In 1984, Pamela Clare Charlestown visited Cork and its surrounding areas researching her grandmother's roots as part of a school trip.
During the trip, she met four local boys who wanted to know if she was from the United States and wanted to hear her American accent.
They begged her to take their photograph and here is how they posed.
Over the weekend, she posted the photograph on Facebook in a bid to find out what became of them.
She went on to say that the photo completely captured how she remembered their personalities and would love to know their names and maybe ask them to recreate the photo is possible.
And with that, she was granted the power of social media.
With some eagle-eye investigating and over 2.2K shares, it turns out that the photo was actually taken on the main street of Cashel, Co. Tipperary.
Might be Cashel now, folks...the OP didn’t think she’d been to Tipp on this trip but google street maps is proving hard to disagree with!— Katherine O’Meara (@KathOMeara) March 18, 2019
Yes. 27 Main Street Cashel. Looks like a match. pic.twitter.com/lDXd48rp7G— Colm Ryan (@colm_ryan) March 18, 2019
"The boys may have been located, with a bit of an unexpected twist," she wrote on Facebook.
Yay!! Thanks to everyone who RT’d this & got the message out! pic.twitter.com/XrF0zXiWVy— Katherine O’Meara (@KathOMeara) March 19, 2019
She promised that she would share more information once she clarifies information and secures more contacts.