Danny O’Hagan is an overworked junior doctor working the night shift at an A&E in Dublin. During one of his shifts, due to a lack of beds he’s forced to discharge Sean Meaney, a young patient with a personality disorder. Sean returns home and murders his sister. Can Danny handle the controversy being created by the media and the guilt of discharging a murderer?
Psych Ward was one of the ten finalists selected for the RTE Storyland Web Series Competition, an online contest for new and established programme makers with exciting ideas to make a seven-minute episode for a potential web series. After two rounds in which the general public vote to see another episode from their favourite series, Psych Ward made it to the last stages of the competition and came third behind Hardy Bucks and Rental Boys..
Written by: Luke and Sam McManus
Directed by: Luke McManus
Produced by: Katie Holly and Adrienne Greenhalgh
Starring: Hugh O'Conor, Bosco Hogan, Justine Mitchell, Barry Ward, Shane Thornton, Jer O'Leary, Dylan Tighe and Johnny Ward.
Blinder Films / Madhouse Films