Meet your Meath celebrity – the 2022 Meath Nose of Tralee, Gio.
County: County Meath
Age: 7 months
Breed: Cocker Spaniel Master of Disaster
Special Skill: Doing Elvia impressions for photo( my lips keep getting stuck in my teefs)
Favourite Food: Sausages
Favourite Place to Sleep: In my mama’s room obvs!
Favourite Activity: Chasing Tigerlily the cat- only room for 1 ginger around here.
Favourite Place To Go For A Walk/Hangout: Girley Bog (for a great Sniffari) or the Hill of Tara for freeeee-dom!
Most Mischievous Thing You Have Ever Done? Chewing up 6 rolls of toilet- roll followed by chewing a hole in my mama’s little black dress🙈
How Did You Come Into Your Owners Life? My mamas 17 year old beloved dog Tara died at Christmas and she was very sad and lonely so she got me!?
What Makes You The Most Pawtastic Pet Ever! I’m cute, cuddly, smart, lick mama’s face first thing in morning and last thing at night- puppy kisses 😘
Why Did You Decide To Enter The Nose Of Tralee? Because I’m super cute and pawsome!
How Did You Prepare For The Contest And Get Votes? We went around doing meet and greets, spreading pawsitivity, giving out vote for me cards, gave free cuddles and set up an Instagram account that now has over 4,200 followers! I learned to rock a bow-tie/ tuxedo and to sit still for photos.
What Did You Enjoy Most About The Nose Of Tralee? Learning to socialise and meet new friends and new doggos!
What Advice Would You Give To The Next Nose Of Your County? The next Meath Nose should have fun, meet lots of people, and rock a crown- we are the Royal County after all👑
How Are You Handling Your New-Found Fame? Well I may be small but I’m mighty. I love making reels and posing for the camera so I can spread pawsitivity and joy. I’ve learned to behave better and even though I’m the Meath Nose- the fame hadn’t gone to my head. I’m still just plain old Gio from the block- just a little more fabulous😎
If You Could Be Any Super Hero Who Would You Be? My mama has order me an Avengers costume. I can’t wait to wear it and show you Gio the pupvenger!!! !!
Where Can Your Fans Follow You Online? gios_garden.x