Antrim Rose Orlagh McClinton Backed To Win Rose Of Tralee

Rose of Tralee

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22-year old Orlagh McClinton from Glenavy, Co Antrim, is the 10/1 joint favourite to be crowned this year’s Rose of Tralee having seen her odds slashed in from 40/1.

A hive of activity was evident in the ante post market on Tuesday morning…

forcing us to cut the Antrim Rose into a quarter of her original odds.

Recently Orlagh completed a degree in Liberal Arts with Religious Studies and aims to complete a PGCE to become a Primary School teacher. Orlagh has a passion for photography, loves to travel and enjoys GAA.

It’s been nine years since the Rose of Tralee went to a London Rose and this year we make Laura Kennedy the 10/1 joint favourite to become the 2019 Rose. From Glenville in East Cork, Laura studied Business Information Systems at University College Cork and fulfilled her dream of working on London by moving there where she works at a global investment bank and loves musical theatre.

Laura is a public speaker and volunteer ambassador for Make A Wish UK and has worked with disadvantaged children in India. She ticks a lot of boxes and seems a deserving joint favourite after the initial flurry of bets.

It’s been a long time since the Rose of Tralee stayed in its native Kerry with Margaret O’Keeffe the last local winner back in 1964 and this year the Kingdom’s representative is Sally-Ann Leahy from Causeway in North Kerry. Sally-Ann is a Home Economics teacher, loves to travel and is a volunteer with Chernobyl Children’s Fund. The Badminton player is the third 10/1 joint favourite.

*Prices correct at time of publication