2018 Rose of Tralee very proud of Irish-African roots

Photo By Domnick Walsh ©

Returning to her father’s native Zambia, raising money for Pieta House and bringing happiness to everyone.

Those are among the priorities of the 2018 Rose of Tralee Kirsten Mate Maher.

The 21-year-old, who represented Waterford, sings in the island of Ireland Peace Choir, which was formed in the wake of the Omagh bombing.


Kirsten, who is a keen hockey player, was accepted yesterday to Waterford Institute of Technology to study multimedia but says she may have to defer.

She is very proud to be the first Irish-African Rose of Tralee:

2018 Rose of Tralee Kirsten Mate Maher pictured with her parents Kwalo and Jacinta Maher on stage in the Festival Dome at the Rose of Tralee International Festival on 21 August 2018 Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD - www.dwalshphoto.ie Tralee Co Kerry Ireland Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033 Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981 E/mail : info@dwalshphoto.ie WEB Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie
2018 Rose of Tralee Kirsten Mate Maher pictured with her parents Kwalo and Jacinta Maher on stage in the Festival Dome at the Rose of Tralee International Festival on 21 August 2018
Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD – www.dwalshphoto.ie
Tralee Co Kerry Ireland
Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033
Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981
E/mail : [email protected]
WEB Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie
2018 Rose of Tralee Kirsten Mate Maher pictured with her parents Kwalo and Jacinta Maher on stage in the Festival Dome at the Rose of Tralee International Festival on 21 August 2018 Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD - www.dwalshphoto.ie Tralee Co Kerry Ireland Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033 Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981 E/mail : info@dwalshphoto.ie WEB Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie
2018 Rose of Tralee Kirsten Mate Maher pictured with her parents Kwalo and Jacinta Maher on stage in the Festival Dome at the Rose of Tralee International Festival on 21 August 2018
Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD – www.dwalshphoto.ie
Tralee Co Kerry Ireland
Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033
Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981
E/mail : [email protected]
WEB Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie
2018 Rose of Tralee Kirsten Mate Maher pictured with her parents Kwalo and Jacinta Maher on stage in the Festival Dome at the Rose of Tralee International Festival on 21 August 2018 Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD - www.dwalshphoto.ie Tralee Co Kerry Ireland Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033 Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981 E/mail : info@dwalshphoto.ie WEB Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie
2018 Rose of Tralee Kirsten Mate Maher pictured with her parents Kwalo and Jacinta Maher on stage in the Festival Dome at the Rose of Tralee International Festival on 21 August 2018
Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD – www.dwalshphoto.ie
Tralee Co Kerry Ireland
Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033
Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981
E/mail : [email protected]
WEB Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie
2018 Rose of Tralee Kirsten Mate Maher on stage in the Festival Dome at the Rose of Tralee International Festival on 21 August 2018 Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD - www.dwalshphoto.ie Tralee Co Kerry Ireland Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033 Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981 E/mail : info@dwalshphoto.ie WEB Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie
2018 Rose of Tralee Kirsten Mate Maher on stage in the Festival Dome at the Rose of Tralee International Festival on 21 August 2018
Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD – www.dwalshphoto.ie
Tralee Co Kerry Ireland
Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033
Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981
E/mail : [email protected]
WEB Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie
2018 Rose of Tralee Kirsten Mate Maher's reaction on stage in the Festival Dome at the Rose of Tralee International Festival on 21 August 2018 Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD - www.dwalshphoto.ie Tralee Co Kerry Ireland Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033 Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981 E/mail : info@dwalshphoto.ie WEB Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie
2018 Rose of Tralee Kirsten Mate Maher’s reaction on stage in the Festival Dome at the Rose of Tralee International Festival on 21 August 2018
Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD – www.dwalshphoto.ie
Tralee Co Kerry Ireland
Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033
Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981
E/mail : [email protected]
WEB Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie
Waterford Rose Kirsten Mate Maher is shocked on her announcement as the 2018 International Rose of Tralee on stage in the Festival Dome at the Rose of Tralee International Festival on 21 August 2018 Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD - www.dwalshphoto.ie Tralee Co Kerry Ireland Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033 Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981 E/mail : info@dwalshphoto.ie WEB Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie
Waterford Rose Kirsten Mate Maher is shocked on her announcement as the 2018 International Rose of Tralee on stage in the Festival Dome at the Rose of Tralee International Festival on 21 August 2018
Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD – www.dwalshphoto.ie
Tralee Co Kerry Ireland
Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033
Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981
E/mail : [email protected]
WEB Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie
2018 Rose of Tralee Kirsten Mate Maher pictured with her parents Kwalo and Jacinta Maher on stage in the Festival Dome at the Rose of Tralee International Festival on 21 August 2018 Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD - www.dwalshphoto.ie Tralee Co Kerry Ireland Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033 Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981 E/mail : info@dwalshphoto.ie WEB Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie
2018 Rose of Tralee Kirsten Mate Maher pictured with her parents Kwalo and Jacinta Maher on stage in the Festival Dome at the Rose of Tralee International Festival on 21 August 2018
Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD – www.dwalshphoto.ie
Tralee Co Kerry Ireland
Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033
Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981
E/mail : [email protected]
WEB Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie
Waterford Rose Kirsten Mate Maher shares a moment with her mother Jacinta Maher, following her announcement as the 2018 International Rose of Tralee on stage in the Festival Dome at the Rose of Tralee International Festival on 21 August 2018 Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD - www.dwalshphoto.ie Tralee Co Kerry Ireland Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033 Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981 E/mail : info@dwalshphoto.ie WEB Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie
Waterford Rose Kirsten Mate Maher shares a moment with her mother Jacinta Maher, following her announcement as the 2018 International Rose of Tralee on stage in the Festival Dome at the Rose of Tralee International Festival on 21 August 2018
Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD – www.dwalshphoto.ie
Tralee Co Kerry Ireland
Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033
Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981
E/mail : [email protected]
WEB Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie
Waterford Rose Kirsten Mate Maher is crowned the 2018 International Rose of Tralee on stage in the Festival Dome at the Rose of Tralee International Festival on 21 August 2018 Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD - www.dwalshphoto.ie Tralee Co Kerry Ireland Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033 Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981 E/mail : info@dwalshphoto.ie WEB Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie
Waterford Rose Kirsten Mate Maher is crowned the 2018 International Rose of Tralee on stage in the Festival Dome at the Rose of Tralee International Festival on 21 August 2018
Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD – www.dwalshphoto.ie
Tralee Co Kerry Ireland
Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033
Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981
E/mail : [email protected]
WEB Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie
Waterford Rose Kirsten Mate Maher is crowned the 2018 International Rose of Tralee on stage in the Festival Dome at the Rose of Tralee International Festival on 21 August 2018 Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD - www.dwalshphoto.ie Tralee Co Kerry Ireland Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033 Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981 E/mail : info@dwalshphoto.ie WEB Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie
Waterford Rose Kirsten Mate Maher is crowned the 2018 International Rose of Tralee on stage in the Festival Dome at the Rose of Tralee International Festival on 21 August 2018
Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD – www.dwalshphoto.ie
Tralee Co Kerry Ireland
Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033
Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981
E/mail : [email protected]
WEB Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie
Waterford Rose Kirsten Mate Maher is crowned the 2018 International Rose of Tralee on stage in the Festival Dome at the Rose of Tralee International Festival on 21 August 2018 Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD - www.dwalshphoto.ie Tralee Co Kerry Ireland Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033 Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981 E/mail : info@dwalshphoto.ie WEB Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie
Waterford Rose Kirsten Mate Maher is crowned the 2018 International Rose of Tralee on stage in the Festival Dome at the Rose of Tralee International Festival on 21 August 2018
Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD – www.dwalshphoto.ie
Tralee Co Kerry Ireland
Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033
Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981
E/mail : [email protected]
WEB Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie
Waterford Rose Kirsten Mate Maher is crowned the 2018 International Rose of Tralee on stage in the Festival Dome at the Rose of Tralee International Festival on 21 August 2018 Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD - www.dwalshphoto.ie Tralee Co Kerry Ireland Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033 Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981 E/mail : info@dwalshphoto.ie WEB Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie
Waterford Rose Kirsten Mate Maher is crowned the 2018 International Rose of Tralee on stage in the Festival Dome at the Rose of Tralee International Festival on 21 August 2018
Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD – www.dwalshphoto.ie
Tralee Co Kerry Ireland
Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033
Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981
E/mail : [email protected]
WEB Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie
Waterford Rose Kirsten Mate Maher's reaction as she is announced as the 2018 International Rose of Tralee on stage in the Festival Dome at the Rose of Tralee International Festival on 21 August 2018 Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD - www.dwalshphoto.ie Tralee Co Kerry Ireland Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033 Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981 E/mail : info@dwalshphoto.ie WEB Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie
Waterford Rose Kirsten Mate Maher’s reaction as she is announced as the 2018 International Rose of Tralee on stage in the Festival Dome at the Rose of Tralee International Festival on 21 August 2018
Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD – www.dwalshphoto.ie
Tralee Co Kerry Ireland
Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033
Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981
E/mail : [email protected]
WEB Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie
Waterford Rose Kirsten Mate Maher is crowned the 2018 International Rose of Tralee on stage in the Festival Dome at the Rose of Tralee International Festival on 21 August 2018 Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD - www.dwalshphoto.ie Tralee Co Kerry Ireland Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033 Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981 E/mail : info@dwalshphoto.ie WEB Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie
Waterford Rose Kirsten Mate Maher is crowned the 2018 International Rose of Tralee on stage in the Festival Dome at the Rose of Tralee International Festival on 21 August 2018
Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD – www.dwalshphoto.ie
Tralee Co Kerry Ireland
Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033
Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981
E/mail : [email protected]
WEB Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie
Waterford Rose Kirsten Mate Maher is crowned the 2018 International Rose of Tralee on stage in the Festival Dome at the Rose of Tralee International Festival on 21 August 2018 Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD - www.dwalshphoto.ie Tralee Co Kerry Ireland Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033 Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981 E/mail : info@dwalshphoto.ie WEB Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie
Waterford Rose Kirsten Mate Maher is crowned the 2018 International Rose of Tralee on stage in the Festival Dome at the Rose of Tralee International Festival on 21 August 2018
Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD – www.dwalshphoto.ie
Tralee Co Kerry Ireland
Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033
Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981
E/mail : [email protected]
WEB Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie
Waterford Rose Kirsten Mate Maher is crowned the 2018 International Rose of Tralee on stage in the Festival Dome at the Rose of Tralee International Festival on 21 August 2018 Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD - www.dwalshphoto.ie Tralee Co Kerry Ireland Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033 Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981 E/mail : info@dwalshphoto.ie WEB Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie
Waterford Rose Kirsten Mate Maher is crowned the 2018 International Rose of Tralee on stage in the Festival Dome at the Rose of Tralee International Festival on 21 August 2018
Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD – www.dwalshphoto.ie
Tralee Co Kerry Ireland
Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033
Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981
E/mail : [email protected]
WEB Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie

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