NOTES: See also under Liam O Foghlu. Trained under Ria Mooney at the Gaiety School of Acting. Joined the Abbey Company in 1947 and was director of plays at Maynooth College for 15 years.

Abbey Production Involvement

RoleCharacterProduction
Actor Ballad Singer (A tramp) The Rising of the Moon 1946 (Abbey)
Actor John Hegarty Drama at Inish - Is Life Worth Living? 1949 (Tour)
Actor Mick Devereux This Other Eden 1954 (Tour)
Actor Tommy Owens The Shadow of a Gunman 1954 (Tour)
Actor Commandant Jack Clitheroe The Plough and the Stars 1964 (Tour)
Actor Corporal Stoddart The Plough and the Stars 1965 (Tour)
Actor Performers Recall The Years 1966 (Abbey)
Actor Floor Manager One for the Grave 1966 (Abbey)
Actor Billy Knox Death Is For Heroes 1966 (Abbey)
Actor Mr. Ingram The Loves of Cass McGuire 1967 (Abbey)
Actor John Barron Carteret Dearly Beloved Roger 1967 (Abbey)
Actor Mr. Ingram The Loves of Cass McGuire 1967 (Abbey)
Actor Sergeant Jones The Shaughraun 1967 (Abbey)
Actor Samuel Red Roses For Me 1967 (Abbey)
Actor Sergeant Jones The Shaughraun 1967 (Abbey)
Actor Second Fenian The Invincibles 1967 (Abbey)
Actor Mr. Ingram The Loves of Cass McGuire 1967 (Abbey)
Actor Padre Borstal Boy 1967 (Abbey)
Actor Governor of Walton Borstal Boy 1967 (Abbey)
Actor Major Knox The Last Eleven 1968 (Abbey)
Actor Padre Borstal Boy 1968 (Abbey)
Actor Governor of Walton Borstal Boy 1968 (Abbey)
Actor Mr. Gallogher The Shadow of a Gunman 1968 (Abbey)
Actor Malachy O'Leary Famine 1968 (Abbey)
Actor Padre Borstal Boy 1968 (Abbey)
Actor Governor of Walton Borstal Boy 1968 (Abbey)
Actor Larry Happy as Larry 1968 (Abbey)
Director Not applicable The General's Watch 1968 (Abbey)
Director Not applicable Before Breakfast 1968 (Peacock)
Actor Tim Haffigan John Bull's Other Island 1969 (Abbey)
Actor Prison Chaplian Borstal Boy 1969 (Abbey)
Actor Governor of Walton Borstal Boy 1969 (Abbey)
Actor Tim Haffigan John Bull's Other Island 1969 (Abbey)
Actor The Other Fellow The Quare Fellow 1969 (Abbey)
Actor First Warder The Quare Fellow 1969 (Abbey)
Actor The Other Fellow The Quare Fellow 1969 (Abbey)
Actor First Warder The Quare Fellow 1969 (Abbey)
Actor Dr. Francis wilson Swift 1969 (Abbey)
Actor Dr. Francis wilson Swift 1969 (Abbey)
Actor Needle Nugent Juno and the Paycock 1969 (Abbey)
Actor Seamus Rua The Countess Cathleen 1969 (Peacock)
Actor Fr. St. Albans Hadrian VII 1970 (Abbey)
Actor IRA Officer The Hostage 1970 (Abbey)
Actor IRA Officer The Hostage 1970 (Abbey)
Actor IRA Officer The Hostage 1970 (Abbey)
Actor Semyon Semyonovich The Seagull 1970 (Abbey)
Actor IRA Officer The Hostage 1970 (Abbey)
Actor Fluther Good The Plough and the Stars 1970 (Abbey)
Actor Drunken Traveller In The Train 1970 (Peacock)
Actor Edward Teller In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer 1970 (Peacock)
Actor IRA Officer The Hostage 1970 (Tour)
Actor Fluther Good The Plough and the Stars 1971 (Abbey)
Actor Fluther Good The Plough and the Stars 1971 (Abbey)
Actor Fluther Good The Plough and the Stars 1971 (Abbey)
Actor Doctor Today The Bullfinch 1971 (Abbey)
Actor Mr. Gallogher The Shadow of a Gunman 1971 (Abbey)
Actor Mr. Gallogher The Shadow of a Gunman 1971 (Abbey)
Actor Fergus Deirdre Of The Sorrows 1971 (Peacock)
Actor Fergus Deirdre Of The Sorrows 1971 (Peacock)
Actor Major Coffin Arrah-na-Pogue - The Wicklow Wedding 1972 (Abbey)
Actor First Juror Prisoner Of The Crown 1972 (Abbey)
Actor Sir Frederick Smith Prisoner Of The Crown 1972 (Abbey)
Actor James Cameron The Iceman Cometh 1972 (Abbey)
Actor Major Coffin Arrah-na-Pogue - The Wicklow Wedding 1972 (Abbey)
Actor Major Coffin Arrah-na-Pogue - The Wicklow Wedding 1972 (Abbey)
Actor James Cameron The Iceman Cometh 1972 (Abbey)
Actor Major Coffin Arrah-na-Pogue - The Wicklow Wedding 1972 (Abbey)
