He is aided in his investigations by his contacts, including some of his former Gardaí colleagues, notably Officer Kate Noonan. Jack Taylor is a great watch for anyone who enjoys crime and drama television shows. The exception is his friend Garda Kate Noonan, though even she has to walk a fine line. His only hope of redemption - his surrogate son, Cody - is lying in hospital in a coma. Days of Our Lives (DOOL) spoilers for the week of October 26 reveal that Hope Brady’s (Kristian Alfonso) exit will finally be addressed. That's not who I am at all [...] I enjoyed it much more the second time. JACK TAYLOR: SERIES 3 (2016, Ireland/Germany, Colour, 3 x 90m) Iain Glen as Jack Taylor Siobhán O’Kelly as Garda Kate Noonan Paraic Breathnach as Father Malachy Jack Monaghan as Darragh Noonan. The locals really are natural extras. Shortly after being interviewed, Tom Reed is found dead in the bath of a suspected heroin overdose. On her official Facebook page, the 61-year-old regularly interacts with her fans and shares many of her life updates from Newfoundland in Canada. And although I've never taken on a murder case, as Taylor does, missing-person cases are our bread and butter. It's not the paciest of crime thrillers but Iain Glen makes Jack the kind of doleful, rugged character you want to keep watching and the story has the right kind of rough edges. 15 September 2011 15 Sep 2011. 3 March 2013 3 Mar 2013. 3 March 2013 3 Mar 2013. Click the link to see the IMDb rating for Jack Taylor. Jack Taylor is an Irish mystery television drama based on the novels by Ken Bruen. The Jack Taylor TV series, featuring Ireland’s favorite film noir PI, is finally back. Few of his former colleagues have any regard for Taylor. The good news is, Jack is the same as he ever was, world weary and worn around the edges, but game for taking on new cases – when it suits him. Maggie McCarthy. When a second girl is found dead in similar circumstances, the owner of a local bookshop, who deals in heroin, becomes prime suspect. Angry. Broken. At least he still has Ridge, his old friend from the Guards, though theirs is an unorthodox relationship. Crime series that follows Irish cop Jack Taylor, who becomes a private investigator after leaving the force. Episode Recap Jack Taylor on TV.com. "[T]he familiar scenarios are at least played out with appropriate relish and conviction and Glen's excellently gnarly in the lead. Iain Glen Jack Taylor 1 Episode (2019) Nora-Jane Noone Garda Kate Noonan 1 Episode (2019) Killian Scott Cody Farraher 1 Episode (2019) Credits. And as Irish as a pint of the black. Crime series that follows Irish cop Jack Taylor, who becomes a private investigator after leaving the force. Ex-cop Jack Taylor earns a reputation for being a tough-as-nails private investigator who's not afraid to take on vigilantes or track down killers. Priest. 2 August 2010 2 Aug 2010. Kate Noonan (6 episodes, 2010) Killian Scott. 1 September 2011 1 Sep 2011. Set in Galway, the series is based on Ken Bruen's crime novels and features Iain Glen as the leading character, Jack Taylor, an old-school detective, and a maverick who often drinks much more than is good for him. But who's complaining when the clichés are thrown together with this much tenderness and panache?[13]. Set in Galway, it features Iain Glen in the eponymous role of Jack Taylor, a former officer with the Garda Síochána (national police) who becomes a "finder" (private investigator) after leaving the service; Taylor looks for clues others have overlooked, and knows the streets of his hometown like the back of his hand. Jack Taylor is coming back via Acorn TV and within the next 9 … Jack sends Cody undercover, posing as a university student, to gather information on Bradley's fellow students, as well as one particularly suspicious tutor, Professor Doyle. Meanwhile, Kate has a new boss, DS Griffin, who is overseeing her promotion into a detective. A limp. Jack Taylor is an Irish ex-cop, on the wrong side of forty who has become a finder with a sharp tongue and a soft heart. Galway, in Western Ireland, may seem a world away from the fantasy landscapes of Game of Thrones, but it's familiar ground for Scottish actor Iain Glen. Coke fiend. However while doing a favour for Garda Kate, it is not too long before Jack gets embroiled in a murder investigation as a dead body is found crucified. Select all. Scarred. He really cares about people.". Iain Glen spoke to the Daily Record about his role as Taylor shortly before the series began airing in the UK in February 2013, saying the chance to pay homage to the 1970s film, Chinatown, had inspired him to take the part: I've always fancied playing a private eye, ever since I saw Jack Nicholson play Jake Gittes in Chinatown. Battered, tattered and tortured. Nora-Jane Noone, who was not available for the third series, has been replaced by Siobhan O'Kelly. Cody has recovered from his shooting ordeal but it seems he is moving to America. Description: Jack Taylor brings death and pain to everyone he loves. Where are you going? The Guards. Taylor has been a jack of all trades during his time with the Dodgers, a true utility man. His drinking habit sometimes gets in the way of a healthy lifestyle, but Jack never shirks a task and always follows throught for his client. Leave a comment Jack Taylor: The Drunken Detective. With Iain Glen, Nora-Jane Noone, Killian Scott, Paraic Breathnach. In March 2013, The Guardian's Laura Barnett spoke to Tim Burchell, a real-life private investigator from UK Private Investigators, who had a mixed opinion of the series. Jack Taylor Set 2 (DVD) : Jack Taylor is a former cop turned private investigator with little to show for his time in the Irish Guards. Crime series that follows Irish cop Jack Taylor, who becomes a private investigator after leaving the force. In the referendum on EU membership, the majority of voters, 51.9 percent, wanted to leave the EU, while 48.1 percent voted to remain. Commissioner Augustus Dove Series 4–5 2017–2018 Strike: D.I. It is familiar territory but I think there are various aspects that individualize it. [1] Following The Guards, two further films, The Pikemen and The Magdalene Martyrs, were recorded and aired in September 2011. Jack Taylor Set 2 (DVD) : Jack Taylor is a former cop turned private investigator whose former colleagues have much regard for him, the exception being his friend Garda Kate Noonan. The book deserved it and grizzly Jack Taylor is a strong enough character to hang it – or for that matter, a series – on.[3]. While still dealing with the fallout from the previous episode's events, both Jack and Kate become involved with investigating the murder of a young intern who worked at the Irish branch of a large American game software company. Select all. Jack agrees to look into the circumstances surrounding his death, and discovers that he may be connected to several other victims who were found dead in mysterious circumstances. https://netflixtvshowsreview.com/review-of-irish-tv-series-jack-taylor The Magdalen Martyrs. In the referendum on EU membership, the majority of voters, 51.9 percent, wanted to leave the EU, while 48.1 percent voted to remain. He added that he called Mr Underwood a few days later, and left a message explaining that it was God's work. Jack soon realises his experience suits him in his new role. But I still like Cody and I don’t for a second think Cody is not genuine and actually lives the life. 1 September 2011 1 Sep 2011. Jack Taylor left the Garda in disgrace and makes a living investigating cases the police are not interested in. The third and to-date latest season initially aired back in 2016. Music is a big part of the series too, and Jack and his mates frequently chew over their cases in the local pub, as a traditional band provides the backdrop. Episode Ep. Based on Ken Bruen’s crime novels. He realises that the only way to prove his innocence is to escape from custody, and he is forced to rely on Cody to clear his name. 2 August 2010 2 Aug 2010. I remain anxious to see Cody really sink his teeth into a storyline feud like he did early on with Shawn Spears and Dustin Rhodes. Glen, whose natural accent is somewhere between Scottish and English, takes on a convincing Galway brogue for the role. Jack is hired by university professor Eugene Gorman to investigate the case, suspecting that the girl was murdered. Episode Ep. "The whole series is imbued with an Irish wit, too, which really appeals to me. On the Road is a 1957 novel by American writer Jack Kerouac, based on the travels of Kerouac and his friends across the United States.It is considered a defining work of the postwar Beat and Counterculture generations, with its protagonists living life against a backdrop of jazz, poetry, and drug use. Magdalen laundry. There wasn’t much that could be done since the actress left without notice and wouldn’t return to film any exit scenes. Cast [edit | edit source] Iain Glen as Jack Taylor; Killian Scott as Cody Farraher (Series 1—3) Nora-Jane Noone as Garda Kate Noonan (Series 1—2) After he is sacked from the Gardaí (the Irish police force) for assaulting a politician he had stopped for a traffic violation, Jack begins to work as a private investigator, reluctantly taking on cases the police will not investigate. However, Mr Underwood … Season 1. Photo / supplied. Jack Taylor Set 2 (DVD) : Jack Taylor is a former cop turned private