• Publication date: February 23, 2011

Rory O'Shea Was Here

Two guys facing more challenges than most people learn some valuable lessons about life and love.

  • Publication date: February 23, 2011

Rory O'Shea Was Here

Program data

Duration: 95

Production Year: 2004

MBC 2:

December 10, 2012 05:25 (KSA) ~ December 10, 2012 04:25 (CLT)

Michael Connolly is in his early twenties and suffers from cerebral palsy and is shy and withdrawn.

He spends his days at a home for the disabled in Dublin, where one day Rory O'Shea, a lad about Michael's age who suffers from muscular dystrophy, moves in.

Rory has a sharp tongue and courage to put the moves on any women who crosses his path.

Soon Rory puts his outsized personality to work encouraging his new friend Michael to not to let life pass him by, despite his handicaps.

Living together with Rory, Michael faces a new world, finding friendship, love and learning to survive on his own.


  • Steven Robertson
  • Alan King
  • Brenda Fricker
  • Ruth McCabe
  • James McAvoy
  • Anna Healy

Directed by:Damien O'Donnell

Rating: R for language