Comerford was born in Dublin in 1948. She studied at John Cass, Hornsey and Wimbledon Schools of Art in London.
For her MA and PHD (2008) at Goldsmiths and University of Essex she took psychoanalytical studies. She now lives in Iowa, USA.
Water Gardens, Town Centre
Michael Chase, Director of the Minories Art Gallery and a Trustee offered his own mild steel version of this sculpture to be cast in bronze by the Trust in 1983. The mild steel is in the Gibberd Garden. Bird was originally sited at Potter Street Community Centre to replace Torsos by Karel Vogel,now in the Museum garden. The bronze cast was installed in the Water Gardens in 1985.