The Roses' road to Tralee is paved with a hundred thousand welcomes and this year's Rose Tour will certainly be packed with fun, culture and excitement once again.
Full details will be announced in the coming weeks but the people of Mohill, County Leitrim can look forward to welcoming the Roses to the county on Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th August.
They'll start their Irish experience at the home of our lead sponsors, Newbridge Silverware on Sunday 10th August, followed by visits to top tourist attractions in Dublin on Monday 11th August.
Dublin Airport will host the RTE Press Photocall with Daithi O Se and the 32 Roses on Tuesday 12th while the Cultural Capital of Ireland for 2014, Limerick City will welcome the Roses and Escorts at the Maldron Hotel on Thursday 14th. The Rose Tour will arrive in Tralee on Friday 15th August when the Festival gets underway.
Opportunities to see and meet the Roses on the Tour include:
Sunday 10th August: 3pm-5pm, Newbridge Silverware, Newbridge, Co Kildare.
Monday 11th August: Visiting tourist attractions around Dublin city centre.
Tuesday 12th August: 2.30pm-4pm, Strokestown Park, Irish National Famine Museum, Co Roscommon.
Wednesday 13th August: 9.30am-10.30am Lough Rynn Castle Estate Hotel, Co Leitrim. 12pm-3pm, Dock at Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim, and walking tour of town. 4pm, Arigna Mines, Co Leitrim.
Thursday 14th August: 4pm, Maldron Hotel, Limerick.
Friday 15th August: 2pm, Tralee Bay Wetlands, Tralee, Co Kerry. 3.15pm Fels Point Hotel, Tralee, Co Kerry.