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County Longford – Contae an Longfoirt

Third generation Longfordian Natasha Percival represents her county and praises St Mel’s Cathedral as its gem.

Natasha is an actor, living in London but her grandfather came from County Longford.

She tells us all about the beauty and serenity of St Mel’s Cathedral in Longford town, which was restored in recently after a fire. The blue mosaic of the baptismal font is a highlight that gave Natasha a great sense of calm when she first saw it. 

For St Patrick’s Day, Natasha encourages everyone to enjoy themselves within their social bubbles – have a dance and listen to some music!

Photo credits

Longford St Mel’s Cathedral SE ©Andreas F. Borchert
Longford St Mel’s Cathedral Nave ©Andreas F. Borchert
Longford St Mel’s Cathedral Baptismal font ©Andreas F. Borchert

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