from our entertainment correspondent in Willie Darcy's
Ther floodgates are now well and truly open. For the first time, unmarried mothers can be entered into the Rose of Tralee Competition. The following from the BBC website ;
""The young women who come to us bring the modern world to our door, and through them we are a renewed organisation every year"
Anthony O'Gara Rose of Tralee managing director."
Thank you, Mr. O'Gara, it is good to know that, without young women coming to us, the people of Tralee would be unaware of the modern world.