From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Mick Lally (10 November 1945 – 31 August 2010) was an Irish stage, film and television actor. He departed from a teaching career for acting during the 1970s. Though best known in Ireland for his role as Miley in the television soap Glenroe, Lally's stage career spanned several decades, and he was involved in feature films such as Alexander and the Academy Award-nominated Secret of Kells. He died in August 2010 after a battle with emphysema Many reports cited him as one of Ireland's finest and most recognisable actors. Description above from the Wikipedia article Mick Lally, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia .