In 1983 Kieran Patrick Kelly confessed to multiple murders. In this podcast series we enter a dark world where killer and victims mask their identities and where evidence is as hard to find, as it is to trust. Scroll down to listen, or find the series wherever you get your podcasts (links).

The Nobody Zone is being offered in five languages - English (via Acast) Danish, Spanish and German (via Podimo), and Irish (in association with RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta). Find out more about the Irish-language version at RTÉ.ie/gaeilge.

Audio Cinema versions of the podcast with transcriptions are also available as videos on RTÉ Player and YouTube.


Episode 1: "It Plays On Your Mind"

A homeless Irishman is arrested on Clapham Common in London for stealing a wedding ring, only to murder another man in his police cell. When interviewed by police, he confesses to multiple murders. 

Episode 2: A Hidden Truth?

In 2015, amidst claims by a retired police officer of mass murder and cover up, the Police reopen the case files of Kieran Patrick Kelly. But is the new evidence to be trusted?

Episode 3: The Numbers Game

Why do claims of the number of Kieran Patrick Kelly's past victims keep on rising? Fresh information is put to the test.

Episode 4: True Confessions

The tape. In a smoke filled interview room in Clapham Police Station, Kieran Patrick Kelly confesses to multiple murders. Dates, times, locations. Should we believe everything he's saying?

Episode 5: Another Side

As Kieran Kelly descended into a life of murder and violence, he displayed a number of sides to his character. But what were they, and what do they tell us about him?

Episode 6: Bringing it all back home

What truths lay buried in Kieran Kelly's home town of Rathdowney? Can they help us make sense of him, or his crimes?

Prologue to Episode 7 & 8
With the release of two new episodes of The Nobody Zone arriving next week (Nov 24th & Dec 1st 2020), we explore the actions and behaviour of Kieran Patrick Kelly with a forensic psychologist and criminologist.

Episode 7: New Evidence
As new evidence emerges, we return to the first victim that Kieran Kelly claimed – to where it all began. A train. A death. A story.

Episode 8: The End of the Line
Answers lead to more questions as we try to close the book on the Kieran Kelly story. And more stories come from the shadows of The Nobody Zone. But is it too late to find the truth?