Blog Posts - Rose Of Tralee



Roses begin journey to Tralee

The journey to the Kingdom is underway for 32 Rose of Tralee hopefuls. The cross border trip will include visits to Galway, Derry, Sligo, Belfast and Limerick, before arriving in Tralee in time for the Rose Ball on Friday. For the first time in a dec...
by Kerry News Blog on Aug 14, 2013

Roses begin journey to Tralee

The journey to the Kingdom is underway for 32 Rose of Tralee hopefuls. The cross border trip will include visits to Galway, Derry, Sligo, Belfast and Limerick, before arriving in Tralee in time for the Rose Ball on Friday. For the first time in a dec...
by Kerry News Blog on Aug 14, 2013

10K Fun Run announced for Rose of Tralee Festival

The Rose of Tralee International Festival has announced the addition of a 10k Fun Run which will take place on the morning of Sunday 18th August.It’s expected to attract crowds to the town centre ahead of the day’s parade and air display.This eve...
by Kerry News Blog on May 24, 2013

10K Fun Run announced for Rose of Tralee Festival

The Rose of Tralee International Festival has announced the addition of a 10k Fun Run which will take place on the morning of Sunday 18th August.It’s expected to attract crowds to the town centre ahead of the day’s parade and air display.This eve...
by Kerry News Blog on May 24, 2013

All happy

pic c/o Irish TimesPictured above are Nicola McEvoy 2012 Rose of Tralee, with her parents Michael and Mary, from an article in the Irish Times.It's a great bit of stuff altogether - here is a piece of the article "It would be great, journalistic...
by Rose of Tralee Notes on Aug 23, 2012

I've just been Hectored

Nicola McEvoy c/o RTE TEN The 2012 Rose Tralee, Nicola McEvoy was up early on the morning following her win. Why? To meet Hector on RTE Radio. You'd want your wits about you when meeting the bould Hector. Just one of Hector's views on the...
by Rose of Tralee Notes on Aug 22, 2012

Nicola- from her bed!

This is the RTE piece about Nicola, 2012 Rose of Tralee - interviewed in her bed on the first day of her reign!
by Rose of Tralee Notes on Aug 22, 2012

West Cork Claims 2012 Rose Crown

pic c/o westcorktimes.comAh yes, there's always one. Nicola McEvoy (Luxemburg Rose) has been crowned 2012 Rose of Tralee. Luxemburg, as in the the small country. The site westcorktimes.com tells us "Nicola from Kerry Pike, has in fact good West Cork...
by Rose of Tralee Notes on Aug 22, 2012

Three Kisses, please

Nicola McEvoy c/o Irish IndependentThe longest article on the winning 2012 Rose of Tralee, Nicola NcEvoy, is to be found at the Irish Independent (thus far, I should say). We quote ""The one that couldn't stop kissing me on stage last nig...
by Rose of Tralee Notes on Aug 22, 2012

Luxembourg douze points!

She did it - 2012 Luxembourg Rose of Tralee Nicola McEvoy is the 2012 Rose of Tralee!
by Rose of Tralee Notes on Aug 21, 2012

OK, ask me a question

Ann-Marie Lynch - New York Rose c/o The ScoreThe Score has a great quiz all about the 2012 Roses. We reproduce the questions here, but you will need to visit The Score for the answers - nothing is easy in this life!The picture above is also from The...
by Rose of Tralee Notes on Aug 19, 2012

Rose of Tralee 2012 Slideshow

Aisling Baker, 2012 Westmeath Rose, c/o RTE FashionFor a beautiful slideshow of all the 2012 Roses, go to RTE Fashion.
by Rose of Tralee Notes on Aug 19, 2012

Ronan Crowns Rose

Ronan O'Gara and Tara Talbot, 2011 Rose of Tralee c/o her.ieThis photo comes from her.ie - the website for women, as it says itself. Ronan O'Gara is a Munster and Ireland Rugby player - a legend. This year Ronan will be placing the crown on the new 2...
by Rose of Tralee Notes on Aug 19, 2012

Dome Before Rose Ball

The Rose Ball is a very grand occasion. Pictured above are two views of the Dome taken before the Ball itself. There were 80 tables - all full!Pics are courtesy of Eleanor's Florist, who are a sponsor to the Festival and provide all the floral arrang...
by Rose of Tralee Notes on Aug 18, 2012

Marty, where did it go all wrong?

pic c/o BroadsheetThis is Marty Whelan doing the old Silver Surfer thing in 2001. Yes, he was the compere. Without compare.With thanks to Broadsheet.
by Rose of Tralee Notes on Aug 14, 2012

Von Ryan's Express

pic c/o BroadsheetThe things one does in the name of PR. This is Ryan Tubridy - compere at the 2003 Rose Festival. Ryan is the one wearing a tie.With thanks to Broadsheet.
by Rose of Tralee Notes on Aug 14, 2012

I will if you will

pic c/o BroadsheetIn 2004 it was decided that biting down on a rose stem would make a great photo. 2004 compere Ray Darcy and Orla O'Shea (2004 Rose of Tralee) duly oblige. Orla was also the 2004 Kilkenny Rose.With thanks to Broadsheet....
by Rose of Tralee Notes on Aug 14, 2012

What is the Rose of Tralee All About?

Ever want to nkow more about the Rose of Tralee festival ? The ever excellent Una Mullally of the Irish Times gives us this crash course;Is this thing still on? Yes. This year, the “selection nights”, or the competition itself, take place on Mond...
by Rose of Tralee Notes on Aug 11, 2012

Finding one's roots

Tara Talbot c/o blogTara Talbot, 2011 Rose of Tralee, shows us another view of life as a Rose. In this report Tara reveals her thoughts on a trip sshe took to the Philippines in conjunction with SERVE.Please read it here....
by Rose of Tralee Notes on Jul 23, 2012

Northern Ohio Chooses

1971 Rose of Tralee Linda McCravy Shubeck, left, and 2009 Northern Ohio Rose Annie Dunn, right, congratulate 2011 Northern Ohio Rose Bridget Linton.Westlake is a sister city of Tralee, and the new 2011 Northern Ohio Rose has been chosen. She is Br...
by Rose of Tralee Notes on May 9, 2011


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