LIMERICK's wife, Louise Crowley, was crowned at the 54th annual Clarke Machinery Group's Earth Queen 2018 at the glittering gala ballad in Tullamore.
Louise came to the top of the 30 queens by impressing the judges with her personality, her passionate agriculture, and linking with her local community.
Second place was Aisling O 'Driscoll from Muskerry – Cork (Terelton), and Roisin Lynch from Ramona, Cavan was announced in third place.
The weekend saw 30 Queens descending at the Bridge House Hotel, Tullamore on Friday morning. They went on a tour of the faithful county, referring to Clonmacnoise and Tullamore Dew Heritage Center.
After the official opening that evening, Queens participated in an open forum discussion with a panel of well-known women and men in the agricultural industry before joining the nightclub Palace for the Nightmare with a musical sensation Marty Mone.
On Saturday morning, the girls were early for interviews with honorable judges Gerard Clarke, director of Clarke Machinery Group; Emma Birchall, ruling the 2017 queen of the country; Anna Marie McHugh, Assistant to the Director of the National Association of Weapons; and Joe Healy, president of the Irish Farmers' Association.
Everyone was welcomed by the Queen for their accompaniment to Hugh Lynch, and the boys then took their steps in an interview with Rock at Paddy, one of the famous Offaly performers.
On Saturday night, after the Queen's interview on the stage, a crowd was picked up late by Broadcaster Groomsmen and Joe Wynne.
PHOTO: 2018 Queen of the country Louise Crowley with the escort of the year, Andrew Corrigan
Sunday went to the Gala banquet where the dance was canceled at midnight on Sunday evening when the winner was announced.
Louise Crowley was then presented with the Queen of the Country Linda O'Brien Tiara, Clarke Machinery Group Sponsored Eternal Trophy, Clarke Machinery Group Sponsored 1000 € Awards, Specially commissioned a piece of Galway Crystal from Cahill Jewelers, a two-night break at the Bridge House Hotel and a bon for clothing of 200 € Kode Clothing.
Both winners received a 200-euro cash prize and a special Galway Crystal order.
Escort of the Year was announced as Andrew Corrigan. The escorts of the year were chosen by Queens. Andrew received a permanent trophy sponsored by Tony O & # 39; Donoghue, a two-week stay at the Bridge House Hotel, £ 300
voucher clothing from Guy's clothing and a respected gold card for copper face, Dublin.
The president, Ger Mahon, commented after a glittering event: "We, the board, are delighted that Louise has crowned Clarke Machinery Group from the 2018 country queen. We are sure we will make a great job of presenting our festival all over the country for the next year."
"We would be happy, honestly, to see that any of the contestants would win, because they all showed to charming, intelligent girls, and hopefully they will return to the Festival in the future." 2017 Queen of the Emma
Birchall, abandon his role as she did an excellent job during her reign, "he added.
"With another closing of the festival, I am grateful to everyone on the board, all of our generous sponsors and most of all our supporters coming from all over the country and beyond, enjoyed Clarke Machinery Queen's of the Land Festival 2018, concluded Ger.