[var. Maelossa]; actor and early member of Druid; started acting at Galway
(NUI), 1978; travelled to America for summer work, and received telephone
invitation to join Druid; did not complete degree; later moved to Australia
to work in theatre; appt. Artistic Dir. of Druid when Garry Hynes moved
to the Abbey for what proved to be a brief sojourn.