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The Roses and the large crowd present at the civic reception on Tuesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mayor Meets With Representatives From Rose Festival To Discuss Issues

September 27, 2016 at 2:19 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Mayor of Tralee has met with representatives of the Rose of Tralee Festival to discuss the positives and negatives of the event this year and dealing with issues in the future. Yesterday morning, at a meeting of Tralee Municipal District councillors, Mayor Terry O’Brien said the Festival contributes enormously to the town and […]

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Sadness At Death Of Founding Member Of Rose Festival Margaret Dwyer

Sadness At Death Of Founding Member Of Rose Festival Margaret Dwyer

March 1, 2016 at 9:19 am Comments are Disabled

THERE is sadness in town and far beyond this morning, at the news of the death of Margaret Dwyer, one of the first members of the Rose of Tralee International Festival in 1959, at the age of 97. Ms Dwyer, who died yesterday, came to Kerry soon after World War […]

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Elysha And Dáithí Announce Details Of Rose Of Tralee Festival

January 6, 2016 at 3:20 pm Comments are Disabled

ROSE of Tralee Elysha Brennan and RTÉ’s Dáithí Ó Sé celebrated Women’s Christmas in Cork where they announced details of the 2016 Rose of Tralee International Festival today. Taking place from August 17-23, the 2016 Rose of Tralee International Festival will run for seven days featuring 68 Roses, 68 Rose […]

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The Five Stages Of Emotion You’ll Experience When Taking On The Scariest Bazaar Rides

The Five Stages Of Emotion You’ll Experience When Taking On The Scariest Bazaar Rides

August 14, 2015 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

You’re looking forward to taking on the scariest rides at Birds Amusements. Well sort of…a bit anyway…eh, no actually you aren’t. Here’s the range of emotions you go through… 1. Arrogant bravado From the safety of your house, you’ll bravely tell your friends about how you’re going to go on absolutely […]

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Five Tips To Help You Survive The Festival

Five Tips To Help You Survive The Festival

August 13, 2015 at 3:55 pm Comments are Disabled

The Festival is almost here and many of you plan to make the most of the craic. If you’re going to throw caution to the wind and are determined to soak up every last bit of entertainment that you can find we’ve a few tips and tricks to help you get the best out […]

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Festival Countdown: Five Things Guaranteed During The Festival

Festival Countdown: Five Things Guaranteed During The Festival

August 11, 2015 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S almost that time of year again when the hordes descend on the town for the Festival. Fergus Dennehy point out five things that we’re guaranteed to see over the next week.  1. Crowded Streets: Seriously, it’s frightening how long it can take you to walk the relatively short distance of The Mall and […]

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Maria Walsh Launches Search For Rose Of Tralee 2015

Maria Walsh Launches Search For Rose Of Tralee 2015

January 6, 2015 at 2:05 pm Comments are Disabled

  MARIA Walsh has travelled over 65,000 miles since becoming the Rose of Tralee, and she will travel hundreds more over the coming fortnight in a bid to find the 2015 Rose of Tralee. Maria celebrated Women’s Christmas at The Loop in Cork Airport with RTÉ Host Dáithí Ó Sé […]

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VIDEO: Former Rose Films A Second From Every Day Last Year In Viral Video

VIDEO: Former Rose Films A Second From Every Day Last Year In Viral Video

January 5, 2015 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

See above ad for special offer A FORMER Rose of Tralee contestant decided to put a record of her entire year on video…and it’s less than eight minutes long. Edwina Guckian, who was the Leitrim Rose in 2013, filmed a second from every day of last year and complied it into […]

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Rose Of Tralee Festival To Bid For Fels Point Hotel

Rose Of Tralee Festival To Bid For Fels Point Hotel

October 31, 2014 at 4:59 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Executive Chair of the Rose of Tralee International Festival, Anthony O’Gara, has announced that the Festival will enter the bidding process to purchase Fels Point Hotel. The hotel on the Dan Spring Road in the town has been the home to the Rose of Tralee International Festival since 2007. […]

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Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh dunks ice over Sen Mark Walsh in one of the Town Park fountains. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

VIDEO: Fianna Fail Senator Gets Iced In The Town Park

August 21, 2014 at 1:10 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Rose of Tralee wasn’t the only one to get a soaking this morning (see video here). Senator Mark Daly from Kenmare also took the Ice Bucket Challenge – offered to him by his brother-in-law, Paul Treyvaud – and Maria Walsh did the honours. Apparently Maria didn’t think he was […]

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Video/Pictures: Rose Of Tralee Takes Ice Bucket Challenge In The Park

Video/Pictures: Rose Of Tralee Takes Ice Bucket Challenge In The Park

August 21, 2014 at 12:13 pm Comments are Disabled

SHE’S definitely a good sport is our new Rose of Tralee! Maria Walsh accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge given by 2FM’s Breakfast Republic yesterday morning and she duly obliged. At 11.30am she received a soaking from Escort Of The Year Conor Walsh in the fountain at Town Park, to the sadistic cheers […]

