The Queen and three presidents say, ‘Happy Birthday Paddy’!

Michael Daly

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Michael Daly

Anyone who lives to 100 years of age deserves recognition for reaching that fantastic milestone and it’s normal that centenarians do get special mention and congratulations.

Anyone who lives to 100 years of age deserves recognition for reaching that fantastic milestone and it’s normal that centenarians do get special mention and congratulations.

However, how many of them get cards and letters from no less than three presidents - and a queen?

Yes, three presidents, Michael D. Higgins, Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, and Her Majesty, Elizabeth II, all conveyed their good wishes to Paddy Flanagan last week, and he has the cards and letters to prove it.

Read the full story in today’s Donegal Democrat.