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First episode of documentary "Quinn Country" is to be aired tonight on RTÉ

Nov 28, 2022 12:11 By News Northern Sound
First episode of documentary "Quinn Country" is to be aired tonight on RTÉ First episode of documentary "Quinn Country" is to be aired tonight on RTÉ
Sean Quinn speaking at a public meeting in Ballyconnell August 2018.
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Over four years in the making the documentary features an candid testimony from Seán Quinn.

RTÉ will broadcast a landmark documentary series tonight detailing the rise and fall of Seán Quinn and the repercussions for the area known as "Quinn Country" and for Ireland.

A book on Sean Quinn's life is also being launched and is being released this Thursday.

A three part documentary series detailing the rise and fall of Seán Quinn will begin tonight on RTE One from 9.35pm.

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The second episode will be on tomorrow night, while the finale in the documentary series will be aired this Wednesday night.

Over four years in the making the documentary features an candid testimony from Seán Quinn.

The documentary series tells the story of how a farmer's son from Derrylin on the Fermanagh / Cavan border managed to build an empire from the limestone and shale-filled ground on which he was raised.

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Charting the dramatic expansion of the Quinn empire, from manufacturing to hospitality, property and insurance.

The series details how Seán Quinn became a 'chieftain' to his native region on the border; injecting employment, wealth and hope into a community which in part, remains fiercely loyal to him today.

This series tells how, over the course of his career, Seán Quinn managed to go from school dropout to the richest man in Ireland, only to lose it all.

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