Celebrity carrot assists with Mitchelstown switch on

Mrs Claus and Santa's elves, who entertained the large crowd who attended last Saturday's switching on of the Christmas lights in Mitchelstown. (Picture: John Ahern)

Celebrity carrot ‘Kevin’, had the honour of turning on the Christmas lights in Mitchelstown last Saturday.

A vegetable of few words, this lack of dialogue hasn’t prevented him from being a huge marketing hit for Aldi, predominantly among those who accompany their parents on shopping trips.

Santa and Kevin were among a cast of festive characters who teamed up for the seasonal switch on. 

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