Maureen O Hara Exhibition Opening 0001
Some 29 years and one day after Hollywood legend Maureen O’Hara cut the ribbon on the Foynes Flying Boat and Maritime Museum, two specially designed rooms hosting her most prized possessions and memorabilia were officially opened on the same site.
Minister of State for Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform Patrick O’Donovan TD and Manager of the Foynes Flying Boat and Maritime Museum Margaret O’Shaughnessy at the opening of the Maureen O Hara exhibition at the Foynes Flying Boat and Maritime Museum.
The €100,000 exhibition which includes her costumes and accessories, glamorous red carpet outfits, correspondences with movie stars and world leaders, international awards including her Oscar and many personal items including her passport and makeup case, was officially opened by Minister of State for Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform Patrick O’Donovan TD this morning
The two rooms assigned to the Maureen O’Hara’s Exhibition in the West Limerick Foynes Flying Boat and Maritime Museum include a display room for her memorabilia and a small cinema area with a six-minute rolling film on her life, music, film and fashion.
Photo: Oisin McHugh True Media