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Who Will Be 2007 Kildare Rose?

"I am delighted to launch the search for the 2007 Kildare Rose" announced Paul Dargan, Rose of Tralee Regional Co-ordinator, "I invite every young woman in Kildare to join us for a fun-filled experience that could lead to being selected International Rose of Tralee!"

"Entry could not be easier. Simply complete an application form and return it to us by 2nd March 2007. We are inviting clubs, societies, associations, businesses, family or friends to nominate a contestant. I am confident we will introduce 20/25 wonderful young women at the Gala Rose Ball in Killashee House on March 24th" and the winning rose will be chosen on our selection night on Sunday 8th April


The Rose of Tralee International Festival now in its 48th year is steeped in history and continues to remain in the hearts of the Irish community both in Ireland and overseas.

The festival continues to grow and now incorporates 32 centres from around the island of Ireland and 20 overseas centres.

"The Selection of the Kildare Rose will this year take place in Killashee House Hotel in Naas. Killashee are delighted to to be hosting the Kildare Rose and are ensuring a successful Rose of Tralee in Kildare".

Eligibility criteria for the International Rose of Tralee contest are that entrants must be aged between 18 and 28 years, be of Irish birth or ancestry, be single without children and entrants cannot have previously represented a Centre at the Regional Irish Final or the International Rose of Tralee Selection.

Applications forms are available from Killashee House Hotel or by contacting Paul Dargan on 086 8650714. The closing date for applications is 2nd March 2007.
Our winning Rose will then contest the Irish Regional Final in Limerick City on June 2 and 3.

Newbridge Silverware is lead sponsor of the 2007 Rose of Tralee International Festival, which will take place in Tralee from Friday August 17 to Tuesday August 21. The contest final will be televised live by RTÉ One television on Monday August 20 and Tuesday August 21.

For further information please telephone;
Paul Dargan on 086 8650714 or Emma Gosnell on 087 2433006