Book Review The Kerryman Newspaper April 15th 2009 p20
Sweet Tale of a Rose by Marisa Reidy
The supernatural love of a fictional Rose of Tralee is the subject of a new book. Always and Forever: Katie the Rose of Tralee by Annette Dunlea.
The book described as a sweet Irish tale of two farmer's children falling in love and marrying is set in Tralee in the 1980s and centres on Katie's coming of age. She wins the Rose of Tralee festival and on that night her boyfriend goes on bended knee and proposes. It is the beginning of the rest of her life. They marry and a terrible fate falls on the family. The book costs €11.31 in paperback or download from www.alwaysroseoftralee.synthasite.com for €3.70.
Causes Annette Dunlea Supports
The National Council of The Blind, Ireland