The Irish R.M.

  • 1983
  • TV Show
  • None

A British miniseries about a retired English army officer who becomes the Irish Resident Magistrate at the turn of the 20th century. The superb period piece aired in the U.S. on `Masterpiece Theatre.' Based on the book `Some Experiments of an Irish R. M.,' by Edith Somerville and Martin Ross.

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The Devil You Know Trailer
01:03 — The major receives an offer to become R.M. in a community closer to Dublin. Upon hearing the offer, Mrs. Cadogan and the rest of the household think i (more…)
The Boat's Share Trailer
01:10 — A visit from Yeate's officious cousin Basil coincides with an unusually complicated case. A disoute between two fishing families living on a remote is (more…)
Holy Island Trailer
01:02 — A ship with a full cargo of rum runs aground near Skebawn, and the locals engage in drunken revelry as the barrels wash ashore. Of course, the subsequ (more…)
A Horse! A Horse! Trailer
01:08 — Flurry and Sally return from their honeymoon in Paris, and Flurry is up to his old tricks again. He convinces Mayor Yeates to go on a hunting trip tha (more…)
In The Curranhilty Country Trailer
01:04 — It's time for the hunt as the Major drives to meet with the Curranhilty Harriers in a noisy new motor car, suffering the disdain of the locals who arr (more…)
Great-Uncle Mccarthy Trailer
01:05 — At the Regimental Ball in 1897, Major Sinclair Yeates tells his love, Philippa, that he is resigning his commission to become a Resident Magistrate in (more…)
O Love! O Fire! Trailer
01:04 — Old Mrs. Knox is giving a tenants ball to which all the servants are invited. Recruited to help out, Yeates and Philappa have an exciting evening dous (more…)
Major Apollo Riggs Trailer
01:09 — The Major's sister, Babs, looks after him in Philippa'a absence. Cousin Andrew also arrives to help and begins to fix everything in sight, including a (more…)
Occasional Licences Trailer
01:05 — A local publican smoothly sidesteps Yeate's objections to beer sales at the annual St. Peter and St. Paul's Day Games, which are being held on Shreela (more…)
A Royal Command Trailer
01:02 — Flurry challenges a visiting maharajah and his polo players to a match and sells a wild young filly to the gullible John Cullinane. It's no surprise t (more…)
The Friend Of Her Youth Trailer
01:04 — Babs fondly reminisces about her old friend, Julian Chichester, who is coming to stay at Shreelane. But no sooner does Chichester arrive than he begin (more…)
A Misdeal Trailer
01:04 — Yeates takes Philappa to the Horse Fair to get a good steady horse for her to ride in an upcoming hunt. Flurry makes a spiteful horse trade that backf (more…)
Trinket's Colt Trailer
01:03 — After challenging Major Yeate's authority and finding him steadfast, the formidable Mrs. Knox of Aussolas Castle invites him to dinner. He survices th (more…)
The Muse In Skebawn Trailer
01:05 — With Philippa gone to England to tend to her ailing mother, Major Yeates's problems multiply. A shifty entrepreneur brings moving pictures into Skebaw (more…)
The Dispensary Doctor Trailer
01:03 — On the eve of the annual local regatta, the rivalry between the Callaghans and the Foleys heats up and the Foleys wind up in court. The major sets off (more…)
Oweneen The Sprat Trailer
01:03 — Christmas Eve ends with an unfortunate carriage accident involving Major Yeates and Philippa. Among the injured is Oweneen the Sprat, one of the villa (more…)
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  • Premiered: January 6, 1983
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: A British miniseries about a retired English army officer who becomes the Irish Resident Magistrate at the turn of the 20th century. The superb period piece aired in the U.S. on `Masterpiece Theatre.' Based on the book `Some Experiments of an Irish R. M.,'… (more)

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