“As the Tipperary Rose, I am honoured to be working alongside Pieta House this year to help raise much needed funds for the prevention of suicide and self-harm,” said Sheila.

However, becoming the Tipperary Rose was a childhood dream come true.

“I am so honoured and humbled to be representing my county and the people of Tipperary,” said Sheila.

 By:Tipperary Star reporter

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