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Long Night at the Roses

 I’m just back in Dingle after a long night at the Rose of Tralee. Congrats to all the Roses and especially Aoife Kelly, the Tipperary Rose, who was the bookie’s favourite and was indeed crowned the Rose on the night.

We were there selling ice cream, with proceeds going to the festival, and I have to say my favourite roses were our own three (photo below), who moved a mountain of ice cream with smiles and good cheer. And just look at their classy headgear!

Anyway, it was good fun, and we did have a captive audience as we were the only food (or drink) to be had in the dome. Now, I’m off to bed!

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7 Responses to “Long Night at the Roses”

  1. August 27th, 2008 at 5:33 am

    TACE says:

    oh wow. love the *hats*, very clever!!!!! They’d stand out in a crowd!

  2. August 27th, 2008 at 9:39 am

    Sarah Cocoa Bean Chocs says:

    Looks like a fabulous night! My mother and father in law were on holiday near Dingle and were singing your praises – particularly thrilled to be able to eat the icecream in the comfort of the cafe looking out on the wild weather.

  3. August 27th, 2008 at 2:54 pm

    Ciara Crossan says:

    Hi Kieran, was great to meet you last night at the festival and taste some of the delicious Champagne Sorbet!! Was delicious and well needed with the heat inside the dome last night. Really enjoyed the Rose experience, was there to support Triona O’Connor the Rose of Roscommon or the Rubix Rose as we like to call her!

  4. August 27th, 2008 at 6:48 pm

    Kieran says:

    Sarah – glad you’re parents were happy, and great to meet you as well, Ciara, and that that was some time she did the with the cube – especially while talking at the same time!

  5. August 28th, 2008 at 12:37 am

    eve says:

    Cute hats! You three looked so cheeful:) Ya all are definitely the roses of the day:)

  6. August 28th, 2008 at 10:06 pm

    Frank Fullard says:

    Nice one Kieran.
    I love your approach to promoting your product and your business.

  7. August 29th, 2008 at 7:29 pm

    Anne says:

    Are those hats for sale? Who came up with that? You might have missed your calling in the fashion world.

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Murphys Ice Cream has shops in Dingle, Killarney and Dublin 2 (Wicklow Street).