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Moya Doherty (born 1957, in Pettigo, County Donegal, Ireland) is a Dublin-raised Irish entrepreneur and the producer and co-founder of Riverdance.

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1 Riverdance 2 Business interests 3 Personal life 4 References

Riverdance[edit] Riverdance is a worldwide acclaimed theatrical phenomenon, which premiered in Dublin’s Point Theatre
Point Theatre
in February 1995. Riverdance had started as a seven-minute interlude at the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest in Dublin, commissioned by Doherty, who was the show's Executive Producer. Business interests[edit] She is a director of Tyrone Productions, one of Ireland’s leading independent television production companies, whose output includes drama, documentary and entertainment programming. She was a founding director of the radio station Today FM and, as a member of the Board of the Dublin
Dublin
Theatre Festival, Ms Doherty is heavily involved in promoting new and challenging theatrical work in Ireland. Personal life[edit] Doherty is married to co-founder of Riverdance, John McColgan, and she is regarded as one of the richest women in Ireland, with an estimated fortune of £42 million.[1] McColgan and Doherty lived for many years on an extensive property in the Baily region of Howth
Howth
and having sold the main property, retained a 3-bedroom house with private access. References[edit]

^ Just how wealthy is Moya Doherty? - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie

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Michael Flatley's dance shows

Shows

Riverdance Lord of the Dance Feet of Flames Celtic Tiger

Performers

Michael Flatley Bernadette Flynn Gillian Norris Daire Nolan Jean Butler Colin Dunne María Pagés Anúna Michael Londra Breandán de Gallaí Joanne Doyle

Composers

Bill Whelan Ronan Hardiman

Producers

Moya Doherty John McColgan

Authority control

WorldCat Identities VIAF: 73470460 LCCN: no98065720 SNAC: w6282kv6

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