Advertisement For Floor StyleAdvertisement For Gerry's Fresh FoodsAdvertisement For Arc CinemaAdvertisement For Drogheda Credit UnionAdvertisement For O'Reilly GlassAdvertisement For Smiths Of Drogheda
Advertisement For FAIR GREEN CASINO
Sunday, 22nd March 2020

Patrick’s Day photo winner announced

Front Page

Niamh Lynch and her mother Caroline with the Shamrock shaped cheseboard she won in the St. Patrick's Day photo contest.

Question: What do Leo Varadkar, Michael D. Higgins, Enda Kenny and the Lynch family from Ballsgrove all have in common?

Answer: They all have personalised pieces of work created by local wood carver Terry O’Brien.

Because the St. Patrick’s celebrations had to be cancelled this year Drogheda Life ran a little competition on the Facebook page asking people to send in their photos of how they were celebrating the national day.

Out of all the pictures sent in we put 20 up and chose a winner, our favourite picture which was of five-year-old Niamh Lynch who has a lovely smile, taken by her mother Caroline.

Advertisement For Credit Union Emergency Loan

Pictured above are Caroline and Niamh with their new cheeseboard which was presented to them yesterday at a presentation ceremony which took place on their doorstep and which complied with all the guidelines of social distancing!

We hope that the Lynches get many years of use from their unique cheeseboard which, although it may not be of great monetary value, it will always be a talking point in their home.

Who knows, in many years’ time it may appear on Antiques Roadshow and Niamh’s grandchildren may tell the story of the time St. Patrick’s Day was cancelled.

Or they might just use it as a cheese board. Enjoy!

Niamh Lynch with her beautiful smile.
Advertisement For Arc Cinema Crazy Tuesday

Get today's local news straight to your mobile. Download the Drogheda Life App now!

Get it on Google Play

Please support Drogheda Life 

Drogheda Life has brought you the local news every day since February 2012 highlighting the achievements of local community organisations and businesses.

This is a labour of love but to improve and widen the scope of our service, we are now appealing to readers for their support.

If you appreciate what we are doing perhaps you would consider making a financial contribution?

You can make a regular payment or opt for a one off donation. As a subscriber you will receive a twice weekly news bulletin sent straight to your inbox meaning you will never miss another report from Drogheda Life.

Thank you!

Please support Drogheda Life by taking out a subscription

We are reaching out to Drogheda Life’s readers to seek their financial support so that we can continue delivering the local news every day and providing a platform for discussion of local topics.

Donate Now
Advertisement For Floor Style
Advertisement For Gerry's Fresh Foods
Advertisement For Arc Cinema