Post Tagged with: "Rose Of Tralee 2019"

Caroline and Keelin Reidy, Michelle, Noah and Isla Fealy, Lisa, Jack, Kyle and Dylan Vahey  in the Town Park on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Wonderful Family Fun All Over Town On Friday

August 23, 2019 at 5:55 pm 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… THE start of the Festival saw big crowds in town and if this atmosphere continues we’re in for a fantastic festival. There was music in The Square, The Mall and loads of stuff for the […]

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Singing 'The Rose Of Tralee' in The Square for the official opening of the Rose of Tralee Festival. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The Festival Is Officially Opened With Colour And Pageantry

August 23, 2019 at 3:16 pm 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… THERE was a large crowd in the Square on Friday afternoon as the official opening of the Rose of Tralee Festival took place to celebrate 60 years of the event. Hosted by Kerry County Council, […]

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Five Things To See And Do At The Festival On Friday

August 23, 2019 at 9:31 am 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… Right so, the Rose of Tralee Festival kicks off today and there’s loads to do around town. Here’s a few suggestions of what to get up to… 1. Family fun… If you have children, then […]

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Sally-Ann’s The Early Favourite On 60th Anniversary Of The Rose Festival

August 22, 2019 at 5:33 pm 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee Festival will be brought to you by AIB Tralee… IT’S early days but the bookies favourite at the moment is one of our own. According to Paddy Power (on Thursday afternoon), Kerry Rose Sally-Ann Leahy leads the betting at 3/1 and wouldn’t it […]

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Good News For The Rose Festival As Fine Weather Is On The Way

Good News For The Rose Festival As Fine Weather Is On The Way

August 21, 2019 at 1:30 pm 0 comments

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee Festival will be brought to you by AIB Tralee… YOU wouldn’t think it now, but the weather is set to improve dramatically over the next week. While the rain is pelting down today, we’re going to see dry weather from Thursday afternoon onwards […]

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LISTEN: Local Woman Composes Song In Homage To Original Rose Of Tralee Story

August 20, 2019 at 10:10 am 0 comments

A TRALEE woman has composed a song paying homage to the original Rose of Tralee song, just in time for the festival. Dr Sarah O’Halloran is a composer who currently lives in the Washington, D.C. area.  ‘Like A Rose of Tralee’ pays homage to the beloved 19th century song re-imagining […]

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PHOTOS: Meet The Rose Of Tralee 2019 Contestants (Part 2)

PHOTOS: Meet The Rose Of Tralee 2019 Contestants (Part 2)

August 19, 2019 at 4:44 pm 0 comments

You met 16 ladies earlier (click here if you missed it), now here’s the rest of the Rose of Tralee 2019 contestants… LONDON ROSE – LAURA KENNEDY Hailing from Glenville, in East Cork, I am honoured to be able to represent my adopted home as the London Rose. As the […]

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The tree near the Brandon carpark which is a popular meeting point for teenagers during the festival.

Gardaí To Patrol Popular Gathering Point For Teenagers During Rose Festival

August 19, 2019 at 4:19 pm 0 comments

GARDAI in Tralee will be cracking down on underage drinking during the Rose of Tralee festival this weekend and are urging parents of teenagers to be vigilant. Speaking on the ‘Talkabout’ programme on Radio Kerry on Monday afternoon, Garda Cathy Murphy said some of the behaviour exhibited by teenagers in […]

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PHOTOS: Meet The Rose Of Tralee 2019 Contestants (Part 1)

PHOTOS: Meet The Rose Of Tralee 2019 Contestants (Part 1)

August 19, 2019 at 2:01 pm 0 comments

There’s just days to go until the Rose of Tralee Festival begins. It’s time to meet 16 of the contestants… ABU DHABI – KAREN CASHMAN Marhaba! My name is Karen Cashman and I am a twenty-seven-year-old primary school teacher from East Cork currently living in Abu Dhabi. I am a […]

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Celia Holman Lee with Oonagh O'Gara at the official opening of the 'Gowns Of Glory' Exhibition at Kerry County Museum on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Celia Holman Lee Open ‘Gowns Of Glory’ At Kerry County Museum

August 17, 2019 at 10:30 am 0 comments

FASHION icon Celia Holman Lee was in town on Friday evening to officially open a special exhibition of the dresses worn by winning Roses of Tralee over the past 60 years. Kerry County Museum in Tralee is hosting the exhibition which charts the changing styles over the decades and it’s […]

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Hundreds Of Performers To Entertain Crowds At  Festival Parades

Hundreds Of Performers To Entertain Crowds At Festival Parades

August 14, 2019 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

MARCHING bands are synonymous with the Rose of Tralee and 60 years on from the first ever Festival in 1959, this year’s audiences can look forward to enjoying the sweet sound of music from some amazing groups from near and far. Millstreet Pipe Band from Co Cork will lead the […]

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Pictured at the Kingdom Veteran Vintage and Classic Car Club Coffee Morning at Ballygarry House Hotel were, seated front, Veronica Blennerhasset (1973 Rose of Tralee), seated back, Kerry Rose Sally-Ann Leahy and standing, Therese Collins (1965 Rose of Tralee).

