Mick Lally

Michael “Mick” Lally (10 November 1945 – 31 August 2010) was an Irish stage, film and television actor.wikipedia
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Glenroe

Though best known in Ireland for his role as Miley in the television soap Glenroe, Lally’s stage career spanned several decades, and he was involved in feature films such as Alexander and the Academy Award-nominated The Secret of Kells. From 1983 he played the role of Miley Byrne in the RTÉ soap Glenroe, reprising the character that he played earlier in the Bracken in 1978.
Actor Mick Lally went on to join the cast of the TG4 drama series Ros na Rún in 2008.

Druid Theatre Company

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Mick began his acting career with Taibhdhearc na Gaillimhe (Ireland's national Irish language theatre), and was a founding member of the Druid Theatre Company.
In 1975, the Company was founded by Garry Hynes, Marie Mullen and Mick Lally - all of whom first met and worked together as members of University College Galway dramatic society, commonly known as NUIG Dramasoc.

Alexander (2004 film)

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Though best known in Ireland for his role as Miley in the television soap Glenroe, Lally’s stage career spanned several decades, and he was involved in feature films such as Alexander and the Academy Award-nominated The Secret of Kells.

St Mary's College, Galway

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He went to the local national school in Tourmakeady and then to St. Mary's College, Galway.
Former students include former Fianna Fáil government minister Frank Fahey, the actor Mick Lally and deceased Bishop of Galway, James McLoughlin.Former students in the sports news include Galway Gaelic Footballers Paul Conroy, Eddie Hoare, Gareth Bradshaw, Dessie Conneely and David Wynne, soccer players Stephen O'Donnell (Dundalk AFC captain) and Vinny Faherty and Galway hurlers Fergal Moore, Tadhg Haran, Dean Higgins and Tony Og Regan.

The Ballroom of Romance

In 1982, Mick starred in the TV series The Ballroom of Romance alongside Brenda Fricker.

Translations

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Lally also became a member of the Field Day Theatre Company, and starred in the company's 1980 premiere of Brian Friel's play Translations.

The Secret of Kells

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Though best known in Ireland for his role as Miley in the television soap Glenroe, Lally’s stage career spanned several decades, and he was involved in feature films such as Alexander and the Academy Award-nominated The Secret of Kells.
It stars Evan McGuire, Brendan Gleeson, Christen Mooney, Mick Lally, Michael McGrath, Liam Hourican, Paul Tylak and Paul Young.

The Secret of Roan Inish

In 1994, Lally played the character Hugh in The Secret of Roan Inish, and in 1995 portrayed Dan Hogan in the film adaptation of Maeve Binchy's Circle of Friends.

Jacob's Award

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In 1979, Lally won a Jacob's Award for his performance as Miley in Bracken.

Bracken (TV series)

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From 1983 he played the role of Miley Byrne in the RTÉ soap Glenroe, reprising the character that he played earlier in the Bracken in 1978.
The characters of Dinny and Miley Byrne, played by Joe Lynch and Mick Lally, first appeared on this series, they were later to become the central stars of Glenroe.

A Man of No Importance (film)

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Other film roles included: Poitín, Our Boys, The Outcasts, A Man of No Importance and others.

The By-road to Glenroe

Lally also had some musical success when "The By-road to Glenroe" went to the top of the Irish charts in 1990.
"The By-road to Glenroe" was a song from the Irish television series Glenroe, performed by actor Mick Lally in character as Miley Byrne in honour of his wife Biddy.

Circle of Friends (1995 film)

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In 1994, Lally played the character Hugh in The Secret of Roan Inish, and in 1995 portrayed Dan Hogan in the film adaptation of Maeve Binchy's Circle of Friends.

The Outcasts (1982 film)

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The Outcasts, written and directed by Robert Wynne-Simmons and starring Mary Ryan and Mick Lally, is an Irish film completed in 1982 and broadcast in 1984 as part of UK's Channel 4 Film on Four series.

Ballykissangel

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Other TV appearances included roles in Tales of Kinvarna, The Year of the French and Ballykissangel.

Ros na Rún

He appeared in several Irish language productions throughout his career, from Poitín in 1978, through to an appearance in the Irish language soap Ros na Rún in 2008.

Poitín (film)

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Other film roles included: Poitín, Our Boys, The Outcasts, A Man of No Importance and others. He appeared in several Irish language productions throughout his career, from Poitín in 1978, through to an appearance in the Irish language soap Ros na Rún in 2008.

Irish people

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Michael “Mick” Lally (10 November 1945 – 31 August 2010) was an Irish stage, film and television actor.

82nd Academy Awards

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Though best known in Ireland for his role as Miley in the television soap Glenroe, Lally’s stage career spanned several decades, and he was involved in feature films such as Alexander and the Academy Award-nominated The Secret of Kells.

Gaeltacht

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Born in November 1945 and reared in the Gaeltacht village of Tourmakeady, County Mayo, Mick (Michael) Lally was the eldest of a family of seven children; five sisters and one brother.

Toormakeady

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Born in November 1945 and reared in the Gaeltacht village of Tourmakeady, County Mayo, Mick (Michael) Lally was the eldest of a family of seven children; five sisters and one brother.