The Best TV Shows on Netflix Ireland – 30+ Binge-Worthy Shows


Binge-Worthy TV Shows

The Best TV Shows on Netflix Ireland

UPDATED SEPTEMBER 2022 – OVER 30 to Choose From!

We first featured our huge selection of binge-worthy TV shows in The Ultimate Guide to Brilliant Binge-Worthy TV Shows – but it was getting out of control. And exciting as that may sound, if we keep adding to it, it won’t be a functional read. And we love functionality her at The Life of Stuff HQ.

And so we present to you The Best TV Shows on Netflix Ireland. A mixture of genres to suit every taste.


The best TV shows found on our other favourite streaming services will follow suit.


The Best TV Shows on Netflix Ireland


Binge-Worthy TV Shows on Netflix


Breaking Bad

About: American Crime. “A terminally ill chemistry teacher teams with a former student to manufacture crystal meth to secure his family’s future” netflix

Number of Seasons: 5 | Years: 2008-2013 | IMDB: 9.5 | Rotten Tomatoes: 96%


The Best TV Shows on Netflix Ireland - Our Planet (2019)
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Our Planet

About: Nature Documentary with David Attenborough. “Experience our planet’s natural beauty and examine how climate change impacts all living creatures in this ambitious documentary of spectacular scope” netflix

Number of Episodes: 8 | Years: 2019 | IMDB: 9.3 | Rotten Tomatoes: 93%


Peaky Blinders

About: British Crime. “A notorious gang in 1919 Birmingham, England, is led by the fierce Tommy Shelby, a crime boss set on moving up in the world no matter the cost.” netflix

Number of Seasons: 5 | Years: 2013 – Present | IMDB: 8.8 | Rotten Tomatoes: 94%


Dark

About: Mystery. “A missing child sets four families on a frantic hunt for answers as they unearth a mind-bending mystery that spans three generations..” netflix

Number of Seasons: 3 | Years: 2017 – 2020 | IMDB: 8.7 | Rotten Tomatoes: 95%


Stranger Things

About: American Horror. “Strange things are afoot in Hawkins, Indiana, where a young boy’s sudden disappearance unearths a young girl with otherworldly powers.” netflix

Number of Seasons: 4 | Years: 2016 – Present | IMDB: 8.7 | Rotten Tomatoes: 91%


House of Cards

About: American Political Thriller. “A ruthless politician will stop at nothing to conquer Washington, D.C., in the Emmy and Golden Globe-winning political drama.” netflix

Number of Seasons: 6 | Years: 2018 – 2018 | IMDB: 8.7 | Rotten Tomatoes: 77%


The Best TV Shows on Netflix Ireland - Cobra Kai (2018)
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Cobra Kai

About: American Action Fiction. “Decades after the tournament that changed their lives, the rivalry between Johnny and Daniel reignites in this sequel to the “Karate Kid” films..” netflix

Number of Seasons: 5 | Years: 2018 – Present | IMDB: 8.6 | Rotten Tomatoes: 95%


Queen’s Gambit

About: Drama. “In a 1950s orphanage, a young girl reveals an astonishing talent for chess and begins an unlikely journey to stardom while grappling with addiction.” netflix

Number of Episodes: 7 | Years: 2020 | IMDB: 8.6 | Rotten Tomatoes: 96%


Schitt’s Creek

About: Canadian Sitcom. ‘After their business manager loots their family fortune, the Rose family relocates to the town of Schitt’s Creek’ netflix

Number of Seasons: 6 | Years: 2015 – 2020 | IMDB: 8.5 | Rotten Tomatoes: 93%


The Office (UK)

About: ‘Cult’ Comedy Series. “Set as a dysfunctional paper company, this caustic British mockumentary follows the day-to-day troubles of the firm’s uninspired desk jockeys.” netflix

Number of Seasons: 2 | Years: 2001 – 2003 | IMDB: 8.5 | Rotten Tomatoes: 96%


After Life

About: Comedy, Drama. “Struggling to come to terms with his wife’s death, a writer for a newspaper adopts a gruff new persona in an effort to push away those trying to help.” netflix

Number of Seasons: 2 | Years: 2019 – present| IMDB: 8.4 | Rotten Tomatoes: 70%


The Best TV Shows on Netflix Ireland - RuPaul's Drag Race (2009)
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RuPaul’s Drag Race

About: American Reality Competition Series. “Queens compete for $100,000 and the title of America’s Next Drag Superstar in this Emmy-winning show hosted by the mother of all drag mothers, RuPaul.” netflix

Number of Seasons: 14 | Years: 2009 – present| IMDB: 8.4 | Rotten Tomatoes: 84%


Ozark

About: American Crime Drama. “A financial adviser drags his family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks, where he must launder $500 million in five years to appease a drug boss.” netflix

Number of Seasons: 3 | Years: 2017 – present | IMDB: 8.5 | Rotten Tomatoes: 83%


Unbelievable

About: American  True Crime TV Miniseries. “After a young woman is accused of lying about a rape, two female detectives investigate a spate of eerily similar attacks. Inspired by true events.’ netflix

Number of Seasons: 1 | Years: 2019 | IMDB: 8.4 | Rotten Tomatoes: 98%


Homeland 

About: Political Thriller. “A U.S. Marine returns home after spending eight years being held prisoner by Al Qaeda, while an unstable CIA agent suspects him of being a terrorist.” netflix

