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Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Dáithí Ó Sé

Last year
# Rose of Tralee
Quiz: How much do you know about the Rose of Tralee?
Every rose has its quiz.
All time
# Schteak for Two
Which Dáithí Ó Sé Is Your Boyfriend?
It’s time you found out.
# Best Bits
Here's what Dáithí Ó Sé said was his favourite moment hosting the Rose of Tralee
Let’s just say it involves a Canadian Rose and a cow getting stagefright.
# Your Say
Poll: Will you watch the Rose of Tralee?
Will you be tuning in?
# trouble in the dome
Rose of Tralee stage invader was a ticket holder
The event’s organisers say they believe security at the Rose of Tralee is adequate.
# no poetry? denied
They really have banned poetry from this year's Rose of Tralee
There’ll be no poetry readings this year. Possibly because there were 14 of them last year.
# no poetry? denied
The organisers have done away with a Rose of Tralee staple...
There’ll be no poetry readings this year. Possibly because there were 14 of them last year.
# well holy god
Dáithí Ó Sé's face has been spotted on this baby Jesus in Sligo town
“Dear eight pound, six ounce, newborn infant Dáithí…”
# well holy god
Dáithí Ó Sé's face has been spotted on this baby Jesus in Sligo town
“Dear eight pound, six ounce, newborn infant Dáithí…”
Night Two of the Rose of Tralee 2015: As It Happened
Lovely moment by lovely moment.
# lovely day out
Dáithí Ó Sé looks genuinely terrified of this year's Roses
Run Dáithí, run.
# icy tubs
Ryan Tubridy has done the ice bucket challenge (with bottled water)
Live on the radio!
Night one of Rose of Tralee 2014: As it happened
Handbags at dawn! Well… at 8pm!
Dáithí Ó Sé and Colm Meaney took a much better IFTA selfie
It was A1 Sharon in comparison to the ‘official’ effort.
# nomakeupselfie
Daithi O'Se and Ray D'Arcy post 'ready for Coppers' make-up selfies
The lads are happy to rise to the occasion.
# New Direction
Student reunited with lost family heirloom after seeing it on RTÉ's Today
The compass was shown in a feature on RTÉ’s Today programme.
# Lovely Lads
12 GIFS that prove being a Rose of Tralee escort is the BEST craic
There’s a whole lotta fun and a canteen of silver cutlery to be won.
# dáithí and maura
Irish mam comes up with the ultimate punishment for her daughter
Yes, it involves Today with Dáithí and Maura.
# Dáithí Ó Sé
Dáithí Ó Sé compares Marty Morrissey to Papa Smurf (sort of)
OK, it’s a parody. But it’s dead on.
Death of Kerry musician and author of 'A Thig Ná Tit Orm', Maidhc Dainín Ó Sé
His most well-known book will be familiar to thousands of past Leaving Cert students.
# kiss the fish
The 7 most surreal moments from last night's Rose of Tralee
And boy, were they surreal.
Rose of Tralee 2013: Night One as it happened
A live marriage proposal, kissing a cod, and bedtime stories… it was a strange evening.
# Dáithí Ó Sé
16 of the best quotes from the Lovely Girls of 2013
Aren’t they all lovely?
# Rose of Tralee
Meet the Lovely Girls of 2013
Um, and Dáithí Ó Sé.
# escort masterclass
7 essential skills you'll need as a Rose of Tralee escort
Before you try and take part you better read this.
# Prostitution
Campaign against sex-trafficking targets potential punters
‘Real Men Don’t Buy Girls’ is the message of the major social media programme.
# Sausages
VIDEO: What Dáithí Ó Sé was thinking during Sausagegate
Remember when he had a bit of a moment on the telly? Here’s the real story.
# Quiz time
QUIZ: Which RTÉ presenter are YOU?
Your choice of outdoor coat tells us EVERYTHING.
# Today show
RTÉ to move south for new Cork-based afternoon show
Dáithí Ó Sé, Maura Derrane, Bláithnaid Ní Chofaigh and Norah Casey will be the presenters of the new afternoon ‘Today’ show.
The Rose of Tralee Finals, Day Two
It can’t get better than last night, can it?
# Rose of Tralee
PLAY: Rose of Tralee Bingo 2012
The Daily Edge will be live-blogging the festival’s centre piece tonight and tomorrow. Why not join in the fun with a round of Rose of Tralee Bingo?
# Recap
Pics & video: 6 bizarre moments from last night's Rose of Tralee
Dolphins, dances and voodoo dolls. Oh, Ireland.
The Rose of Tralee Finals, Day One
Every Rose. Every one of Dáithí’s ‘jokes’. As it happened.
# Rose of Tralee
The Big Fat Rose of Tralee Quiz
Which Rose likes to nibble cheese and strawberries and who just can’t stop spontaneously dancing? The Daily Edge asks the big questions (take that, Dáithi).
# Rose of Tralee
Introducing: the 32 contestants in this year’s Rose of Tralee
Which of these 10 Irish and 22 international entrants are ‘lovely and fair’ enough to become the 53rd Rose of Tralee?
# Rose of Tralee
The internet does not like Dáithí
The charismatic Kerryman is a divisive figure as new host of the Rose of Tralee.