A thirty year old dairy farmer and member of Kilkenny City Macra na Feirme will represent the county at the annual Mr Personality Contest which will be held in the Springhill Court Hotel from April 7 to April 9.
Michael Fitzpatrick will represent Kilkenny at the 12th Annual Mr. Personality Festival which is being organised by Kilkenny Macra na Feirme.
The Festival is again sponsored by Kilkenny, Carlow and District Farm Relief Services. Amongst Michael's hobbies and interests are Hurling, Tag Rugby, Indoor Soccer, Basketball, politics, movies and of course farming.
He believes he will make a good representative for Kilkenny because he is passionate about rural development and personal development.
Fellow club members describe him as sporty, happy, witty, authoritative, passionate, gentleman, dependable, competitive and fun.
The weekend itinerary is as follows – the contestants will arrive at the Springhill Court Hotel at 7 pm with the on-Stage interviews starting at 9pm.
Former Macra President Matt O’Keeffe will be conducting the interviews. This will be followed by music from Hot Fuss and D.J.
Michael will have an early start on Saturday morning as contestant challenges will take place at 9:30 am. Following the activities each contestant will be interviewed by the judges. Then on Saturday evening after photocall with the sponsors, the Informal Banquet will take place starting at 7:45pm.
This will be followed by music from Deuces Wild and D.J till late.
The Mr. Personality 2017 will be announced at about midnight.
Tickets for the banquet are sold out but tickets are still available for the restaurant and can be booked by contacting Kerry in the Springhill Court Hotel on 056 7721122. This year Macra members have an exclusive offer whereby a weekend afters ticket can be purchased for €20. Full details are available on the macra website website.
On Sunday 9th April the National Volleyball Finals sponsored by the National Dairy Council will be held in The Watershed Kilkenny, making Kilkenny the place to be that weekend. Further information is available by contacting Liam Comerford on 086 4040682 or www.mrpersonality.ie