An Bronntanas (The Gift) is a new 5 part contemporary thriller starring Dara Devaney (Na Cloigne), Owen McDonnell (Single Handed) alongside veteran American Irish TV and theatre actor John Finn (Cold Case).
The rescue crew of a local independent lifeboat crew working off the coast of Conamara, Co. Galway receives a distress call on a stormy night. On discovering an abandoned fishing boat with a cargo of over a million euros worth of drugs the crew is challenged with a moral dilemma. Do they hand over the drugs to the authorities or sell them and save their struggling village. It’s a decision that will change their lives forever.
The original Irish language show was developed by Galway-based production company ROSG and Northern Ireland-based De Facto Films. It is directed by Tom Collins (Kings) who also produced with Ciarán Ó Cofaigh. The series was shot in various locations in Conamara, with Cian de Buitléar as the DoP.
The series airs Thursdays at 9.30pm from October 23rd, TG4.
The trailer can be viewed here.