The Fall of the Second Republic

Feb 24 2020 - Mar 14 2020
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In a time of political turmoil, an ambitious young journalistic plots to bring down a corrupt politician, and ends up toppling more than a government.

Emer Hackett is a fearless and determined investigative reporter – her target is the Taoiseach, Manny Spillane, a wily political survivor.

Their paths cross in the ruins of an old theatre, set to be the site for a banking centre, which promises to bring wealth to the Irish economy as well to Spillane and his cohorts.

What Emer uncovers sparks a fury of consequences for her newspaper, her colleagues and the political framework of the country.

A new ensemble comedy from the creators of the much-loved Dublin By Lamplight, The Corn Exchange look at what Ireland might have become, 50 years after its independence.