Claire Curran's wit and off-beat talent set her apart in the preliminaries, a fan said.
McCarthy's Irish Bar  threw a sendoff party for her Saturday night. Among the well-wishers was Penny O'Brien, right.
Claire Curran's wit and off-beat talent set her apart in the preliminaries, a fan said. McCarthy's Irish Bar threw a sendoff party for her Saturday night. Among the well-wishers was Penny O'Brien, right. Herald-Leader
Claire Curran's wit and off-beat talent set her apart in the preliminaries, a fan said. McCarthy's Irish Bar threw a sendoff party for her Saturday night. Among the well-wishers was Penny O'Brien, right. Herald-Leader

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.