Midleton’s John O’Connell puts his best specs forward for a win

Amanda O'Sullivan and Theresa McCarthy of Specsavers Midleton Co. Cork congratulating Spectacle Wearer of the Year finalist, John O'Connell from Bartlemy Co. Cork. Photo: Billy macGill.

A Cork man has been chosen from hundreds of proud glasses wearers as a semi-finalist for Specsavers’ Spectacle Wearer of the Year.

John O’Connell, aged 48, from Midleton could follow in the footsteps of last year’s award winner Shane Haron and take home €12,000 and have the chance to mingle with the stars at the annual Spectacle Wearer of the Year Awards.

Glasses wearers across Ireland and the UK have been showing off their specs style by sharing their selfies online throughout the Spring and Summer.

Read more in this week’s Midleton & District News – out now!