Representing: Philadelphia
Occupation: Portfolio Management for De Lage Landen
Age: 25

Tara Grandich currently lives in Drexel Hill, PA. She grew up watching the Rose of Tralee Festival and has always dreamt of taking part. Her mother Mary, was born in Kilcormac, Offaly but moved to America in the late 1970s where she met her Italian husband, Peter, in the Bronx. She visits Ireland every year and says every trip is an adventure.

She graduated in 2014 with a degree in International Business. Tara is currently working in Portfolio Management for De Lage Landen, a global vendor finance company. 

Tara will be remembering her beloved late Granny, Rose throughout the festival as she has fond memories of them watching the show together.