From the team that brought you Rebellion, RTÉ's new drama Resistance unfolds at the height of what became known as the War of Independence, and follows the lives of those caught up in the vicissitudes of history.

This epic tale features an ensemble cast comprising of some of Ireland's finest young actors - watch them discuss their Resistance characters below. 

Meet the Mahon family: Brian Gleeson (Jimmy Mahon), Jordanne Jones (Minnie Mahon) and David Wilmot (Patrick Mahon), while Conall Keating plays Joey Bradley.

Pure Mule and Peaky Blinders star Simone Kirby plays Ursula Sweeney:

Fergal McElherron and Michael Ford-Fitzgerald play Maurice & Harry:

Finally, Ben Smith and Moone Boy star Aoife Duffin play Robbie & Eithne:

Resistance starts on January 6th on RTÉ One.