An Irish woman is hoping that she can repay the people of Dublin after a remarkable chain of events saw her reunited with a cherished possession.
The wedding ring of Suzanne D’Arcy’s late husband went missing after her son lost it on a night out.
She told the Irish Independent: “I lost my lovely husband Shay two years ago. He was such a great and lovely man and such an important part of our lives.
“I gave my son Darren my husband’s wedding ring so he could have a piece of him and I had a jewellers put a little loop on the ring so he could wear it around his neck.
“Unfortunately, Darren lost it on a night out last April and we were so upset. He came in and said ‘Mom you’re going to kill me. I lost the ring.’ I was so upset. I really was devastated to lose it and I thought we’d never see it again.”
However, things were soon to start looking up. Suzanne’s sister Sarah was considering running a marathon and spent some time on the Marlay Park Facebook page for runners.
While on the page Sarah saw a post stating that a man’s wedding ring had been found and they were looking for the owner.
Suzanne continued: “We got in touch with the person – such an honest and lovely person. She asked me if there was anything distinctive about the ring and the penny dropped that I had placed the loop on the ring. It ended up being my husband’s wedding ring and I was so thrilled to have found it.”
Now, as chance would have it, Suzanne is on the other side of the situation. She has found a ring and is hoping to find the owner and ensure its safe return.
She found it in Nutgrove Shopping Centre car park in Rathfarnham.
She said: “It is quite an old-fashioned gold ring and quite chunky. I hope that the owner of this ring will get to experience the same joy I did when that woman found my ring.”
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