Granny (92) had nursing home install super speedy Wifi so she could Snapchat her grandkids

A Snapchat-loving granny has been named Ireland’s most tech savvy pensioner after winning eir’s Silver Surfer Award. Doreen Thew (92) moved to Ireland from London two years ago to be closer to her son Peter, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren after the death of her husband. The iPad loving granny made sure, however, that her nursing home had an adequate Wifi system in place before her arrival. The pensioner regularly Facetimes with her friends and family in the UK and keeps up to date with her grandchildren on Snapchat. Doreen, who lives in TLC Nursing Home in Maynooth, also loves a bit of online shopping and said Google is really handy to help identify the types of birds that find the way into her garden.