Former Roses Of Tralee To Parade Through Town In Vintage Cars

August 13, 2019 at 4:56 pm Comments are Disabled

THIRTY Roses of Tralee will return to Kerry’s Capital to take part in the 60 Year Celebrations of the Rose of Tralee International Festival. They will take part in many official events, but the parade is likely to be their highlight of the week with the Kingdom Veteran Vintage & […]

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Tickets Selling Fast For 80s Night In The Dome

August 9, 2019 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

ABBAESQUE, Ireland’s top tribute act to the legendary Abba, and Kerry’s favourite DJ Botty, will bring you a night of fun and nostalgia in the Festival Dome for a special 80s night on Saturday, August 24. And while tickets are selling fast, organisers are enticing people to go out en […]

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James Patrice To Judge Top Award At 2019 Rose Of Tralee Fashion Show

August 1, 2019 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

TV presenter and style guru, James Patrice, has been confirmed as the special guest at the 2019 Rose of Tralee Autumn Winter Fashion Show in the Festival Dome on Sunday, August 25. James will co-judge the Designer of the Year Awards and the Best Dressed Lady Competition at the Fashion […]

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Linguistics Expert To Investigate Who Wrote The Rose of Tralee Lyrics

Linguistics Expert To Investigate Who Wrote The Rose of Tralee Lyrics

July 30, 2019 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

SO the story goes, William Pembroke Mulchinock wrote The Rose of Tralee about his true love, Mary O’Connor, but did he? This question will be debated at the second annual Mulchinock Symposium which will form part of the Mulchinock Family Gathering during the celebrations to mark 60 years of the […]

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Rose Festival Launches Commemorative Coin To Mark Milestone Year

Rose Festival Launches Commemorative Coin To Mark Milestone Year

July 23, 2019 at 2:23 pm Comments are Disabled

A Limited-Edition Commemorative Coin designed and produced by Tipperary Crystal, the lead sponsor of the Rose of Tralee International Festival, has been unveiled to mark next month’s 60th Year Celebrations of the Festival. It features the unique 60th anniversary Rose of Tralee motif on both sides and is a collector’s […]

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Some of this year's Rose of Tralee 2019 contestants with representatives from pubs and hotels outside Kirby's Brogue Inn on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Which Rose Will Be In Your Local During The Festival?

July 18, 2019 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

DETAILS of local pubs and hotels that will play host to the Roses, their families and supporters while they are in Tralee for next month’s 60 Year celebrations of the Rose of Tralee International Festival have been announced. On Sunday, August 25, between 3.30pm and 4.30pm, the Roses themselves will […]

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Get Set For An 80s Night To Remember At The Dome

June 15, 2019 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

LAST year, hundreds of party people converged on The Dome on the Saturday night of the Festival for the sold out Oktoberfest night. While some were dressed in lederhosen and traditional German garb, they were veritable hipsters compared to what you can expect this year in the Dome on the […]

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Rose of Tralee 2018, Kirsten Mate Maher in the Town Park on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Volunteers Wanted For Rose Of Tralee Festival

June 4, 2019 at 3:05 pm Comments are Disabled

VOLUNTEERS are being sought to be part of the team that will help co-ordinate and marshal the multitude of events planned for 60th Year Celebrations of Rose of Tralee International Festival from Friday 23rd to Tuesday 27th August. The Rose of Tralee, Kirsten Mate Maher, travelled to Tralee to personally thank […]

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The Rose of Tralee Festival hosted an event to honour businesses who have supported the Festival over the years.

More Contributions Needed For Rose Festival’s Street Entertainment Budget

May 31, 2019 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Executive Chair of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is once again appealing to the business community in the town to contribute towards the costs of the street entertainment at the Festival. The Festival hosted a breakfast at The Rose Hotel on Friday morning where many long-standing local sponsors […]

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Aslan And Hothouse Flowers To Play Free Concerts During Rose Festival

May 31, 2019 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

LEGENDARY Irish bands, Aslan and Hothouse Flowers will perform at free concerts during the Rose of Tralee International Festival this August. The Aslan gig will form the centrepiece of a 60th Anniversary Party on Denny Street on Sunday, August 25 along with a Celebration Street Disco featuring hits from the […]

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Rose of Tralee 2018 Kirsten Mate Maher at Sean Taaffe's salon.

Sean Taaffe Partners Up Again With Rose Of Tralee Festival

April 15, 2019 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

THE 60th year celebrations of the Rose of Tralee International Festival have received a springtime boost with the confirmation that the multi­-award winning salon group Sean Taaffe Hair & Beauty will be the Official Hair Partner to the event again in 2019. This year’s flagship event on the Irish Festivals […]

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Rose of Tralee 2018, Kirsten Mate Maher in the Town Park on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

As Festival Celebrates Diamond Jubilee, Search Begins For Rose Of Tralee 2019

January 4, 2019 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S never been a better time to apply to be the Rose of Tralee because, this year, Ireland’s most famous family festival will celebrate 60 years in 2019. Rose of Tralee regional selections will be staged in towns and cities all over the world from February to June and anyone […]

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