She was the real-life mammy, who her devoted son Brendan O’Carroll credits with providing the inspiration for his most famous comic character.
Fri, 29 Jul, 2016
Sat, 07 May, 2016
Best known for her role in Mrs Brown’s Boys, Eilish O’Carroll is enjoying a new lease of life in her 60s as she embraces her past heartaches and sexuality, says Margaret Jennings.
Sat, 30 Apr, 2016
Eilish O’Carroll tells Ellie O'Byrne about her role in new musical comedy Elvis is my Daddy, why she thinks Mrs Brown's Boys has made her brother a modern Shakespeare, and her life post-marriage equality referendum
Wed, 27 Apr, 2016
Tommy Barker visits the lush green countryside home of Mrs Brown’s Boys’ Eilish O’Carroll, all down to Winnie McGoogan’s winning ways.
Sat, 15 Aug, 2015
Good films and a great atmosphere contributed to another success in Schull, writes Ellie O’Byrne
Tue, 26 May, 2015
Women over 60 are having a ‘moment’ and it’s not a senior one. More confidence, more energy and they couldn’t care less what you think.
Sat, 28 Feb, 2015
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Sun, 23 Nov, 2014
EILISH O’CARROLL, the sister of comedian Brendan O’Carroll, is still reeling at the death of their brother, Gerry, in October. Even in the midst of grief, however, O’Carroll is pressing on with her one-woman stage show.
Wed, 12 Nov, 2014
The sister of funnyman Brendan O’Carroll has told of her regret that it took her 10 years to admit to her two sons that she was a lesbian.
Mon, 13 Aug, 2012
THEY must be mad, said comedian Brendan Carroll when the BBC gave the green light for a third series of Mrs Brown’s Boys.
Sat, 26 Nov, 2011
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