|Denise McConvile, Ashley Speaker and Mike Killeen|
Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Rose of Tralee Northern Ohio Rose candidate. The winner gets a free trip to Ireland, to represent our region at the Rose of Tralee International Festival in May, 2015.
The local festival will be held in February. Dan Coughlin of Fox 8 Sports is the Master of Ceremonies.
Event Executive Denise McConvile, whose father was instrumental in establishing the festival in Ireland relays the story that inspired the Rose of Tralee. She is joined by Mike Killeen, President of Westlake World Partners, the non-profit organization that sponsors the local festival, and Ashley Speaker, the 2012 Northern Ohio Rose.