Post Tagged with: "Rose of Tralee Festival 2015"

PHOTOS: Inaugural Bloom For Ireland Business Conference Hailed A Success

PHOTOS: Inaugural Bloom For Ireland Business Conference Hailed A Success

August 19, 2015 at 2:09 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Rose of Tralee Festival this year saw the inaugural one day women’s business conference that celebrated and recognised the achievements of modern women in the business sector. The ‘Bloom for Ireland’ conference was held in the Brandon Hotel on Monday and it has been heralded as a massive success […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Festival Special #Tralee On Social Media

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Festival Special #Tralee On Social Media

August 19, 2015 at 1:37 pm Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram about and around Tralee. Here’s what you’ve been snapping on this week’s special Rose of Tralee festival edition.  This amazing photo from last night was sent to us via Facebook by Billy Horan… The fireworks display on […]

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PHOTOS: Pets Put Their Best Paw Forward For Dog Show In The Town Park

PHOTOS: Pets Put Their Best Paw Forward For Dog Show In The Town Park

August 18, 2015 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

  THERE was a great turn out in the town park as owners and pets were put through their paces at the ‘Paws & Tails Dog Show’ on Monday afternoon. With a whole array of prizes on offer throughout the day including ‘Best Dressed’, ‘Best Small/Medium/Large Dog’ and ‘Dog of […]

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Ailbhe Culloty, Robbie Costelloe and Bernadette Ryan, former Laois Rose, after running the Rose of Tralee 10k on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Runners Finish The Rose 10k In Style On Sunday

August 18, 2015 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 700 runners took part the Rose of Tralee 10km run and by the looks it, the event is one that is certainly growing more and more in popularity. Runners included the current Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh, the Born To Run club running as Roses and Escorts, and many new […]

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VIDEO: Watch Rose Of Tralee Maria Walsh Skydive Into Tralee In Excellent Clip

VIDEO: Watch Rose Of Tralee Maria Walsh Skydive Into Tralee In Excellent Clip

August 17, 2015 at 2:32 pm Comments are Disabled

MARIA Walsh has certainly had a busy week as she finishes up her reign as the current Rose of Tralee in style. Only last Friday August 14, she completed her 242km ‘Trek2Tralee’ charity challenge which raised funds for three different charities in the Donal Walsh Live Life Foundation, Development Perspectives and […]

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PHOTOS: Denny Street Line Up Is Great Night Out For Hundreds Of Fans

PHOTOS: Denny Street Line Up Is Great Night Out For Hundreds Of Fans

August 17, 2015 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

STUNNING Sunday on Denny Street last certainly lived up to its billing as hundreds of fans were kept highly entertained well into the night by a multitude of hugely talented acts. With seven bands taking to the stage last night in a line up that included ‘Ovie’, ‘5 Dollar Shakes’ […]

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Rebecca, Adam and Grace Roche with Josephine McSweeney enjoying themselves at the Family Town day in the park on Friday. Photo by Fergus Dennehy.

PHOTOS: Families Enjoy A Great Day Out In The Park At ‘Family Town’

August 15, 2015 at 2:45 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were smiles and laughs all round on Friday as crowds of families enjoyed the first day of the festival. It was a great day out in the sun at Family Town which is set up in the town park and will run over the next four days. With giant […]

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X-Factor Favourites Replace Stereo Kicks At Rose Of Tralee Festival

X-Factor Favourites Replace Stereo Kicks At Rose Of Tralee Festival

July 22, 2015 at 12:04 pm Comments are Disabled

X-FACTOR favourites Only The Young (OTY) will replace ‘Stereo Kicks’ at the Rose of Tralee Festival this year following the recent break-up announcement from the eight piece boy-band. Only The Young will now be scheduled to play on the Sunday, August 16 on Denny Street with gates opening at 6.30pm. Stereo Kicks […]

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Businesses Called Upon To Help Pay For Festival Street Entertainment

Businesses Called Upon To Help Pay For Festival Street Entertainment

July 16, 2015 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

LOCAL businesses are being asked to dig deep to make this year’s street entertainment another resounding success during the Rose of Tralee Festival. A collection will be beginning this week with the money going towards paying for this year’s  entertainment which features a host of top acts such as Nathan Carter, Gavin […]

