The current Rose of Tralee, Maggie McEldowney from Chicago, will visit Laois this Wednesday as part of her tour of the country this week to co-incide with St Patrick’s Day.
The Portlaoise Heritage Hotel, the host venue for the 2017 Laois Rose Selection will be the first port of call for Maggie during this week’s visit to the county at 2pm on Wednesday.
She will then call to the Laois Shopping Centre for an opportunity to meet people from the locality before travelling on to Kildare for the next leg of her week-long tour of the Ireland.
Maggie arrived into Ireland today for a week-long multi-county tour that includes Kilkenny, Kildare, Laois, Cork, Clare, Limerick, Tipperary, Kilkenny, Carlow, Dublin and Kerry.
She will be a special guest at the St Patrick’s Day Parade in Dublin before travelling to Tralee to take part in the International half marathon and watching Kerry v Dublin in the Allianz Football League on Saturday.
For details on how to enter this year’s Rose of Tralee and to find a selection near you, please visit www.roseoftralee.ie or contact the Laois Rose co-ordinator Lyn Moloney on 083 4631611 or email email@example.com.