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#Rose of Tralee

# rose-of-tralee - Wednesday 24 August, 2022

Westmeath's Rachel Duffy crowned the new Rose of Tralee
# Rose Of Westmeath
# Rose Of Westmeath

Westmeath's Rachel Duffy crowned the new Rose of Tralee

Aug 24th 2022, 7:34 AM 64,475 Views 23 Comments

It was the first time the festival had been held since 2019.

# rose-of-tralee - Tuesday 23 August, 2022

Quiz: How much do you know about the Rose of Tralee?
# Rose Of Tralee
# Rose Of Tralee

Quiz: How much do you know about the Rose of Tralee?

Aug 23rd 2022, 9:00 PM 33,105 Views 17 Comments

Every rose has its quiz.

# rose-of-tralee - Monday 22 August, 2022

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

Poll: Will you watch the Rose of Tralee?

Aug 22nd 2022, 9:48 AM 50,629 Views 65 Comments

The competition will see the 33 Roses take to the stage in Co Kerry this evening.

# rose-of-tralee - Wednesday 22 December, 2021

Married and trans women can enter the Rose of Tralee, organisers confirm
# Rose Of Tralee
# Rose Of Tralee

Married and trans women can enter the Rose of Tralee, organisers confirm

Dec 22nd 2021, 11:40 AM 23,829 Views 0 Comments

Organisers also extended the age bracket to include those up to the age of 29.

# rose-of-tralee - Monday 31 May, 2021

'Immensely disappointing': Rose of Tralee cancelled for a second year
# Roses And Thorns
# Roses And Thorns

'Immensely disappointing': Rose of Tralee cancelled for a second year

May 31st 2021, 2:44 PM 16,559 Views 41 Comments

The festival was due to take place in August.

# rose-of-tralee - Monday 27 April, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about the Rose of Tralee?
# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: How much do you know about the Rose of Tralee?

Apr 27th 2020, 9:30 PM 24,157 Views 23 Comments

The pale moon is rising and it’s time for you to test your knowledge.

Rose of Tralee cancelled for first time in its history due to Covid-19
# Called Off
# Called Off

Rose of Tralee cancelled for first time in its history due to Covid-19

Apr 27th 2020, 10:20 AM 19,112 Views 38 Comments

Festival organisers say it will return in 2021.

# rose-of-tralee - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Limerick Rose Sinéad Flanagan has won the Rose of Tralee 2019
# Congrats
# Congrats

Limerick Rose Sinéad Flanagan has won the Rose of Tralee 2019

Aug 27th 2019, 11:26 PM 105,713 Views 53 Comments

The festival was brought to a close with the winner crowned late this evening.

# rose-of-tralee - Sunday 25 August, 2019

Quiz: How well do you know the Rose of Tralee?
# Rose Of Tralee
# Rose Of Tralee

Quiz: How well do you know the Rose of Tralee?

Aug 25th 2019, 9:01 PM 29,209 Views 22 Comments

Live from the Dome.

# rose-of-tralee - Saturday 20 July, 2019

Irish Greyhound Board withdraws funding from Rose of Tralee after contestants receive 'malicious threats'
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

Irish Greyhound Board withdraws funding from Rose of Tralee after contestants receive 'malicious threats'

Jul 20th 2019, 9:32 AM 33,870 Views 30 Comments

The IGB has been mired in controversy since serious animal welfare issues were uncovered last month.

# rose-of-tralee - Friday 22 February, 2019

Former Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh selected as MEP candidate for Fine Gael
# Europe
# Europe

Former Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh selected as MEP candidate for Fine Gael

Feb 22nd 2019, 10:00 PM 45,554 Views 84 Comments

Walsh won the Rose of Tralee in 2014.

# rose-of-tralee - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Investigation launched after claims the Rose of Tralee was racially abused in a takeaway
# Kirsten Mate Maher
# Kirsten Mate Maher

Investigation launched after claims the Rose of Tralee was racially abused in a takeaway

Aug 28th 2018, 7:33 AM 57,485 Views 91 Comments

The incident allegedly happened in the early hours of Sunday morning in Kilkenny city.

# rose-of-tralee - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

'I thought I'd hate the Rose of Tralee but being there changed my mind entirely'
# First Time For Everything
From The Daily Edge
# First Time For Everything

'I thought I'd hate the Rose of Tralee but being there changed my mind entirely'

Aug 22nd 2018, 7:00 AM 5,361 Views 1 Comment

For someone who’d never watched the Rose of Tralee, 2018 seemed like a pretty good year to start.

