Moya Doherty (born 1957, in Pettigo, County Donegal, Ireland) is a
Dublin-raised Irish entrepreneur and the producer and co-founder of
2 Business interests
3 Personal life
Riverdance is a worldwide acclaimed theatrical phenomenon, which
premiered in Dublin’s
Point Theatre in February 1995.
started as a seven-minute interlude at the 1994 Eurovision Song
Contest in Dublin, commissioned by Doherty, who was the show's
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
Dublin Theatre Festival, Ms Doherty is heavily involved in
promoting new and challenging theatrical work in Ireland.
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 and having sold
the main property, retained a 3-bedroom house with private access.
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Michael Flatley's dance shows
Lord of the Dance
Feet of Flames
Breandán de Gallaí
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