A Laois woman is the owner of a brand new car after she was named the winner of the Irish Guide Dogs Annual Draw.
Bernadette Conroy from Mountrath is the winner of a Ford Focus Hybrid.
She was presented with the keys recently by Tim O’Mahony, CEO of the Irish Guide Dogs.
Dick Connell of Irish Guide Dogs Laois sold the winning ticket at the Portlaoise Christmas Market to Bernadette.
Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind (IGDB) is Ireland’s national charity dedicated to enabling people who are vision impaired and families of children with autism to achieve improved mobility and independence.
For over 40 years we have worked with our community of Breeders, Puppy Raisers, Home Socialisers, Temporary Boarders, Trainers, Staff, Volunteers and supporters to change as many lives as possible.
Photographer Alf Harvey was on hand to capture the moment when Bernadette claimed her prize.