Willow – Cork Nose Of Tralee 2023

Meet your Cork celebrity – the 2023 Nose of Cork, Willow

Name: Willow

County: Cork

Age: 4

Breed: Labrador

Special Skill: High 5 and High 10 – that’s when I give 2 paws at same time😍

Favourite Food: Do I have to pick a favourite – Carrots

Favourite Toy: Kevin the Carrot from Aldi

Favourite Place to Sleep: Couch

Favourite Activity: Swimming

Favourite Place To Go For A Walk/Hangout: Inniscarra Lake

Most Mischievous Thing You Have Ever Done? Ate all the Christmas presents and opened all the toys that my mum had bought for my Biological Brothers and Sisters. It was a good day😂

How Did You Come Into Your Owners Life? My mum loved my doggy mum so much and knew her for years, so when she gave birth to me and my mum saw my little chocolate face it was love at first sight

What Makes You The Most Pawtastic Pet Ever? My caring nature and always looking out for everyone. If it’s just my family I always want to know where everyone is, but even if my friends come over or join us on walks, I make sure they’re all ok too

Why Did You Decide To Enter The Nose Of Tralee? Because my mum thinks I’m pretty special and her brother is my best friend. He has intellectual disabilities and I bring him so much joy to his life but he brings more to mine💗

How Did You Prepare For The Contest And Get Votes? Luckily for me, I was already on Social Media over on Instagram. So to have that platform as an aid to generate votes and to promote the competition was very handy. My mum also got fliers and posters printed. She went on 2 local radio stations and an online local news websites shared my story. Also lots of many great friends and family voted daily

What Did You Enjoy Most About The Nose Of Tralee? Representing Cork to the best of my abilities and talking to people out and about

What Advice Would You Give To The Next Nose Of Your County? Enjoy every bit of it!! Go all out, it’s a once in a life time experience so why not embrace it all

How Are You Handling Your New-Found Fame? It’s tough at times haha but I love it!!

If You Could Be Any Super Hero Who Would You Be? AquaWoman

Where Can Your Fans Follow You Online? Over on Instagram @daisybooandfriends