Mary Keane, wife of John B Keane, passes away

Mary Keane the wife of famous playwright John B Keane has passed away.

Mary, who is often credited as her husband's greatest source of inspiration, died this morning.

In recent years she had spearheaded a number of theatre productions around the country.

She is survived by her daughter Joanna and sons Billy Conor and John. Minister Jimmy Deenihan has led tributes to her.

Mary Keane, wife of John B Keane, passes away

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