Original Run: 1996 – 2001

Ballykissangel Synopsis

Ballykissangel was a highly successful BBC television series broadcast from 1996 – 2001. The story is of an English priest abroad in the Irish village of Ballykissangel has over the last couple of years gained a huge following all over the world. The sheer number of webites dedicated to the adventures of this fictitious Irish village is a testimony to its outstanding success in England, America, Australia, and the rest of Europe. The series is a warm and witty tale of a contemporary rural community enlivened by colourful characters and unexpected love, friendship and rivalry. Especially the suppresed and fatal attraction between Father Peter and Assumpta Fitzgerald kept the fans hooked. When first shown in the UK it attracted 15 milllion viewers and it has drawn thousands of visitors to the village of Avoca, set in the beautiful lush Vale of Avoca, since its start in 1995.

Main Cast

Dervla KirwanStephen TompkinsonTony DoyleColin FarrellBosco HoganBirdy Sweeney

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