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'I grew up thinking it was unattainable:' Why this year's candidates for Rose of Tralee wanted to enter
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'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.

The Waterford Rose made a meta reference to Father Ted on stage and everyone was delighted
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The Waterford Rose made a meta reference to Father Ted on stage and everyone was delighted

Aug 23rd 2017, 8:34 AM 14,150 Views 3 Comments

Surely this was intentional.

How To Explain The Rose of Tralee To Your Non-Irish Friends
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How To Explain The Rose of Tralee To Your Non-Irish Friends

Aug 21st 2017, 4:40 PM 23,570 Views 4 Comments

It’s that time of year again.

21 tremendously embarrassing Rose of Tralee photocalls from over the years
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21 tremendously embarrassing Rose of Tralee photocalls from over the years

Aug 15th 2017, 3:26 PM 10,679 Views 2 Comments

It’s that time of year.

11 perfect reactions to *that* sexist Daily Mail headline
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11 perfect reactions to *that* sexist Daily Mail headline

Mar 28th 2017, 7:56 AM 8,510 Views 23 Comments

“Never mind Brexit, who won Legs-it?” – YOU WHAT NOW?

Night Two of the Rose of Tralee 2016: Liveblog
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Night Two of the Rose of Tralee 2016: Liveblog

Aug 23rd 2016, 10:32 PM 37,370 Views 13 Comments

Who will win the coveted title? Only one way to find out…

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

Aug 23rd 2016, 7:46 AM 9,795 Views 2 Comments

Wayne Beag in da gaff.

Night One of the Rose of Tralee 2016: As It Happened
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Night One of the Rose of Tralee 2016: As It Happened

Aug 22nd 2016, 11:50 PM 41,514 Views 17 Comments

Lovely moment by lovely moment.

Want to be the Rose of Tralee? Here are some ways of improving your odds*
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Want to be the Rose of Tralee? Here are some ways of improving your odds*

Aug 21st 2016, 10:00 PM 29,901 Views 45 Comments

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

This Kerry shop's 'Lovely Leg' beauty competition is Father Ted come to life
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This Kerry shop's 'Lovely Leg' beauty competition is Father Ted come to life

Jan 25th 2016, 10:48 AM 19,092 Views 24 Comments

Of course, they ALL have a lovely leg.

This Kerry shop's 'Lovely Leg' beauty competition is Father Ted come to life
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This Kerry shop's 'Lovely Leg' beauty competition is Father Ted come to life

Jan 25th 2016, 8:55 AM 3,790 Views 2 Comments

Of course, they ALL have a lovely leg.

Night Two of the Rose of Tralee 2015: As It Happened
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Night Two of the Rose of Tralee 2015: As It Happened

Aug 18th 2015, 11:45 PM 72,109 Views 40 Comments

Lovely moment by lovely moment.

11 Rose of Tralee photos improved by Father Ted quotes
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11 Rose of Tralee photos improved by Father Ted quotes

Aug 18th 2015, 10:36 AM 9,944 Views 2 Comments

Of course, they all have lovely bottoms.

The raffle draw at this Sligo festival is straight out of Father Ted
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The raffle draw at this Sligo festival is straight out of Father Ted

May 31st 2015, 2:35 PM 7,802 Views 4 Comments

“Did anybody see The Late Late Show last night?”

When lovely girls are lovely no more: Rose of Tralee chairman hits out at Fr Ted jibes
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When lovely girls are lovely no more: Rose of Tralee chairman hits out at Fr Ted jibes

Sep 5th 2014, 12:29 PM 25,439 Views 93 Comments

The organiser has taken aim at “boorish nonsense from uninformed opinion writers”.

As it happened: The crowning of the Rose of Tralee 2014
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As it happened: The crowning of the Rose of Tralee 2014

Aug 19th 2014, 11:40 PM 82,914 Views 40 Comments

All the lovely loveliness, as it happened.

Opinion: The Roses have thick enough skins to take the constant Father Ted 'lovely girls' joke
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Opinion: The Roses have thick enough skins to take the constant Father Ted 'lovely girls' joke

Aug 19th 2014, 8:00 PM 153 Views 42 Comments

Last year’s Monaghan Rose says the festival has had a hugely positive effect on her life and she’ll take a bit of slagging because she’s proud to be part of it all.

Night one of Rose of Tralee 2014: As it happened
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Night one of Rose of Tralee 2014: As it happened

Aug 18th 2014, 11:50 PM 54,450 Views 66 Comments

Handbags at dawn! Well… at 8pm!

