It took Maggie Rose McEldowney three tries to be chosen the Chicago Rose and earn the chance to journey to Ireland and participate in the International Rose of Tralee Festival.
It only took Maggie one try to impress the Rose of Tralee festival judges with her honesty, intelligence and dedication to her family’s Irish heritage, leading them to crown her the 2016 Rose of Tralee.
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