Justice at Large

Justice at Large is an Irish television sitcom that aired on RTÉ for one series in 1969. Starring Paul Farrell, it was written by barrister and actor Rex Mackey.[1]

Justice at Large
Written byRex Mackey
StarringPaul Farrell
Martin Dempsey
John Molloy
Declan Mulholland
Country of originIreland
Original languageEnglish
No. of series1
No. of episodes5
Production locationsStudio 1, RTÉ Television Centre, Donnybrook, Dublin 4, Ireland
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time30 minutes
Original networkRTÉ
Original release9 May (1969-05-09) –
6 June 1969 (1969-06-06)


Justice at Large was set around the District Court of the fictional Ballyslattery. Much of the action also took place in Ballyslattery's local pub-cum-shop.[2]


  • Paul Farrell as District Justice Byrne
  • Martin Dempsey as Sargeant Molloy
  • John Molloy as Mullarkey
  • Declan Mulholland as Joe Cotter



The interior scenes for both series were shot in Studio 1 at the RTÉ Television Centre in April and May 1969. The series was not filmed in front of a live studio audience and no laughter track was used.


  1. ^ "Obituary: Rex Mackey". The Independent. 17 November 1999. Retrieved 8 January 2012.
  2. ^ "Paul Farrell in 'Justice at Large' (1969)". RTÉ Archive. Retrieved 8 January 2012.