KATHLEEN Fallon braves the wind and rain to light a bonfire for a newly married couple PHOTO: John McMahon Photography

Kathleen keeps it lit!

Moylough pensioner’s bonfire lights up social media

AN 87-year-old woman from Moylough became a social media sensation over the weekend when she braved the pouring rain and howling wind in a true show of community spirit.

Kathleen Fallon, who is originally from Tuam, was spotted by Headford photographer John McMahon on the roadside last Friday lighting a fire to give a pair of local newlyweds a fitting send-off on their special day.

Shielding herself with only an umbrella and raincoat, the mother of five tended to her small but meaningful bonfire - which she kept dry with an old fertiliser bag - by the roadside…

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