Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.
Dick Humphreys, who had known the O'Maras all his life:
Dick was friendly with
all O'Mara girls.
Family was wondering who he'd go out with.
mar 24 Sept 1929 [him age 33, her age 20]
to Dick Humphreys
[born 23rd Apr 1896]
and had issue.
They mar at St.Alphonsus and Columba's church, Ballybrack, Co.Dublin (near Killiney)
They were married by her uncle Fr. Paddy O'Mara and his relation Fr. Dominic Mangan.
See "Limerick Families United", Irish Independent, Wednesday, September 25, 1929.
Photo in Evening Herald, 25 Sept 1929.
Also reported in The Irish Sketch, Nov 1929.
Honeymoon on Continent late 1929.
Eithne in hockey match.
Photos by "Independent Newspapers Ltd, Dublin".
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Dick with the O'Mara girls, years before he went out with Eithne.
think Background (Left to Right): Maureen, Eileen, Sheila,
and Middle: Eithne.
Foreground: "Dick Humphreys".
The Twelve Pins mountains, Connemara.
"Stuck 1922" (i.e. stuck in album 1922).
Eithne and Sheila, 1925. See full size.
Photo of the same location at St.Mary's, Cambridge, in 2010.
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Old photos of St.Mary's school, Cambridge.
(Left) The Elms.
(Right) Paston House.
Think The Elms is the building above.
Close-up of Eithne from above.
Cashel Bay, 1928.
(Left to Right): Una, (friend), (friend), Eithne (age 19).
Life is very strange. Starting 12 years after she died of old age, Granny's wedding photo started being viewed by millions of people all over the globe, and became one of the most-viewed wedding photos in history. I'm sure she would be pleased!
Eithne, Eoige, and think Nell, 1931.
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