Call for London Irish frontline workers to take part in special St Patrick’s Day tribute film
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Call for London Irish frontline workers to take part in special St Patrick’s Day tribute film

THE London Irish Centre (LIC) is calling for Irish frontline workers to take part in a short film due to be streamed as part of their St Patrick’s Day celebrations.

It will become part of an online live-stream event being hosted by the charity to celebrate St Patrick's Day, on March 17, in conjunction with the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan's office.

The event will be presented by The One Show's Angela Scanlon, feature an array of special guests, and will be broadcast live online from the LIC website and YouTube Channel.

“This film will be a tribute to and celebration of amazing London Irish frontline workers, to say a big "THANK YOU" and we want you to be involved,” the LIC explains.

“We want a photo or short video message (no more than 30seconds) of yourself, sharing your experience of lockdown.”

They add: “We will edit everybody's message together to create a wonderful tribute film. So if you are, or if you know a London Irish frontline worker now is the time to get them involved."

Messages must be received by 11am on Friday, March 12.

The London Irish Centre wants to hear from all Irish essential workers in the capital

The LIC’s call out on Facebook includes a list of some examples of the frontline workers they want to hear from – which inclcues: “NHS workers, care home workers, teachers, including heads and assistants, supermarket employees, supermarket delivery workers, delivery app riders, independent shopkeepers/newsagents, postal workers, religious leaders, gas workers, electricity workers, road sweepers/street hygienists, police officers, armed forces personnel, fire and rescue crew, Ssa crews, TFL bus and rail workers, helpline workers, vaccine volunteers, taxi drivers, social workers, and homeless shelter volunteers.”

To submit your photo or video, click here or contact Amy Gibb on 07944 842454 or at [email protected].