Heist tells the stories behind three of Ireland’s famous and infamous robberies.

The Brinks Allied deport robbery of 1995 which saw the raiders escape with £2.5 million, up to recently the biggest cash heist in the history of the state; the attempted robbery of a Securicor van by a dissident republician gang on the day 4,500 rank and file Gardai rang in sick, a raid which left one of the gang dead and the other five behind bars; the Russborough House art thefts of 1974 and 1986, a story that encompasses revolutionary politics, Scotland Yard, the FBI, Interpol and Ireland’s most notorious criminal.

‘Heist’ RTÉ One 3 x 30′ crime series