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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

1.7m Viewers Watched The Rose Of Tralee On Tuesday Night

August 21, 2014 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

TUESDAY night’s Rose of Tralee selection programme drew a net figure of 1.7 million viewers according to figures released by RTE. The selection was watched by a 50% share of everyone who was watching TV in Ireland that night. An audience of 760,00 watched the new Rose of Tralee Maria […]

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VIDEO: Rose of Tralee’s Brother In LA Reacts To Her Win

VIDEO: Rose of Tralee’s Brother In LA Reacts To Her Win

August 20, 2014 at 2:21 pm Comments are Disabled

MARIA Walsh’s brother, Kevin, was watching the Rose of Tralee Selection from his home in Los Angeles last night. Here’s how he reacted to his sister being crowned Rose of Tralee… Post by Kevin Walsh.

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Kerry-born Abu Dhabi Rose Visits Recovery Haven

Kerry-born Abu Dhabi Rose Visits Recovery Haven

August 20, 2014 at 9:14 am Comments are Disabled

THE Abu Dhabi Rose was welcomed to the Recovery Haven on Tuesday and was thanked for her fundraising efforts for the cancer support centre. Patrice McGillycuddy from Killorglin, who lives and works in Abu Dhabi,  was aware of the work of Recovery Haven as her sister had previously supported the […]

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New Rose Of Tralee Maria Is Still Going For Mayo On Sunday!

New Rose Of Tralee Maria Is Still Going For Mayo On Sunday!

August 20, 2014 at 12:19 am Comments are Disabled

SHE may be the new Rose of Tralee, but Maria Walsh is still going for Mayo on Sunday. The 27 year old woman, representing Philadelphia, was born in Boston but moved to Shrule in Mayo back in 1994  and still holds allegiance to the red and green. At the press […]

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And The Winner Is…Philadelphia!

And The Winner Is…Philadelphia!

August 19, 2014 at 11:35 pm 1 comment

THE Philadelphia Rose, Maria Walsh was crowned Rose of Tralee 2014 tonight in the Dome. The 27 years old native of Boston, Massachusetts was shocked after her name was called out by Daithi O Se at 11.30pm tonight. Maria is a Studio Manager for Anthropologie, a clothing and lifestyle brand. More […]

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Rose Betting: Abu Dhabi A Firm Favourite With The Bookies

Rose Betting: Abu Dhabi A Firm Favourite With The Bookies

August 19, 2014 at 2:31 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY-BORN Abu Dhabi Rose, Patrice McGillycuddy, is the favourite as of this afternoon (2.30pm) to win  the Rose of Tralee title. The Killorglin native is 13/8 with Paddy Power while Carlow’s Miriam Smyth is second favourite at 11/4. Cork Rose, Anna Geary, is 4/1 followed by Kerry Rose, Mary Hickey […]

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Abby, Emma, Ellie May and Lavinia with their dogs Billy, Ollie and Sally at the Paws and Tails Dog Show in the Town Park on Monday. Photo by Ryan Higgins

Photos: Dog Day Afternoon In The Town Park

August 19, 2014 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

YESTERDAY saw a host of canine lovers invade the Town Park for the annual dog show. There were numerous categories including Best Dressed, Small, Medium and Large Dog and Dog of the Show and hundreds enjoyed the fun which also included terrier racing. Ryan Higgins was there to capture some of […]

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At the Rose Fashion show were, from left: Catriona Sayers, Noreen Sayers, Patricia Sayers, Kitty Sayers, Margaret Trant. Photo by Gavin O’Connor.

Photos: More Stylish Ladies At The Rose Fashion Show

August 19, 2014 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

  OK, this is our last batch of photos from The Kerryman Rose of Tralee Fashion Show on Sunday night in The Dome. We took 60 photos on the night, not to mention our short videos featuring our fashion columnist, Orlagh Winters, interviewing a host of stylish local ladies and […]

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Aoife, Ciara and Maeve Trant enjoy a snack at the Boherbee residents pre-parade party on Saturday night. Photo by Ryan Higgins

Photos: Boherbee Residents Throw A Pre-Parade Party

August 19, 2014 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

THE residents of Boherbee came out on the streets on Saturday night for their annual pre-parade party. The local traders and residents decided to join in the festive atmosphere of the Rose of Tralee  by holding a party with live music, fun races and much more. TraleeToday.ie’s Ryan Higgins was […]

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Video: ‘Hold Onto Your Hat’ Folks, It’s Derek Ryan Live On Denny Street

Video: ‘Hold Onto Your Hat’ Folks, It’s Derek Ryan Live On Denny Street

August 19, 2014 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

IRISH Country Superstar, Derek Ryan, took to the stage on Monday night and played to eager music fans. See the Carlow man perform his hit, ‘Hold Onto Your Hat’ here. Video courtesy of Martin Houlihan.  

