Thom's Irish Who's Who/O'Doherty, Eileen


O'DOHERTY, Eileen (Anna Walker), Educ. in Dublin; studied for the stage under W. G. and F. J. Fay; made first appearance on the stage with the Irish National Theatre Society, at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, 1905 as the child in "The Hour Glass"; made first appearance on the London stage, at the Court Theatre, 7th June, 1909, as Mamie in "Dervorgilla"; during her career she has played the following parts either at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, or at the Court Theatre, London; Babsy in "The Shewing-up of Blanco Posnet," the old woman in "Deirdre," Bridget Twomey in "Harvest," Mary Kate in "The Eloquent Dempsey,"; Mrs. Desmond in "The Cross Roads," Mrs. Pender in "The Casting Out of Martin Whelan," Maura Morrissey in "Birthright," Margaret in "The Piedish" Nerine in "The Rogueries of Spain," Miss Joyce in "Haycinth Halvey," Mary Brien in "The Clancy Name," Mary Mulroy in "The Mineral Workers," Maria Donnelly in "Family Failing," Mrs. O'Connor in "Maurice Harte," Mrs. Keegan in "The Supplanter," Mrs. Hickey in "Sovereign Love," Mrs. Sullivan in "Patriots," Kate Moran in "Crusaders," Mrs. Geoghan in "The White Headed Boy"; has toured with the Company in England, Scotland and the United States. Recn.: boating: dau. of Matthew Walker and Eileen O'Doherty; h. in Dublin, 1891. Res.: 101 Lower Mount Street, Dublin.