Rose of Tralee 2016: Chicago Rose Maggie McEldowney onstage in the Festival Dome, Tralee  on Tuesday night. Photograph: Domnick Walsh

The Chicago Rose Maggie McEldowney was crowned the Rose of Tralee 2016 on Tuesday night. The 27-year-old Chicago native works as director of develo(...)

Cavan Rose Lisa Reilly interrupted by  protester Matt O’Connor (centre) of Fathers4Justice  in the Festival Dome during the Rose of Tralee live on air  on Monday night. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

The perils of live television were all too apparent on Monday night when the RTÉ broadcast of the Rose of Tralee was interrupted by a man who invaded(...)