Tag Archives: Rose of Tralee

There’s a New Philadelphia Rose of Tralee

The 2013 winner of the annual event, part of the international Rose of Tralee festival, is congressional aide Brittany Killion.

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Denise Foley

One Remarkable Woman

Our own Denise Foley is the 2013 winner of the Mary O’Connor Spirit Award, presented annually by the Philadelphia Rose of Tralee Centre.

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Father Mac

Hundreds in Philadelphia Mourn Michaela Harte McAreavey

Friends, family and members of various Philadelphia organizations attended a Mass on Sunday at the Cathedral of Sts. Peter and Paul to say goodbye to the slain teacher from Tyrone.

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Mass Planned at Cathedral to Remember Michaela Harte

The Philadelphia Irish community is remembering the 27-year-old former Rose of Tralee contestant from Tyrone who was found murdered on her honeymoon earlier this week. A friend recalls her as “an intelligent, elegant woman.”

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Santa Claus Visits the Irish Center

Kids assembled for the Rose of Tralee Center’s party filled up on cookies, played with balloons, crafted stuff and offered gift suggesions to the Big Guy.

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A Little Lunch With Her Friends

The 2010 Rose of Tralee, Mairead Conley, was honored by her friends and colleagues at the Irish Immigration Center this week.

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Double Win for the 2010 Rose

Mairead Conley was stunned when she became the 2010 Philadelphia Rose of Tralee. Imagine her surprise a little while later, when she became the first-ever Mid-Atlantic Rose. A happy birthday, indeed.

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A Rose by Any Other Name Is … Mairead

The first-ever Mid-Atlantic Rose of Tralee embodies all of the attributes expected of a winner. For Mairead Conley, winning is about a lot more than a tiara.

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