Gritty crime drama Love/Hate proved to be a ratings success once again last night, as the third episode pulled in an average audience of 936,900 and a 52% share.

The third episode of series 3 last year had an average audience of 683,800 viewers and a 37% share.

Warning: Spoiler Alert!

In last night's episode crime kingpin Nidge got news that his mother had died in hospital from her stroke, while Warren made his First Holy Communion.

You can next catch Love/Hate on Sunday (October 27) at 9.30pm, on RTÉ One.