Caoimhe (22) from Ballybit Big, Rathvilly was crowned Carlow Rose 2023 at the exciting final in the Woodford Dolmen Hotel. Daughter of Brian and Ciara (née O’Rourke), Caoimhe is a geography and English teacher at Scoil Chonglais, Baltinglass, while she’s also studying for her master’s at Hibernian College.

Caoimhe was a hugely popular winner on the night and has been inundated with calls and messages of support since her terrific win.