Peg Murphy turns 100

Peg Murphy, Ballindangan, scrutinising her cheque from President Michael D. Higgins, as she celebrated her 100th birthday this week. Congratulations, Peg!

Here is Peg Murphy celebrating her century birthday surrounded by friends and family.

Peg, from Ballindangan turned 100 this week and had a small celebration at her new home in Douglas Nursing and Retirement Home. 

The mother of eight had her children by her side for a short, Covid-19 controlled, birthday bash. 

Gerard Murphy told The Avondhu that his mother had received dozens of cards from well wishers including from President Michael D Higgins and the Taoiseach Micheál Martin.

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