Abbey playwright’s childhood home on market for €650,000

Teresa Deevy was born in Landscape on Passage Road in January 1894, the youngest of 13 children in a middle-class family

22nd July, 2018
Abbey playwright’s childhood home on market for €650,000
Landscape on Passage Road, Waterford, where playwright Teresa Deevy grew up

A blue plaque on a gate pillar in Waterford city marks the entrance to the house where one of Ireland’s most remarkable playwrights spent her formative years. Teresa Deevy was born in Landscape on Passage Road in January 1894, the youngest of 13 children in a middle-class family.

She was educated at the local Ursuline convent before enrolling at University College Dublin. She developed Menière’s disease soon after beginning her degree, causing her to become...

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