Friday’s Child - Kathy Deehan

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This week’s Friday’s Child is local woman Kathy Deehan. Kathy plays the spiteful oul ma Cassie Coyle in Brain Foster’s new play WHEN THE BOGSIDE SPINSTER MET THE CARNDONAGH STUD which opens at the Millennium Forum next month. She stars alongside Shaunsy Coyle as lecherous Mr Cecil ‘Creepy’ Crawley. Pat Lynch as the randy Patsy Mc Daid, The ‘Legendary’ Carndonagh Stud. Rachel Melaugh as sex-bomb Majella O’Donnell and Eoghan McBride as sex starved spinster, Mary Coyle, The Bogside Spinster. Mary is pictured right, in the pink hat.

Happiest childhood memory?

My father taking us to Portnoo on a Sunday.

What was your first job?

Working in the bar in the Broomhill Hotel on a Saturday.

Favourite book?

My latest script.

Favourite television programme?

Anything medical.

Favourite expression?

Live horse and you’ll eat oats.

Favourite method of relaxation?

Walking on the beach in Stragill.

Favourite holiday destination?

Prague.

Who would you most like to meet?

Liam Neeson.

What makes you angry?

People being late.

What makes you happy?

Rehearsals, as you’re sure to have a laugh.

What human quality do you most admire?

Compassion.

What human quality do you least admire?

Jealousy.

What has been the most embarrassing thing to happen to you?

Too embarrassing to mention.

What was the worst thing to happen to you in your life?

The death of my parents.

What is your greatest fear?

Maggots.

What has been the high point of your life to date?

The birth of my four beautiful grandsons.

How would you like to be remembered?

As someone who made people laugh.

What is your most treasured possession?

My credit card.

If you won the lotto what would you do with it?

Pay my credit card off.

If you could be granted one wish in life, what would you ask for?

An everlasting bottle of vodka.

If you could write your own epitaph what would it be?

The show must go on.