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Nora MacNamara (née Hickey), pictured second from the left, with her husband, William, and friends. Nora and William married in 1947. As was typical at the time, the groom was much older than the bride. William passed away 26 years ago, in 1988. Photo by: Bryce Evans/Irish America

An Irish grandmother's secret to living to 100

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Nora MacNamara (née Hickey), pictured second from the left, with her husband, William, and friends. Nora and William married in 1947. As was typical at the time, the groom was much older than the bride. William passed away 26 years ago, in 1988. Photo by: Bryce Evans/Irish America

And so, if you are to ask her opinion on the secret to old age and good health, she will simply say ‘Le cúnamh Dé’ – with God’s help – all will go well.

* Originally published in July 2014.

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