Do you know who owns this locket?

The locket Fiona Leahy found in Oxfam which contains a photo of a young boy Image copyright Fiona Leahy
Image caption Who owns this locket?

Do you recognise this locket? Or the picture of the child?

A woman in Ireland is trying to reunite the jewellery and the photograph with their owner after she discovered them in a dress she bought in a charity shop.

Fiona Leahy, 24, bought a vintage dress at an Oxfam shop in Dublin on Thursday. It was only when she got home that she noticed a tarnished, silver locket in one of its pockets.

Opening it revealed the image of a young child.

Concerned that someone accidentally gave away the locket, Fiona has appealed on Twitter asking if anyone recognises it.

Many people have tried to help by sharing her post, but so far nobody has come forward with any information.

Her cause has been helped by almost 1,400 retweets, including from accounts with tens of thousands of followers on Twitter.

Fiona told the BBC there have been "no leads at all," although she remains hopeful of finding the owner.

"I never thought so many people would be invested," she said.

"Some people have messaged with different suggestions, people have said to go back to the store, and Oxfam have been in touch on Twitter."

Image copyright Fiona Leahy
Image caption The dress is "double my size but I love the stitching and the pattern"

The former fashion student tries to buy clothes exclusively from charity stores and was immediately taken by the vintage dress when she found it.

"I didn't try it on in the store. I took it home and tried it on, and found the locket.

"It's double my size but I love the stitching and the pattern."

Do you know who the owner of the locket is? Let us know by emailing

Please include a contact number if you are willing to speak to a BBC journalist. You can also contact us in the following ways:

Or use the form below:

Your contact details

If you are happy to be contacted by a BBC journalist please leave a telephone number that we can contact you on. In some cases a selection of your comments will be published, displaying your name as you provide it and location, unless you state otherwise. Your contact details will never be published. When sending us pictures, video or eyewitness accounts at no time should you endanger yourself or others, take any unnecessary risks or infringe any laws. Please ensure you have read the terms and conditions.

Terms and conditions

The BBC's Privacy Policy

More on this story