A Cork metropolis mam who by chance left her dream costume on the prepare residence from Dublin has had her “excellent outfit” returned to her after a demanding few days of looking out.

Blarney Avenue girl Letitia Hill left the costume she was to put on to her daughter’s marriage ceremony on the prepare to Cork after a day trip in Dublin and feared it could have been stolen or misplaced eternally.

She made the information yesterday after showing on RTE Radio’s Liveline with Joe Duffy telling her story of woe whereas looking for the €250 Hobbs costume.

She was the speak of Cork with Welsh comic Rhod Gilbert even mentioning the saga at his Opera Home gig on Leeside on Tuesday.

However excellent news got here final night time when the dear costume was returned to her.

Letitia’s “excellent costume”

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Letitia had gone to Dublin on Tuesday, bringing the costume to undies retailer Peaches and Cream as a way to buy the “proper underwear to go together with it.”

She defined she wanted to strive on the costume whereas underwear procuring to keep away from any “lumps and bumps below it.”

After Letitia arrived residence in Cork, it was solely when she was heading to the mattress when she realized she had left the prepare empty-handed and feared that the costume had been left within the overhead locker, by no means to be seen once more.

It was on Wednesday night time when the telephone name got here from Irish Rail in Dublin to say that after listening to the Joe Duffy present, one of many cleaners had remembered discovering the lacking robe.

“I could not imagine it,” Letitia instructed Cork Beo, “Once they rang me to say they’d it and that it will be on prepare again to Cork for me.”

“I am nonetheless so exhausted,” she mentioned, recalling the demanding scenario.

The story goes that when Letitia received off in Cork, the prepare sped away together with her costume nonetheless onboard.

The Hobbs Ana Slip Gown was left in a particular present bag which Letitia instructed Joe Duffy there was no method somebody might have grabbed by mistake

Later that night time, a cleaner was working within the carriage when she got here throughout the misplaced costume.

Late at night time, the misplaced and located was locked, in addition to the system to log any misplaced property. The costume was left in a protected place at Irish Rail in Dublin till it may very well be correctly recorded.

Irish Rail despatched the costume again down the railways to Kent Station the place Letitia picked it up yesterday night.

Now the dear costume is again in Cork with its rightful proprietor, Letitia, her daughter, and all her family and friends are over the moon.

“I am simply so delighted to have it again, it truly is my excellent costume, excellent match, excellent,

“The marriage goes to be an elegant, trendy marriage ceremony, so it truly is simply the proper costume,” she mentioned.

She added that after the RTE present, she was greatly surprised with a lot help from throughout the nation.

Letitia misplaced her dream costume with simply days till her daughter’s marriage ceremony

“I had a girl in England who was going to purchase the identical costume for me, I had Brown Thomas in Limerick holding the costume for me,

“I believe there may be solely two of the costume in a measurement 12 in the entire of the nation so it was simply superb,

“By no means in my life have I skilled a lot love and help.”

Gown now protected with Letitia, she is now trying ahead to her daughter’s marriage ceremony on Might 19th and says she can be protecting the costume and telling its story eternally.

As for the “excellent underwear” that she initially introduced the costume to Dublin for, she admits she had the fitting type in her wardrobe all alongside.

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