The 2014 International Rose of Tralee, Maria Walsh, made a flying visit to New Zealand, and found time to drop into the Hutt Valley Irish Society to meet our members, and to find out a little about who we are and what we do. It was a fun evening. Have a look for yourself:
Funny - David's normally on the other end of the camera!
Trying on the crown for size
Waving properly is an important part of the role which needs to be mastered early!
A serious discussion
Shirley talking to Ciaran about being an escort in Tralee
Food, drink, and conversation - Irish essentials?
The photographer photographed