2015 Rose of Tralee Elysha Brennan visited Leitrim last week to launch the search for the 2016 Leitrim Rose and to help Leitrim Rose Sinead Flynn to fundraise for her upcoming to Belarus with Adi Roches Chernobyl Children International.
The two roses spent most of the day in Sineads hometown of Ballinamore with visits to Sinead's secondary school, her son Kailum's playschool An Nainora, milliner Jennifer Wyrnne and the Rehab Centre who made a lovely presentation to Elysha and Sinead before they headed off to meet staff in Lough Rynn Castle, their wonderful hosts during the Rose Tour in August.
Finally, the roses met with Joe Dolan in the Bush Hotel the venue for this years Leitrim Rose selection on May 14th.
Brendan Galvin the Leitrim Rose coordinator appealed to every girl from Leitrim to think about entering the Rose compeition this year. This year every county rose will appear on the Rose of Tralee TV finals in Tralee. The Leitrim final will be on May 14.
To apply see www.roseoftralee.ie, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Brendan on 0857845766.