Pops of Colour stole the show at The Lodge at Ashford Castle Best Dressed Competition at Ballinrobe Racecourse
Paula Devaney from Kilconly was the winner of The Lodge at Ashford Castle Best Dressed Ladies Day at Ballinrobe Racecourse on Tuesday evening, June 20. Paula collected the top prize of a VIP experience at The Lodge at Ashford Castle plus €1,000 in cash. The runners-up received dinner for 2 in Wilde’s Restaurant in The Lodge at Ashford Castle and a bottle of champagne.
Paula wore a from suit from Brass Boutique in Ennis, her headpiece was by Joanne Hynes. Her shoes were from Zara and her handbag was from River Island. She wore jewellery from Rouses in Ballina.
Paula Devaney, winner, said – ‘I am thrilled to have been chosen as the winner of Ballinrobe Racecourse Best Dressed Lady competition and I am delighted with the amazing prize. I always love coming to Ballinrobe Racecourse and it has been a wonderful evening’.
Judge, Pam Richardson-Hoare, remarked: ‘The fashion at Ballinrobe Ladies Day this year was outstanding. The injection of colours and the individual twist ladies put on their outfits was superb. Originality is always key for me, so it was the unique touch that triggered my attention. The top five finalists were compiled of different varied looks but it was Paula who stole the show. I would like to congratulate Paula, the finalists and all the Ladies who attended Ballinrobe Best Dressed Lady’.
Peter Fergus, Hotel Manager, The Lodge at Ashford Castle, said ‘ “The Lodge at Ashford Castle were delighted to sponsor Ladies Day. It was such a special evening. We could not be more proud of our association with the Ballinrobe Racecourse.”
John Flannelly, Ballinrobe Racecourse Manager said: “Ladies Day is one of our most popular race meetings of our season. We would like to thank our sponsors The Lodge at Ashford Castle for sponsoring Ladies Day and becoming a race sponsor with us also this year – it’s a great partnership for Ballinrobe. The sun shone brightly and we are overwhelmed by the turnout, I hope everyone had a great night.”