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Irish student who found 'twin stranger' meets second doppelganger in Italy

Published 11/06/2015 | 09:25

Twin Strangers: Andrea and Luisa
Twin Strangers: Andrea and Luisa

The Irish girl who found her doppelganger as part of the Twin Strangers project has found a second lookalike in Italy.

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Niamh Geaney, who kicked off the project with Terence Manzanga and Harry English, used social media to try to find her seven twin strangers.

Within a week they had hundreds of submissions from all over the world and Niamh found her first identical twin stranger.

Karen Branigan lives just an hour north of Dublin and the two girls met up, made their faces up exactly the same way, and had a photoshoot.

Niamh (left) and her 'Twin Stranger' she found online Karen (Photo:
Niamh (left) and her 'Twin Stranger' she found online Karen (Photo:

Now, Niamh has met the second of her seven twin strangers - Luisa from the Italian Riviera.  First she met her mother and her friend Andrea before meeting Luisa herself.

Here's how it went:

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