Montreal St-Patrick’s Day Queen and court 2020


Montreal St-Patrick’s Day Queen and court 2020 have been chosen this past Saturday night by The United Irish Societies of Montreal.

Orla Mahon (Queen 2020) – Orla is 23 years of age. Both her parents were born and raised in Ireland; her mother from Belfast, Northern Ireland and her father from County Down.

Orla Mahon Saint Patricks Day Queen 2020
Orla Mahon – Montreal Saint Patricks Day Queen 2020

She studies at McGill University in a Bachelor of Science program, majoring in Science and Biology with a minor in Classical Languages.

She presently works as a Front End Software Developer at Explorance. She develops new tools and revamps older systems so it may be used by persons with disabilities.

Orla is currently taking classes in Mandarin. She is involved in Model United Nations and competed in Model UN simulations. She recently travelled to Beijing and Guangzhou to act there as a director for UN sponsored Model UN conferences.

She has always loved to volunteer. She volunteered for Maison Benedicte Labre preparing food. She also volunteered for Montreal Shamrock’s Super Leagues as a scorekeeper or umpire

Megan Sweeney
Megan Sweeney – Montreal St-Patricks Day Princess 2020

Megan Sweeney (Princess 2020) – Megan is 21 years of age. Her Irish heritage is on her father’s side who emigrated from Count Tyrone to Canada in the early 1900s.

She is a fourth year student at McGill University in Industrial and Labour Relations with a minor in Religion and Globalization. After graduation she intends to apply to a law school.

Megan is a Chief Operations Officer at Penny Drops, student-run non-profit organization that aims to deliver financial literacy education to every high-school and university student in Canada.

She is working towards becoming a barre fitness instructor with a long term goal of designing and implementing a variation of the technique into classes for seniors in retirement facilities.

Megan loves to attend art galleries and to attend concerts.

Julia Barnwell Princess
Julia Barnwell – Montreal St-Patricks Day Princess 2020

Julia Barnwell (Princess 2020) – Julia is 22 years of age. Her Irish ancestry stems from Birr, County Offaly.

She is a recent graduate of McGill University with a BSc in Biology and a second major in International Development.

She currently works as a Research Assistant at the Douglas Research Centre.

Julia has played piano for 16 years and is a graduate of Ecole de Musique Vincent d’Indy. She currently volunteers every week in Youth Ministry at St. Ignatius of Loyola Parish.

Julia is a competitive Irish dancer and has completed internationally. She recently joined the Montreal Ladies Gaelic Football Team.

Aveen Mahon Princess
Aveen Mahon Montreal St-Patrick Days Princess 2020

Aveen Mahon (Princess 2020) – Aveen is 21 years of age. She is both a Canadian and Irish citizen. Both her parents were born and raised in Ireland; her mother from Belfast, Northern Ireland and her father from County Down.

Currently, Aveen is in her first year Master of Science specializing in High Energy (Particle) Physics.

During her studies she interned at TRIUMF (Canada National Particle Accelerator Center) as well as CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research.

Aveen participated in Model United Nations. She loves reading as well as sketching. She volunteered for six years at Vaudreuil-Soulanages Palliative Care Centre. She also participates in Irish Dance and represents Quebec and Canada on a regional, National and International stage.

Rebecca McAuley Princess
Rebecca McAuley Montreal Sat-Patricks Day Princess 2020

Rebecca McAuley (Princess) – Rebecca is 20 years of age. Her Irish heritage is from her great grandfather from County Antrim. She is in her first semester at McGill University, majoring in Finance in the Desautels Faculty of Management.

Rebecca loves to run and competes in races from 5 km to half-marathon distance. She also likes to read. She is part of a delegation called the Desautels Management Competitions committee, competing against other business schools in Quebec.

She is part of the McGill Olympic Club and competes in various races throughout the year. She is also part of a floor hockey team an intermural basketball team at McGill University.

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