Applications to become the 2020 Monaghan Rose are closing this week.
The Monaghan Rose of Tralee Centre launched their search earlier this month to find girls throughout the county who were 18 by January 1st and who will not have reached their 29th birthday by September 2020, to apply by Friday this week.
The 2018 Monaghan Rose Hannah Mooney will hand over the title at the selection on the 4th of April in The Glencarn Hotel.
The chosen Rose will participate in the Rose Tour before attending the International Festival in Tralee this August from the 21st to the 25th as it celebrates its 61st year.
Sonia Casey, the Monaghan Rose Centre Co-ordinator and 2014 Monaghan Rose, told Northern Sound about some of the experiences it offers :