High Tea with the Queens


Having a Festival Queen is an extremely important part of our Festival. Stage interviews will take place at our High Tea event on Thursday evening. Our Queens will then have private interviews on Saturday morning and the 2018 Queen to take over from last year’s winner Aoife McCooey will be announced at “Stars in Your Eyes Returns” event on Saturday night.     

This year’s competitors include:  Clodagh Fitzsimons, Ellen MulhollandYasmin Hughes, Orlaith Hamill, Hannah Watters, Katie Mc Carren, Shannon Cunningham, Aoife Ashmore.

Previous winners of our Festival Queen Competition were:  Aoife McCooey (2017), Karla Corr (2016), Zana Lowry (2015), Demi Moen (2014), Teresa Comiskey (2013) Hannah Duffy (2012), Katie Walsh (2011), Lisa McEneaney (2010), Tanya Greene (2009) Sarah Hamill (2008), Denise Connolly (2007), Blaithin McCooey (2006), Mardeen McCaughey (2005), Erin Feeney (2004), Linda McShane (2003) Grainne Rossiter (2002).