Two Rose of Tralee contestants with links to County Clare paid a courtesy visit to Ennis today (Friday, 8 August 2014) where they were provided with a tour of Clare County Council’s headquarters building.
Arizona Rose Sarah Hines, whose native city of Phoenix is twinned with Ennis, and South California Rose Katie Bergman, whose ancestors come from Ennistymon, were shown around Áras Contae an Chláir by Cathaoirleach of Clare County Council, Cllr. John Crowe and Cllr. Mary Howard of the Ennis Phoenix Twinning Board.
The 2014 Rose of Tralee International Festival takes place from 15-19 August.