# rose-of-tralee - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Waterford Rose Kirsten Mate Maher has been crowned the Rose of Tralee 2018
# Isn't She Lovely
From The Daily Edge
# Isn't She Lovely

Waterford Rose Kirsten Mate Maher has been crowned the Rose of Tralee 2018

Aug 21st 2018, 11:43 PM 73,942 Views 93 Comments

But they’re ALL lovely girls.

# rose-of-tralee - Monday 20 August, 2018

11 of the most bizarre moments from the first night of the Rose of Tralee 2018
# What The Hell
From The Daily Edge
# What The Hell

11 of the most bizarre moments from the first night of the Rose of Tralee 2018

Aug 20th 2018, 11:37 PM 10,754 Views 0 Comments

It’s been a wild night.

People are praising the Carlow Rose for bringing the Rose of Tralee into the 21st Century
# Rose Of Tralee
From The Daily Edge
# Rose Of Tralee

People are praising the Carlow Rose for bringing the Rose of Tralee into the 21st Century

Aug 20th 2018, 9:20 PM 45,421 Views 1 Comment

She’s now second favourite to win.

The Westmeath Rose just did a squat with Daithí on her back, because the Rose of Tralee is wild
# Squathí
From The Daily Edge
# Squathí

The Westmeath Rose just did a squat with Daithí on her back, because the Rose of Tralee is wild

Aug 20th 2018, 8:48 PM 5,380 Views 3 Comments

Of course she’d become a meme.

Poll: Is there a place for the Rose of Tralee in modern Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is there a place for the Rose of Tralee in modern Ireland?

Aug 20th 2018, 9:40 AM 57,682 Views 90 Comments

Has the pageant had its day after 59 years? Or is it still relevant in 2018?

# rose-of-tralee - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Almost half of Irish adults hate the Rose of Tralee, according to a new poll
# Rose Of Tralee
From The Daily Edge
# Rose Of Tralee

Almost half of Irish adults hate the Rose of Tralee, according to a new poll

Aug 19th 2018, 10:28 AM 5,774 Views 2 Comments

Cover your eyes Daithí!

# rose-of-tralee - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Which Rose Of Tralee Talent Are You?
# Home Grown Talent
From The Daily Edge
# Home Grown Talent

Which Rose Of Tralee Talent Are You?

Aug 18th 2018, 8:00 PM 5,000 Views 0 Comments

It’s that time of year again.

# rose-of-tralee - Friday 17 August, 2018

It's time to admit that the Rose of Tralee's idea of womanhood is simply irrelevant in 2018
# Rose Of Tralee
From The Daily Edge
# Rose Of Tralee

It's time to admit that the Rose of Tralee's idea of womanhood is simply irrelevant in 2018

Aug 17th 2018, 5:01 PM 6,254 Views 8 Comments

There’s more to us than tea and gúnas.

# rose-of-tralee - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Here's what Dáithí Ó Sé said was his favourite moment hosting the Rose of Tralee
# Best Bits
From The Daily Edge
# Best Bits

Here's what Dáithí Ó Sé said was his favourite moment hosting the Rose of Tralee

Aug 15th 2018, 1:30 PM 3,368 Views 1 Comment

Let’s just say it involves a Canadian Rose and a cow getting stagefright.

# rose-of-tralee - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

'I grew up thinking it was unattainable:' Why this year's candidates for Rose of Tralee wanted to enter
# Lovely Girls
# 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 17,027 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.

# rose-of-tralee - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Former Sydney Rose Brianna Parkins is winning praise for her story about meeting a No voter in a nightclub
# Brianna Parkins
From The Daily Edge
# Brianna Parkins

Former Sydney Rose Brianna Parkins is winning praise for her story about meeting a No voter in a nightclub

May 17th 2018, 10:14 AM 10,620 Views 0 Comments

She spoke out about Ireland’s reproductive rights in 2016.

Maria Walsh: 'It might be a questioning glance or a curt refusal to shake my hand'
# Homophobia
# Homophobia

Maria Walsh: 'It might be a questioning glance or a curt refusal to shake my hand'

May 17th 2018, 7:00 AM 42,140 Views 19 Comments

On International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, we must stand in solidarity, writes Maria Walsh.

