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The King Nidge runners have been donated to charity... but they could be yours

Pieta House are now in possession of the coveted shoes, and are running a text-to-win competition.

If you managed to last this long without finding out what happened in the last episode of Love/Hate, fair play, but here’s going to a spoiler below.

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VIEWERS WERE SUBJECTED to an awful lot in the most recent season of Love/Hate.

But from violent attacks to major characters being killed off, one other piece of the story stuck in the public’s mind – the King Nidge runners, the gifted to Nidge himself by his wife Trish soon before his shock demise.

He was pretty delighted about them at the time.

lh10-2 Source: RTE

Now they have been donated to Pieta House, a centre for the prevention of self-harm or suicide, who are running a text-to-win competition.

Joan Freeman, founder and CEO of Pieta House, described the donation as a “miracle”:

This year, we’ve a shortfall of €300,000 due to an increased demand on our services. So the timing of this very generous donation couldn’t be better.

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The charity has seen a massive surge in demand for its service this year, and has opened new centres in Galway, Cork and Kerry to cope with this.

Three more are planned in Athlone, Waterford and Donegal over the next 18 months.

To enter the competition Text NIDGE to 57802 for €2 before 6 o’clock on Christmas Eve. More details on All funds generated from the competition are going directly to Pieta House.

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