Actor James Cameron The Iceman Cometh 1972 (Abbey)
Actor Major Coffin Arrah-na-Pogue - The Wicklow Wedding 1972 (Abbey)
Actor Sir Frederick Smith Prisoner Of The Crown 1972 (Abbey)
Actor First Juror Prisoner Of The Crown 1972 (Abbey)
Actor Major Coffin Arrah-na-Pogue - The Wicklow Wedding 1972 (Abbey)
Actor Simon Norton The Silver Tassie 1972 (Abbey)
Actor La Tremouille Saint Joan 1972 (Abbey)
Actor Moses The School For Scandal 1973 (Abbey)
Actor Simon Norton The Silver Tassie 1973 (Abbey)
Actor Simon Norton The Silver Tassie 1973 (Abbey)
Actor Merriman The Importance of Being Earnest 1973 (Abbey)
Actor Merriman The Importance of Being Earnest 1973 (Abbey)
Actor Father Coyne The Briery Gap 1973 (Peacock)
Actor Sheet The Resistable Rise of Arturo Ui 1974 (Abbey)
Actor Dullfeet The Resistable Rise of Arturo Ui 1974 (Abbey)
Actor Chebutykin, Ivan Romanych Three Sisters 1974 (Abbey)
Actor The Judge The Life and Times of Benevenuto Cellini 1974 (Abbey)
Actor Cardinal Ferrara The Life and Times of Benevenuto Cellini 1974 (Abbey)
Actor Jack Home 1974 (Peacock)
Actor Count Rantzau Struensee 1974 (Peacock)
Actor Postmaster of Clune na Geera Purple Dust 1975 (Abbey)
Actor Stanislaus Gregg Katie Roche 1975 (Abbey)
Actor Postmaster of Clune na Geera Purple Dust 1975 (Abbey)
Actor John Twohig Innish, adapted from Drama at Inish 1975 (Abbey)
Actor John Twohig Innish, adapted from Drama at Inish 1975 (Abbey)
Actor An Tuiseal Tabharthach An Beal Bocht 1975 (Peacock)
Actor Fear a tSiopa An Beal Bocht 1975 (Peacock)
Actor O Lunasa An Beal Bocht 1975 (Peacock)
Actor Ernest Fitzpatrick Cry for Help 1975 (Peacock)
Actor De La Rochepozay The Devils 1976 (Abbey)
Actor Peter Flynn (Uncle Peter) The Plough and the Stars 1976 (Abbey)
Actor Peter Flynn (Uncle Peter) The Plough and the Stars 1976 (Abbey)
Actor Peter Flynn (Uncle Peter) The Plough and the Stars 1976 (Abbey)
Actor Antonio Much Ado About Nothing 1976 (Peacock)
Actor Antonio Much Ado About Nothing 1976 (Tour)
Actor Peter Flynn (Uncle Peter) The Plough and the Stars 1976 (Tour)
Actor Statue of Grattan The Old Lady Says No! - Originally titled 'Shadowdance' 1977 (Abbey)
Actor Major Sirr The Old Lady Says No! - Originally titled 'Shadowdance' 1977 (Abbey)
Actor Statue of Grattan The Old Lady Says No! - Originally titled 'Shadowdance' 1977 (Abbey)
Actor Major Sirr The Old Lady Says No! - Originally titled 'Shadowdance' 1977 (Abbey)
Actor Shanaar Cock A Doodle Dandy 1977 (Abbey)
Actor Shanaar Cock A Doodle Dandy 1977 (Abbey)
Actor Escalus Measure for Measure 1977 (Peacock)
Actor Lord Mayor The Star Turns Red 1978 (Abbey)
Actor Lord Mayor The Star Turns Red 1978 (Abbey)
Actor President of University Stephen D 1978 (Abbey)
Actor President of University Stephen D 1978 (Abbey)
Actor Serebriakov, Alexandre Vladimirovich, a retired professor Uncle Vanya 1978 (Abbey)
Actor President of University Stephen D 1978 (Abbey)
Actor Bapistin A Flea in Her Ear 1979 (Abbey)
Actor Uncle George Aristocrats 1979 (Abbey)
Actor Uncle George Aristocrats 1979 (Abbey)
Actor Martin Ferguson The Death of Humpty Dumpty 1979 (Abbey)
Actor Evens The Sea 1979 (Peacock)
Actor Martin Ferguson The Death of Humpty Dumpty 1979 (Peacock)
Actor Schlomo The Half Promised Land 1979 (Peacock)
Actor Schlomo The Half Promised Land 1979 (Peacock)
Actor Schlomo The Half Promised Land 1979 (Tour)
Actor Professor Metz The Man who came to Dinner 1980 (Abbey)
Actor Camillo The Winter's Tale 1980 (Peacock)
Actor The Old Cardinal The Life of Galileo 1981 (Abbey)
Actor Gilbert Donnelly All in Favour Said No! 1981 (Abbey)
Actor Gilbert Donnelly All in Favour Said No! 1981 (Abbey)
Actor Jem Casey At Swim-Two-Birds 1981 (Peacock)
Actor Mr Corcoran At Swim-Two-Birds 1981 (Peacock)