Walsh said: “The Rose of Tralee is about celebrating women’s intelligence, careers, their volunteer work. The question of sexuality never came up. To me, being gay is normal; it’s natural.”
She continued, “I’m confident in who I am as a person. I told my parents and they were supportive, as I knew they would be.”
Walsh revealed that she recently ended a two year relationship with woman, but that now she is single.
The Boston native first moved to Mayo with her family at seven years-old. She studied journalism at Griffith College Dublin before moving back to the US once she got her degree.
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