Dolly ButlerPlayed by Michelle Fairley

Dolly is an upper-middle-class Catholic who has married into the Irish establishment—her husband is a Northern Protestant banker. Dolly loves society, especially the pre-Rising cosmopolitan Dublin society. Over the course of the series everything she believes in is challenged. That cosmopolitan society shrinks and the rifts within it are revealed, forcing Dolly to choose which side she will support.