Nora O'Mahony best known for playing Godmother in 'Wanderly Wagon' has died at the age of seventy seven.

Nora O'Mahony started out as a young actor at the Abbey Theatre before appearing on stage and screen in the United States. However, it is as Godmother in the RTÉ series Wanderly Wagon that she will be best remembered by a generation of children.

Nora O'Mahony in 'Wanderly Wagon' (1971)
Nora O'Mahony in 'Wanderly Wagon' (1971)

It is as Godmother that she will be best remembered.

This report includes an excerpt from Wanderly Wagon with Nora O'Mahony as Godmother and Eugene Lambert as O'Brien. 

'Wanderly Wagon' publicity shot (1978)
'Wanderly Wagon' publicity shot (1978)


An RTÉ News report broadcast on 19 October 1989. The reporter is Andrew Kelly.