The Irish Countrywomen’s Affiliation assembly in Greystones took an surprising flip this week when long-time member Rita Fitzpatrick turned up.
The 84-year-old took her seat in Thursday’s craft class at St Patrick’s Church group centre, began to crochet, after which rolled up her sleeve to disclose her freshly inked arm.
“Oh lord, they had been throughout me,” the Wicklow grandmother stated. “I don’t know whether or not they thought I’d misplaced my head or not, but it surely was the subject of dialog for the afternoon.”
Fitzpatrick celebrated her upcoming birthday by getting a small love coronary heart tattoo on the highest of her left arm. She was joined by her 52-year-old daughter, Sam Donohoe, and 16-year-old granddaughter, Hazel Donohoe, who additionally had their first tattoos.
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