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#Rose of Tralee

# rose-of-tralee - Friday 26 August, 2016

One of the Roses has accused the festival of 'manipulating and bullying' contestants
# Rose Of Tralee
# Rose Of Tralee

One of the Roses has accused the festival of 'manipulating and bullying' contestants

Aug 26th 2016, 7:48 PM 42,469 Views 80 Comments

Fainche McCormack is unhappy with the filming process for the documentary Road to the Dome.

One of the Roses has accused the festival of 'manipulating and bullying' contestants
# Rose Of Tralee
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# Rose Of Tralee

One of the Roses has accused the festival of 'manipulating and bullying' contestants

Aug 26th 2016, 4:09 PM 8,177 Views 2 Comments

Fainche McCormack is unhappy with the filming process for the documentary Road to the Dome.

# rose-of-tralee - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Petition set up to 'formally compliment' Sydney Rose for abortion comments
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Petition set up to 'formally compliment' Sydney Rose for abortion comments

Aug 25th 2016, 12:20 PM 34,056 Views 272 Comments

It’s in response to RTÉ receiving a number of complaints about Brianna Parkins’ remarks.

# rose-of-tralee - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Sydney Rose is 'disappointed' and 'confused' after festival chair Mary Kennedy condemned abortion comments
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# Rose Of Tralee

Sydney Rose is 'disappointed' and 'confused' after festival chair Mary Kennedy condemned abortion comments

Aug 24th 2016, 2:04 PM 106,033 Views 214 Comments

“The festival has been out there for years trying to dispel this ‘lovely girl competition’ image…”

The Rose of Tralee escorts took over the town centre for a massive sing song
# Escorts On Fire
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# Escorts On Fire

The Rose of Tralee escorts took over the town centre for a massive sing song

Aug 24th 2016, 9:32 AM 3,713 Views 3 Comments

Well, chanting.

The top 8 dads of the Rose of Tralee
# Wake Up Dad
From The Daily Edge
# Wake Up Dad

The top 8 dads of the Rose of Tralee

Aug 24th 2016, 7:42 AM 6,745 Views 0 Comments

Legends, the whole lot of them.

RTÉ received 10 formal complaints about Sydney Rose's abortion comments
# Rose Of Tralee
# Rose Of Tralee

RTÉ received 10 formal complaints about Sydney Rose's abortion comments

Aug 24th 2016, 6:05 AM 53,707 Views 151 Comments

Brianna Parkins told Dáithí Ó Sé she would like to see a referendum on abortion.

# rose-of-tralee - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

The Chicago Rose has just been crowned the Rose of Tralee
# Chicargo
From The Daily Edge
# Chicargo

The Chicago Rose has just been crowned the Rose of Tralee

Aug 23rd 2016, 11:28 PM 49,954 Views 60 Comments

Or as we say, Chicargo.

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

There was a SCRAP among the Roses to catch a bridal bouquet tonight
# Fight Fight Fight
From The Daily Edge
# Fight Fight Fight

There was a SCRAP among the Roses to catch a bridal bouquet tonight

Aug 23rd 2016, 10:30 PM 4,251 Views 1 Comment

And New Orleans won.

'No discussion, edits or changes' were made to the Sydney Rose's abortion comments on the RTÉ Player
# Rose Of Tralee
# Rose Of Tralee

'No discussion, edits or changes' were made to the Sydney Rose's abortion comments on the RTÉ Player

Aug 23rd 2016, 1:30 PM 29,133 Views 89 Comments

Sydney Rose Brianna Parkins called for a repeal of the Eighth Amendment.

'No discussion, edits or changes' were made to the Sydney Rose's abortion comments on the RTÉ Player
# Repeal The 8th
From The Daily Edge
# Repeal The 8th

'No discussion, edits or changes' were made to the Sydney Rose's abortion comments on the RTÉ Player

Aug 23rd 2016, 12:40 PM 6,497 Views 3 Comments

Sydney Rose Brianna Parkins called for a repeal of the eighth amendment.

