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Tuesday 7 February 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Rose of Tralee

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# need to know
The Evening Fix: Friday
Things we learned, loved, and shared today…
# Irish ancestry
Certificates of Irish Heritage given to Roses
Fifteen of this year’s Rose of Tralee contestants have received an official recognition of their Irish ancestry by the Government.
# rot11
Next stop, Ellen? Dublin Rose gets some love from Perez Hilton
A video of the self-taught hip hop dancing Rose has been featured on an influential US gossip blog – but not everyone’s a fan of her moves.
# Work Can Wait
Watch: Is this the best Rose of Tralee talent ever?
The Queensland Rose may have won, but she wasn’t the real star. Hold on to your chair and watch this dance…
# The Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Monday
The battle for Tripoli rages on, the bishop of Cloyne breaks his silence, Ireland’s latest viral sensation and… can we turn light bulbs into wifi routers?
# 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?
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Sunday
All the day’s news, plus the little bits you may not have caught yet.
Voices
Q&A: What’s it really like being a Rose of Tralee?
As Ireland (and the world) gears up for the 2011 Rose of Tralee finals, we talk to someone who really knows…
# Rose of Tralee
The internet does not like Dáithí
The charismatic Kerryman is a divisive figure as new host of the Rose of Tralee.
# Lovely Girls?
Five things you didn't know about the Rose of Tralee
The final of the Rose of Tralee 2010 is tonight – but how far has the festival come since the 1950s?
# Lovely Girls?
Does Tralee produce the Loveliest Girls?
Here’s a pick of alternative beauty contests to help you pick. Don’t they all have lovely bottoms?