RTÉ / Octagon Films / 152 Productions
Episode 1, 27 September 2015
Episode 2, 04 October 2015
Episode 3, 11 October 2015
Episode 4, 18 October 2015
Damien played Danny Dempsey in RTÉ TV series Clean Break.
Filmed in Dublin and Wexford, Ireland, written by Billy Roche (The Eclipse), directed by Gillies MacKinnon (Behind the Lines) and Damien O’Donnell (East is East), produced by Octagon Films and 152 Productions, the drama aired Autumn 2015 on RTÉ One.
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.
Danny Dempsey – Damien Molony
Frank Mallon – Adam Fergus
Desmond Rane – Aidan McArdle
Annette Rane – Simone Kirby
Corrina Mallon – Kelly Thornton
Noel Blake – Ned Dennehy
Jenny Rane – Amybeth McNulty
Snowy White – Dermot Murphy
Tom Burke – Phelim Drew
Old Mrs Rane – Marie Mullen
Ben – Sean McGinley
Gillies MacKinnon (episodes 1 and 4)
Damien O’Donnell (episodes 2 and 3)
Suzanne McAuley, John Chapman, James Flynn
Directors of Photography
Anna Valdes Hank (episodes 1 and 4)
Peter Robertson (episodes 2 and 3)
Grainne Gavigan (episodes 1 and 4)
Dermot Diskin (episodes 2 and 3)
(all region, international)
Netflix (UK and Canada)
Acorn TV (US)
Clean Break news and articles
26 April 2016: CLEAN BREAK: Damien Molony’s Irish drama set for US Premiere!
5 January 2016: #DMFMakeAWish – Donate to WIN Exclusive Clean Break DVDs personalised by Damien Molony!
17 October 2015: CLEAN BREAK Episode 4 Preview: Desperate Danny gets tough in dramatic Series Finale trailer
10 October 2015: CLEAN BREAK: Episode 3 synopsis, sneak peeks, spoilers: Will the real Danny Dempsey please stand up?
05 October 2015: Clean Break Episode 2 Recap: Mystery, suspense and even more angst – what happened next in RTÉ’s new drama?
04 October 2015: CLEAN BREAK: Episode 2 sneak peek – what happened to Danny Dempsey?
03 October 2015: Damien Molony behind-the-scenes of CLEAN BREAK: Photo!
03 October 2015: Clean Break DVD released 23 October – available for Pre-Order now
01 October 2015: CLEAN BREAK review: Damien Molony gives a knockout performance in RTÉ’s new Irish drama
26 September 2015: ‘Clean Break’ Sneak Peek: Damien Molony and Amybeth McNulty Exclusive Premiere Photo
24 September 2015: CLEAN BREAK: New cast interviews, thrilling preview trailer and 5 ‘Danny facts’
09 September 2015: CLEAN BREAK: Air date announced and new trailer released
13 August 2015: CLEAN BREAK: First look Damien Molony image and new teaser trailer released
13 December 2014: Damien Molony completes filming on Clean Break – gives clues to Danny Dempsey
6 November 2014: ‘CLEAN BREAK’ for Damien Molony in new RTÉ TV drama