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Rose of Tralee, Haley O'Sullivan, presents the Rose Cup to  Seamus Harty, captain of Na Gaeil team.  Also included is Coiste Thra Li's Padraig MacAmbhlaiobh and John Slattery. Photo by Adrienne McLoughlin

Na Gaeil U13 Side Wins Rose Cup While Stacks Take Shield

August 19, 2014 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

By Adrienne McLoughin WITH an entry of 15 teams, the annual Rose Cup U13 football tournament was hosted in Tralee on Saturday by Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club (Ballyrickard) and Na Gaeil GAA Club (Killeen.) The semi-finals and finals were played at Killeen. In the Cup competition, Na Gaeil defeated Killarney […]

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New Rose Sculpture Officially Unveiled

New Rose Sculpture Officially Unveiled

August 19, 2014 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

SOME of the Roses joined Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport, Mr. Paschal Donohoe TD at the official unveiling of the Roses sculpture on the Tralee Bypass on Monday. ‘The Roses’ sculpture, which cost €74,000, and consists of three red roses on their stems was created by Mayo sculptor, Rory Breslin, as part of the […]

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At the Rose Fashion show were, from left: Haley O'Sullivan, Jean O'Callaghan, Lyndsey O'Sullivan, Mary Devlin and Sara Devlin. Photo by Gavin O’Connor.

Video/Photos: Yet More Glamour And Style From The Rose Fashion Show

August 18, 2014 at 7:06 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Rose Fashion Show was attended by over 1,600 people at the Dome last night and we were there to capture all the style (see previous videos and photos here and here). See our fashion columnist Orlagh Winters interview stylish women from the event in the video below and scroll […]

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Lucy O'Shea, Anna O'Shea, Yvonne Duggan, Catriona Keane, Ethel Meehan and Paula Cregan with their medals having completed the Rose Of Tralee 10k run at Denny Street on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Huge Crowd For The Rose Of Tralee 10k Run

August 18, 2014 at 4:57 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Rose of Tralee International 10k drew an enormous crowd of runners to the start at the Tralee Wetlands on Sunday morning. There were serious athletes and casual runners as well as some fancy-dressed members of the Born To Run club who decided to run as Roses and Escorts. The […]

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Video/Photos: More Style From The Rose Fashion Show

Video/Photos: More Style From The Rose Fashion Show

August 18, 2014 at 2:54 pm Comments are Disabled

  DON O’Neill promised high-octane Red Carpet glamour and he didn’t disappoint after bringing his most spectacular gowns to The Kerryman Rose of Tralee Autumn Winter Fashion Show in the Dome. The Ballyheigue native, who is based in New York, said the 1,600-strong audience was bigger than attendances at any […]

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Video: See Walking On Cars Perform On Denny Street

Video: See Walking On Cars Perform On Denny Street

August 18, 2014 at 1:08 pm Comments are Disabled

DINGLE’S Walking On Cars rocked music lovers on Denny Street last night with a huge crowd turning up for the gig. See the video (courtesy of Martin Houlihan) for a brief excerpt from the show, a fantastic performance of ‘Catch Me If You Can’…

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Bookmaker Willie O'Donovan hands over the winnings to the Clare Rose Joanne O'Gorman and her Escort Dan Gallagher at the Kerry International Horse and Pony Race Meeting at Ballybeggan on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Racing Fun At Ballybeggan…And The Roses Turned Up!

August 18, 2014 at 12:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was great fun to be had at Ballybeggan over the weekend for the Kerry International Horse and Pony racing. The crowds weren’t as big as hoped, but it proved to be an entertaining couple of days with some of the Roses turning up on the Saturday for a flutter. […]

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Video/Photos: The Style At The Rose Of Tralee Festival Fashion Show

Video/Photos: The Style At The Rose Of Tralee Festival Fashion Show

August 17, 2014 at 10:50 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE fashion highlight of the year did not disappoint on Sunday as the Dome was packed for The Kerryman Rose of Tralee Autumn Winter Fashion Show. New York fashion designer, Don O’Neill showcased red carpet gowns from THEIA’s Fall/Winter 2014 collection and he was just one of a star-studded line-up of designers and […]

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Roses in playful mood during the Rose Parade on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Video/Photos: Fireworks As The Roses Dance On The Streets

August 17, 2014 at 4:35 pm 1 comment

THE Saturday night parade always ends with a bang and this year was no exception as the sky was lit up with fireworks. DJ Brian Hurley also got the Roses, Rosebuds and Escorts dancing in front of the massive crowd on Denny Street as the video below shows. They sure […]

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