The annual Blue Jean Country Queen festival is set to take place this weekend (June 3, 4 and 5) in Athboy, Co. Meath.
Representing Kilkenny proudly at the twenty fourth annual festival will be Leanne Ryan. Leanne herself is a 20 year old member of Suirside branch of Macra na Feirme and is a Student. From Friday June 3 when they are interviewed on Stage in the Old Darnley Lodge Hotel, to the final music session on Bank Holiday Monday afternoon, they have a hectic schedule. The winner of 2011 Blue Jean Country Queen title will be announced at midnight on Sunday June 5 and will be crowned by reigning queen, Meath’s Celine Smyth.