(Somewhat ironic) photos of the winner of 2FM's 'Miss Personality' contest
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(Somewhat ironic) photos of the winner of 2FM's 'Miss Personality' contest

May 30th 2014, 12:05 PM 42,270 Views 73 Comments

The Miss Ireland finals beckon.

2FM responds to criticism of 'Miss Personality' contest, says men can't enter
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2FM responds to criticism of 'Miss Personality' contest, says men can't enter

May 20th 2014, 6:10 PM 37,223 Views 55 Comments

Looks don’t count… for now.

Tubridy's 'lovely girl' contest met with mockery
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Tubridy's 'lovely girl' contest met with mockery

May 20th 2014, 3:00 PM 8,053 Views 0 Comments

Do you want to be ‘Miss Personality 2014?’.

Which Irish lovelies have made the FHM sexiest women list?
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Which Irish lovelies have made the FHM sexiest women list?

May 1st 2014, 10:56 AM 7,768 Views 2 Comments

Representin’.

12 GIFS that prove being a Rose of Tralee escort is the BEST craic
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12 GIFS that prove being a Rose of Tralee escort is the BEST craic

Feb 6th 2014, 12:23 PM 5,757 Views 2 Comments

There’s a whole lotta fun and a canteen of silver cutlery to be won.

Rose of Tralee 2013: Night One as it happened
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Rose of Tralee 2013: Night One as it happened

Aug 19th 2013, 11:40 PM 53,712 Views 110 Comments

A live marriage proposal, kissing a cod, and bedtime stories… it was a strange evening.

16 of the best quotes from the Lovely Girls of 2013
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16 of the best quotes from the Lovely Girls of 2013

Aug 19th 2013, 4:27 PM 8,994 Views 11 Comments

Aren’t they all lovely?

Meet the Lovely Girls of 2013
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Meet the Lovely Girls of 2013

Aug 13th 2013, 3:50 PM 2,827 Views 5 Comments

Um, and Dáithí Ó Sé.

8 things that make Irish women completely irresistible
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8 things that make Irish women completely irresistible

May 17th 2013, 8:30 PM 120,288 Views 88 Comments

Don’t even try to resist, guys.

Pics and video: the 6 best bits from the Rose of Tralee
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Pics and video: the 6 best bits from the Rose of Tralee

Aug 22nd 2012, 9:21 AM 12,093 Views 18 Comments

High heels, banners and Rose Buds.

As it happened: The Rose of Tralee Finals, Day Two
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As it happened: The Rose of Tralee Finals, Day Two

Aug 21st 2012, 11:30 PM 26,488 Views 53 Comments

It can’t get better than last night, can it?

6 lovely girls pageants that are not the Rose of Tralee
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6 lovely girls pageants that are not the Rose of Tralee

Aug 21st 2012, 9:00 PM 15,037 Views 5 Comments

While The Rose of Tralee prides itself on being different to other pageants there are plenty of other ‘alternative’ competitions around the world.

As it happened: The Rose of Tralee Finals, Day One
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As it happened: The Rose of Tralee Finals, Day One

Aug 20th 2012, 11:34 PM 21,391 Views 32 Comments

Every Rose. Every one of Dáithí’s ‘jokes’. As it happened.

Poll: Will you watch the Rose of Tralee?
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Poll: Will you watch the Rose of Tralee?

Aug 20th 2012, 10:06 AM 8,714 Views 58 Comments

It’s one of the most-watched programmes in Ireland every single year, but it’s also criticised for being outdated and irrelevant. Will you watch?

Watch: Is this the best Rose of Tralee talent ever?
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Watch: Is this the best Rose of Tralee talent ever?

Aug 24th 2011, 10:07 AM 6,913 Views 74 Comments

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: Monday
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The Daily Fix: Monday

Aug 22nd 2011, 8:02 PM 2,033 Views 2 Comments

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?

Introducing: the 32 contestants in this year’s Rose of Tralee
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Introducing: the 32 contestants in this year’s Rose of Tralee

Aug 22nd 2011, 7:29 PM 27,815 Views 40 Comments

Which of these 10 Irish and 22 international entrants are ‘lovely and fair’ enough to become the 53rd Rose of Tralee?

Five things you didn't know about the Rose of Tralee
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Five things you didn't know about the Rose of Tralee

Aug 23rd 2010, 4:46 PM 1,431 Views 0 Comments

The final of the Rose of Tralee 2010 is tonight – but how far has the festival come since the 1950s?

Does Tralee produce the Loveliest Girls?
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Does Tralee produce the Loveliest Girls?

Aug 22nd 2010, 2:01 PM 419 Views 0 Comments

Here’s a pick of alternative beauty contests to help you pick. Don’t they all have lovely bottoms?