Napoleon – Longford Nose Of Tralee 2023

Meet your Longford celebrity – the 2023 Nose of Longford, Napoleon

Name: Napoleon

County: Longford

Age: 4

Breed: French Bulldog

Special Skill: Sulking! Especially when my Mum goes to work!

Favourite Food: Chicken

Favourite Toy: Purple chew toy.

Favourite Place to Sleep: in front of a big fire during the winter.

Favourite Activity: Zoomies! I just randomly take off zooming around the garden.

Favourite Place To Go For A Walk/Hangout: The Mall Park in Longford. Everyone knows me there now!

Most Mischievous Thing You Have Ever Done? Always stealing underwear……

How Did You Come Into Your Owners Life? My Dad just arrived home with me when I was only 8 weeks old….without telling anyone…and my Mam says I’m her baby boy every since!

What Makes You The Most Pawtastic Pet Ever? I am friendly, loyal, and I make my family laugh every single day.

Why Did You Decide To Enter The Nose Of Tralee? My Mam & sister saw the competition on Facebook & decided to enter for a laugh. We really didn’t expect to get so far!

How Did You Prepare For The Contest And Get Votes? My Mam was like a politician canvassing for votes! The whole county of Longford got behind us & voted every day. We even had votes from other counties, England, Australia, New Zealand & Canada!! I was on Ireland AM, had an article in the Longford Leader newspaper & I was the first dog to feature on the ‘Humans of Longford’ Facebook page!

What Did You Enjoy Most About The Nose Of Tralee? Taking part in the competition was a great experience. We got to meet some of the other Noses & loved hearing the stories from every county.

What Advice Would You Give To The Next Nose Of Your County? Just enjoy it, it’s great fun.

How Are You Handling Your New-Found Fame? It hasn’t changed me a bit – I was always a Diva 🤣

If You Could Be Any Super Hero Who Would You Be? Batman….because my Mam says I’m like a mixture between a bat & a pig anyway!