Maggie Flaherty
Maggie Flaherty
Portrayed by Olivia Shanley
Introduced by Jane Harris
Gender Female Female
First Appearance 22 September 1997
Last Appearance 25 September 1997
Episode Count 3
Address Kilmoneen, Ireland
Status Deceased
Age 86
Date of Birth March 1933
Date of Death April 2019
Occupation Housewife
Classification Former; guest
HusbandSean Flaherty
SonsEamonn Flaherty
Conor Flaherty
John Flaherty
Tommy Flaherty
FatherAlbert Beale
MotherLou Beale
Adoptive fatherMr Flaherty
Adoptive motherMrs Flaherty
GrandsonsEamonn Flaherty Jr.
Declan Flaherty
Carl Flaherty
GranddaughtersColette Flaherty
Kylie Flaherty
Mary Flaherty
BrothersHarry Beale
Ronnie Beale
Kenny Beale
Pete Beale
SistersDora Beale
Pauline Fowler
UnclesTerrence Medeemey
AuntsFlo Medeemey
Doris Medeemey
Liz Medeemey
Elsie Medeemey
Queenie Medeemey
NephewsDavid Wicks
Ian Beale
Mark Fowler
Martin Fowler
NiecesMichelle Fowler
Elizabeth Beale
Great-nephewsMark Fowler
Peter Beale
Bobby Beale
Joe Wicks
Great-niecesRebecca Fowler
Hope Fowler
Vicki Fowler
Lucy Beale
Bianca Butcher
Other relativesLouie Beale
Liam Butcher
Morgan Butcher
Tiffany Butcher

Maggie Flahertymade he first appearance 22 September 1997. She is portrayed by Olivia Shanley.


Born in 1933 to Albert Beale and his girlfriend Lou, she was adopted out to an Irish family. Pauline Fowler tracked Maggie down in 1997 and visited her and her family in Ireland. Maggie said how she was adopted to a family as her mum Lou had her while unmarried. Maggie had found her birth certificate which showed that Albert Beale was indeed her father and she was a full sister to Pauline, meaning Lou was seeing Albert for a few years before they actually married. Pauline said to Maggie that she saw her dad in her. While staying with the Flaherty's Maggie's lecherous husband Sean Flaherty flirted with Pauline and was abusive towards their granddaughter Mary Flaherty. When Pauline and her family leave, taking Mary with them, she begs Maggie to leave Sean and return to Walford with her, but Maggie decides to stay and look after her vast family. This is the last time she is seen.

In April 2014, 81 year old Maggie sent flowers to her nephew Ian Beale upon the death of his daughter Lucy Beale.

Stacey mentioned to Jean that Martin was in Ireland attending his Aunt Maggie's Funeral. (26th April 2019)




  • Episode 1507 (22nd September 1997)
  • Episode 1508 (23rd September 1997)
  • Episode 1509 (25th September 1997)
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