investigator with little to show for his time in the Irish Guards. Jack Taylor is an Irish television series airing since 2010 based on the novels by author Ken Bruen starring Iain Glen as the titular character. However, Mr Underwood … Those familiar with the earlier series of Jack Taylor will notice a change in the actor who plays Taylor's love interest, garda (police officer) Kate Noonan. With Iain Glen, John Kavanagh, Nora-Jane Noone, Susanne Schrader. It has been a while since a new season of the crime drama, “Jack Taylor” premiered. With Iain Glen, Nora-Jane Noone, Killian Scott, Paraic Breathnach. • r/NetflixBestOf", "Game of thrones star Iain Glen ditches his sword and becomes a detective", "One forensic documentary beats two cliche-ridden cop dramas", "TJack Taylor got a credibility it scarcely deserved from Iain Glen", "Jack Taylor | Series 1 – 2. why did killian scott leave jack taylor. One of my favourite younger actors, Killian Scott, plays Cody, Jack's side kick. Episode Ep. He's a very troubled man, very messed up and so he tends to screw up his own and other people's lives accidentally. His drinking habit sometimes gets in the way of a healthy lifestyle, but Jack never shirks a task and always follows throught for his client. One thing they do know is that they have to find him to escape from an abusive relationship his mom has with her new boyfriend Bull. A lchohic. Glenn [sic], who in The Guards couldn't quite settle on an accent, has now decided to channel Clint Eastwood: his voice is a husky American-tinged drawl that wouldn't have gone down too well in Templemore.[11]. There wasn’t much that could be done since the actress left without notice and wouldn’t return to film any exit scenes. Jack Taylor (9 episodes, 2010) Nora-Jane Noone. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/134028627/jack-howard-taylor This page will be updated with any further release date news when it becomes available. [21], "Channel 5's Jack Taylor The Guards hurtles around at an exhausting pace", "Jack Taylor, Murder on the Victorian Railway and Meet The Izzards", "New 'Jack Taylor' Movies Filming in Galway, Monaghan, Regan & Drea Join Cast", "Jack Taylor Returning To TV3 With Two New Instalments", "Jack Taylor: A Netflix Original : 2016 undefined 1 Season", "[US] Jack Taylor (2016) After a long absence, new episodes are back of the Irish ex-cop with a drinking problem solving cases on his own. The Magdalen Martyrs (Jack Taylor #3) Who could not love the Jack Taylor books by Ken Bruen This 3rd book of a 14 book series “Jack Taylor is walking the delicate edge of a sobriety he doesn't trust when his phone rings. That's why he's trying to fight the battles that other people won't take on, helping the dispossessed in society. A man of few joys but many great sorrows. Jack Taylor will begin screening on Vibe on Tuesdays from April 4 at 8.30pm, beginning with the latest episodes: Cross, Headstone and Purgatory. Daft, grimy fun. “Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing” is a song by American pop punk band Set It Off. Cody has recovered from his shooting ordeal but it seems he is moving to America. A ring of paper around her wrist contains an apparent suicide note written in her blood, and Gardaí assume the death to be drug related. Dodgers: Why Chris Taylor May Be LA’s Most Valuable Player in 2021 On a team full of superstars, the Dodgers’ utility man may prove to be the most important player. Shot Down. After alcohol abuse leads to his removal from the police force, Jack Taylor becomes a private investigator. It's all very clichéd, from the wiseacre patter to the generic chase scene through a strangely empty warehouse. Broken. In the opening pages of The Killing of the Tinkers, Jack's back in Galway a year later with a new leather jacket on his back, a pack of smokes in his pocket, a few grams of coke in his waistband, and a pint of Guinness on his mind. You get really attached to them and then they leave and it's kind of a hard thing to live through," he said on the show. Also, they are unsure why ROH and NJPW did not come together to help come up with a better deal for all the wrestlers who ended up leaving to start AEW (Kenny Omega, The Bucks, Cody Rhodes). "We were always committed introducing a new, different sort of person who comes in to help Jack. The film is based on Bruen's novel The Killing of the Tinkers. https://netflixtvshowsreview.com/review-of-irish-tv-series-jack-taylor Loyal to a fault. Cody is a finalist for a leading outdoor product manufacturer to move operations and 150 jobs to the area, Forward Cody CEO James Klessens said Tuesday at a city council meeting at City Hall. Jack's investigation into the