Meet your Fermanagh celebrity – the 2022 Fermanagh Nose of Tralee, Minnie.
Name: Minnie the Hen
Age: 18 months
Breed: Rhode Island Red
Special Skill: Escape artist
Favourite Food: Corn but cabbage a close second
Favourite Toy: Not a toy but my ‘hen hot water bottle’ is invaluable on a cold night
Favourite Place to Sleep: Anywhere with a perch
Favourite Activity: Escaping
Favourite Place To Go For A Walk/Hangout: My owner’s polytunnel
Most Mischievous Thing You Have Ever Done? Break out onto the road when my neighbour was babysitting me and nearly give her a heart attack
How Did You Come Into Your Owners Life? When I got my P45 from the egg farm
What Makes You The Most Pawtastic Pet Ever! I am Beaktastic cos I lay the tastiest eggs ever !
Why Did You Decide To Enter The Nose Of Tralee? I thought I might win, but then again Fermanagh never win anything
How Did You Prepare For The Contest And Get Votes? I stood a bit stiller than usual so my owner could take photographs
What Did You Enjoy Most About The Nose Of Tralee? The craic on social media and meeting all the other Noses !
What Advice Would You Give To The Next Nose Of Your County? Be more prepared than I was
How Are You Handling Your New-Found Fame? I’m taking it fairly well because I have always been a legend
If You Could Be Any Super Hero Who Would You Be? I suppose Wonder Woman but sure even she can’t lay eggs
Where Can Your Fans Follow You Online? Facebook page ‘Minnie the Hen’