Well done to the U17 lads who pulled of a great win to reach final next week in Tullamore. A almost equal game of two half's, where Fermanagh had the lead from the first half, but Longford never gave up and battled out to win with 3 point advantage in second half. Fermanagh took the foot of the pedal and thought they could see it out through midway of second half, but Longford lads on a team effort and some great individual play saw them win out.
A thing I do is that I like to photograph willing volunteers, no matter weather stand out for others in collecting for various charity's, these people give their time up to help others, I think it worthy and I like to show the real people behind the goodness of charity's
Elvis (Alan Adamson) Bumped into Elvis while running for a train, most convincing I have seen, told me welcomes a new manager
Well done to all involved with the Big Hello Fun Day held by Melview FC in the Rugby Club Longford Town, County Longford May Bank Holiday Weekend. Fun was had by young and old, Melview FC a Club that is going far, giving great chances to youth with a great chance of playing on the big stage, a few progressed to national club level, St Pats, Longford Town and more, a few also getting trials in UK and several with Ireland national potential player initiative., Most importantly a group that has great fun and joy playing the game, and a little birdy tells me that what I have said is already coming to fruition with the coaches and coaching and looking to have an all girls team plus much much more to come
I was talking to a guy when Jimmy Heavy with the aid of his beautiful dog Yakob were walking by, Jimmy who is blind, has a dutiful dog in Yakob, Jimmy said we are going into Margaret's going into Margaret's, as Yakob turned into Blooms Florist shop Longford Town. I thought wow how marvelous, and I followed them in, a regular caller and .whomever in shop always give Yakob water. Jimmy and Yakob very sociable and today in shop was the lovely Georgina Hewitt. Jimmy the pleasant ever smiling gentleman was telling me as I was petting Yakob that Yakob he liked me. Yakob two years on the job and previous dog Zonta who is retired he gladly told me still had kept Zonta, who was at home resting. It's the little things in life that make it all the worth while, Longford never fails to show me the beauty of life in them small things, well done Bloom Florists also
Aram Usefiyan Littlewater Street Longford Town owner of the Organic shop that was in the local news recently for not a totally nice experience. I called by to Aram today because 5 years ago I Photographed Aram and Meryem Lobad they were just then a short time in Longford. I was doing a project called New Face of Longford when I photographed Aram and Meryem among many others. I was sad that they should receive such a negative experience, they have set up a new life and family and a successful business. I photographed Aram today and he has asked me to say that he is overwhelmed by the kindness by many many people from all over the country, some that have traveled to Longford from afar to offer support and a lot locally also, and received many cards. One card had hundred or more signatures on it the card had an image of peace and two hands shaking. Aram says to all you well-wishers and callers Thank You
Father Eamon Kelly came to St Mel's Longford Town on the evening of the 4th of June 2019. Wanting to set up a support group in Longford for Mary's Meals, to be an affiliated of the charity nation wide and aid the charity international with its much need meals for schools program. Father Eamon gave an compassionate and well spoken talk on the benefits of Mary's Meals, and its noble origins and a few story's, his empathy was palpable, you can listen on below link to YouTube.
Lidl in partnership and Sponsorship of Youth Mental Health with JIGSAW Ireland with Fun day in Lidl Longford Town
Fun day with face painting and and traditional music thanks too Kevin Carberry Lanesborough playing traditional Ulillean Pipes in Lidl, as the title says it was all for the JIGSAW charity for young peoples mental health. As a regular user of Lidl Longford they have been promoting the charity the last while culminating in today's Fun Day. Minnie Mouse made an appearance great music by Kevin, face painting and the workers jumped in with the fun with costume and the usual chirpy self's made it a fun experience shopping fair play all for good cause.