Tuesday 20 August 2019

Assassins: Ireland's Contract Killers, TV3, Wednesday 9pm

North by Northwest, BBC2, Saturday 1.30pm

This 1959 film is one of the jewels in Alfred Hitchcock's crown, this peerless thriller finds the director at the height of his powers as he effortlessly juggles elements of comedy and romance in the story of an innocent Everyman caught up in global espionage.

Three Girls, BBC1, Tuesday-Thursday 9pm

This true tale ventures into the sensitive territory of the Rochdale child-sexual-abuse scandal, telling the story of three children drawn into a horrific world. It works because it sets out with a strong public-service imperative - to expose the cold mechanics of grooming and highlights how the authorities failed in their duty to protect the vulnerable.

The Sunday Game Live, RTÉ 2, Sunday 1.15pm

Mayo v Sligo and Cork v Tipperary

Mayo v Sligo (Throw-in 2.00pm) and Cork v Tipperary (Throw-in 4.00pm). Michael Lyster presents coverage of the respective Connacht Senior Football Championship and Munster Senior Hurling Championship quarter-finals, which take place at McHale Park and Thurles. With analysis from Colm O'Rourke, Cyril Farrell, Ger Loughnane, Henry Shefflin and Pat Spillane, and commentary by Marty Morrissey, Dessie Dolan, Ger Canning and Michael

Assassins: Ireland's Contract Killers, TV3, Wednesday 9pm

This week Donal MacIntyre investivgates the puzzling case of Eamon Dunne, the Dublin gang leader who was enjoing a night at a friend's birthday at the Fassaugh House pub in Cabra in 210 when he was murdered by two masked gunmen. The list of suspects was long, but who hired the assassins who killed him?

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