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Joseph O'Mara, the opera singer (memorials)

Memorials to Joseph O'Mara, the opera singer (born 1864, died 1927).




Grave, Glasnevin Cemetery (1927)

Joseph O'Mara grave, Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin.
Location: uA 19. Go in gate, turn right, down to near end, at the open green turn down path on LHS, grave is on RHS, near the gravestone with the strange hole in it.
  


Street view of grave location. Click to rotate.
In this view from the path (the back) the Joseph O'Mara grave is 3rd to the LHS of the gravestone with the strange hole in it.
The inscription is on the other side to this view.
See wide shot and wide shot from other side.



Grave of Joseph O'Mara, the opera singer, Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin.
Photo 2013. See full size.



Close-up.
Photo 2013. See full size.
On the grave is written a verse from Psalm 13 referring to Joseph's singing:
"I will sing to the Lord who giveth me good things, yea, I will sing to the name of the Lord, the Most High".




Plaque on Hartstonge House (1967)

Since 1967 there has been a plaque to Joseph O'Mara on Hartstonge House, Limerick.
It says he lived here, but this may be wrong.
It was his brother Stephen O'Mara's house.
  


The original plaque to Joseph O'Mara on Hartstonge House.
This was erected 26 Oct 1967.
See [Limerick Leader, 28 Oct 1967] and [Irish Independent, 30 Oct 1967].
It has been replaced by the plaque below.
See larger and full size.



The present plaque to Joseph O'Mara on Hartstonge House.
Photo 2006. See full size.



The balcony at Hartstonge House that Joseph O'Mara apparently sang from, probably in 1908.
Photo 2016. See full size.



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