death of a man found crucified reveals that the victim's brother was implicated in the hit-and-run death of a woman. Since then, Kate has not returned to Alaska and Andy is living alone with his dogs. Significant concerns have been expressed over the country’s preparedness for leaving the EU by an influential group of MPs less than two weeks before Brexit day on 31 December. "[18], Lumière released the first five episodes on DVD with Dutch subtitles on 29 January 2013. "Last year, I retired him halfway through the year, but even with one eye, he was still a pretty good darn lead dog. Taylor's "sidekick" Cody Farraher has moved on and there is a new sparring partner in the form of Darragh Noonan. I just couldn't stand all the cliches: the heavy-drinking, loner ex-cop. Father Malachy confesses to Jack that now he himself fears for his life and reveals a tragic story about the murdered priest. Jack's not pretending - it's hard, and he's not found an exactly “normal” … Everything seen from Jack Taylor? The Dramatist. Episode Ep. FIFTY-STONE Jack Taylor is so ashamed of his size that he has not left his house for 25 years. Jack Taylor: Cody Farraher Main role, 6 episodes 2014 Call the Midwife: Declan Doyle Episode #3.6 2014 Siblings: Bryn Episode: "Burrito Neighbours" 2016 Ripper Street: Asst. It's a bit of a paradox -- its very beautiful but there is a big youth culture and a lot of crime and a drug problem. The new character is somebody who, in a funny way, is more of a match for Jack. A priest who had just returned from 20 years of working overseas is found beheaded in his church. "There is a duality in the role, which all the best roles have. When Caffrey turns up dead, a victim of the Pikemen, Jack is arrested. When another man is attacked, Jack learns of a vigilante group known as 'The Pikemen', who appear to be attacking people who were supposedly unconvicted of the crimes that they were responsible for. Few of his former colleagues have any regard for Taylor. First off, having only seen Iain Glen in the miniseries Wives and Daughters where he plays a rather unlikeable character, I was surprised how likable I found him as Jack Taylor. Burchell told Barnett: The first time I tried to watch this, I turned it off after 20 minutes. Hikaru Shida vs. Abadon for the AEW Women’s Championship. Acorn Media released the first three episodes on DVD in the UK on 4 March 2013. The Pikemen. Episode Ep. 03. For a start it began with a car chase after Jack had taken a requisite large slug of booze.[14]. Angry. 02. Days of Our Lives (DOOL) spoilers for the week of October 26 reveal that Hope Brady’s (Kristian Alfonso) exit will finally be addressed. 01. The Guards. 1 December … Much of Thrones is filmed in northern Ireland, and Glen is also the lead actor and executive producer of Jack Taylor, a crime drama series filmed on location in Galway, on Ireland's wild west coast. With Iain Glen, Siobhán O'Kelly, Jack Monaghan, Killian Scott. Canadian mining magnate Giustra, 62, reportedly loaned the couple the home. So, the writers decided to have Hope to leave two Salemites an emotional and heartbreaking letter. Kody Steers said he did not expect to win the ribbon at Saturday's competition at the Longford show. Reviewing The Pikemen following its British television debut, the Radio Times's David Butcher was generally positive, praising Glen for his portrayal of the central character. And I did.' Yea the no shoes thing is foolish from the standpoint of people seeing it and maybe thinking they could do it. Perhaps best known as Ser Jorah Mormont in the epic series, Glen has spent quite a bit of time in Ireland in the past few years. He has played every position aside from first base and catcher, and he’s been above average at all of them. It has been a while since a new season of the crime drama, “Jack Taylor” premiered. He discovers the cleric abused two boys, Michael Clare and Tom Reed, several years earlier. Well, a time table has been set for the release date of Season 4! Jack Taylor is a strange kind of guardian angel in all of this trying to find the right justice in every situation. TV3 is showing two more Jack Taylor investigations...and they are even worse than The Guards...The dramas are a mostly German production – filmed partially in Bremen, which may or may not look like Galway – and there's a touch of the Oirish about the whole thing, and not just because Taylor's weapon of choice is a hurley. After he is sacked from the Gardaí (the Irish police force) for assaulting a politician he had stopped for a traffic violation, Jack begins to work as a private investigator, reluctantly taking on cases the police will not investigate. Episode Ep. She was far less positive about the following two films in 2011, finding Glen's Irish accent to be unconvincing. But Glen, peering at the world through Taylor's boozed-up eyes, lent the action a credibility and mystery it scarcely deserved.