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REPRO FREE – 12.01.2018 The desire to the Rose of Tralee is stronger than ever with over 4000 women entering selection events around the world since 2014. The Rose of Tralee, Dr Jennifer Byrne was joined by RTÉ’s Rose of Tralee Host, Dáithí Ó Sé in Galway today to launch the search for her successor who will be crowned in the Festival Dome on Tuesday 21st August. To apply online to be a Rose in 2018, visit www.roseoftralee.ie/apply. The 2018 Rose of Tralee International Festival will take place from Friday 17th to Tuesday 21st August.Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD - www.dwalshphoto.ieTralee Co Kerry Ireland Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033 Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981 E/mail : info@dwalshphoto.ie WEB Site :  www.dwalshphoto.ie

Search For Rose Of Tralee 2018 Launched

January 12, 2018 at 12:01 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Rose of Tralee, Dr Jennifer Byrne was joined by RTÉ’s Rose of Tralee Presenter, Dáithí Ó Sé in Galway today to launch the search for her successor who will be crowned in the Festival Dome on Tuesday, August 21. Dr Jennifer Byrne, the first ever Offaly Rose to take the […]

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Michael Twomey, here as 'Miah', was a former selection host of the Rose of Tralee.

Rose Festival Expresses Sadness At Death Of Former Selection Host

August 17, 2017 at 12:15 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Managing Director of the Rose of Tralee International Festival, Anthony O’Gara, has sent his sympathies on behalf of the festival, to the family of the late Michael Twomey, a former selection host, who died yesterday. Mr Twomey, the veteran Cork actor who was best known as Miah to actor Frank […]

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WATCH: What The Rose Of Tralee Festival Looked Like 45 Years Ago

WATCH: What The Rose Of Tralee Festival Looked Like 45 Years Ago

August 16, 2017 at 7:35 pm Comments are Disabled

THANKS to the excellent RTE Archives website, there’s some great footage of the Rose of Tralee from years gone by. Earlier today they tweeted a link to a clip from  the ‘That’s Enterntainment’ series broadcast in 1972. It gives a look behind the scenes at the popular Festival of Kerry which […]

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Eibhlín and Dick Henggeler and Rose of Tralee Maggie McEldowney at the Rose of Tralee monument on the Ballymullen roundabout on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: New Rose Of Tralee Monument Officially Unveiled

June 1, 2017 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

MEMBERS of Tralee Tidy Towns and Kerry County Council joined Dick and Eibhlín Henggeler and Rose of Tralee Maggie McEldowney on Wednesday evening, to officially launch the new Rose of Tralee monument. The beautiful new Rose of Tralee sculpture has been erected on the roundabout at Ballymullen on the Dan Spring […]

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The New Stone Monument At Ballymullen Roundabout Looks Great

The New Stone Monument At Ballymullen Roundabout Looks Great

April 27, 2017 at 11:41 am 2 comments

ISN’T it lovely? Walkers and motorists might have seen the striking new monument recently erected  at Ballymullen roundabout. The stone structure, which is emblazoned with the Rose of Tralee logo, was financed by Eibhlin and Dick Henggeler of The Rose Hotel who have done so much to make that roundabout look attractive […]

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Baile Mhuire Centre To Benefit From Running Rose Maggie

Baile Mhuire Centre To Benefit From Running Rose Maggie

January 30, 2017 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

BEING the Rose of Tralee is certainly not a sprint as Maggie McEldowney has confirmed by deciding to take part in a number of long distance running events for charities over the remaining months of her reign. She plans to raise money for good causes on both sides of the […]

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Most Viewed Story In RTE Archives Last Year Was A Rose Interview From 1991

Most Viewed Story In RTE Archives Last Year Was A Rose Interview From 1991

January 2, 2017 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

THE RTE Archives section of the national broadcasters’ website is a treasure trove of curious stories. Back in November we spotted some great footage of Tralee from 50 years ago (click here for story). Well a couple of days ago, RTE revealed that the most viewed archive story on the […]

