In her spare time she loves to travel, listen to music, get a good work-out session in and spend time with her friends. Last September, she was diagnosed with stage two Hodgkin’s lymphoma while studying psychology in Maynooth. pic.twitter.com/ndC6inK7gL, Big win for the Rossies tonight at #RoseofTralee! Clodagh says she is "really looking forward to the new challenges that will come with being the Kilkenny Rose". Ms Keogh said she had “never heard such bulls**t” and that the idea it empowered women was a “complete oversell”. Why not take a day coach trip with an experienced guide and tour the famous Ring of Kerry which covers various sightseeing stops along the route. When describing her experience with chemotherapy, her youthfulness appeared. 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Away from work, she says she loves to travel and has been lucky enough to have visited 30 countries. Sarah was born and raised in Laois, in a small village just outside of Portlaoise called Clonad, but moved to Galway for college four years ago. Beatrice's Irish roots come from her mother, who was born and lived in Dublin before meeting her father and moving to Germany in 1989. She is also one quarter Indian due to her granny. She also turned to research to discover her heritage and found that her family originally comes from Leitrim. “They have done with so little compared to what we have here. 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Her mother hails from New Ross, Co Wexford and her dad is South African. Then there was London Rose Laura Kennedy who spoke about the death of her own baby brother to cancer. Tralee International Marathon Race Series presents The Rose of Tralee International 10k on Sunday 25th August. “It does not represent modern Ireland, “ she said. You could also find her singing and playing Irish songs on the guitar. This 45 min tour is suitable for families and couples both young and old but still in Love! The Limerick Rose, 27-year-old Sinéad Flanagan was named as the 2019 International Rose of Tralee. Cat adds: "Stories can change lives and healthy bodies can live them to the fullest; it’s an honor to be a part of both.". The 20-year-old has two sisters and watching the Rose of Tralee was always a big tradition in her house. In her free time she likes playing golf and the clarinet and spending time with family and friends, including her dog Guinness. She is studying Psychology at Maynooth University, a place she worked "really hard" to get to. Limerick Rose Sinead Flanagan, a 27-year-old junior doctor, has been crowned the 2019 Rose of Tralee. She has also spent time in America on the Ulster Project, where teenagers in the North from cross-community backgrounds spend a month in the States. Nicole says the idea originated from a summer visit to Malawi, where she witnessed first-hand the poverty crisis that envelops the country. Young Nicole grew up in Shrule on the Mayo/Galway border as the third eldest of nine children and says she "could not be any prouder to call it my home". She's expecting the Rose of Tralee to be "an experience of a lifetime". From Abu Dhabi to Wexford, 32 girls are competing for this year's crown, Get all the very latest news in Ireland straight to your email every single day. In her spare time she sings, plays the piano and helps run the music ministry in her parish church.