The death has occurred of the actress Ronnie Masterson. She was 87.

Ronnie Masterson trained at the Abbey Theatre and co-founded Old Quay Productions with her husband, the late actor Ray McAnally.

Her acting career included roles in Angela's Ashes, Malice Aforethought and Byzantium and she also toured in one-woman shows.

Ronnie Masterson and Ray McAnally had four children: Conor, Máire, Niamh and the RTÉ broadcaster Aonghus.