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In Pictures: Celebrating Grandparents Day in Covid times

This week, across the country, primary schools would have celebrated Grandparents Day, a now annual event.

Grandparents of the pupils would have been invited into the school to see what a modern school experience is like, hear from the students and teachers and pass on memories of what their own school days were like.

It has proven to be hugely popular and worthy addition to the school calendar.

All washed down with tea, sandwiches, buns and cakes of course!

Unfortunately in these times not only would such an event have been a non-runner, the schools aren’t even open at the moment.

Instead schools encouraged their students to check in on their grandparents remotely, via a phone or video call.

And here in LaoisToday we put a shout out for some of your favourite photos with your grandparents.

And as usual, the images came to us from around the county.

All the images are from previously but give us a lovely reminder of how things were – and how we’re hopefully getting closer to those days returning again.

You can check out a selection of the images below.

Roscoe and Romy Leonard with their grandparents Tom and Margaret Leonard, Stradbally. Pictured on Roscoe’s communion day September 2020.
Brendan & Jacquline McCormack with grandchildren Jude & Lila O’Connell
Alan and Jack Elliott with their granny Frances Doyle who sadly passed away in May 2020. RIP. St Coleman’s NS. Stradbally
Leon O’Hara with his grandparents Trish and Mick Gaughan in Durrow – looking forward to hugs and cuddles again soon
James and Jessica Holmes with their Grandparents Sean and Liz Cahill in Cullohill
Jim and Agnes Kennedy with Jack and Jessica Farrell
Jessica Cuddy from Castletown with her granny Teresa Cuddy
Abbie Rosney with her granny and grandad Rosney on her communion day
Abbie and Max Rosney with Grandad Michael and Pamela
Kathleen Ryan her grandkids Shane and Lucy Dunne
Leah, Robbie and Jessica Brophy with their grand parents Tom and Maeve Jacob
Nanny Teresa Kearney with grandkids Shane, Jack, Joey, Abbey and Lily

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