Number of Seasons: 8 | Years: 2011 – 2020 | IMDB: 8.3 | Rotten Tomatoes: 85%


Squid Game

About: South Korean Survival Drama Series. “Hoping to win easy money, a broke and desperate Gi-hun agrees to take part in an enigmatic game. Not long into the first round, unforeseen horrors unfold” netflix

Number of Seasons: 1 | Years: 2021 | IMDB: 8 | Rotten Tomatoes: 95%


The Best TV Shows on Netflix Ireland - Bodyguard (2018)
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Bodyguard 

About: Political Thriller. “After helping thwart a terrorist attack, a war veteran is assigned to protect a politician who was a main proponent of the very conflict he fought in.” netflix

Number of Seasons: 1 | Years: 2018 | IMDB: 8.1 | Rotten Tomatoes: 93%


Unorthodox

About: German-American Drama. “A Hasidic Jewish woman in Brooklyn flees to Berlin from an arranged marriage and is taken in by a group of musicians — until her past comes calling.” netflix

Number of Episodes: 4 | Years: 2020 | IMDB: 8 | Rotten Tomatoes: 96%


Sweet Tooth

About: American Fantasy Drama. “On a perilous adventure across a post-apocalyptic world, a lovable boy who’s half-human and half-deer searches for a new beginning with a gruff protector.” netflix

Number of Seasons: 1 | Years: 2021 – Present | IMDB: 7.8 | Rotten Tomatoes: 97%


The Sinner

About: American Crime Mystery. “In a small New York town, a haunted detective hunts for answers about perplexing crimes while wrestling with his own demons.” netflix

Number of Seasons: 4 | Years: 2017 – present | IMDB: 7.9 | Rotten Tomatoes: 89%


The Spy

About: Espionage TV Miniseries. “In the 1960s, Israeli clerk-turned-secret agent Eli Cohen goes deep undercover inside Syria on a perilous, years-long mission to spy for Mossad” netflix

Number of Episodes: 6 | Years: 2019 | IMDB: 7.9 | Rotten Tomatoes: 86%


The Best TV Shows on Netflix Ireland - Midnight Mass (2021)
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Midnight Mass

About: American Supernatural Horror Miniseries. “The arrival of a charismatic young priest brings glorious miracles, ominous mysteries and renewed religious fervor to a dying town desperate to believe.” netflix

Number of Seasons: 1 | Years: 2021 | IMDB: 7.7 | Rotten Tomatoes: 86%


The Alienist

About: American Period Crime Drama. The Alienist series is based on the 1994 novel of the same name by Caleb Car. It can be pretty gruesome so not for the faint hearted.

Number of Seasons: 2 | Years: 2018 – 2020 | IMDB: 7.7 | Rotten Tomatoes: 77%


All of Us are Dead

About: Korean Drama. A high school becomes ground zero for a zombie virus outbreak. Trapped students must fight their way out — or turn into one of the rabid infected.’ netflix

Number of Seasons: 1 | Years: 2022 | IMDB: 7.5 | Rotten Tomatoes: 87%


True Story

About: American Drama. ‘A world-famous comedian desperately searches for a way out after a night in Philadelphia with his brother threatens to sabotage more than his success..’ netflix

Number of Seasons: 1 | Years: 2022 | IMDB: 7.4 | Rotten Tomatoes: 57%


Bridgeton

About: Period Drama. “The eight close-knit siblings of the Bridgerton family look for love and happiness in London high society. Inspired by Julia Quinn’s bestselling novels.” netflix

Number of Seasons: 1 | Years: 2020 – present | IMDB: 7.3 | Rotten Tomatoes: 82%


The Best TV Shows on Netflix Ireland - The Stranger (2020)The Stranger


About: British Mystery Thriller Miniseries. “When a stranger makes a shocking claim about his wife, family man Adam Price becomes entangled in a mystery as he desperately searches for answers.” netflix

Number of Episodes: 8 | Years: 2020 | IMDB: 7.3 | Rotten Tomatoes: 83%


Behind Her Eyes

About: British Television Drama Series. “A single mother enters a world of twisted mind games when she begins an affair with her psychiatrist boss while secretly befriending his mysterious wife. Simona Brown, Eve Hewson and Tom Bateman star in this psychological thriller based on Sarah Pinborough’s bestselling novel.” netflix

Number of Episodes: 6 | Years: 2021 | IMDB: 7.2 | Rotten Tomatoes: 62%


Safe

About: British Television Drama Series. “Golden Globe winner Michael C. Hall stars in this suspenseful series created by bestselling author Harlan Cobe.” netflix

Number of Seasons: 1 | Years: 2018 | IMDB: 7.2 | Rotten Tomatoes: 71%


Liar

About: British Thriller TV Series. ‘A teacher goes on a date with a surgeon and accuses him of assault the next day. When the police don’t believe her, she takes things into her own hands.’ netflix

Number of Seasons: 2 | Years: 2017 – 2020 | IMDB: 7.1 | Rotten Tomatoes: 54%


Emily in Paris 

About:  Comedy Drama. “After landing her dream job in Paris, Chicago marketing exec Emily Cooper embraces her adventurous new life while juggling work, friends and romance.” netflix

Number of Seasons: 2 | Years: 2020 – present | IMDB: 6.9 | Rotten Tomatoes: 61%


Stay Close

About: British Mystery Drama Miniseries. “When Carlton Flynn vanishes 17 years to the night after Stewart Green did, it sets off a chain reaction in the lives of people connected to both men” netflix

Number of Episodes: 8 | Years: 2021 | IMDB: 6.9 | Rotten Tomatoes: 92%


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