Played by: Brendan O'Carroll
Agnes Brown is the undisputed head of the family following the death of her husband some years ago. She loves the clan very dearly, and always does what she feels is best for them, but often manages to put her foot in it.
Played by: Dermot O'Neill
Grandad is Agnes's father-in-law. When "Redser" Brown died, he left her with little more than this wrinkled old man. He eats, sleeps and moans.
Played by: Eilish O'Carroll
Winnie's certainly not the sharpest knife in the drawer, but has been a good friend to Agnes ever since they first met.
Played by: Jennifer Gibney
Cathy is Agnes's only daughter. She's divorced, having been married in a London registry office some years ago, and is now living back at home in Dublin.
Played by: Paddy Houlihan
Dermot has given Agnes more cause for worry than any of her other children: he went to a private school (as recommended by a Judge)...
Hair Stylist. Played by: Rory Cowan
Agnes describes Rory as her 'delicate' son. He was always a happy child, but she's concerned that he never has any luck with women.
Played by: Pat Shields (as Pat 'Pepsi' Shields)
The eldest of the Brown children, Mark took over the running of the family aged 13, when his father died.
Played by: Danny O'Carroll
Buster Brady is a lovable rogue. He's been Dermot's best friend since they were young.
Maria Nicholson / Brown
Nurse. Played by: Fiona O'Carroll
Maria Nicholson is Dermot's wife. Her mother is the snooty and judgemental Hillary, but - much to Agnes's relief - Maria doesn't appear to have inherited her airs and graces.
Played by: Amanda Woods
Betty is Mark's wife. She and Agnes have a love-hate relationship: Agnes quite likes her really, but still doesn't think she's good enough for her Mark.
Hillary is Maria's snobby mother. When she droped around the Brown house to talk about Maria and Dermot's wedding, she and Agnes ended up trying to out-impress each other... it's something they've kept up ever since.
Played by: Gary Hollywood
Dino is Rory's husband. After a fiery and argumentative period of being boyfriends, they finally got married at the end of Series 3.
Father Damien (Series 3)
Played by: Conor Moloney
Father Damien is the local priest. He is often dropping around to see Agnes... but always seems to catch her at the wrong moment. He's seen some quite embarrassing things, like Mrs Brown with a vibrating phone in her knickers.