They’ve missed a trick by not calling it The Bros of Tralee…
The 2023 version of the Westmeath Bachelor Competition will happen subsequent month in Mullingar.
Described as a “male various” to The Rose of Tralee, the competitors goals to seek out Eire’s most eligible bachelor.
“The attractive ladies of Eire have all the time had an opportunity to shine in lots of pageants and on Women’ Day at racecourses the nation over,” a press release for the occasion reads.
“Now it’s time for the lads of Eire to step into the highlight and present the nation they’ve what it takes to be the face of Eire’s trendy man.”
In final 12 months’s iteration of the competitors, the youngest entrant was 21 and the oldest was 62. The ultimate 13 of Eire’s most eligible bachelors have been whittled down from tons of of entrants.
The shortlisted contestants needed to bear rigorous questions from the superstar judging panel, in addition to carry out a expertise piece. Examples of the latter final 12 months included singing, stand-up comedy, a conventional ‘brush dance’, ventriloquism and cocktail making.
Sarah Jane Foster (host of the competitors), Bryan Murphy (2022 winner) Shane Barkey (host)
25-year-old Kerry farmer and musician Bryan Murphy in the end got here out victorious, being topped The Westmeath Bachelor of the 12 months f0r 2022. He’s mentioned to have received over judges along with his “charismatic character and charming efficiency on the accordion”.
This 12 months’s judging line-up options music supervisor Louis Walsh, journalist Anne Doyle, TV presenter Brian Ormond and businesswoman Pippa O’Connor.
Together with the title of Westmeath Bachelor, the winner of the competition receives an all-inclusive vacation to Ibiza, a brand new wardrobe and a money donation to their chosen charity.
The pageant will happen on Saturday, 29 July. Tickets are on sale now from the Mullingar Arts Centre’s web site.