[12]. Meanwhile, upon re-establishing contact with Anne Henderson, Jack finds her in an abusive relationship with a local businessman, Caffrey. Jack Taylor: The Pikemen", "DVD & Blu-ray review: Jack Taylor: Collection One", "A private investigator's view on TV drama Jack Taylor", "Ken Bruens Jack Taylor binnenkort op DVD", List of programmes broadcast by Virgin Media Television (Ireland), https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Jack_Taylor_(TV_series)&oldid=993495517, Television shows set in the Republic of Ireland, Virgin Media Television (Ireland) original programming, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Tom Collins, Anne McCabe & Ralph Christians, Jack Taylor, a sergeant with the Gardaí Síochána, hands in his resignation after being told he would receive the boot for assaulting a politician that he caught speeding. Episode Ep. 02. [7] Episodes 1 through 6 are available in the US on Netflix Streaming as of 19 February 2014,[8] episodes 7 through 9 as of 10 April 2017.[9]. The song appears on their album Duality, and features vocals from William Beckett of The Academy Is…. "I don't know why it is, but it seems the more localised you are and the more you're true to an area you're trying to portray and the detail of it, it becomes universal. According to the series' voiceover, there are no private eyes in Ireland–"It's too close to being an informant – a dodgy concept". The man too fat to leave home FIFTY-STONE Jack Taylor is so ashamed of his size that he has not left his house for 25 years. Jack Taylor (TV series) 250px ' Television show information Genre Crime drama Created by Ken Bruen Written by Marteinn Thorisson Marcus Fleming Directed by Stuart Orme Starring Iain Glen Killian Scott Nora-Jane Noone Siobhán O'Kelly Paraic Breathnach Jack Monaghan Country of origin Ireland Original language(s) English Production Distributor TV3 Television Network Broadcast Chronology 03. Mrs. Taylor (3 episodes, 2010) Siobhán O'Kelly. "Taylor and Cody crack Galway *** case." "Kate is a part of the storyline that we didn't want to affect, in terms of her on-off romance with Jack.". "It's a wonderful role, and very satisfying to play," says Glen. Iain Glen, known for playing Ser Jorah Mormont in Game of Thrones, stars in Irish crime drama Jack Taylor. A mixed-up yarn involving a dodgy old artist mate, a spot of under-age sex, a femme fatale and some sideswipes at the state of the Irish economy, the plot buckled under its baffling lack of logic. According to the series' voiceover, there are no private eyes in Ireland–"It'… Upon checking Reed's bank statements, Jack discovers he was receiving regular payments of £2,000 from an unknown account. So when his arse is kicked off Ireland's national police force, the Garda Siochna, for h… "I enjoy dialect -- it's like putting on a different set of clothes. Siobhán O'Kelly as Garda Kate Noonan (series 3), Tara Breathnach as Anne Henderson (series 1), Frank O'Sullivan as Superintendent Clancy (series 1), Jack Monaghan as Darragh Noonan (series 3), This page was last edited on 10 December 2020, at 22:29. Things are a little better for Jack, he was bequeathed some property in a will. Episode Ep. One is Ireland's west coast, which has a stunning coastline, and the town of Galway itself [...] The big advantage of taking stuff from books as well written as Ken Bruen's, is that he offers you fantastic dialogue. And I did.' When she tells him that a boy has been crucified in Galway city, he agrees to help her search for the killer. He's in debt to a Galway tough named Bill Cassell, what the locals call a "hard man." Cast [edit | edit source] Iain Glen as Jack Taylor; Killian Scott as Cody Farraher (Series 1—3) Nora-Jane Noone as Garda Kate Noonan (Series 1—2) After he is sacked from the Gardaí (the Irish police force) for assaulting a politician he had stopped for a traffic violation, Jack begins to work as a private investigator, reluctantly taking on cases the police will not investigate. “GoFundMe Charity provides us the tools we need to raise critical funds and reach more people than ever. The first few minutes of this new feature-length drama confirmed in my mind that I was going to enjoy the next 90 minutes. As Jack begins to drift back into his old ways, and discovers more of his own demons, Cody decides to do a little covert digging of his own – but it leads him right into the path of the killer. Watch Jack Taylor episodes, get episode information, recaps and