Following months of anticipation and many successful fund raising activates the night is fast approaching when the final contest to decide the much sought after title of the ‘Prickly Rose of Shelmalier 2017’.
With the excitement building in the parish Hotel Curracloe on Friday night 27th January starting at 9pm is the place to be for what is expected to be a great craic and social night of the year. Each Rose and Escort will be given an opportunity to display their skills and talents and attempt to entertain the large audience in order to convince them to cast their votes their favour. Who will be eventually crowned the Prickly Rose of Shelmalier 2017 will be decided by those in attendance on the night. The roses and escorts are:
Aodhan Foley and Catherine Roche, Joe Kelly and Roisin Tobin, Myles Sunderland and Sharon Doyle, Paraic O Leary and Sheila Roche, Colm Flanagan and Kathleen Redmond, Simon Walsh and Emma Hearne, Murt Hanrahan and Sadbh McCarthy, Aidan Cash and Deirdre McMahon, Graham Staples and Sandy Carr, Colm Hearne and Theresa Roche, Damien Doyle and Emma Carroll and Conor Byrne and Theresa Hore-Meagher. Tickets costing €15 are now on sale from club members and they will also be on sale in Hollymount tomorrow night Wed 18th Jan from 7 to 8pm and Friday 20th also from 7 to 8pm and people are advised to get their tickets early as possible