To apply to be a Rose, you must complete a Rose application form that includes the following eligibility criteria:

a) Be 18 years of age by January 1st and will not have reached your 28th birthday on or prior to the following September 1st 2018.

b) Be unmarried or never been married.

c) 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.

d) 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.

e) Never have previously represented any Centre as a Rose in the Regional Festival or International Rose of Tralee Selection.

f) Be available for Rose Selection events and if selected be available for the Regional Festival and International Festival events.


To become a rose, you must complete both application forms below.

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