougray Scott, Sophie Okonedo & Ian Hart
Trending showsRed Rock, Love/Hate & The Fall
Amount of country shows per year from 2010 to 2017

2 Irish TV series scheduled for release this year.

The number of productions from Ireland is always steady around 40 new shows a year.