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A Newspaper Helped A Lonely Irish Pensioner Find Someone To Spend Christmas With

Merry Christmas, everyone.

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The newspaper began a campaign to collect cards for Mr Gray.

@blueberrypiefun you can send a card to Mr Gray c/o The Irish Post, 1 Lindsey Street, Smithfield, London EC1A9HP

The Irish Post

@theirishpost

@blueberrypiefun you can send a card to Mr Gray c/o The Irish Post, 1 Lindsey Street, Smithfield, London EC1A9HP

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It was a success.

Some of the hundreds of cards that have arrived from around the world for lonely Irish pensioner James Gray

The Irish Post

@theirishpost

Some of the hundreds of cards that have arrived from around the world for lonely Irish pensioner James Gray

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A massive success.

Love this homemade Christmas card from @ClaraaKelly for pensioner James Gray

The Irish Post

@theirishpost

Love this homemade Christmas card from @ClaraaKelly for pensioner James Gray

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The biggest success.

@theirishpost Please send Happy Christmas wishes to Mr. Gray from the end of the Dingle Peninsula :)

Felicity Hayes-McCoy

@fhayesmccoy

@theirishpost Please send Happy Christmas wishes to Mr. Gray from the end of the Dingle Peninsula :)

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It wasn't just cards either - invitations to Christmas dinner were extended too.

@CLBSolicitors @WChristmasLiv @LiverpoolShell we are trying to get hold of 85-year-old James Grey to join us. @Independent @theirishpost

Cllr Jake Morrison

@EiJake

@CLBSolicitors @WChristmasLiv @LiverpoolShell we are trying to get hold of 85-year-old James Grey to join us. @Independent @theirishpost

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And he's currently considering his options.

Another #JamesGray update for everyone who has emailed. We will be in touch tomorrow morning as we try to put finishing touches on his plans

Niall

@Niall_IrishPost

Another #JamesGray update for everyone who has emailed. We will be in touch tomorrow morning as we try to put finishing touches on his plans

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