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#Rose of Tralee

# 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 24,033 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 19,028 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 105,572 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 29,147 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 33,802 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 45,152 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 57,369 Views 90 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 5,322 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 73,889 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 10,675 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 45,355 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 5,298 Views 2 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 57,571 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 5,727 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 4,837 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 6,181 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 3,333 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 16,985 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 10,209 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 42,113 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 53,047 Views 39 Comments

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

Night Two of The Rose of Tralee 2017: As It Happened
# Rose Of Tralee
From The Daily Edge
# Rose Of Tralee

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

Aug 22nd 2017, 11:15 PM 45,352 Views 13 Comments

We’ll be with you, lovely moment after lovely moment.

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 20,078 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 4,987 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
# Rot2017
From The Daily Edge
# Rot2017

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

Aug 21st 2017, 11:40 PM 41,599 Views 37 Comments

We’ll be with you, lovely moment after lovely moment.

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 7,179 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 23,231 Views 4 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 27,384 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 30,047 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 10,669 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 35,138 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 16,096 Views 82 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 17,737 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 2,806 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 8,246 Views 3 Comments

It had everything.

# rose-of-tralee - Thursday 29 September, 2016

A Canadian guy is looking for footage of the 1980 Rose of Tralee so he can see his Mam in it
# Rose Of Tralee
From The Daily Edge
# Rose Of Tralee

A Canadian guy is looking for footage of the 1980 Rose of Tralee so he can see his Mam in it

Sep 29th 2016, 8:33 AM 3,926 Views 1 Comment

“She was lovely and fair as the rose of the summer…”

# rose-of-tralee - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

The Sydney Rose is featured in Grazia for 'magnificently' disrupting the Rose of Tralee
# Brianna Parkins
From The Daily Edge
# Brianna Parkins

The Sydney Rose is featured in Grazia for 'magnificently' disrupting the Rose of Tralee

Aug 30th 2016, 10:54 AM 4,618 Views 2 Comments

International recognition!

Woman delivers letter 'formally complimenting' Sydney Rose to RTÉ
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Woman delivers letter 'formally complimenting' Sydney Rose to RTÉ

Aug 30th 2016, 6:10 AM 28,109 Views 377 Comments

Brianna Parkins said she wants a referendum to be held on repealing the Eighth Amendment.

# rose-of-tralee - Monday 29 August, 2016

A response to the Sydney Rose: We never had to pretend
# Opinion
# Opinion

A response to the Sydney Rose: We never had to pretend

Aug 29th 2016, 9:00 PM 464 Views 63 Comments

2015 Galway Rose Olga Lee responds to Brianna Parkin’s piece, which described the Rose of Tralee as a ‘Kate Middleton impersonation competition’.

# rose-of-tralee - Saturday 27 August, 2016

"You let me down" - Sydney Rose lifts lid on festival reaction to her abortion remarks
# Behind The Scenes
# Behind The Scenes

"You let me down" - Sydney Rose lifts lid on festival reaction to her abortion remarks

Aug 27th 2016, 8:45 AM 62,586 Views 291 Comments

Brianna Parkins called for a referendum on the Eighth Amendment.

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