19 Jan 2022

Very special lady in Offaly receives early Christmas present from special birthday visitor

A very special birthday visitor for wonderful Offaly lady

A very special birthday visitor for wonderful Offaly lady

A very special lady in Offaly received early Christmas present when she had a special birthday visitor

Cristina Dempsey, who was 96 years young recently, is pictured with her two week old grand daughter, Missy Carroll.

They are currently the oldest and youngest members of the community in Kinnitty.

Christina received birthday cards and gifts from friends and family all over Ireland and further afield.

“When we were with her this morning,” said Missy's mother Trudie, “a bouquet of flowers arrived and she received a phone call from a friend in the UK. She was amazed by the wonders of technology when I showed her videos on the phone of friends wishing her well, and was delighted with a video call with her grand daughter, Amie. Cristina is known and loved by many and we would just like to wish her all the health and happiness in the world.”

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