Seeking James Malachy O’Neill

Date published: 01 March 2021


I am looking to find James Malachy O’Neill, the brother of an elderly Irish gentleman.

James (called Jimmy by his family) was born in Waterford Ireland in 1931.

He left Ireland in December 1947 aged just 16 and his brother has not heard from him since. 

Frankie, now in his late 70’s, always thought that they would make contact once their lives had settled, but such was not the case. 

Time passes and when you're young you sometimes think that people move on without you and that you are somewhat forgotten, but Frankie has looked for many years and is desperate to find Jimmy. 

I appeal to anyone who knew James (Jimmy) Malachy O’Neill or knows him now or any of his family, to please give them my email or address so I can make an old (ish) man very happy. 

Hazel Weldon-Mack

16 Springdale Rd,


Dublin 5,


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