Since 1959 the Dublin Rose of Tralee committee has put on local selection events and picked a representative of Dublin City & Country for the International Rose of Tralee Festival in Tralee, Co Kerry. Indeed, the first ever Rose of Tralee was Dublin’s Alice O’Sullivan!

(Tralee, 1959). The first ever Rose of Tralee and Dublin Rose, Alice O’Sullivan.

In 2018 the Dublin Rose Centre continues to form an integral part of the Global Rose of Tralee Family, helping the festival “celebrate exceptional women and accept them as the proud people they are, whatever that might be.” – Anthony O’Gara, Chairman

The Dublin Rose team are a group of volunteers who organise events on behalf of the International Rose of Tralee festival. Our team is made up of former Roses and Rose Escorts, all of whom are passionate about the Festival and who work hard to create the best experience possible each year for our entrants, sponsors and charity partners.

The search is now on for the 2018 Dublin Rose! It will be an amazing and unforgettable year for all those girls lucky enough to take part. Click below to find out more on how to apply to become a Rose.

Become a Rose