Is Ballykissangel a real place in Ireland?
The name of the fictional village in which the show was set is derived from Ballykissane, a townland near Killorglin in County Kerry, where the show’s creator, Kieran Prendiville, holidayed with his family as a child.
Why was Ballykissangel Cancelled?
So, it was against the background of tragedy and falling ratings that the Kieran Prendiville stepped in to rescue Ballykissangel. Bold decisions were made, and the break with the previous two series meant that this was a gamble. Sadly, it didn’t work, and led to the cancellation of the show.
What happened to Quigley in Ballykissangel?
Death and legacy
Brian Quigley, Doyle’s Ballykissangel character, was written out of the show in the first episode of the final series where Quigley fakes his own suicide, supposedly drowning himself and fleeing to Brazil.
Does Niamh leave Ballykissangel?
SHE HAS played so many pregnant women in her acting career that Ballykissangel star Tina Kellegher is something of an expert – and she revealed yesterday she hopes to put her experience into practice. The 32-year-old actress, who is feisty barmaid Niamh Egan, is quitting the show in the hope of having a real-life baby.
Does Niamh marry Sean in Ballykissangel?
Brian makes a moving speech honouring the memory of Ambrose, and old ghosts are finally laid to rest. With Niamh, Sean and Kieran due to leave Ballykissangel forever, Quigley watches sadly as they drive away for their honeymoon, happily married at last.
Does Netflix have Ballykissangel?
Rent Ballykissangel (1996) on DVD and Blu-ray – DVD Netflix.