Born in Limerick, she was given the opportunity to study in Dublin, Paris and Milan,
where she performed at the famed La Scala Opera House
and collaborated with Giuseppe Verdi on his latest work.
She also sang in London and performed for Queen Victoria and 500 guests at Buckingham Palace.
Catherine was described as “sweetly-sung” with a “highly impressive vocal range”,
an “emotional, moving actress”, and “very graceful on stage”.