Irish actresses died in Motor neuron disease

Here are 1 famous actresses from Republic of Ireland died in Motor neuron disease:

Joan Brosnan Walsh

Joan Brosnan Walsh (June 29, 1938 Greystones-December 21, 2009 Ireland) was an Irish costume designer and actor. She had three children, Helen, Ruth and Ingrid.

Joan Brosnan Walsh began her career as a costume designer and spent many years designing costumes for plays, television shows, and films. She worked on notable productions such as "The Field" (1990) and "Angela's Ashes" (1999).

Aside from her work in costume design, Brosnan Walsh was also an accomplished actor, performing in plays such as "The Playboy of the Western World" and "The Plough and the Stars." Additionally, she appeared in several television shows, including "Ballykissangel" and "Glenroe."

Brosnan Walsh was known for her commitment to the arts in Ireland and was a founding member of the Irish Society of Stage and Screen Designers. She was also a longtime member of the National Campaign for the Arts, which advocated for increased funding and support for the arts in Ireland.

In recognition of her contributions to Irish theater and film, Joan Brosnan Walsh was awarded the OBE (Order of the British Empire) in 2003. She passed away in 2009 at the age of 71.

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