28 Sept 2022

Mountmellick Christmas Tree lights up despite recent floods

It was touch and go whether Mountmellick Christmas Tree would light as planned tonight.

Just nine days ago the town was devastated by floods, but thanks to hard work by the CE workers and Mountmellick Christmas Tree committee led by Ger and Brian Lynch, tonight the famous tree is glowing again, just in time for the Late Late Toy Show.

Watch our video as crowds gather in wait on a clear icy cold night in O'Connell Square, and PP Fr Micheal Murphy counts down to the big switch-on. 


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