Rose of Tralee, Outdated or Modern Celebration of Women?

The Rose of Tralee Festival gets underway this week with the 2018 Rose of Tralee being crowned on Tuesday the 21st August. This time last year I was in their shoes and know exactly the excitement, nerves and surrealism she will be experiencing. The Rose of Tralee continues to remain popular, not without criticism of course, 59 years… Read More Rose of Tralee, Outdated or Modern Celebration of Women?

Bloggers Versus the RSA – Chose Your ‘Influencer’ Wisely

Bloggers versus the RSA is the latest scandal to hit the Irish ‘Influencer’ community that has been coming under increased scrutiny of late. If you have yet to hear anything about the RSA Bloggers controversy let me give you a little backstory. The Road Safety Authority ran a ‘Killer Look’ campaign recently, the sole purpose… Read More Bloggers Versus the RSA – Chose Your ‘Influencer’ Wisely

Chernobyl Children International Fundraiser

As the current Louth Rose and in anticipation of my trip to Belarus with Chernobyl Children International I hosted a fundraising event on Friday 26th January in Russell’s Saloon Gin Emporium in order to raise much needed funds. I am delighted to report that it was a fantastic success and the incredible amount of €1,060 was raised! The… Read More Chernobyl Children International Fundraiser