Offaly's Jennifer Byrne wins the Rose of Tralee
Here is the criteria to be eligble to enter Rose of Tralee selection 2018 and be in with a chance succeed Dr Jennifer Byrne as Rose.
- 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 an entrant's responsibility to comply with 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, entrants must apply to a location where one of the Rose Centres is in operation, a full list of which can be found on the map at the bottom of the apply page on the Rose of Tralee website.