So here’s a little mystery.
This photo was found in Farmhill in 2012 so we think there is some Lisacul connection – perhaps a relative of one of the people in the picture. It was taken at a wedding in September 1945, at the end of The Emergency.
The text on the back of the photo reads:
Left to right:
Front: Miss Ferguson, Miss Burke, Johnny Spollen, Bridegroom, Bride, Mrs Burke, Eileen Burke, Pat Duncan, Mr Spollen, Mrs Spollen
Back: ‘Fuzzy’ Gallagher, Mrs J Burke, Mrs McGlynn, Miss O’Hare, Noreen Burke (back of head), Mrs McCann, Patsy McGlynn, Joe O’Riordan, Louis Nevin
At St Joseph’s Church, Terenure, Dublin, September 17th 1945
Celebrant: Rev M A Troy, MA, CC
Organist: Miss O’Byrne
Soloist: Maurice Keary
Gournod’s ‘Ave Maria’, ‘Panis Angelicus’ and God is My Light