Longford Rose selection date set

Longford Rose, Emily HughesPhoto by Shelley Corcoran
The search has begun in earnest for this year’s Longford Rose. The launch takes place in the Tally Ho Bar on April 21 next at 7pm and proceedings will kick off with a fantastic Trad Session to welcome all the Roses and their families and friends as well as the sponsors of the gala event.

The search has begun in earnest for this year’s Longford Rose. The launch takes place in the Tally Ho Bar on April 21 next at 7pm and proceedings will kick off with a fantastic Trad Session to welcome all the Roses and their families and friends as well as the sponsors of the gala event.

The gala event to select the lucky lady will take place in the Longford Arms Hotel on April 27 .

The deadline for applications istoday Wednesday April 17 , so those interested should contact the Longford Rose Centre as soon as possible. The Longford Rose selection will then take place on April 27 with the winner going on to represent Longford in the regional heat during the June bank holiday weekend in Portlaoise. For more details email longfordrose@gmail.com or check out ‘Longford Rose Centre’ on Facebook.com.