Lady of the Erne 2013

The Grand Final of the Lady of the Erne contest will take place on the 18th & 19th July in the Slieve Russell Hotel.

The Slieve Russell Hotel is our main sponsor for our 2013 event. This prestigious and great hotel will celebrate ”Home to the Lady Of The Erne” 22 years this year since its foundation in 1991. This event would like to express it’s sincere thanks to Mr Tony Walker, General Manager Of The Hotel and all his colleagues for their wonderful support while organising the Lady Of The Erne, and for its Warm Hospitality

The Lady Of Erne began in 1991 with the aim of cultivating and promoting cultural cross border Relations in a different way. Twenty two years later , hundreds of young women from all over Ireland, North, South, East and west have stood vied for the prestigious title Lady Of The Erne.

Today accomplished young women will travel with their families and friends to attend this wonderful event. It is Important to pay tribute to past Directors for all their work which has enhanced the event over the years. We recognise our present Director Mark Leonard, and our Secretary Nuala Corrigan for their continuing hard work and diligence to ensure this years event is a great success.Many thanks to them both.

We continue to be indebted to our wonderful sponsors for without them events like this simply would not take place. The Slieve Russell Hotel are our main sponsor this year and remains host to the Lady Of The Erne since our foundation in 1991.

We thank the management and staff for their efforts, support and usual warm welcome. We would like to thank the 2011 Lady Of The Erne Ms Tina Poland From Belfast for her commitment and for the way in which she has carries out her duties. We wish her every success in the future.

We pay tribute to all of the contestants in this years final and wish each and every one of them a very enjoyable time. We hope they take away with them many happy memories. Waterways Ireland continues to recognise our great commitment to promoting the Water. We pay tribute to them for their wonderful support and sponsorship which will greatly enhance our event.
We hope you enjoy our Lady Of The Erne event this year, we wish you all a wonderful visit and hope to see you again in future years.

For further information: Mark Leonard, Director, 086 1011782

Nuala Corrigan, Secretary 086 8122110

Angie Sutherland talks to Mark Leonard one of the organisers of THE LADY OF THE ERNE also Tony Walker, Manager of The Slieve Russell Hotel, Ballyconell and Patricia McAuley, Manager of Beleek Pottery two of the Sponsors of this years competition. Filmed by Brian Daly of Drumlin Media Cavan.