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Winners of the ‘Best Dressed Balmoral Style’ competition announced.


Ireland’s Blue Book in partnership with Dubarry Ireland, are delighted to announce that the winners of the “Best Dressed Balmoral Style” competition were announced on Saturday 18th May at the 2019 Balmoral Show.

The competition proved to be a popular addition to the Show’s programme. Cool FM’s Rebecca McKinney judged the most appropriately dressed lady and gent. Fabulous prizes were on offer, with the overall winners each receiving a stylish country outfit provided by title competition sponsor Dubarry as well as receiving a luxury two-night stay with B&B and one evening meal at either Castle Leslie Estate, Co. Monaghan or Newforge House, Co. Armagh provided by Ireland’s Blue Book.

This year’s Best Dressed lady was won by Lesleyanne Conlan from Co. Wicklow and Best Dressed gent was won by Michael Duggan from Waringstown.

For further information contact:

Stacey Patterson, Marketing and Communications Executive

028 9068 6181 / 078 2514 6840

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About Balmoral Show

Taking place at Balmoral Park, Lisburn from 15-18 May 2019, Balmoral Show is Northern Ireland's largest agri-food event.

With more than 650 trade stands to browse, the NI Food Pavilion showcasing the very best of local produce, hundreds of competitions and classes, and a wide range of family entertainment and attractions, is not to be missed.  

Sponsored by the Ulster Bank, it typically includes show jumping competitions, motorcycle displays, bands, shopping, tasting, a children's farm, and displays of falconry, pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats.

About Ireland’s Blue Book

Ireland's Blue Book is a collection of Irish Country House Hotels, Manor Houses, Castles and Restaurants. Located throughout the island of Ireland these charming and stylish hideaways are the perfect choice for your romantic escape or weekend retreat. Activities vary from golf, fishing, spas and cookery schools or just relaxing in warm and comfortable surroundings. Also included in the collection are five of Ireland’s finest Michelin star restaurants.

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