Cork actor Michael Twomey passes away

Cork actor Michael Twomey passes away
Actore Michael Twomey.

Mr Twomey was considered a legend within Cork theatre.

Michael Twomey and Frank Duggan as 'Cha and Miah', pictured at their old haunt at the Marina in Cork. Pic: Shane Schollard
Michael Twomey and Frank Duggan as 'Cha and Miah', pictured at their old haunt at the Marina in Cork. Pic: Shane Schollard

In 2013, he was conferred with the Freedom of Cork by the then Lord Mayor, Cllr John Buttimer along with fellow cork actors Frank Duggan and Billa O'Connell.

He received the award for unwavering lifetime contribution to professional and amateur theatre, arts, drama and song in Cork City and for his generosity in mentoring and supporting the development of emerging talent in Cork.

Cha & Miah were famous from the long running RTÉ series 'Halls Pictorial Weekly. 

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