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#Lovely Girls

# lovely-girls - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

'I grew up thinking it was unattainable:' Why this year's candidates for Rose of Tralee wanted to enter
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# Lovely Girls

'I grew up thinking it was unattainable:' Why this year's candidates for Rose of Tralee wanted to enter

Aug 7th 2018, 9:30 PM 16,989 Views 12 Comments

We asked the Roses why it meant so much to them to enter and how the festival is keeping up with a world of modern women.

# lovely-girls - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

The Waterford Rose made a meta reference to Father Ted on stage and everyone was delighted
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From The Daily Edge
# Lovely Girls

The Waterford Rose made a meta reference to Father Ted on stage and everyone was delighted

Aug 23rd 2017, 8:34 AM 14,163 Views 3 Comments

Surely this was intentional.

# lovely-girls - Monday 21 August, 2017

How To Explain The Rose of Tralee To Your Non-Irish Friends
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From The Daily Edge
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How To Explain The Rose of Tralee To Your Non-Irish Friends

Aug 21st 2017, 4:40 PM 24,175 Views 3 Comments

It’s that time of year again.

# lovely-girls - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

21 tremendously embarrassing Rose of Tralee photocalls from over the years
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From The Daily Edge
# Lovely Girls

21 tremendously embarrassing Rose of Tralee photocalls from over the years

Aug 15th 2017, 3:26 PM 10,731 Views 2 Comments

It’s that time of year.

# lovely-girls - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

11 perfect reactions to *that* sexist Daily Mail headline
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From The Daily Edge
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11 perfect reactions to *that* sexist Daily Mail headline

Mar 28th 2017, 7:56 AM 8,541 Views 23 Comments

“Never mind Brexit, who won Legs-it?” – YOU WHAT NOW?

# lovely-girls - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Night Two of the Rose of Tralee 2016: Liveblog From The Daily Edge
Live Aug 23rd 2016, 10:32 PM

Night Two of the Rose of Tralee 2016: Liveblog

A Rose rapped a Lil Wayne song for her talent and it was so surreal
# Lovely Girls
From The Daily Edge
# Lovely Girls

A Rose rapped a Lil Wayne song for her talent and it was so surreal

Aug 23rd 2016, 7:46 AM 9,848 Views 2 Comments

Wayne Beag in da gaff.

# lovely-girls - Monday 22 August, 2016

Night One of the Rose of Tralee 2016: As It Happened From The Daily Edge
Live Aug 22nd 2016, 11:50 PM

Night One of the Rose of Tralee 2016: As It Happened

# lovely-girls - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Want to be the Rose of Tralee? Here are some ways of improving your odds*
# Lovely Girls
# Lovely Girls

Want to be the Rose of Tralee? Here are some ways of improving your odds*

Aug 21st 2016, 10:00 PM 29,996 Views 44 Comments

*Advice here is not to be taken as a guarantee. Terms and conditions apply, see inside for details.

# lovely-girls - Monday 25 January, 2016

This Kerry shop's 'Lovely Leg' beauty competition is Father Ted come to life
# Lovely Girls
# Lovely Girls

This Kerry shop's 'Lovely Leg' beauty competition is Father Ted come to life

Jan 25th 2016, 10:48 AM 19,123 Views 24 Comments

Of course, they ALL have a lovely leg.

This Kerry shop's 'Lovely Leg' beauty competition is Father Ted come to life
# Lovely Girls
From The Daily Edge
# Lovely Girls

This Kerry shop's 'Lovely Leg' beauty competition is Father Ted come to life

Jan 25th 2016, 8:55 AM 3,804 Views 2 Comments

Of course, they ALL have a lovely leg.

# lovely-girls - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Night Two of the Rose of Tralee 2015: As It Happened From The Daily Edge
Live Aug 18th 2015, 11:45 PM

Night Two of the Rose of Tralee 2015: As It Happened

11 Rose of Tralee photos improved by Father Ted quotes
# Lovely Girls
From The Daily Edge
# Lovely Girls

11 Rose of Tralee photos improved by Father Ted quotes

Aug 18th 2015, 10:36 AM 9,965 Views 2 Comments

Of course, they all have lovely bottoms.

