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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C
Take a Break

The Irish woman who found her doppelganger has just found another one


YOU MIGHT REMEMBER earlier this year Dubliner Niamh Geaney found a woman who  looked very like her.

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Uncanny, right? But now Niamh has found a second doppelganger.


Niamh helped to set up the Twin Strangers project which tries to find doppelgangers for members of the public who upload their photographs to the site.

The site is based on the idea that every person has up to seven people who are not related to them but who look just like them somewhere in the world.

While her first doppelganger was also Irish, Niamh had to fly to Italy to meet Luisa, her second match.

In the video below, she describes her feelings ahead of meeting Luisa in Genoa,  and even meets up with Luisa’s mother and friend beforehand.

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“You’d think I would have been prepared from the first [twin stranger]. I just got really really nervous before meeting her cos what does she think of me as well? Would I live up to her expectations?” she says.

The two did a photoshoot wearing similar makeup to see just how alike they could look.

“I really do think though that we look more alike in person than we do in photographs,” said Niamh.

See what you think from the video :

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