These paws won the draw!

Winner Patsy Dalton from Galbally, County Limerick with Toby at the presentation of the John Deere tractor valued at €100,000 won in the Clough Vision Group’s fundraising draw for Clough Community Centre. (Picture: Alf Harvey)

Last Friday, Patsy Dalton travelled to Clough in County Laois to be officially presented as the winner of the community’s St Patrick’s Day draw.

Alongside the 6100M John Deere, Patsy was pictured with Toby, who was dressed proudly in Limerick colours as he arrived in Clough in County Laois.

The winning ticket was in the name of Toby, the Dalton’s terrier dog, and the draw was held by the Clough Community Vision Group who are fundraising to build a new Community Hall in the village.

Understood to be the first dog in Ireland to win a tractor …

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