CLEAN BREAK: Air date announced and new trailer released


Damien’s eagerly anticipated TV project Clean Break officially has an air date: the Irish drama premieres Sunday 27th September on RTÉ One.

The announcement comes with a brand new trailer, featuring Damien as his character Danny Quinn alongside Adam Fergus, Kelly Thornton, Aidan McArdle and Ned Dennehy.


The four-part drama will take the 9.30pm slot on the Irish Channel as part of their new season schedule.

Written by the acclaimed writer Billy Roche (The Eclipse) and produced by Octagon Films, the makers of Love/Hate, Clean Break is a universal tale of community, love and greed. The drama is set around Frank, a car dealer running out of fiscal rope, who catapults himself into serious trouble with the botched tiger kidnapping the local bank manager’s family, the repercussions of which will rock his hometown and all the people around him. The cast includes Adam Fergus (Frank Mallon), Aidan McArdle (Desmond Rane), Simone Kirby (Annette Rane), and Damien Molony (Danny Quinn). RTÉ

Our first proper glimpses of Danny tease what is in store for him, including posing suited for a photo and what looks like an angsty scene with a love interest.

Clean Break Damien Molony & Adam Fergus

Clean Break Damien Molony & Kelly Thornton


We’re excited to meet Damien’s new character, and if the new trailer is anything to go by, we’re in for a thrilling ride.

Watch this space for more news at it happens.


Clean Break is written by Billy Roche (The Eclipse), directed by Gillies MacKinnon (Behind the Lines) and Damien O’Donnell (East is East) and produced by Octagon Films and 152 Productions, the new four-part drama series is due to air in 2015 on RTÉ One.


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