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Friday, 1 March 2013

CCÉ Ottawa Candidate for Rose of Tralee

CCÉ Ottawa is happy to announce that Nora Villarreal, branch member and daughter of Chairperson  Sheila Scott, is representing CCÉ as a contestant for the Ottawa Rose of Tralee.  Nora is competing against 8 other young women!

Nora Villarreal
If she wins, she goes to Ireland in May for the qualifying round. If she gets through the qualifying round, she competes in the actual Rose of Tralee
event in Trá Lí ( Tralee) in August. At all times she will be representing CCÉ Ottawa!

The Selection for the 2013 Ottawa Rose of Tralee will be on Sunday afternoon, March 17th ,at the Ambassador’s Residence.

Tickets are $25. The money raised through entrance fees to all the fundraising events and the Selection is used to offset the cost of sending the winning
Ottawa Rose to Ireland.

To attend to this event at the Irish Ambassador's residence, order them online at

To see the mini-bios of all the applicants, check the Rose of Tralee site:

Best of Luck Nora!!  


  1. Looks like a winner to me! Go n-éirí leat a Nora!

  2. So thrilled to hear this news Nora! The very best of success! And above all else, I hope you have a wonderful, fun time as the Comhaltas Ottawa Rose.


Until next time / Go dtí an chéad uair eile!