TV PICKS OF THE WEEK
FILM RUN ALL NIGHT, RTÉ ONE, WEDNESDAY 9.35PM
Workmanlike crime thriller starring Liam Neeson as Jimmy Conlon, a washed-up hitman who used to work for the local Irish-American big cheese, Shawn Maguire (Ed Harris). Now he lives off scraps and must endure being bossed around by Maguire’s odious son, Danny (Boyd Holbrook). But after Danny murders two Albanians, old Jimmy is drawn into a confrontation.
DRAMA THE WALKING DEAD, RTE2, TUESDAY 11.15PM
After Rick manages to convince the Scavengers to join Alexandria in the fight against the Saviours, their leaders demands that Rick’s group provide them with guns in return for their sacrifice. And when Daryl finds out that Richard is planning to let the Saviours kills Carol in order to provoke Ezekiel, he vows to kill him if she’s harmed in any way. Starring Andrew Lincoln and Jeffrey Dean Morgan.
SPORT LIVE DUBLIN HORSE SHOW, RTE2, 1.45PM
There is a feast of sport as the summer holidays wind down and the routine of autumn and school returns on the horizon, the GAA season action continues with the second hurling semi final on Sunday, the Premier League returns to our screens, the Women’s Rugby World Cup kicks off this week with Ireland hosting and playing their first game on Wednesday (RTÉ2, 6.30pm), there’s World Championships Athletics from London, but for something very different, very traditional, very Irish, the Dublin Horse Show this Friday with live coverage of the prestigious Aga Khan Trophy from the RDS.
FACTUAL INSIDE LONDON FIRE BRIGADE, TV3, WEDNESDAY 10PM
A particularly pertinent series in the aftermath of London’s Grenfell Tower tragedy, this follows the heroic men and women of the rescue service who risk their lives responding to a range of emergencies. The firefighters film themselves using helmet cameras, and tonight we see 100 of them tackling a blaze near Heathrow, where their job is further complicated by the presence of explosive gas canisters.