Lucky readers receive cash for buying the paper

By Esther Hayden

Published 16/02/2016 | 00:00

Betty Donohoe from Ballintly, Barntown, being presented with €20 at O'Brien's Londis, Larkins Cross, by Donna Murphy of the Wexford People and Hillary O'Brien of O'Brien's Londis.
Betty Donohoe from Ballintly, Barntown, being presented with €20 at O'Brien's Londis, Larkins Cross, by Donna Murphy of the Wexford People and Hillary O'Brien of O'Brien's Londis.
Paul McGuire from Duncormick bring presented with €20 at K&K Stores, Duncormick, by Shirley Ann Kells of K&K Stores and Donna Murphy of the Wexford People.
Mary Monaghan from Taghmon being presented with €20 at Eurospar, Main Street, Taghmon, byMary Cullen of Eurospar and Donna Murphy of the Wexford People.
Stella Codd from Ballingly, Wellingtonbridge, being presented with €20 at Costcutters, Wellingtonbridge, by Donna Murphy of the Wexford People and Ger Cruise of Costcutters.
Marjorie Hogan from Newlands being presented with €20 at Doyle's Londis, Coolcotts, by Donna Murphy of the Wexford People and Annette Furlong of Doyle's Londis.

Five lucky readers from around the Wexford district were grinning from ear to ear when they bought the Wexford People last Tuesday morning.

Marketing executive Donna Murphy and photographer Ger Hore lay in wait at a number of shops around the district for loyal readers to pick up the paper. And they didn't have to wait long.

First to receive the €20 cash for simply buying a copy of the Wexford People was Paul McGuire from Duncormick who was delighted with the unexpected windfall.

Marjorie Hogan from Newlands wasn't expecting to have her picture taken for her local paper when she popped into Doyle's Londis, Coolcotts or indeed to come out €20 richer!

In O'Brien's Londis, Larkin's Cross Betty Donohoe was overjoyed to be presented with €20 when she grabbed her copy of the Wexford People to catch up on all the news. 'I can't believe I've won', she said. 'This is great, thanks so much.'

Mary Monaghan from Taghmon got more than she bargained for when she braved the wind and the cold to pick up her favourite local newspaper, the Wexford People, in Eurospar, Main Street, Taghmon.

The final winner of the day was Stella Codd from Ballingly, Wellingtonbridge who purchased her copy of the Wexford People in Costcutters, Wellingtonbridge.

All five delighted winners said the €20 brightened up their morning and got the day off to a fantastic start.

Wexford People

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