|Ann-Marie Lynch - New York Rose c/o The Score|
The Score has a great quiz all about the 2012 Roses. We reproduce the questions here, but you will need to visit The Score for the answers - nothing is easy in this life!
The picture above is also from The Score - it is part of a slideshow of photos of all the Roses.
Those pesky questions;
a. This 26-year-old was a housekeeper to six priests and worked in the largest sheep abattoir in Australia.
b. This 21-year-old recently adopted a wild mustang and called her Rosie.
c. This 23-year-old will soon begin working as an allocation analyst after graduating with a degree in Economics & International Affairs (Bonus points if you know what an allocation analyst is)
d. This 21-year-old plays ladies football, sings, acts, dances, plays the piano and dabbles in a bit of tag rugby.
e. This 23-year-old can help relieve you of your bad habits and phobias.
f. This 27-year-old once saved a woman from drowning in Portnoo, Donegal.
g. This 27-year-old was an international gymnast and holds the record for the longest handstand at her local gym.
h. This 27-year-old has just taken up running to see why people enjoy it.
j. This 24-year-old enjoys spontaneous dancing.
k. This 25-year-old can sail a square-rigged vessel and has learned Kung Fu.
l. This 21-year-old loves pate, chocolate, shoes and banter.
m. This 22-year-old wants to get more young people interested in farming.
n. This 25-year-old knows how to play the saxophone and her ‘likes’ include chocolate, flowers, gardens and open fires.
o. This 22-year-old came second place in Cavan’s Got Talent.
p. This 21-year-old is a Zumba instructor who is a big fan of seafood and Mardi Gras and St Patrick’s Day parades.
q. This 19-year-old has participated in the World Irish Dancing Championships.
r. This 25-year-old has completed a 20-mile obstacle course in mud.
s. This 26-year-old wants to own a coffee shop and visit all the islands off the coast of Ireland.
t. This 26-year-old plays GAA with French, German and Scandinavian women.
u. This 27-year-old wants kids to eat more fruit and vegetables.
v. This 23-year-old is fascinated by the speedy weight-loss of horseracing jockeys.
w. This 18-year-old writes poetry, plays the flute, swims, dances, has taken part in charity fashion shows and used to have her own fashion blog.
x. This 24-year-old was named the Most Charitable Student at her school. Her mother and father also met at the Rose of Tralee festival. Awww.
y. This 24-year-old loves nibbling on cheese and strawberries and has met the Dalai Lama.
z. This 25-year-old has met with Queen Elizabeth II.
aa. This 23-year-old has abseiled the Europa Hotel in Belfast.
bb. This 22-year-old is passionate about the bagpipes.
cc. This 24-year-old is such a clean-freak she set up her own cleaning company.
dd. This 27-year-old has a weakness for chicken, stuffing and mayonnaise sandwiches.
ee. This 23-year-old is an aspiring actress and part-time pub worker.
ff. This 27-year-old travelled outside her country for the first time in April.
And the answers? Here at The Score