'Hall's Pictorial Weekly' actor Michael Twomey has died
Cork actor Michael Twomey, best known for playing one half o Cha & Miah from long-running series Halls Pictorial Weekly has died.
Twomey performed in theatre in Cork for over 70 years and in 2013 he received the Freedom of Cork.
He made his first appearance on stage in 1944 at the age of 11 and met his future wife Maria, while performing in As You Like It at The Loft.
He toured with The Southern Theatre Group which began in 1959 with John B Keane's Sive before the Everyman Theatre Company arrived in 1963.
However, Twomey is best known for playing Miah opposite Frank Duggan's Cha in Hall's Pictorial Weekly.