Rose of Tralee stage invader was a ticket holder
# Trouble In The Dome
# Trouble In The Dome

Rose of Tralee stage invader was a ticket holder

Aug 23rd 2016, 9:00 AM 35,466 Views 63 Comments

The event’s organisers say they believe security at the Rose of Tralee is adequate.

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

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

Aug 23rd 2016, 7:46 AM 9,828 Views 2 Comments

Wayne Beag in da gaff.

# rose-of-tralee - 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

The Sydney Rose is winning praise for speaking out on Repeal The 8th
# Repeal The Eighth
From The Daily Edge
# Repeal The Eighth

The Sydney Rose is winning praise for speaking out on Repeal The 8th

Aug 22nd 2016, 11:36 PM 19,365 Views 8 Comments

“I think it’s time to give women a say over their reproductive rights.”

A man dressed as a priest has just invaded the stage at the Rose of Tralee
# Fathers4Justice
From The Daily Edge
# Fathers4Justice

A man dressed as a priest has just invaded the stage at the Rose of Tralee

Aug 22nd 2016, 10:04 PM 102,615 Views 166 Comments

Matt O’Connor, a second-generation Irishman who lives in London, has taken responsibility for the protest and asked for the audience to pray for those affected by family breakdown.

# rose-of-tralee - 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 29,965 Views 44 Comments

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

DailyEdge.ie's 7 Most Mortifying Rose of Tralee moments
# Rose Of Tralee
From The Daily Edge
# Rose Of Tralee

DailyEdge.ie's 7 Most Mortifying Rose of Tralee moments

Aug 21st 2016, 6:00 PM 6,177 Views 1 Comment

They’re the best parts.

# rose-of-tralee - Saturday 20 August, 2016

What does it take to become a Rose of Tralee escort?
# Skills
# Skills

What does it take to become a Rose of Tralee escort?

Aug 20th 2016, 9:15 PM 32,110 Views 30 Comments

Shane Kenny, last year’s Escort of the Year, tells us about his experiences.

'Why would an adult woman want to parade herself around a Kerry tent?'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Why would an adult woman want to parade herself around a Kerry tent?'

Aug 20th 2016, 8:00 AM 817 Views 114 Comments

Lorraine Courtney argues that the Rose of Tralee competition is outdated and offensive to women.

# rose-of-tralee - Friday 19 August, 2016

What Is Your Rose Of Tralee 2016 Talent?
# Quiz
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# Quiz

What Is Your Rose Of Tralee 2016 Talent?

Aug 19th 2016, 1:42 PM 9,199 Views 6 Comments

Time to show off your skills.

# rose-of-tralee - Thursday 18 August, 2016

This comedian's Rose of Tralee makeup tutorial is brilliantly cynical
# Comedian
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# Comedian

This comedian's Rose of Tralee makeup tutorial is brilliantly cynical

Aug 18th 2016, 9:58 AM 4,053 Views 3 Comments

Sure throw on some freckles.

# rose-of-tralee - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

They really have banned poetry from this year's Rose of Tralee
# No Poetry? Denied
From The Daily Edge
# No Poetry? Denied

They really have banned poetry from this year's Rose of Tralee

Aug 17th 2016, 3:30 PM 3,086 Views 2 Comments

There’ll be no poetry readings this year. Possibly because there were 14 of them last year.

The organisers have done away with a Rose of Tralee staple...
# No Poetry? Denied
# No Poetry? Denied

The organisers have done away with a Rose of Tralee staple...

Aug 17th 2016, 2:09 PM 22,373 Views 19 Comments

There’ll be no poetry readings this year. Possibly because there were 14 of them last year.

# rose-of-tralee - Sunday 14 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 14th 2016, 8:30 PM 25,077 Views 20 Comments

The Dome, the girls, the escorts, the talents.

