The recently crowned Pride of Tipperary, Aoife O’Meara was at Tipperary Races on Summer Sunday to receive the €1,000 cash prize from Jane Davis, Manager at Tipperary Racecourse, Laura Moore, Sales Manager at Ballykisteen Hotel and Golf Resort and Walter Hennessy, president of the Tipperary Racecourse Supporters Club.
The fundraising benefactor of the Pride of Tipperary events was the Tipperary Lions Club. An incredible €5,000 was raised over the course of the events which included the fashion show in Aherlow House Hotel, the quiz night in Times Hotel and the Gala Dinner in Ballykisteen Hotel.
The Pride of Tipperary 2012 was a great successs. There was incredible support from the event sponsors, Tipperary Races, Ballykisteen Hotel and Gold Resort and the Tipperary Town Chamber of Commerce as well as the individual contestant sponsors.
Aoife O’Meara and her fellow Pride of Tipperary contestants will join the Tipperary Lions Club at Tipperary Races for the Fillies Friday Night Out at Tipperary on 10th August for the cheque presentation to the Lion Club.