# lovely-girls - Sunday 31 May, 2015

The raffle draw at this Sligo festival is straight out of Father Ted
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From The Daily Edge
# Lovely Girls

The raffle draw at this Sligo festival is straight out of Father Ted

May 31st 2015, 2:35 PM 7,840 Views 4 Comments

“Did anybody see The Late Late Show last night?”

# lovely-girls - Friday 5 September, 2014

When lovely girls are lovely no more: Rose of Tralee chairman hits out at Fr Ted jibes
# Down With This Sort Of Thing
# Down With This Sort Of Thing

When lovely girls are lovely no more: Rose of Tralee chairman hits out at Fr Ted jibes

Sep 5th 2014, 12:29 PM 25,448 Views 92 Comments

The organiser has taken aim at “boorish nonsense from uninformed opinion writers”.

# lovely-girls - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

As it happened: The crowning of the Rose of Tralee 2014 From The Daily Edge
Live Aug 19th 2014, 11:40 PM

As it happened: The crowning of the Rose of Tralee 2014

Opinion: The Roses have thick enough skins to take the constant Father Ted 'lovely girls' joke
# Rose Of Tralee
# Rose Of Tralee

Opinion: The Roses have thick enough skins to take the constant Father Ted 'lovely girls' joke

Aug 19th 2014, 8:00 PM 169 Views 41 Comments

Last year’s Monaghan Rose says the festival has had a hugely positive effect on her life and she’ll take a bit of slagging because she’s proud to be part of it all.

# lovely-girls - Monday 18 August, 2014

Night one of Rose of Tralee 2014: As it happened From The Daily Edge
Live Aug 18th 2014, 11:50 PM

Night one of Rose of Tralee 2014: As it happened

# lovely-girls - Friday 30 May, 2014

(Somewhat ironic) photos of the winner of 2FM's 'Miss Personality' contest
# Lovely Girls
From The Daily Edge
# Lovely Girls

(Somewhat ironic) photos of the winner of 2FM's 'Miss Personality' contest

May 30th 2014, 12:05 PM 42,288 Views 73 Comments

The Miss Ireland finals beckon.

# lovely-girls - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

2FM responds to criticism of 'Miss Personality' contest, says men can't enter
# Lovely Girls
From The Daily Edge
# Lovely Girls

2FM responds to criticism of 'Miss Personality' contest, says men can't enter

May 20th 2014, 6:10 PM 37,264 Views 55 Comments

Looks don’t count… for now.

Tubridy's 'lovely girl' contest met with mockery
# Lovely Girls
From The Daily Edge
# Lovely Girls

Tubridy's 'lovely girl' contest met with mockery

May 20th 2014, 3:00 PM 8,135 Views 0 Comments

Do you want to be ‘Miss Personality 2014?’.

# lovely-girls - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Which Irish lovelies have made the FHM sexiest women list?
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From The Daily Edge
# Lovely Girls

Which Irish lovelies have made the FHM sexiest women list?

May 1st 2014, 10:56 AM 7,799 Views 2 Comments

Representin’.

# lovely-girls - Thursday 6 February, 2014

12 GIFS that prove being a Rose of Tralee escort is the BEST craic
# Lovely Lads
From The Daily Edge
# Lovely Lads

12 GIFS that prove being a Rose of Tralee escort is the BEST craic

Feb 6th 2014, 12:23 PM 5,778 Views 2 Comments

There’s a whole lotta fun and a canteen of silver cutlery to be won.

# lovely-girls - Monday 19 August, 2013

Rose of Tralee 2013: Night One as it happened From The Daily Edge
Live Aug 19th 2013, 11:40 PM

Rose of Tralee 2013: Night One as it happened

16 of the best quotes from the Lovely Girls of 2013
# Dáithí Ó Sé
From The Daily Edge
# Dáithí Ó Sé

16 of the best quotes from the Lovely Girls of 2013

Aug 19th 2013, 4:27 PM 9,052 Views 11 Comments

Aren’t they all lovely?