# rose-of-tralee - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

9 things that would happen if Naomi Campbell was the Rose of Tralee
# Check Your Lipstick
From The Daily Edge
# Check Your Lipstick

9 things that would happen if Naomi Campbell was the Rose of Tralee

Sep 8th 2015, 5:08 PM 4,585 Views 1 Comment

The supermodel is the new face of Newbridge Silverware. Which only means one thing…

# rose-of-tralee - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Villa reward Bacuna for mortifying Rose of Tralee appearance with new 5-year deal
# Morto
From The42
# Morto

Villa reward Bacuna for mortifying Rose of Tralee appearance with new 5-year deal

Aug 20th 2015, 4:33 PM 8,385 Views 3 Comments

The midfielder has committed his long-term future to the club.

# rose-of-tralee - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

An irate Daniel O'Donnell fan called up a radio station in Sligo
# Tuned Out
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# Tuned Out

An irate Daniel O'Donnell fan called up a radio station in Sligo

Aug 19th 2015, 8:37 PM 5,908 Views 0 Comments

He commented that Daniel was singing off-key at the Rose of Tralee. Big mistake. HUGE.

Meath Rose: 'We had a bad year on the football front but we did okay in the Rose of Tralee'
# Winner
# Winner

Meath Rose: 'We had a bad year on the football front but we did okay in the Rose of Tralee'

Aug 19th 2015, 11:27 AM 19,295 Views 27 Comments

She also hinted that she might take a step back from her studies for the year.

Aston Villa defender makes Rose of Tralee cameo but nobody has a clue who he is
# Morto
From The42
# Morto

Aston Villa defender makes Rose of Tralee cameo but nobody has a clue who he is

Aug 19th 2015, 10:03 AM 19,640 Views 19 Comments

It’s difficult not to cringe watching this.

The 14 most WTF moments of the Rose of Tralee 2015
# Rose Of Tralee
From The Daily Edge
# Rose Of Tralee

The 14 most WTF moments of the Rose of Tralee 2015

Aug 19th 2015, 9:55 AM 12,205 Views 9 Comments

Brace yourselves.

# rose-of-tralee - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

The new Rose of Tralee has everyone pretty much in love
# Rose Of Tralee
From The Daily Edge
# Rose Of Tralee

The new Rose of Tralee has everyone pretty much in love

Aug 18th 2015, 11:48 PM 10,379 Views 3 Comments

*drum roll*

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

We know all about the Roses, but what's it like for the Escorts down in Tralee?
# Opinion
# Opinion

We know all about the Roses, but what's it like for the Escorts down in Tralee?

Aug 18th 2015, 7:30 PM 1,457 Views 31 Comments

Jonny McGailey was the 2013 Rose of Tralee Escort of the Year, he tells us what the festival is really like for the Escorts.

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 9,960 Views 2 Comments

Of course, they all have lovely bottoms.

'Dung spitting' is now a genuine Rose of Tralee talent, FYI
# Spitting Mad
From The Daily Edge
# Spitting Mad

'Dung spitting' is now a genuine Rose of Tralee talent, FYI

Aug 18th 2015, 12:02 AM 4,679 Views 4 Comments

Get to practicing, gals.

# rose-of-tralee - Monday 17 August, 2015

Night One of the Rose of Tralee 2015: As it happened From The Daily Edge
Live Aug 17th 2015, 10:30 PM

Night One of the Rose of Tralee 2015: As it happened

Here's what happened when we interviewed the Rose of Tralee entirely in emoji
# So Emoji
From The Daily Edge
# So Emoji

Here's what happened when we interviewed the Rose of Tralee entirely in emoji

Aug 17th 2015, 7:30 PM 8,730 Views 2 Comments

Things got emojional.

What Is Your Rose Of Tralee Talent?
# Quiz
From The Daily Edge
# Quiz

What Is Your Rose Of Tralee Talent?

Aug 17th 2015, 7:00 PM 12,856 Views 6 Comments

Enya on tin whistle? Anyone?