Friday, November 20, 2020

Dick Sides and Eilish (Lil) Coogan who cut the cake at last year’s Senior Citizens Party that was held in the Killeshin Hotel, as they were the Oldest Man and Woman at the event.


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.

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