The cream of the crop in Araglin have brought home a triple victory to the village, and among them was Shauna O’Sullivan, who last weekend was selected to represent the Rebel county at one of the most prestigious of competitions, The Rose of Tralee.

Aged 25, Shauna is a native of Araglin and a newly qualified pharmacist who graduated from UCC with a Master’s degree in Pharmacy. Over the weekend, Shauna and her family took to the Rochestown Park Hotel for selection night, where she was named the Cork Rose out of a line up of 23 entrants.

When asked what her reaction was to the announcement, Shauna said she was 'in total disbelief’.

“I think we all got the biggest shock ever. Never in a million years would I have …"

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