Rose of Tralee

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Brooklynn Quinn, Sinead Flanagan, Karen Cashman, Orlagh McClinton, Orla McDaid and Marie Brady stepping out in St Stephen’s Green, Dublin, on Wednesday. Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

A forensic mental health occupational therapist based in a maximum security men’s prison and a psychology student are among the young women vying for (...)

Rose of Tralee Kirsten Mate Maher with previous   winners Charmaine Kenny (2009, London Rose), Gerrie O’ Grady (1999, Cork Rose), Sinead Boyle (1989, Dublin Rose), Marita Marron (1979, Belfast Rose),Cathy Quinn (1969, Dublin Rose), Alice O’Sullivan (1959, Dublin Rose) and presenter Dáithí Ó Sé in Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The 60th Rose of Tralee festival was launched in Dublin on Friday with winners from every decade of the festival’s history taking part, including the (...)

Roses pictured on Banna Beach in Co Kerry during the festival:  Leitrim Erin Moran, Boston & New England Rose Orlaith Roche and Newfoundland & Labrador Rose Katie Hanlon Wadman. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus Ltd

As the ball was thrown in at yesterday’s All-Ireland semi-final clash between Kerry and Mayo, crowds on Denny Street in Tralee quickly slipped off to (...)

 Alannah Beirne, from Naas, Co Kildare, who is a contestant on the forthcoming series of Britain’s Next Top Model. Photograph: Lifetime/PA Wire

After more than 30 years Brenda Hyland Beirne is still recognised as the trainee garda who was crowned Rose of Tralee. But now it is her statuesque (...)

Brianna Parkins at the Rose of Tralee festival: “Before I left for Ireland, last year’s Sydney Rose gave me a card that read ‘F**k the Begrudgers’. It now hangs above my desk.” Photograph: Domnick Walsh

Everyone has their coping mechanism. Some have exercise, some therapy. Mine is biscuits. Preferably supermarket-bought and preservative-filled. Every(...)

Reality Bites: Skin Deep saw Sinead Kennedy investigate the tattoo phenomenon in Ireland

RTÉ 2 is commissioning another round of its low-budget documentary strand Reality Bites, advising producers that it is in the market for “entertaining(...)

Dáithí Ó Sé at the launch of this year’s Rose of Tralee festival. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Meath Rose and cancer survivor Elysha Brennan was crowned Rose of Tralee winner 2015 after a raucous two days in Co Kerry on Tuesday. The 22-year-old (...)

Rose of Tralee: “The Roses are clever, talented, funny, inspirational and generally gorgeous”.  Photograph: Domnick Walsh

True story... A long time ago in a galaxy far, far, away my youngest sister was visiting me in Dublin. There was no such thing as cable TV and with a(...)

Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh parachuting into Tralee Town Park  with skydive instructor Karl Carey, at the Skyfest Air Display on Sunday. Photograph: Domnick Walsh

Maria Walsh is afraid of heights but it did not stop her performing a tandem jump from 10,000ft yesterday, parachuting into Tralee Town Park. Despite(...)

Rose of Tralee compere Dáithí Ó Sé enjoys the event’s launch with contestants at RTÉ. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

It’s that time of year again, when dozens of lovely girls from around the world gather at the Festival Dome in Tralee in Co Kerry to battle out for(...)

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