An experience like no other

We are proud of what we have created at the Dublin Rose Centre. Each year we host more events and accommodate more entrants than any other Rose of Tralee Centre worldwide.

Our team works execptionally hard to make your experience as a Rose the best it can possibly be.

Most Roses say that entering the Rose of Tralee was one of the best things they ever decided to do in their lives.

It could be you!

Each year hundreds of girls from every manner of background all over the world enter the Rose of Tralee and have amazing and unforgettable experiences.

Our current Dublin Rose is Maria Coughlan from Malahide who entered as a Rose just like everyone else, and ended up in the Dome with Daithi!

If applying to be a Rose is something you have always wante to do, then why not go ahead and make next year your year?!


Eligibility Criteria

Check that you meet the Eligibility Criteria shown, then follow the link below to fill in the official online application form

All entrants must:

    • Be 18 years of age by January 1st 2018 and will not have reached your 28th birthday on or prior to September 1st 2018.
    • Be unmarried or never been married.
    • Be female, born in Ireland or an Irish citizen or of Irish origin by virtue of one of your ancestors having been born in Ireland.
    • For applicants residing outside the island of Ireland – be living in the region you wish to represent for a minimum of one year and recommend that if selected as the Rose that you will remain resident in this region for the following 12 months.
    • Never have previously represented any Centre as a Rose in the Regional Festival or International Rose of Tralee Selection.
    • Be available for Rose Selection events and if selected be available for International Festival events.

Please note that it is your responsibility that you comply to all the above eligibility criteria. Breach of the above will result in automatic disqualification. An entrant sponsorship fee of €250 is required for entrants based in Ireland. Your local Rose Centre will give you more details. Contact your local International Centre directly for their sponsorship details. In order to enter a Rose Selection, you must apply to a location where one of our Rose Centres is currently in operation, a full list of which can be found on the map at the bottom of the Apply page on our (International Festival) website.