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Rose Maggie Lands In India For Work With Hope Foundation

Rose Maggie Lands In India For Work With Hope Foundation

November 8, 2016 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

ROSE of Tralee Maggie McEldowney has arrived safely in India where she will spend the week volunteering with The HOPE Foundation and see first-hand the day to day struggles of the children living on the streets and in the slums of Kolkata. HOPE is a charity supporting overseas development and tackling humanitarian issues […]

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Repro Free  Rose of Tralee Maggie McEldowney has revealed her plans to visit Kolkata, India; Melbourne, Australia; London, England and an 18 city tour of North America over the coming months. She was pictured at Malahide Castle during her first return trip to Ireland from Chicago since being crowned Rose of Tralee in August.Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD - www.dwalshphoterry Ireland Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033 Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981 E/mail : info@dwalshphoto.ie WEB Site :  www.dwalshphoto.ie

Rose Of Tralee Reveals Plans For Busy Year Ahead

October 10, 2016 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

MAGGIE McEldowney, the 2016 Rose of Tralee, revealed her plans to travel for the next few months when she returned to Ireland last week. She also went head-to-head with DJ Eoghan McDermott on The Ray D’Arcy Show on RTÉ to promote the Marie Keating Foundation’s latest fundraising initiative. Arriving from […]

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The Rose of Tralee 2016, Maggie McEldowney. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

The Rose Of Tralee Will Battle With Ray Darcy Tonight

October 8, 2016 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re at home tonight, then you might want to catch our new Rose on the TV. Chicago’s Maggie McEldowney is back in the country and will appear on the Ray Darcy Show tonight in a Lip Sync Battle with the host in aid of the Marie Keating Foundation’s Fake […]

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Irish TV To Air Rose Of Tralee Festival Documentary On Thursday

Irish TV To Air Rose Of Tralee Festival Documentary On Thursday

September 26, 2016 at 3:41 pm Comments are Disabled

A SPECIAL 90-minute documentary providing a unique behind-the-scenes account of the work that goes in to transforming the town into the week-long annual global festival that is now the Rose of Tralee will air on Irish TV this week. This observational documentary features behind the scenes footage and what it is like to […]

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Rose of Tralee , Maggie McEldowney, in front of the Ashe Memorial Hall with Midnight Madness in full flight. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Rose Of Tralee Still A Huge Hit With TV Viewers And Online

August 25, 2016 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

DESPITE dealing with its share of cynicism from the national media, the Rose of Tralee is still huge hit with Irish viewers. Some 1.7 million people tuned in to watch the Rose of Tralee on RTE over two nights which was around the same figure as last year. 743,800 viewers watched on […]

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Here Are The Bookies Favourites To Be Crowned Rose Of Tralee

Here Are The Bookies Favourites To Be Crowned Rose Of Tralee

August 23, 2016 at 2:04 pm Comments are Disabled

THE first night of the Rose of Tralee was one for the ages for numerous reasons, from the sublime to the ridiculous to complete madness, it kept the nation suitably enthralled. A number of Roses have put themselves into the frame as bookies favourite which has been a very accurate predictor of […]

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Roses twinned with The Chearnóg pull a pint behind the bar, from right to left: Denise Quigley (Perth), Lorna Whyte (Dublin), Mairéad McHugh (Fermanagh), Blathnaid Loughran (Scotland). Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Roses Pop Down The Local To Meet The Public

August 20, 2016 at 12:05 pm Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… IT’S a sign that the Rose of Tralee festival is really in full swing when Roses popped into the pubs they are twinned with on Friday afternoon. Along with making themselves acquainted with owners and bar staff, the […]

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Fancy A Flutter? Here’s The Betting On Who Will Be This Year’s Rose

Fancy A Flutter? Here’s The Betting On Who Will Be This Year’s Rose

August 11, 2016 at 3:10 pm Comments are Disabled

TO find a Cork hurling or football teams among the favourites isn’t as common as it once was, but it’s a Cork Rose who’s carrying their hopes for international glory this year and is currently the shortest odds to win the Rose of Tralee. Denise Collins from Knocknagree is the 11/2 to be […]

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Launching Over The Rainbow with the Rose of Tralee were from left: Kevin Roche, Ciara Murray O'Connor Roche, Carrie O'Connor and Mairead Fernane Maura O'Sullivan and Ted Moynihan of the Kerry Hospice. Photo Gavin  O'Connor.

