Tullamore man flies the flag for Offaly at Mr Personality competition

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Tullamore man flies the flag for Offaly at Mr Personality competition

Tullamore man flies the flag for Offaly at Mr Personality competition

Tullamore man Boyce Claxton represented Offaly Macra with pride at the Mr Personality Festival 2019 in Kilkenny last weekend.

The 14th Mr. Personality Festival 2019 took place in the Springhill Court Hotel on the April 12/13 in Kilkenny. The festival was hosted by Kilkenny Macra na Feirme and was sponsored by Kilkenny/Carlow and District Farm Relief Services.

The 27 contestants travelled from across the country to the Marble City for a fun-filled weekend where they were interviewed on stage with an optional party piece if they were brave enough.

On Saturday morning they completed their private interviews with the judges. Afterwards, they proudly displayed their jerseys while completing pilates, obstacle course, hurling target and welly throw, soccer penalties and team building exercises and tried to show the judges what they were made of.

Judges for the weekend were Carmel Brennan, Siobhan Woods and John Bergin.

The result was announced at 12 midnight on Saturday night with John Martin Carroll Causeway Macra (Kerry) becoming the 14th Mr. Personality. In second place was Conor Ryan from Thurles Macra (North Tipperary) and third was Ciaran O’Donnell from Elphin Macra (Roscommon).

John Martin Carroll was presented with €500 cheque, a perpetual cup, glass trophy and a weekend break in the Springhill Court Hotel, Kilkenny. Conor Ryan received a trophy, a cheque for €300 and a weekend break in the Springhill Court Hotel, Kilkenny and Ciaran O’Donnell received a trophy and cheque for €200.