Justice at Large

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Justice at Large
Genre Comedy
Written by Rex Mackey
Starring Paul Farrell
Martin Dempsey
John Molloy
Declan Mulholland
Country of origin Ireland
Original language(s) English
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 5
Location(s) Studio 1, RTÉ Television Centre, Donnybrook, Dublin 4, Ireland
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 30 minutes
Distributor RTÉ
Original network RTÉ
Original release 9 May (1969-05-09) – 6 June 1969 (1969-06-06)

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 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 - District Justice Byrne
  • Martin Dempsey - Sargeant Molloy
  • John Molloy - Mullarkey
  • Declan Mulholland - 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.