Corrie actress Doreen Keogh dies at 91

Image copyright ITV/ REX/ Shutterstock Image caption Keogh dallied Coronation Street’s first barmaid

Actress Doreen Keogh, who played the first Coronation Street barmaid, has died aged 91.

Keogh attracted Rovers Returns’ first jugs as Concepta Riley, starring in the soap in the 1960 s and 70 s.

The Irish star likewise had reappearing characters in Cold Feet, Father Ted and the Royle Family.

ITV Studios’ inventive head John Whiston said Keogh maintains a “unique place” in Coronation Street history.

“There have been many barmaids in the Rovers over the years, dispensing beers and ability in equal evaluate, ” he said.