Meet the Offaly Rose of Tralee hopefuls - Aishling Minnock
The next contestant hoping to follow in the footsteps of the current Rose of Tralee, Jennifer Byrne, is Aishling Minnock.
Aishling is 26 years old and is from Clonshanny, which is located between Clara and Ballycumber, in the parish of Rahan. Aishling studied Culinary arts in AIT and a Bachelor of Arts in Culinary Arts in GMIT. She is currently studying a Masters in Applied Culinary Nutrition in ITT Dublin in her final year.
In her profile Aishling says, "I am a chef and have a passion for baking. I work in the Corner House Bistro, Athlone on a part time basis while in college. I also love animals especially dogs and enjoy bringing them for walks. I am also a keen supporter of Shamrocks GAA, supporting my brothers and sister who play football and hurling."
Aishling is sponsored by the Corner House Bistro where she currently works.
If you would like to have the chance to represent Offaly at this year's Rose of Tralee, it's not too late to put yourself forward. The closing date for applications is April 30. Click here to apply.