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Tuesday 30 September 2014

Fair City and Glenroe actress Eileen Colgan dies

Published 10/03/2014 | 21:36

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Fair City's Charlie romances Eileen's character Esther in style

Fair City actress Eileen Colgan has passed away.

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The actress played Esther Roche in the long-running RTE soap and also appeared in a host of other Irish productions including Angela’s Ashes, My Left Foot, Far and Away, Ballykissangle and as the priest’s housekeeper Mynah in Glenroe.

Eileen was a member of the Abbey Theatre company and also played Molly Bloom in Ulysses in Nighttown and Mrs Caffertey in Mary Makebelieve.

Mrs Colgan is survived by her four children Katy, Cathal, Ben and Clara and her eight grandchildren.

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