2020 Parade Queen Orla Mahon

2020 Queen Orla Mahon – Orla is 24 Both her parents were born and raised in Ireland; her mother is from Belfast, Northern Ireland and her father is from County Down.

She studied at McGill University in a Bachelor of Science program, majoring in Computer 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 they 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 currently volunteers for Maison Benedicte Labre preparing food for people in need.

Orla is also is a member of the Montreal Shamrocks Ladies Gaelic Football Team and volunteers as a scorekeeper or umpire for their Super Leagues.