Search

08 Aug 2022

PHOTO GALLERY: Kildare Rose 2017 contestants visit the Irish National Stud

Jack & Jill tea party planned for this weekend

The contestants in this year's Kildare Rose had a busy day out last Saturday.

They took a spin around the track at Mondello on Saturday and then visited the Irish National Stud.

Taking part this year (pictured above with 2016 Rose Maeve O'Sullivan) are  Emma Jane Hughes, Suncroft; Rebecca Burke, Ardclough; Karen Muillally, Caragh; Laura Reddy, Naas; Sorcha Fenlon, Newbridge; Michelle O’Brien, Athy; Deirbhle Mulvihill, Kilcock; Allie Madden, Celbridge; Kelly McGoohan, Newbridge and Emma Haughan, Kill.

There is still time to enter this year's Kildare Rose. The gala selection night will be held in the Westgrove Hotel, Clane, on Saturday, April 15, and will be hosted by TV presenter Brian Ormond.

Those who want to take part can email organiser Elena Gibson at kildare.roseoftralee@gmail.com.

The closing date is this Saturday, April 1.

The Roses will also host a charity afternoon tea in aid of the Jack & Jill Children's Foundation, their nominated good cause, in the Westgrove, this Saturday from 1pm. Tickets cost €20, which includes a glass of prosecco.

To continue reading this article for FREE,
please kindly register and/or log in.


Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.