Thursday 29 September 2016

Audrey Fitzpatrick - mother of missing teen Amy Fitzpatrick - marries Dave Mahon, who is accused of killing her son Dean

Published 13/05/2015 | 07:16

Audrey Fitzpatrick and Dave Mahon on their wedding day
Pic: Courtesy Irish Daily Star/Jim Walpole
Audrey Fitzpatrick and Dave Mahon on their wedding day Pic: Courtesy Irish Daily Star/Jim Walpole
Audrey Fitzpatrick and Dave Mahon on their wedding day Pic: Courtesy Irish Daily Star/Jim Walpole
Audrey Fitzpatrick and Dave Mahon on their wedding day Pic: Courtesy Irish Daily Star/Jim Walpole
Dave Mahon with partner Audrey Fitzpatrick

These are the pictures of Audrey Fitzpatrick's wedding to Dave Mahon.

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Audrey, mother of missing teenager Amy Fitzpatrick, has married the man accused of murdering her son.

Amy Fitzpatrick
Amy Fitzpatrick
Dean Fitzpatrick Picture; GERRY MOONEY. 1/6/13

Audrey Mahon married her long-term partner Dave Mahon in a brief civil ceremony in a Dublin hotel yesterday afternoon. The couple got engaged and were making plans to marry eight years ago but put them on hold when her daughter Amy (15) disappeared close to their home in Spain on January 1, 2008.

According to The Star this morning, they got married in a 15-minute ceremony yesterday. Mr Mahon will go on trial next year, charged with the murder of Audrey's son.

Pictures from the event show the happy couple.

Audrey is wearing a traditional white wedding dress while Dave is wears a kilt as part of his outfit.

Audrey Fitzpatrick and Dave Mahon on their wedding day
Pic: Courtesy Irish Daily Star/Jim Walpole
Audrey Fitzpatrick and Dave Mahon on their wedding day Pic: Courtesy Irish Daily Star/Jim Walpole
Audrey Fitzpatrick, with her partner, Dave Mahon

The couple kiss passionately in one image, and hold a glass in another.

The final image shows the happy couple in their hotel suite.

Audrey Fitzpatrick and Dave Mahon on their wedding day
Pic: Courtesy Irish Daily Star/Jim Walpole
Audrey Fitzpatrick and Dave Mahon on their wedding day Pic: Courtesy Irish Daily Star/Jim Walpole

Audrey's son Dean died following a stabbing incident in North Dublin in July 2013.

Mr Mahon yesterday wore cuff links with images of Amy and Dean.

Audrey Fitzpatrick and Dave Mahon on their wedding day
Pic: Courtesy Irish Daily Star/Jim Walpole
Audrey Fitzpatrick and Dave Mahon on their wedding day Pic: Courtesy Irish Daily Star/Jim Walpole

"They are part of us," Mr Mahon said after the low-key ceremony in Swords. "We are thinking of them both today, as we always do. And we wish both of them were here today."

Audrey has said in the past she had originally planned for daughter Amy to be her bridesmaid, and for son Dean to give her away.

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