Trezise admits that placing Aiofe
in Belfast raised some challenges for a Welsh writer.
fears that, like her mother and brother before her, she will fall prey to the family illness: madness that strikes at the age of sixteen.
's winning Feile necklace, a family photo, a leabhair gaeilge and her christening candle were the offertory gifts.
On overall form there is little to choose between him and Droopys Aiofe
in the marathon.
But their great achievements have come at no little cost as star player Aiofe
Mannion has shown such great talent that she has been snapped up by Birmingham City Ladies.
The 6ft (1.8m) calf was born in the lead up to Christmas to mum Aiofe
and dad Meru.
Ballinrobe, Co Mayo 22/8/08; UP & COMING Aoife Kelly could be next year's Rose of Tralee; BLOOMIN' LOVELY Rose of Tralee Aiofe
; Tralee, Co Kerry 26/8/08
After visits from the judging panel, Cork was selected, 'One of the main factors being the actual thriving cultural sector here, with Cork being known locally, nationally and internationally for its festivals - the choral festival, the jazz festival, the film festival - but also because of the large number of artists living and working here,' explains Aiofe
Carlin, Press and Information Manager for Cork 2005.
Catriona Casey and Aiofe
McCarthy had squared off against each other at the US National Collegiates in February and the friends decided to team up for travel and play in this event since they didn't have to meet the requirement of being from the same school as they do in the collegiates.
ANGELIC: An early school photograph of Brian - whose sense of fun started winning him friends at the age of just four; FUN: Majorca nights with Suzanne Gorry (left) and Michelle; LIFT: With Michelle on holiday; HAPPY: Brian "came out" during this holiday in Majorca; PROUD: With sister Aiofe
and Michelle; FAVOURITE: The Big Brother star; CLEVER: Brian's graduation day
Mrs Clare Callaghan, from Belfast, who was pregnant with her second daughter Aiofe
as her husband lay dying, said the fear that the deadly brain disease might strike one of her children was something she lived with every day.
Niamh, Hayley, Jessica and Aoife; NOW Niamh (left) and Aiofe
McDonnell at home last week; Picture: BILLY GRIFFITHS