Roddy Doyle's Rosie, Knives Out and a documentary about Alan Brogan are among the Saint Patrick’s Day telly highlights . . .
Pick of the Day
Rosie, 9.35pm, RTÉ One
With everything off this Saint Patrick’s Day, there are obviously no parades to cover, so just chill at home until this film appears after the main night’s news.
With a screenplay by acclaimed novelist Roddy Doyle and directed by Paddy Breathnach, Sarah Greene, Moe Dunford and Ellie O’Halloran star in this drama about a mother who tries to protect her family after their landlord sells the house they were renting, leaving them homeless.
Over the course of the next 36 hours, she struggles to find a room for the night - but time and options are soon rapidly running out, leaving her faced with impossible choices.
New or Returning Shows
Guth Vibrations, 7.00pm, RTÉ One
Following an influencer, a podcaster, a rapper and a writer, as they each make their voice - or guth in Irish - heard in their own way.
Bainne, 10.30pm, Sky Arts
Jack Reynor’s short debut is set during the Famine in Ireland, where a grieving farmhand encounters a ghostly thief.
The supernatural drama stars Will Poulter, and is based on a story by the Irish writer Lafcadio Hearn.
The Art Mysteries, 8.30pm, BBC Four
Waldemar Januszczak examines some of the art world's biggest enigmas.
He begins with Vincent Van Gogh's Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear, asking why the painter cut off his ear.
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Knives Out, Sky Store
Here’s a 2019 American mystery film written and directed by Rian Johnson, whose CV includes Looper and Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
A modern whodunit, the film follows a family gathering that turns into a murder, scene after the family patriarch's death leads a master detective to investigate.
There’s a great ensemble cast, including Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, Lakeith Stanfield, and Christopher Plummer.
Bert Kreischer: Hey Big Boy, Netflix
Comedian Bert Kreischer is back, and shirtless once again, in his second Netflix Original comedy special.
Here, Bert candidly shares hilarious stories about his daughter’s period party, a pushy arms dealer, and an inside joke with a Starbucks barista.
The Split, 9.00pm, BBC One
Hannah reveals to Ruth that Nathan has left her, while Fi is furious when Richie fails to show up to take the children to school as agreed.
After Nina encourages Zander to sort things out with Tyler, telling them what he's done is not irredeemable, the two of them agree to go ahead with their plan of having their stag night that evening.
Silent Witness, 11.10pm, RTÉ One
When Thomas sides against her findings on a controversial case, Nikki suspects foul play and takes steps to prove her theory.
Meanwhile, Jack and Clarissa follow a forensic trail connecting the dead researcher with a billionaire scientist and a secret testing programme.
Flesh and Blood, 10.00pm, Virgin Media One
Vivien tries to dismiss her children's fears about Mark, even as serious doubts creep into her mind. Jake's chances of reconciling with Leila suffer a potentially fatal blow.
Helen is desperate to patch things up with George, even as her career hangs in the balance.
Laochra Gael-Alan Brogan, 5.30pm, TG4
Alan Brogan’s father and uncle were heroes of Hill 16, but if there was pressure on Alan because of this, he barely felt it. Laid-back as a person, but fierce as a competitor, Alan was the beating heart of Dublin teams from his teens.
Despite Alan’s consistent excellence, it seemed that he would never bring Sam back to the capital. Then with the Brogan brothers to the fore, the tide turned.
Alan’s story is told through the eyes of his proud father Bernard Brogan Sr, his brother Bernard Brogan Jr, former Dublin Manager Paul "Pillar" Caffrey, and others.
John Sheahan's 80th Birthday, Live from Vicar St, 9.30pm, TG4
Dubliner John Sheahan marks his 80th Birthday with a very special music celebration in Dublin venue Vicar Street.
John is joined by a host of Ireland's finest musicians including Glen Hansard, Imelda May, Declan O'Rourke and Ralph McTell for an unforgettable evening of music, stories and craic.