# lovely-girls - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Meet the Lovely Girls of 2013
# Rose Of Tralee
From The Daily Edge
# Rose Of Tralee

Meet the Lovely Girls of 2013

Aug 13th 2013, 3:50 PM 2,834 Views 5 Comments

Um, and Dáithí Ó Sé.

# lovely-girls - Friday 17 May, 2013

8 things that make Irish women completely irresistible
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From The Daily Edge
# Lovely Girls

8 things that make Irish women completely irresistible

May 17th 2013, 8:30 PM 120,698 Views 88 Comments

Don’t even try to resist, guys.

# lovely-girls - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Pics and video: the 6 best bits from the Rose of Tralee
# ROT
From The Daily Edge
# ROT

Pics and video: the 6 best bits from the Rose of Tralee

Aug 22nd 2012, 9:21 AM 12,107 Views 18 Comments

High heels, banners and Rose Buds.

# lovely-girls - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

As it happened: The Rose of Tralee Finals, Day Two From The Daily Edge
Live Aug 21st 2012, 11:30 PM

As it happened: The Rose of Tralee Finals, Day Two

6 lovely girls pageants that are not the Rose of Tralee
# MISS ATOM
From The Daily Edge
# MISS ATOM

6 lovely girls pageants that are not the Rose of Tralee

Aug 21st 2012, 9:00 PM 15,054 Views 5 Comments

While The Rose of Tralee prides itself on being different to other pageants there are plenty of other ‘alternative’ competitions around the world.

# lovely-girls - Monday 20 August, 2012

As it happened: The Rose of Tralee Finals, Day One From The Daily Edge
Live Aug 20th 2012, 11:34 PM

As it happened: The Rose of Tralee Finals, Day One

Poll: Will you watch the Rose of Tralee?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you watch the Rose of Tralee?

Aug 20th 2012, 10:06 AM 8,746 Views 58 Comments

It’s one of the most-watched programmes in Ireland every single year, but it’s also criticised for being outdated and irrelevant. Will you watch?

# lovely-girls - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Watch: Is this the best Rose of Tralee talent ever?
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From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

Watch: Is this the best Rose of Tralee talent ever?

Aug 24th 2011, 10:07 AM 6,954 Views 74 Comments

The Queensland Rose may have won, but she wasn’t the real star. Hold on to your chair and watch this dance…

# lovely-girls - Monday 22 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday
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# The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Aug 22nd 2011, 8:02 PM 2,040 Views 2 Comments

The battle for Tripoli rages on, the bishop of Cloyne breaks his silence, Ireland’s latest viral sensation and… can we turn light bulbs into wifi routers?

Introducing: the 32 contestants in this year’s Rose of Tralee
# Rose Of Tralee
# Rose Of Tralee

Introducing: the 32 contestants in this year’s Rose of Tralee

Aug 22nd 2011, 7:29 PM 27,967 Views 40 Comments

Which of these 10 Irish and 22 international entrants are ‘lovely and fair’ enough to become the 53rd Rose of Tralee?

# lovely-girls - Monday 23 August, 2010

Five things you didn't know about the Rose of Tralee
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From The Daily Edge
# Lovely Girls?

Five things you didn't know about the Rose of Tralee

Aug 23rd 2010, 4:46 PM 1,444 Views 0 Comments

The final of the Rose of Tralee 2010 is tonight – but how far has the festival come since the 1950s?

# lovely-girls - Sunday 22 August, 2010

Does Tralee produce the Loveliest Girls?
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From The Daily Edge
# Lovely Girls?

Does Tralee produce the Loveliest Girls?

Aug 22nd 2010, 2:01 PM 421 Views 0 Comments

Here’s a pick of alternative beauty contests to help you pick. Don’t they all have lovely bottoms?