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Joan was not only related through the maternal line to my mother, Catherine Lucas née Herbert, but was also a close friend of hers. It gave the family immense pleasure that Joan and my father, Anthony T. Lucas, were awarded Honorary Doctorates on the same occasion: he for his continuing academic work and services as Director of the National Museum; she for her valiant work to establish ballet in Ireland on a professional basis. >> Aideen Rynne Joan Moriarty's Early Years