Monday 27 February 2017

Mulcahy: Rose of Tralee discusses coming out

Kirsty Blake Knox

Kirsty Blake Knox

International Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh.
International Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh.
Kit Harrington

In this month's glossy edition of Irish Tatler, Rose of Tralee, Maria Walsh, discusses the best responses she received on social media regarding her decision to publicly come out as a gay woman.

"One tweet said 'I think I'm more upset she's a pioneer than she's gay'," Maria recalled. "Or one chap tweeted; 'Saw the Rose of Tralee at the Ploughing Championships wearing a denim jacket. We get it. You're gay'."


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