John flew flag for Roscommon at Mr Personality Festival

The annual Mr Personality Festival 2024 took place in the Talbot Hotel, Clonmel on the 5th and 6th of April.

The festival was hosted by Kilkenny Macra na Feirme and sponsored by Kilkenny/Carlow and District Farm Relief Services. Local man John Fallon took part in the weekend’s festivities as the Roscommon representative. 25 contestants travelled from across the country to Clonmel for a fun-filled weekend.

The result was announced at midnight on Saturday night after a Banquet Dinner Dance. Mark Riordan, Kenmare Macra (Kerry), was named as the 17th Mr Personality. In second place was Stephen Murray from Scotstown Macra (Monaghan), and third place went to  Micháel Kilheeney from Mountmellick Macra (Laois).

Mark Riordan was presented with €500, a perpetual cup, and a glass trophy. Stephen Murray received a glass trophy and €300, and Micháel Kilheeny received a glass trophy and €200. All three received vouchers for ‘Lunch for Two’ at the Talbot Hotel in Clonmel, and all entrants received engraved cufflinks to commemorate the event.