Rose of Tralee Notes Blog Posts

  • €10,000 Man
    on Aug 23, 2012 in 2012 Escorts Galway
    The Galway Advertiser brings new of the Escorts - the 2012 Escort of the year is Ballinasloe man Ian Cullinane.His prize? €10,000 worth of Newbridge Silverware. So the Galway Advertiser says.More on Ian here.
  • What did the Luxembourgers ever do for us?
    on Aug 23, 2012 in 2012 Luxembourg
    The has some facts for us all to digest.The Rose of Tralee and 7 other things Luxembourg has given us.Get the answers here.
  • All happy
    on Aug 23, 2012 in 2012 Rose of Tralee Luxembourg
    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...
  • 2011 meets 2012
    on Aug 23, 2012 in 2011 2012 Dublin Escorts
    Siobheal Nic Eochaidh c/o herald.ieThe site just keeps on giving - giving us items from around the fringes of the Rose Tralee. You must remember our hip-hopping Dublin Rose from 2011 - god how could you forget. Well that was Siobheal Nic Eo...
  • Three Kisses, please
    on Aug 22, 2012 in 2012 Rose of Tralee Luxembourg
    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...
  • West Cork Claims 2012 Rose Crown
    on Aug 22, 2012 in 2012 Rose of Tralee Luxembourg
    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 tells us "Nicola from Kerry Pike, has in fact good West Cork...
  • Nicola- from her bed!
    on Aug 22, 2012 in 2012 Rose of Tralee Luxembourg
    This is the RTE piece about Nicola, 2012 Rose of Tralee - interviewed in her bed on the first day of her reign!
  • I've just been Hectored
    on Aug 22, 2012 in 2012 Rose of Tralee Luxembourg
    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...
  • Luxembourg douze points!
    on Aug 21, 2012 in 2012 Rose of Tralee Luxembourg
    She did it - 2012 Luxembourg Rose of Tralee Nicola McEvoy is the 2012 Rose of Tralee!
  • From Tiffany's to Tralee
    on Aug 21, 2012 in New York 2012
    Annmarie Lynch c/o Irish CentralOver at Irish Central they have a glowing report all about Annmarie Lynch, 2012 New York Rose. You might want to remember her name the next time you happen to be shopping in Tiffany's in New York (I know it's a long sh...
  • First up is Aisling
    on Aug 21, 2012 in 2012 Westmeath
    Aisling Baker with Daithi c/o westmeath examinerSomeone has to go first, and this year that someone was Aisling Baker 2012 Westmeath Rose. The Westmeath Examiner brings a blow by blow account of Daithi's interview with Aisling.Get it all here.
  • New York, by way of Longford
    on Aug 20, 2012 in New York Longford 2012
    Annmarie Lynch New York Rose c/o Longford LeaderYes, the 2012 New York Rose is from Longford. The Longford Leader reports that Annmarie Lynch is having a fantastic festival. For the night itself she has chosen a dress from New York based...
  • Pied Piper busy in Tralee
    on Aug 20, 2012 in 2012 Westmeath Sunderland
    pic c/o Irish TimesIn the Irish Times photo above we see Aisling Baker, 2012 Westmeath Rose and Talitha Orlandi, 2012 Sunderland Rose. That chap on the end is the Pied Piper.The article itself is a must read if yuo want to know about the Rose Parade,...
  • Where is Stabannon?
    on Aug 20, 2012 in Louth 2012 Melbourne
    Claire Lynch, 2012 Melbourne Rose c/o Dundalk Democrat That worthy organ, the Dundalk Democrat, informs that the Melbourne Rose is from County Louth, Stabannon in fact.All the news about Claire here at  Dundalk Democrat here.
  • Is there a slideshow?
    on Aug 20, 2012 in Waterford 2012 Sydney
    pic c/o Independent WomanIndependent Woman has a great slideshow of the roses during their peregrinations around Kerry. Pictured above are 2012 Sydney Rose Sophia Fitzgerald and Waterford Rose Lorna Ferncombe.View the 32 photo - slide at Ind...
  • Ronan Crowns Rose
    on Aug 19, 2012 in 2011 2012 Rose of Tralee
    Ronan O'Gara and Tara Talbot, 2011 Rose of Tralee c/o her.ieThis photo comes from - 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...
  • Rose of Tralee 2012 Slideshow
    on Aug 19, 2012 in 2012 Westmeath Rose of Tralee
    Aisling Baker, 2012 Westmeath Rose, c/o RTE FashionFor a beautiful slideshow of all the 2012 Roses, go to RTE Fashion.
  • Daithi Writes...
    on Aug 19, 2012 in 2012 Daithi
    From that great website we hear news from Daithi O'Se. He has written a lenghty article about himself, Rita the missus and Irish Pubs abroad. Sure how could you resist? Article from as follows. Don't forget to v...
  • OK, ask me a question
    on Aug 19, 2012 in New York 2012 Rose of Tralee
    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...
  • Dome Before Rose Ball
    on Aug 18, 2012 in 2012 Rose of Tralee
    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...