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Forget The Crap Weather, Here’s A Sign Fun Times Are On The Way

Forget The Crap Weather, Here’s A Sign Fun Times Are On The Way

July 14, 2015 at 12:13 pm Comments are Disabled

OK, the weather may be awful and the summers of the past two years haven’t materialised this year (yet!), but there’s a reminder in the town centre that fun times are on the way. We’ve noticed that the Rose of Tralee festival lights are being set up at the moment, which […]

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Local Rose Of Tralee Escort To Hold Fundraising Quiz

Local Rose Of Tralee Escort To Hold Fundraising Quiz

July 9, 2015 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL man is getting all set to host his very fundraising table quiz night next week as he looks to raise funds and sponsorship as part of his efforts as a Rose of Tralee escort in this year’s festival…as well as helping out a local community group. Shane Kenny will hold […]

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Two Rose Of Tralee Winners To Speak At ‘Bloom For Ireland’ In The Brandon

Two Rose Of Tralee Winners To Speak At ‘Bloom For Ireland’ In The Brandon

July 8, 2015 at 2:24 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Rose of Tralee Festival this year will see the addition of a new one day women’s business conference that will celebrate and recognise the achievements of modern women in the business sector. The ‘Bloom For Ireland’ conference, which is being organised by Enterprise Ireland, will take place at the […]

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23 Roses Chosen At Regionals For Rose Of Tralee Final

23 Roses Chosen At Regionals For Rose Of Tralee Final

June 2, 2015 at 4:12 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE countdown to August has now well and truly started after the 23 finalists for this years ‘Rose Of Tralee Festival’ were announced on Sunday night in Laois. There will be some brand new faces at this year’s festival with Meath and South Carolina set to have their first ever representatives […]

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Rose Festival And Council Up For Tourism Awards Tonight

Rose Festival And Council Up For Tourism Awards Tonight

April 24, 2015 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

THE Rose of Tralee International Festival is in the running for the top award at the inaugural Irish Tourism Industry Awards tonight. Celebrating 56 years this year, the Rose of Tralee is a finalist in the Best Festival/Event Experience Category which features six other festivals including Dublin’s St Patrick’s Day Festival […]

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Maria Launches Regional Rose Of Tralee Festival In Laois

Maria Launches Regional Rose Of Tralee Festival In Laois

April 10, 2015 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

NEARLY 60 ladies from all over the world will descend on County Laois for the 2015 Rose of Tralee Regional Festival from  May 28-31. Rose of Tralee, Maria Walsh, launched the event today in the Portlaoise Heritage Hotel. Twenty-three places in the Festival Dome Tralee next August are on the line for […]

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Rose Festival And County Council Nominated For National Tourism Awards

Rose Festival And County Council Nominated For National Tourism Awards

March 21, 2015 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

THE Rose of Tralee Festival has been nominated for an Irish Tourism Industry Award next month in the Best Festival/Event Experience Category. It’s one of four nominations, in various categories, for Kerry organisations at the ceremony which takes place on April 24 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Dublin. The Festival faces stiff […]

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PHOTOS: What If Barack Obama Really Did Come For The Rose Of Tralee Festival?

PHOTOS: What If Barack Obama Really Did Come For The Rose Of Tralee Festival?

March 20, 2015 at 12:45 pm Comments are Disabled

Our Rose Of Tralee, Maria Walsh, used her invitation to the White House on St Patrick’s Day as an opportunity to invite the US President to Tralee to the Festival. What if he took up the offer. Here’s a few suggestions for Mr Obama.. 1. The obvious first port of call… Barack Obama […]

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Rose of Tralee 2014, Maria Walsh, in the Rose Garden in the Town Park on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Rose Of Tralee Festival Gets €30,000 In Funding

February 12, 2015 at 2:20 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Rose of Tralee International Festival has been awarded €30,000 in funding from Fáilte Ireland under its National Festivals and Events Programme. The Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD, announced today that further funding of €320,000 has been approved by  for 11 key national festivals and events […]

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