Elysha To Honour Local Woman’s Memory With Hospice Fundraiser

August 11, 2016 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

THE memory of an Abbeydorney native who shared a bond with Rose of Tralee Elysha Brennan, will be honoured, along with others who have passed away from cancer, during the festival. The outgoing Rose wanted to do something special for Hellen O’Connor Roche, whom she met on a visit to the Palliative […]

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At a table quiz in aid of Stuart Nolan's Rose of Tralee escort costs were, from left: Miriam Mullhall Nolan, Stuart Nolan and John Quirke. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Stewart’s Family And Friends Help Him Afford Escort Expenses At Table Quiz

July 29, 2016 at 12:33 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was an excellent turnout in the Ashe Hotel on Thursday night for a table quiz to help a Rose of Tralee escort with his expenses during festival week. Stewart Nolan from The Kerries asked friends and family to come along to the table quiz and they did so in numbers. The 23-year-old […]

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ROSE of Tralee Elysha Brennan has launched a social media campaign, entitled #insideANDout, which is aimed at empowering teens and young adults to feel good in their own skin and realise their own inner beauty. Former Rose of Tralee presenter, Ray D'Arcy joined Elysha to launch the initiative.
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Rose Elysha Encourages Young People To Love Themselves ‘Inside And Out’

June 1, 2016 at 2:24 pm Comments are Disabled

ROSE of Tralee, Elysha Brennan has called on young Irish people to stop self-hating and self-shaming, but instead show the world that they are all beautiful #insideANDout. She has launched a social media campaign, entitled #insideANDout, which is aimed at empowering teens and young adults to feel good in their own skin […]

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Rose of Tralee Elysha Brennan, Marie Donnellan, Daithi O Se and Sile Ni Dheargain at the official reopening of The Rose Hotel on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Dott Remembered At Swish Party To Launch New Rose Hotel

April 9, 2016 at 2:53 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Henggelers sure know how to throw a party. After months of work, the new-look Rose Hotel was officially launched on Friday as owners Dick and Eibhlin Henggeler cut the tape in the morning and a reception with a distinct touch of class was held later that evening. Around 200 invited guests got to […]

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PHOTOS: Elysha Feels The Love On Valentine’s Day At Opening Of Inspired Centre

PHOTOS: Elysha Feels The Love On Valentine’s Day At Opening Of Inspired Centre

February 16, 2016 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

ROSE of Tralee Elysha Brennan got a wonderful welcome on Sunday when she arrived at Inspired on Friary Lane to officially open their new base. The Inspired group is a community project that aims to develop the employment, education and personal development skills of adults with intellectual disabilities. They run […]

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2015 Rose of Tralee, Elysha Brennan, cuts the ribbon at the opening of the new Action Losotho book shop in Tralee Shopping Centre. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Rose Of Tralee Elysha Back In Town To Support Local Charity

November 18, 2015 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

ROSE OF TRALEE, Elysha Brennan, was back in town on Monday afternoon to open up the new, Action Lesotho, charity group bookshop in Tralee Shopping Centre. The group has been busy moving into the shop over the last couple of weeks. It is hoped the new location at the back […]

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Rose Of Tralee’s Facebook Post Reaches 2,000,000 In Just Two Weeks

Rose Of Tralee’s Facebook Post Reaches 2,000,000 In Just Two Weeks

November 6, 2015 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

WELL that escalated quickly! In the wake of the death of iconic actress, Maureen O’Hara two weeks ago, the people at the Rose of Tralee Facebook Page decided to upload a video tribute to the ‘The Quiet Man’ star. It was an archive clip of O’Hara singing The Rose Of Tralee […]

