The TV series was made in the 1980s, and was filmed in Ireland at locations in Kildare and Wicklow with additional locations in the West of Ireland in a co-production between Ulster Television and Radio Telef?s ?ireann. It was broadcast on Channel 4 in the UK and RT? One in the Republic of Ireland.
The various stories concern the life of an Irish ex-British Army officer Resident Magistrate (R.M.) recently appointed to his position in Ireland, which at that stage was still wholly a part of the United Kingdom, and before the creation of the present day Republic of Ireland.
Series One, Episode Five - Occasional Licences (1983)
Major Yeates discovers one of the Resident Magistrate's regular duties is to grant special licences to people for the purpose of supplying liquor to the annual St. Peter and St. Paul's Day Games. Flurry also manages to persuade the reluctant Major to host the festivities on his own estate and act as Chief Steward.
Needless to say, a spot of Irish trickery is involved and the resulting intoxication at the event involves the hapless magistrate in a series of hilarious misadventures - misadventures, which of couse, are all centered around Flurry's attempts to impress Sally.