Soldiers bring annual festive cheer

Last week the children at St. Christopher’s Longford were treated to some special festive cheer when the soldiers of the 4th Cavalry Squadron maintained tradition and paid them a visit.

Last week the children at St. Christopher’s Longford were treated to some special festive cheer when the soldiers of the 4th Cavalry Squadron maintained tradition and paid them a visit.

Now over ten years old, this traditional Christmas party is eagerly awaited by the children of St. Christopher’s each year.

“The Christmas party at St. Christopher’s has been going on for years but this is the first year that we (the soldiers) ran a fund-raiser in aid of the St. Christopher’s Present Fund,” said 4th Cavalry Squadron soldier Jason McBride of Newtownforbes.

To read this story in full, see this week’s Longford Leader.