Niamh Shevlin to represent Donegal in Rose of Tralee

By Dionne Meehan  CONGRATULATIONS to Niamh Shevlin who was selected to represent Donegal in this year’s Rose of Tralee. Niamh was chosen to represent the county at the Donegal Rose Selection in the Central Hotel Donegal Town last night. Advertisement Taking to social media today, Niamh said this is something she has dreamed of doing […]

Are you going to be the 2024 Donegal Rose?

APPLICATIONS for the 2024 Rose of Tralee International Festival are now open. The Donegal Rose selection, in association with R Mc Cullagh Jewellers, takes place on April 13 in the Central Hotel in Donegal Town. To apply visit Applications are closing Tuesday, April 2.

Search for the 2023 Donegal Rose of Tralee has begun

THE search for the 2023 International Rose of Tralee and Rose Escort of the Year has officially begun. With Rose Selections taking place across 32 centres nationally and worldwide, 2022 Rose of Tralee Rachel Duffy, RTÉ Rose of Tralee presenter Daithí Ó Sé and Rose Escort of the Year Shane McHugh have officially launched the […]

Donegal Rose caught up in a Twitter storm

The Donegal Rose of Tralee has found herself in the middle of a Twitter storm. On Monday evening she appeared in the Dome to be interviewed by the host Dáithí Ó Sé and as a party piece recited a poem. However poems were banned by the competition organisers in 2016, leading to a mini tornado […]

Donegal’s longest serving Rose ready to hand over crown

DONEGAL’S longest serving Rose is preparing to hand over her crown after three years in the role. Chloe Kennedy from Donegal Town was crowned the Donegal Rose in 2019. Due to Covid-19 postponing the competition, she has retained her title for three years but is now preparing to hand over her crown to the 2022 […]

Donegal Rose praised for highlighting mental health issues

  Donegal Rose, Amy Callaghan, was praised last night as she openly discussed her mental health struggles during the live RTE broadcast of the Rose of Tralee.  Taking to the stage to talk with Daithi about her battles with anxiety, peer pressure and how she got the help that was needed, Amy wowed the nation with […]