5 February 1926|
Doreen Keogh (born 5 February 1926 Dublin, Ireland) is an Irish-born actress, of radio, stage, and television most active in the UK, Keogh left school at the age of 15 to train with the Abbey Theatre School, before moving to London.
Her television roles include Concepta Regan (née Riley, previously Hewitt), an original cast member and the first barmaid of the Rover's Return in the British soap opera Coronation Street, Imelda Egan in the BBC Northern Ireland drama Ballykissangel and Mary Carroll, the Royles' neighbour in the Granada Television comedy The Royle Family. She has also had recurring roles in Father Ted and Cold Feet. In Ireland, she became an original cast member of the soap opera, Fair City from 1989 until the early 1990s. Away from acting, Keogh and her husband renovate houses. Doreen now has Alzheimer's disease and resides in a nursing home
- Bruce, Helen (2006-06-23). "Street star's Irish jewel". Daily Mail.