more. Coke fiend. The role of Kate Noonan was taken over later in the series by Siobhan O'Kelly but this does not spoil the enjoyment as both actresses brought their own take on it. Making feature-length drama for TV appealed to Glen, who has been fortunate enough to have major roles in two of the past decade's biggest successes, Game of Thrones and Downtown Abbey. Mar20. Cody went up top and jumped over a charging Sydal, who then put him in a hold that Cody broke out of. Inspector Mahony (4 episodes, 2010) Áine Ní Mhuirí. Created by Stuart Orme. Jack is asked by Kate to meet with the family of a young man that is murdered by crucifixion. Jack is hired by Father Malachy to investigate the death of a priest, Father Royce, who has been beheaded. Jack and Taylor have never understood why their dad abandoned them to live in the wilderness. Scarred. Keith Watson of Metro felt The Guards had several problems, but that Glen had rescued it. Father Malachy (5 episodes, 2010) Síghle Ní Chonail. Assisted by eager young investigator Cody, Jack discovers that Niall was suspected of being responsible for the disappearance of three twelve year old girls. When Jack Taylor blew town at the end of The Guards his alcoholism was a distant memory and sober dreams of a new life in London were shining in his eyes. "It really does become part of the story. A young man is found crucified, and Kate asks Jack to meet with the victim's mother, who is not satisfied with the direction of the police inquiry. However while doing a favour for Garda Kate, it is not too long before Jack gets embroiled in … In November 2011 the Irish Film and Television Network reported that a further two films, The Dramatist and Priest, were in production, and that Noone and Scott would once again join Glen, reprising their roles. Things are a little better for Jack, he was bequeathed some property in a will. Episode Ep. Loyal to a fault. The Pikemen. Priest. Jack Taylor left the Garda in disgrace and makes a living investigating cases the police are not interested in. [19][20] JACK TAYLOR: SERIES 3 (2016, Ireland/Germany, Colour, 3 x 90m) Iain Glen as Jack Taylor Siobhán O’Kelly as Garda Kate Noonan Paraic Breathnach as Father Malachy Jack Monaghan as Darragh Noonan. If you try to second-guess how to make it appeal to other places in the world, you just fall over yourself.". The Magdalen Martyrs. [4] The Dramatist aired on TV3 on 3 March 2013,[5] with Priest debuting a week later. Griffin, however, is less than pleased with Kate's association with Jack and warns him to stay clear of Kate – and the investigation. Stylishly filmed by director of photography John Conroy, its cool, contemporary atmosphere was spoiled by the corny device of periodically giving Taylor a voiceover, improbably turning the ex-guard in Galway with a drink problem into an old-style gumshoe in a film noir. David Jenkins of Time Out was more positive about The Guards, although he felt there was nothing new in the storyline. 02. Whenever I talk the streets of Galway I get lots of 'Hey Jack, how y'doing, have you solved the crime yet?' It does show all the groundwork we have to put in: people think we sit and type names into Google, but we're out there, pounding the streets. Battered, tattered and tortured. Jack Taylor. This has given him a real reason and he's given up drinking, smoking and drugs. And as Irish as a pint of the black. Cody clotheslined Sydal near the ropes and both men tumbled to ringside. Original title was "Cross". Bitter. 03. Cody is moving to Boston with Sheena. by … Jack Taylor: Cody Farraher Main role, 6 episodes 2014 Call the Midwife: Declan Doyle Episode #3.6 2014 Siblings: Bryn Episode: "Burrito Neighbours" 2016 Ripper Street: Asst. "It used to be a thing with actors where it was perceived that if you were doing TV it was because your film career wasn't working out. [3] It was later shown on Canvas in Belgium with Dutch subtitles, and received its first UK broadcast on Channel 5 on 21 February 2013. You know, he had a great life with me, we traveled a lot of miles together, had a lot of great adventures and he was a pretty cool dog. It's not like Midsomer Murders, which has so much going on in this sleepy little place -- it has a rough edge to it.". Jack Taylor is an Irish television series airing since 2010 based on the novels by author Ken Bruen starring Iain Glen as the titular character. Season 2. To make a living. Season 1. The Irish have been very accepting of me -- either that or they're very forgiving. A troubled young man is kidnapped, seemingly for ransom from his wealthy parents, who have hired for the case a cocky London investigator (. 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