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Drama. An Irish priest who is threatened during a confession finds himself in a race against time to discover the identity of his potential killer.

County Sligo priest Father James hears an unusual confession from one of his flock. The speaker talks of a crime committed many years ago and outlines his plan for a shocking revenge. Father James arranges to meet the confessor in a week's time and in the interim spends time with his diverse and sometime perverse flock, contemplating his vocation and attempting to offer comfort to his parishioners.

1 hour, 34 minutes

Last on

Sat 7 Dec 2019 00:05

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:06

    Patrick Cassidy

    Ben Bulben

  • 00:10

    Patrick Cassidy

    The Beach

  • 00:13

    Fred Neil

    The Dolphins

  • 00:21

    Hoagy Carmichael

    Hong Kong Blues

  • 00:24

    Patrick Cassidy

    Memories Fade

  • 00:27

    Flanagan and Allen

    Run Rabbit Run

  • 00:29

    Patrick Cassidy

    Fiona Awakens

  • 00:39

    Patrick Cassidy


  • 00:51

    Patrick Cassidy

    Why Am I Here

  • 00:58

    Patrick Cassidy


  • 00:55

    Patrick Cassidy

    Your Church Is On Fire

  • 01:06

    Patrick Cassidy

    Third Act Revelation

  • 01:07

    Hoagy Carmichael

    Lazy Bones (2002 Remastered)

  • 01:12

    Amos Milburn

    One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer

  • 01:19

    Roger Whittaker

    New World In The Morning

  • 01:22

    Patrick Cassidy

    But I Will Go On

  • 01:24

    Patrick Cassidy


  • 01:28

    Patrick Cassidy

    A Lone Figure

  • 01:31

    Patrick Cassidy

    Say Your Prayers

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Role Contributor
Father James Brendan Gleeson
Jack Brennan Chris O'Dowd
Fiona Lavelle Kelly Reilly
Dr Frank Harte Aidan Gillen
Michael Fitzgerald Dylan Moran
Simon Isaach De Bankole
The Writer M Emmet Walsh
Teresa Marie-Josee Croze
Freddie Joyce Domhnall Gleeson
Father Leary David Wilmot
Brendan Lynch Pat Shortt
Inspector Stanton Gary Lydon
Director John Michael McDonagh
Writer John Michael McDonagh


  • Sat 29 Apr 2017 21:45
  • Fri 2 Feb 2018 23:05
  • Fri 2 Feb 2018 23:35
  • Mon 31 Dec 2018 00:00
  • Sat 7 Dec 2019 00:05