The Junior & Senior Rose (and Escorts) pose before the fun begins.

We are delighted to say the the 'First Annual Rooskey Rose' competition was a huge success. Congratulations to the winners of the Junior and Senior competitions and a really big thanks to all who were brave enough to take part.  Big shout out to the escorts too.  They all took part in the best spirit and the community thanks you.

Junior Rose - Shauna Rogan / Senior Rose - Katie King with escorts

Katie King was sponsored by Ambience Beauty Salon

Shauna Rogan sponsord by Harkins Bistro

We really did not know how exactly this would go as it was the first year and something quite different from other fundraisers.  Although we are raising funds for the Rooskey Heritage Festival, we always like to give good value and try to ensure that people enjoy themselves.  This was definitely one of these evenings 🙂 . We have a huge amount of people to thanks, we had asked for your support and we got it in abundance.   Thank you -
  •  To our judges; Daniel Beck, Elaine Hanley and Sile O' Dowd. Hope you enjoyed the craic.
  • To Brendan Farrell Shannon Side, it was a pleasure to work alongside you. Thanks for your help and guidance throughout this process and of course thanks to Gerard Antony for that wonderful tuxedo.
  • To Pamela Hoey, Beautician & Make Up Artist,,who did make up for some of the Roses, thank you.
  • To people who helped out on the night, especially Terry Clews, Karen and Darren.
  • To Margaret Goff for the photography on the night and Ep Keenan for our background slides and support.
  • To P.S. Red for your kindness and support, thank you.
  • To Cox's Pub and Steak House Dromod, our festival main sponsors, a huge thanks again guys. As usual you came up trumps.
But especially we want to thank................
  • All our Roses and Escorts. They entered into the spirit of the event with great attitude, they entertained us with song, dance, music, poetry ,hairdressing and even hoola hooping 🙂 What a great bunch you all are. Take a bow guys!
  • To everyone who took time our of the busy lives to come and support the event.  The buzz on the night was excellent and even a few of the 'lads' admitted it was a great night.  Thanks for the continued support.  With it we can bring success to the area.



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Thanks to Cox - Main Sponsors of the Festival

Cox's Steakhouse and Bar

Dromod Village
Co. Leitrim
T:  353 (0) 71 9638 234

Main Sponsor of the Festival

Cox's Steakhouse, Dromod, Co. Leitrim Tel: 353 (0) 71 9638234

Many, thanks to Cox's Steakhouse Bar & Restaurant who are the Main Sponsor for the Rooskey Heritage Festival in 2018. This continues the brilliant support they have given us since the Festivals inception.

Cox's will also be in charge of the bar at the Big Red Barn during the Rooskey Heritage Festival, and always do a great job.

Make sure you check them out in Dromod, a great place to relax.

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