Sneaky treats, hugs and tickles. It’s the simplest of pleasures that bond grandparents with their grandchildren.
And with most of the country’s over-70s cocooning in response to the coronavirus pandemic, they are missing their little companions dearly.
With that in mind the Longford Leader sent a call-out to all Longford parents to send in photos and messages from their little ones to their grandparents.
There was an incredible response and this is our 11th on-line gallery of photographs and messages.