Tara Maguire, 2009 Washington D.C. Rose had a great time at the 2009 Festival. You must read the Fermanagh Herald for the full story, but we can give you some quotes; "The parade was a totally surreal experience. Thousands and thousands of people lined the streets despite the wind and the rain, and greeted us. It was an amazing welcome and something that we will all hold with us for the rest of our lives. "We got to attend the Fashion Show of the Year. Not only did we get to see some amazing designs, but we also got to strut our stuff on the catwalk! All 50 Roses were on cloud nine".Why is all this reported in the Fermanagh Herald? Well, Tara is a native of Derrylin. Read it here.