26 Jan 2022

GALLERY | Talented skateboarders put their skills on display in Longford

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Some of the country's most talented skateboarders put their skills on display during a tournament in Longford over the weekend.

Photo Gallery: A nostalgic look back at Christmas in Longford and meeting Santa at the old Quinnsworth store

For more than half a century the old Quinnsworth store on Longford’s Main Street was a Christmas institution for many local families.

Photographer Michael Croghan was on hand to capture some of the action. He noted that "it was inspiring to see the good spirits between all the skaters, everyone cheering everyone on."

He also suggested that the tournament highlighted how Longford could do with a proper skateboard park. 

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