Apply to be a Rose Escort in 2022

Rose Escort Eligibility Criteria 2022

All entrants must:

  • Be born in Ireland or of Irish origin by virtue of one of your ancestors having been born in Ireland
  • Be unmarried or never been married
  • Be male or identify as male
  • Be 21 years of age by 1st January 2022 and not have reached your 32nd birthday on or prior to 1st September 2022

If selected be available for the International Festival events

Key Compulsory Festival Dates

  • Rose Escort Interviews – May / June 2022
  • Rose Escort Bootcamp – May / June 2022
  • International Festival – 18th – 24th August 2022

Other dates may be added. Dates are subject to change. A screening process may take place for all applicants prior to interview.

Application Cost

A payment of a €25 fee must accompany this application. Once you submit this form, you will be redirected to pay your application fee securely with a Credit or Debit Card. Applications will not be accepted without payment.

Please note, should you be accepted as a Rose Escort you will required to make a €1,000 subscription plus VAT.

All information provided in this application form will be treated confidentially by the Rose of Tralee International Festival, but the answers provided may be used in compiling a summary of your details for the Festival Programme, the Roses, media and TV programme researchers and producers.

Closing date 20th May 2022

The details and information on this form are subject to change.


Fancy getting involved in the opportunity that comes with being a Rose Escort? Then fill out a Rose Escort application!