Monday 19 November 2018

Sex, politics, drama, law - all in the family

Grandfather Russell, who 'cleaned out' Gaybo, casts a long shadow over the Murphy family

The Murphy Brothers - Colin, Eoghan and Cillian (aka Killian Scott)
The Murphy Brothers - Colin, Eoghan and Cillian (aka Killian Scott)

Daniel McConnell

One brother is an ambitious, handsome TD. Another is a TV heartthrob in the hit show, Love/Hate who loves fizzy orange, and another is the playwright behind the critically-acclaimed stage account of the 2008 Bank Guarantee.

Yet the story of the Murphy family is itself worthy of a TV or movie script.

Eoghan Murphy, the Fine Gael TD, his baby brother Cillian (or Killian Scott) who is famed for his portrayal of Tommy in the RTE drama Love/Hate and their older brother Colin, who is a playwright are all making waves in their own right.

Please sign in or register with Independent.ie for free access to this article.

Sign In

Today's news headlines, directly to your inbox every morning.

Don't Miss