# rose-of-tralee - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

The Offaly Rose has been crowned the Rose of Tralee for 2017
# Offaly Nice For Her
From The Daily Edge
# Offaly Nice For Her

The Offaly Rose has been crowned the Rose of Tralee for 2017

Aug 22nd 2017, 11:40 PM 53,079 Views 40 Comments

24-year-old Jennifer Byrne is your new Rose of Tralee.

Night Two of The Rose of Tralee 2017: As It Happened From The Daily Edge
Live Aug 22nd 2017, 11:15 PM

Night Two of The Rose of Tralee 2017: As It Happened

One of tonight's Roses seemed to say that Ireland was in the UK and nobody was having it
# Excuse You
From The Daily Edge
# Excuse You

One of tonight's Roses seemed to say that Ireland was in the UK and nobody was having it

Aug 22nd 2017, 9:23 PM 20,097 Views 5 Comments

Oh girl, no.

What to watch on TV tonight: Tuesday
# Tv Picks
From The Daily Edge
# Tv Picks

What to watch on TV tonight: Tuesday

Aug 22nd 2017, 5:10 PM 5,007 Views 0 Comments

This is the telly everyone will be talking about tomorrow.

# rose-of-tralee - Monday 21 August, 2017

Night One of The Rose of Tralee 2017: As It Happened From The Daily Edge
Live Aug 21st 2017, 11:40 PM

Night One of The Rose of Tralee 2017: As It Happened

The Donegal Rose won praise for speaking out about mental health on stage tonight
# Donegal Rose
From The Daily Edge
# Donegal Rose

The Donegal Rose won praise for speaking out about mental health on stage tonight

Aug 21st 2017, 9:25 PM 7,204 Views 0 Comments

That’s before she even got to her party piece.

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

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

Aug 21st 2017, 4:40 PM 25,792 Views 3 Comments

It’s that time of year again.

Poll: Will you watch the Rose of Tralee?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Will you watch the Rose of Tralee?

Aug 21st 2017, 12:50 PM 27,403 Views 70 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# rose-of-tralee - Thursday 17 August, 2017

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

Poll: Will you watch the Rose of Tralee?

Aug 17th 2017, 9:41 AM 30,067 Views 108 Comments

Will you be tuning in?

# rose-of-tralee - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

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

21 tremendously embarrassing Rose of Tralee photocalls from over the years

Aug 15th 2017, 3:26 PM 10,929 Views 2 Comments

It’s that time of year.

# rose-of-tralee - Friday 11 August, 2017

San Francisco Rose speaks about sister who died in the Berkeley balcony collapse
# Amanda Donohoe
# Amanda Donohoe

San Francisco Rose speaks about sister who died in the Berkeley balcony collapse

Aug 11th 2017, 10:36 PM 35,290 Views 2 Comments

Amanda Donohoe said that the competition was a great happy occasion for her family.

# rose-of-tralee - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Rose of Tralee festival says it has not banned transgender women from entering
# All Welcome
# All Welcome

Rose of Tralee festival says it has not banned transgender women from entering

Feb 2nd 2017, 6:20 PM 16,168 Views 81 Comments

This is contrary to reports this morning.

# rose-of-tralee - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Complaints around 8th Amendment and 'rubbishing Mass' on Rose of Tralee rejected
# Bai
# Bai

Complaints around 8th Amendment and 'rubbishing Mass' on Rose of Tralee rejected

Jan 31st 2017, 7:30 PM 17,789 Views 35 Comments

The BAI rejected seven complaints to do with last year’s Rose of Tralee

# rose-of-tralee - Friday 27 January, 2017

Last year's Sydney Rose has called for feminists and LGBT women to enter the Rose of Tralee
# Modern Rose
From The Daily Edge
# Modern Rose

Last year's Sydney Rose has called for feminists and LGBT women to enter the Rose of Tralee

Jan 27th 2017, 9:22 AM 2,939 Views 10 Comments

Brianna Parkins won praise last year for speaking out about the Eighth Amendment onstage.

# rose-of-tralee - Sunday 9 October, 2016

The Rose of Tralee lip syncing to B*Witched on Ray D'Arcy needs to be seen to be believed
# Giving It Socks
From The Daily Edge
# Giving It Socks

The Rose of Tralee lip syncing to B*Witched on Ray D'Arcy needs to be seen to be believed

Oct 9th 2016, 9:25 AM 8,319 Views 3 Comments

It had everything.

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