Rose of Tralee International Festival 23rd-27th August 2019 | Ireland

Latest News

21/08/2019
2019 Festival Brochure
Join us in Tralee as we celebrate the 60th Rose of Tralee International Festival
15/08/2019
800 performers to take part in three parades at 2019 Rose of Tralee International Festival
MARCHING bands are synonymous with the Rose of Tralee and 60 years on from the first ever Festival in 1959, this year’s audiences can look forward to enjoying the sweet sound of music from some amazing groups from near and far.
13/08/2019
Vintage Car Parade For Roses of Tralee To Mark Festival’s 60 Year Celebrations
30 ROSES of Tralee will return to Kerry’s Capital to take part in the 60 Year Celebrations of the Rose of Tralee International Festival.
08/08/2019
Tickets Flying for 80’s Night in the Dome with Abbaesque & DJ Botty
THE Festival Dome has been the venue for many memorable nights out for locals and visitors during the history of the Rose of Tralee International Festival and this year’s top night out will celebrate the sound of the 80’s on Saturday 24th August.
01/08/2019
James Patrice to Judge Tipperary Crystal Designer of the Year Award at Festival Fashion Show
Allocated Seating When Booking Online | Goody Bag For Everyone In The Audience | Synan O’Mahony To Showcase At Grand Finale
30/07/2019
Linguistic Expert To Investigate Who Wrote The Rose of Tralee Lyrics
SO the story goes, William Pembroke Mulchinock wrote The Rose of Tralee about his true love, Mary O’Connor, but did he? SO the story goes, William Pembroke Mulchinock wrote The Rose of Tralee about his true love, Mary O’Connor, but did he?

Sponsors

Tipperary Crystal
Arnotts 12 Henry St North City

RTÉ
Stillorgan Rd Dublin Dublin City

Kerry County Council
County Buildings Ratass Tralee

Programme

21/08/2019
2019 Festival Brochure
Join us in Tralee as we celebrate the 60th Rose of Tralee International Festival

Dome Events

23Aug
Rose Ball
Dan Spring Rd Tralee County Kerry
24Aug
80's Night in the Dome with Abbaesque and Late Disco
Dan Spring Rd Tralee County Kerry
Aug 24 - Aug 25
25Aug
Fashion Show
Dan Spring Rd Tralee County Kerry
26Aug
Rose TV Show Night One
Dan Spring Rd Tralee County Kerry
26Aug
Party With the Roses
Dan Spring Rd Tralee County Kerry
27Aug
Rose TV Show Night Two
Dan Spring Rd Cloon Beg Tralee

Street Festival

60 Years of Fashion: Roses of Tralee Winning Dresses
Kerry County Museum 18 Denny St Tralee
Derek Ryan
Denny St Tralee County Kerry
Hothouse Flowers
Denny St Tralee County Kerry
Aslan
Denny St Tralee County Kerry
Adrenaline Tour - Quad Bike Stunt Show
Town Park Denny St Tralee
Planet Science for Kidz
Town Park Denny St Tralee

Visitor Experience

2019 Festival Brochure
Join us in Tralee as we celebrate the 60th Rose of Tralee International Festival
Fri, Sat & Sun - Mulchinock Family Gathering
If you have a Mulchinock connection then we invite you to come along to Tralee over the weekend of this years 60th Rose of Tralee International Festival to celebrate the Mulchinock Family events. Friday 23rd, Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th August, Balloonagh Church & various locations
Fri, Sat & Sun @ 3pm - Rose of Tralee Living History Walking Tour
Visitors are taken on a journey around Tralee by a local Historian, Performer and specialist on all things associated with the real life story of William & Mary the 'Rose of Tralee'. This 45 min tour is suitable for families and couples both young and old but still in Love! LIVING HISTORY TOUR
Fri. 23rd @ 1pm - The Writings of WPM Lunchtime Theatre
Join us in the Greyhound Bar on Pembroke Street where you can enjoy lunch and a specially commissioned 45 minute two-hander Theatre performance bringing the love story of William and Mary to life. The Writings of William Pembroke Mulchinock - Lunchtime Show
Sat. 24th @ 10am - The Hall of Fame Wild Atlantic Way Tour
Join us along the North Kerry Wild Atlantic Way to the Literary Capital of Ireland for the induction of WPM into the Kerry Writers Museum. Join us as we journey to North Kerry with a visit to the Rice Ancestral Home of Bushmount House in Ballyduff, a visit to Rattoo Round Tower and onwards to Listowel, the literary capital of Ireland. Kerry Writers Museum will present a talk on William Pembroke Mulchinock before unveiling a sketch painting of him hanging in the Hall of Fame amoung other destinguished Kerry Poets and Writers.
Sun. 25th @ 11am - Rose of Tralee 10k - Run the Festival!
The Rose of Tralee International 10k takes place through the streets of Tralee, combining a fantastic route with the glamour and atmosphere of the Rose of Tralee International Festival. Tralee International Marathon Race Series presents The Rose of Tralee International 10k on Sunday 25th August.

Local Attractions

60 Years of Fashion: Roses of Tralee Winning Dresses
Kerry County Museum 18 Denny St Tralee
Beaches - Banna, Fenit, Derrymore
Fenit Kerry County Kerry
Birds Amusements
Town Park Denny St Tralee
Fenit Harbour
Fenit Harbour Tawlaght Kerry
Festival Memorabilia - Kerry County Library
Moyderwell Cloon Beg Tralee
Fossetts Circus
Dan Spring Rd Tralee County Kerry