Aisling O’ Donovan

First Published August 2022 "I'VE HAD THE SUMMER OF MY LIFE" Part 1 Aisling in a Charlotte Lucas design at this year's Galway Races As the summer's later days begin to drift closer to us, one of the great traditions of Irish life - the ROSE OF TRALEE Festival - also begins to come into view. The … Continue reading Aisling O’ Donovan

Charlotte Lucas/ Aisling O’ Donovan

NEWS Press Release via AS Written, June 2022 DESIGNER CHARLOTTE LUCAS TEAMS UP WITH TIPP ROSE AISLING O' DONOVAN Offaly designer CHARLOTTE LUCAS Offaly designer CHARLOTTE LUCAS has announced that she is teaming up with AISLING O' DONOVAN, the TIPPERARY ROSE 2022, for this year's ROSE OF TRALEE festival.            Now based in Dalkey, the Mount Lucas … Continue reading Charlotte Lucas/ Aisling O’ Donovan

P.J. Molloy

First Published December 2021 (Main Interview First Published in the Tullamore Annual 2019) IN MEMORY OF OFFALY'S MAN FOR ALL OCCASIONS Like so many, I was stunned by the sad and sudden passing of P.J. MOLLOY last week. A young man, seldom without a smile, always with a few minutes for a chat, a well-known … Continue reading P.J. Molloy

Gerrie O’ Grady

First Published May 2018 A ROSE THAT BLOOMS FOREVER As we all remember, Jennifer Byrne made history in the historic Dome in Tralee last year by becoming the first Offaly woman to be crowned the Rose of Tralee. And it's hard to believe, but Jennifer's year of representing Tralee, Offaly, and indeed Ireland, is entering … Continue reading Gerrie O’ Grady