In pictures: Trio of special guests make for a colourful day at Limerick hardware store – Page 1 of 12

HUNDREDS of Limerick hurling fans lined up to greet their captain and hero at a busy hardware store in the county.

Adare man Declan Hannon spent his day meeting and greeting families from West Limerick at the Tadhg O’Connor Hardware store in Newcastle West.

The event, which was organised to celebrate two new renovations at the business in Desmond Business Park, saw the Liam MacCarthy Cup brought to the sounds of cheers on a splendid sunny Saturday afternoon.

Mike Kelly, of Tadhg O’Connor Hardware, said there was a great turnout in what was a wonderful opportunity to give back to the local community in Newcastle West.

“We are very lucky to have Declan with the Liam MacCarthy here as we have great local support as always,” he told Limerick Live.

The builders’ providers and home improvement store was first established in Rathkeale by Tadgh O’Connor Senior, then a teacher, in

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