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 The Rose of Tralee continues to remain popular, not without criticism of course, 59 years… Read More Rose of Tralee, Outdated or Modern Celebration of Women?
As I sit here, making the final preparations for my big day on Saturday, cleaning my sash and crown, I am overcome with a sense of pride and accomplishment. Saturday is my last ever day as the 2017 Louth Rose, I will hand over my sash and crown to the newly selected 2018 Louth Rose… Read More 2017 Louth Rose, A Reflection
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
Beauty is only skin deep? Me and my Roses Sisters say it is SO MUCH MORE!! As the 2017 Roses of Tralee, my Rose sisters and I took a stance for Body Positivity on Monday, by sharing our make up free, filter free selfies on social media. A move that left many of us anxious,… Read More Roses of Tralee Bare All For Body Positivity!
Happy Little Christmas everyone!! I’m sure by now a lot of your houses look like they’ve been robbed as you pack away you Christmas decorations for another year. BUT I’m not ready to give up the festive feels just yet, so I have finally edited my Frankfurt Christmas Markets Vlog! For those of you who… Read More Frankfurt Christmas Markets Vlog – Rose of Tralee 2017
I’m very excited to share this post with you all. It’s a very different style of post, definitely a first for me! With so many beautiful outfits to showcase from Tralee, I thought what better way then to channel my inner Kendal Jenner (smizing is hard!) and present some evening dresses in the form of… Read More Bellurgan House Photoshoot – Rose Of Tralee dress Showcase
On Wednesday I had the pleasure of visiting the Louth Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) to volunteer for a couple of hours, meet with the inspirational volunteers and more importantly meet with the adorable animals. The Louth SPCA has been in existence since the 1940’s and Fiona Squibb the Hon… Read More My Visit With Louth SPCA