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Another Successful Rose Festival Generated Millions For Local Economy

Another Successful Rose Festival Generated Millions For Local Economy

August 29, 2019 at 12:58 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee Festival was brought to you by AIB Tralee… THE general consensus around this year’s Rose of Tralee Festival was that it was another big success for local hospitality businesses in the town and that there were hardly any crime incidents. Ken Tobin, Managing […]

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Rose of Tralee 2019, Sinead Flanagan in the Town Park on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

New Rose Of Tralee Sinead Looks Forward To Year Ahead

August 28, 2019 at 5:02 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival was brought to you by AIB Tralee… IT’S been a hectic day for the new Rose of Tralee, Sinead Flanagan. The Limerick woman began the Wednesday with a number of media interviews and a photoshoot in the Town Park and was […]

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PHOTO GALLERY: The Rose Festival Through Domnick Walsh’s Lens

PHOTO GALLERY: The Rose Festival Through Domnick Walsh’s Lens

August 28, 2019 at 4:05 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee Festival was brought to you by AIB Tralee… IF there’s one photographer that has seen everything the Rose of Tralee Festival has to offer, it’s Domnick Walsh. The Tralee man has been following the Roses since they met up in Kildare about 1o […]

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And The Winner Is…Limerick!

And The Winner Is…Limerick!

August 27, 2019 at 11:33 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… WE have a winner! Sinead Flanagan, the Limerick Rose, was announced as Rose of Tralee 2019 live on the Dome stage tonight. The shocked 27 year old was surrounded by fellow Roses after Daithi Ó […]

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So Who Really Wrote ‘The Rose Of Tralee’?

So Who Really Wrote ‘The Rose Of Tralee’?

August 27, 2019 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… WE’VE always believed the Tralee poet and Young Irelander William Pembroke Mulchinock (1820 – 1864) wrote the poem ‘The Rose of Tralee’…but did he? The Rose of Tralee International Festival organisers engaged the services of […]

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Limerick Now The Favourite For Rose Crown

Limerick Now The Favourite For Rose Crown

August 27, 2019 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… WELL it’s changed now. While Kerry Rose Sally-Ann Leahy led the betting at 3/1 on Thursday, she’s moved out to 9/1 third favourite now for the Rose of Tralee 2019, with Sinead Flanagan of Limerick now […]

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Katie Murphy, Rebecca Murphy and Rebecca Harris at the Rose Ball at the Dome on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: And Finally…The Last Of Our Rose Ball Coverage (Part 4)

August 25, 2019 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose Ball is brought to you by AIB Tralee… IT was a memorable night (mind you some mightn’t remember that much of it!) at the Dome on Friday night for the annual Rose Ball. We were there to capture all the glamour of the occasion as […]

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Dancing the night away at the end of the parade on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More From The Rose Parade On Saturday Night (Part 2)

August 25, 2019 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… ROSES, marching bands and colourful floats made for a great spectacle on the streets of Tralee on Saturday night. The annual Rose Parade was great fun and we were there to capture the atmosphere in […]

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Five Things To Do At The Festival On Sunday

Five Things To Do At The Festival On Sunday

August 25, 2019 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… Sunday is a time for families and there’s loads to do around the town today. Here’s some suggestions… 1. Parade anyone… If you missed the parade last night then there’s another chance to line the […]

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Kerry Rose Sally-Ann Leahy at the parade on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All The Fun Of The Saturday Night Rose Parade (Part 1)

August 25, 2019 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee Festival Parade is brought to you by AIB Tralee… THERE was that ‘dirty mist’ around town for most of the evening, but thankfully it cleared for much of the Rose of Tralee Parade on Saturday night. The crowds showed up as usual for […]

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Trish Hendrick, Liz Sheehan and Michelle Broderick at the Rose Ball at the Dome on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Amazing Style From The Rose Ball (Part 2)

August 24, 2019 at 1:34 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose Ball is brought to you by AIB Tralee… THEY came from far and wide for the Rose Ball and they certainly dressed to impress as you saw from our earlier story (click here if you missed it). They partied ‘under the stars’ in the Dome […]

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The Dome’s 80s Disco Is The Pick Of Events On Saturday Night

The Dome’s 80s Disco Is The Pick Of Events On Saturday Night

August 24, 2019 at 1:32 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… SATURDAY is always the busiest night during the festival and if you’re looking for something to do after the parade then look no further than the Dome. They’re hosting an 80s Disco and it’s set […]

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Linda and Eoin O'Callaghan, Aisling Foley, Paula and Fergus Foley at the Rose Ball at the Dome on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The Glitz And Glamour Of The Rose Ball (Part 1)

August 24, 2019 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose Ball is brought to you by AIB Tralee… IT’S regarded as the social highlight of the year and once again it lived up to its reputation. The Rose Ball saw over 1,300 people converge on the Dome for a fantastic night of glamour, food and […]

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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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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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Kerry Rose Sally-Ann Leahy

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

August 22, 2019 at 5:33 pm 1 comment

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 Comments are Disabled

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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Dr Sarah O'Halloran

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

August 20, 2019 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 1 comment

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 1 comment

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 Comments are Disabled

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

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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