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Budding roses urged to apply for this year’s Rose of Tralee

If you think you might just be a budding rose then you’re being urged to apply for this year’s festival before it’s too late.

The Rose of Tralee is now celebrating it’s 57th year and takes place from the 16th to the 23rd of August.

Applicants must be between 18 and 28 years of age.

Speaking on KCLR Live this morning, former Rose of Tralee and Kilkenny woman, Deirdre Gannon says it’s a very worthwhile experience.