50 glo­ri­ous years

Bray People - - Out And About -

JIMMY AND Anne McKenna cel­e­brated 50 won­der­ful years of mar­riage at the Es­planade Ho­tel last Satur­day night.

The cou­ple were sur­rounded by their fam­ily and friends who all joined them for a mouth­wa­ter­ing meal.

The large gath­er­ing in­cluded Jimmy and Anne’s five chil­dren, Adrian, Sharon, Mark, Ro­nan and Lisa and their fam­i­lies.

Also join­ing in the cel­e­bra­tions were the cou­ple’s ten grand­chil­dren that ranged from one-year-old Jamie to the el­dest grand­child David at 23.

As a spe­cial me­mento Jimmy and Anne’s chil­dren made a unique menu for the meal with an orig­i­nal pic­ture of the day the cou­ple were mar­ried in Septem­ber 1958.

There were also three very spe­cial guests at the meal.

Anne’s brides­maid May was de­lighted to join the cou­ple in cel­e­brat­ing their very happy mar­riage. Also join­ing the cou­ple for the spe­cial oc­ca­sion were Anne’s two nieces who were flower girls at the wed­ding, Geral­dine and Mar­ian.

Through­out the meal back­ground mu­sic from the time of the wed­ding such as mu­sic from the show­bands played.

The cou­ple who are both from Bray were mar­ried on Septem­ber 15, 50-yearsago at the Holy Redeemer Church.

On cel­e­brat­ing 50 years to­gether to cou­ple say that be­ing best friends and do­ing things to­gether as a cou­ple has led to their mar­riage last­ing the time.

To mark their 50 years of mar­riage, Anne and Jimmy’s chil­dren pre­sented them with a gift of a re­lax­ing hol­i­day in Kil­lar­ney.

Every­one had a great night and Jimmy and Anne were de­lighted to cel­e­brate such a spe­cial oc­ca­sion with their clos­est friends and fam­ily.

Jimmy and Anne McKenna cel­e­brat­ing 50 years of mar­riage with their fam­ily.

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