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Former Rose Maria To Co-Host ‘The TV3 ‘Toy Show’ This Month

November 4, 2015 at 2:42 pm Comments are Disabled

WELL that was quick! No sooner has former Rose of Tralee, Maria Walsh, made her TV3 presenting debut on The Seven O’Clock Show this week, now she’s landed another high profile TV job. TV3 has announced that she will co-present the The TV3 Toy Show with Brian Ormond on November 20 at 9pm. Continued below… Last […]

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Article On Rose Festival Features On One Of World’s Biggest News Websites

August 28, 2015 at 2:43 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Rose of Tralee festival has featured on one of the world’s largest news and entertainment websites. The US media giant, Vice, have thrown the spotlight on the festival, with Tralee woman and Irish Times journalist, Sarah Waldron, penning an article for Vice’s feminist wing, Broadly, published yesterday. The article looks at […]

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Daniel O'Donnell sings 'Rose of Tralee' to a packed Denny Street. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: New Rose Elysha Brennan Beams as Midnight Madness Draws The Crowds

August 19, 2015 at 12:42 pm Comments are Disabled

DESPITE the rain, thousands made their way to Denny Street, to catch a glimpse at the new Rose Of Tralee, Elysha Brennan and Midnight Madness. The Meath Rose, Elysha Brennan, was announced as the winner on the night and was led to the stage on Denny Street, by the Escort of […]

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How Twitter Reacted To Last Night’s Rose Of Tralee Show

How Twitter Reacted To Last Night’s Rose Of Tralee Show

August 18, 2015 at 2:07 pm Comments are Disabled

  IT seems with every year the chatter on Twitter for the Rose selection nights grows louder and last night was no exception. Featuring, Mike Denver, Dáithí in a Tutu and ‘dung spitting’ of all things, the Rose of Tralee was back with all its odd, beautiful glory and it was […]

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At the Rose singing in the Brogue in were, from left: Feena Lane with Darwin Rose, Caitríona Brennan and Melbourne Rose, Joy Shannan Kerrigan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

PHOTOS: Roses Meet Young Fans At Signing Event In The Brogue Inn

August 16, 2015 at 1:51 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Roses had a very busy day on Saturday and took time to meet young fans at the three signing events around town. Excited kids gathered at the Grand Hotel, the Brogue Inn and the Imperial Hotel where they had their autograph books at hand for the Roses to sign. […]

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Tyrone Team Shows Their Support For Kentucky Rose

Tyrone Team Shows Their Support For Kentucky Rose

August 12, 2015 at 4:12 pm Comments are Disabled

  CURRENTLY embroiled in a bit of controversy, the Tyrone senior team showed their lighter side by supporting the Kentucky Rose who has strong Tyrone connections. Midfielder Colm Kavanagh tweeted a team photo showing their support for Kentucky Rose, Emily Hughes, who is the daughter of 70’s Tyrone player, Micky Hughes. […]

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At the launch of the Rose Cup 2015, with the Roses were members of competing teams plus organisers and representatives of the sponsors Oakland Daybreak. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Tralee GAA Teams Look To Defend Rose Titles Against Prestigious Opposition

July 16, 2015 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

U14 TEAMS from Kerry, Dublin and Limerick will contest the Oaklands Daybreak Rose Cup Boys Football Tournament during the 2015 Rose of Tralee International Festival. Now in its seventh year, this competition is a prestigious event on the GAA Juvenile calendar in Ireland and it will be organised by Coiste […]

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Kerry-Based Escorts Put Through Their Paces At Boot Camp

Kerry-Based Escorts Put Through Their Paces At Boot Camp

June 29, 2015 at 2:18 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO Rose of Tralee escorts with strong local links have been put through their paces as they competed in the rigorous ‘Rose of Tralee Boot Camp’ for escorts. Shane Kenny who is an architect based in the Spa and Nicholas Gogarty, an accountant, originally from Lurgan, with ‘Kerry Group’ were among the group […]

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