Why is an Elf swanning around Tullamore in August, we here you ask?
We asked the same question and the Tullamore Court Hotel informed us that it's Christmas - just joking. However, the hotel are putting preparations together for the festive season.
Wednesday saw local elf Noah Moran drafted in to deliver the hotel's Christmas brochures. According to reports, little Noah has been working very hard all summer to get them ready. We hope he's getting overtime, that's all we'll say, because August is a long way off his rota!
The hotel, however, say, "it's never too early to start planning that all important Christmas Party and event," and God knows, we all need something to look forward to.
"We have options available to suit everyone's Christmas spirit! Be it an intimate gathering or a Christmas party your colleagues will talk about for months," they stated.
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For now, it's back to the North Pole for little Noah where we're informed he's building BBQs for next summer as we speak! The mileage must be fantastic all the same!
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