HOME
The Info List - Moya Doherty


--- Advertisement ---



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

CONTENTS

* 1 Riverdance * 2 Business interests * 3 Personal life * 4 References

RIVERDANCE

Riverdance is a worldwide acclaimed theatrical phenomenon, which premiered in Dublin
Dublin
’s Point Theatre in February 1995. Riverdance had started as a seven minute interlude at the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest in Dublin
Dublin
, commissioned by Doherty, who was the show's Executive Producer.

BUSINESS INTERESTS

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

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. 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

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

* v * t * e

Michael Flatley
Michael Flatley
's dance shows

SHOWS

* Riverdance * Lord of the Dance * Feet of Flames
Feet of Flames
* Celtic Tiger

PERFORMERS

* Michael Flatley
Michael Flatley
* Bernadette Flynn * Gillian Norris * Daire Nolan * Jean Butler * Colin Dunne * María Pagés * Anúna
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 * IATH : w6282kv6

This business-related Irish biographical article is a stub . You can help by expanding it .

* v