14 episodes

What exactly happens on the hunt for a killer? The Making Of A Detective tells the story of 5 of Ireland’s most notorious murder cases, told through the lens of the man who once solved them.
In over three decades working in An Garda Síochána, Pat Marry has seen it all. Each episode features a step-by-step account of how justice was ultimately served, with interviews from victims' friends and family, Pat's former colleagues in the force, and The Irish Sun's Stephen Breen to help tell these stories one by one.
 
Pat's Story begins with the tragic death of Rachel Callaly by her husband Joe O'Reilly and finishes with Aaron Brady's historic 2020 capital murder conviction for the shooting of Garda Adrian Donohoe. Follow along as we share the dramatic details of each case, and how they shaped Pat into one of Ireland's greatest detectives, learning the skills that went into solving each case along the way.
 
The Making Of  A Detective premiers on November 11th and is brought to you by The Irish Sun.


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The Making Of A Detective The Irish Sun

    • True Crime
    • 4.8 • 286 Ratings

What exactly happens on the hunt for a killer? The Making Of A Detective tells the story of 5 of Ireland’s most notorious murder cases, told through the lens of the man who once solved them.
In over three decades working in An Garda Síochána, Pat Marry has seen it all. Each episode features a step-by-step account of how justice was ultimately served, with interviews from victims' friends and family, Pat's former colleagues in the force, and The Irish Sun's Stephen Breen to help tell these stories one by one.
 
Pat's Story begins with the tragic death of Rachel Callaly by her husband Joe O'Reilly and finishes with Aaron Brady's historic 2020 capital murder conviction for the shooting of Garda Adrian Donohoe. Follow along as we share the dramatic details of each case, and how they shaped Pat into one of Ireland's greatest detectives, learning the skills that went into solving each case along the way.
 
The Making Of  A Detective premiers on November 11th and is brought to you by The Irish Sun.


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    PRESENTING: THE KINAHANS - E1 SILENT PARTNER

    For The Making Of A Detective fans, we are proud to present our follow on series The Kinahans. You can listen to more full episodes by searching The Kinahans in your podcast app.
    Episode 1: The Kinahans begins its story in Dublin of the late 1970’s as heroin burst onto the scene. The Dunne’s, Ireland’s leading crime group, were responsible for much of the devastation the new opioid had brought across Dublin City. It wasn’t long before a young petty criminal from Phibsboro wanted a slice of the pie. His name was Christy Kinahan.
    The Kinahans is brought to you by The Irish Sun. This series was written and produced by UrbanMedia.

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    • 39 min
    Retirement Papers | 12

    Retirement Papers | 12

    Aaron Brady is finally deported back to Ireland, but not for the murder of Adrian Donohoe. Pat hands in his retirement papers before a mammoth 6 month trial begins in Dublin’s Central Criminal Court. There is huge public interest around Aaron Brady’s capital murder trial. Has Pat and his team done enough to prove Brady's guilt? 
    The Making Of A Detective is brought to you by The Irish Sun. This series is hosted and produced by Ian Doyle & UrbanMedia.

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    • 39 min
    The Undercovers | 11

    The Undercovers | 11

    Episode 11: After 3 years off the case, Pat finds himself back in the middle of the hunt for Aaron Brady. The NYPD sends two of it’s top undercover officers out to The Bronx, in the hope to find more information on the suspect. Two witnesses come forward with information, will this be enough to move the case forward?
    The Making Of A Detective is brought to you by The Irish Sun. This series is hosted and produced by Ian Doyle & UrbanMedia.

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    • 36 min
    Chest Pains | 10

    Chest Pains | 10

    Episode 10: Pat Comes up against his biggest challenge yet, as he fights for his life in ICU. Aaron Brady wastes no time, and plots his getaway stateside. When Pat rejoins the case, things are not quite what he’d hoped. As frustrations come to a head, could this be Pat's last time working on Adrian's case?
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    • 31 min
    58 Seconds In Lordship | 9

    58 Seconds In Lordship | 9

    Episode 9: The Making Of A Detective returns, as Pat Marry faces his last case working with the Gardaí, leading the largest manhunt Ireland has ever seen. A credit union raid goes wrong and a fellow detective is dead. Can Pat come to terms with the loss of a colleague, while trying to restore justice to Adrian Donohoe’s family?
    The Making Of A Detective is brought to you by The Irish Sun. This series is hosted and produced by Ian Doyle & UrbanMedia.

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    • 36 min
    “Roid Rage” | 8

    “Roid Rage” | 8

    TW: Some listeners might find content featured in this episode upsetting. If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence safeireland.ie
    Episode 8: In August 2012, Pat goes to view a tragic murder scene. A mother of three young kids has been viciously beaten to death, and her husbands drenched in her blood. Their 14-year-old daughter states that intruders killed the woman. How will Pat approach the complicated situation? 
    The Making Of A Detective is brought to you by The Irish Sun. This series is hosted and produced by Ian Doyle & UrbanMedia.

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    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
286 Ratings

286 Ratings

BR93@ ,

Incredible Podcast

Could listen to Pat talk all day very good insight to his career. Hope there is a season 2 with him 🤞

gra1972 ,

Gripping podcast

Looking forward to season 2!

Dodzer33 ,

Addictive

Great podcast - it made you look forward to your next walk to see what happened next , whether hail rain or shine !! Well done to all 👌🏼

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