By Joe Barrett
The Portlaoise senior citizen’s annual dinner has been cancelled due to the Covid virus.
The annual event had been running continuously for the past 57 years.
In a message the Chairman on behalf of the Portlaoise Older People’s Association Dinner Committee Eugene Lacey said: “It is with a heavy heart that we the committee have to inform you that our annual Christmas dinner, which has run for 57 years, without a break, has to be cancelled this year, due to restrictions posed by the Covid-19 Pandemic.
“We hope that next year we will go ahead as usual and welcome you all back again.