Rose Buds

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Rose of Tralee Rose Buds gives the opportunity for girls aged between 6 and 10 years old to become a Rose Bud at the 2014 Rose of Tralee International Festival and help raise funds for Epilepsy Ireland.

All you need to do is fill out the application form when it appears in the Kerryman (or download it from this page on our website) and send it along with a €5 entry fee to Rose of Tralee Festival Office, Ashe Memorial Hall, Denny Street, Tralee, Co Kerry before Friday 30th May. 

Applications will be open from 14th April 2014.

The lucky 32 Rose Buds will be drawn at random.

Each Rose Bud will :

• Be paired with an International Rose and officially welcome them on Friday 15th August
• Receive 1 FREE ticket to Union J on Friday 15th August
• Participate in 2 parades (Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th August)

Closing date for entries 30th May 2014

Announcement of the 2014 Rose Buds will take place on the 16th June. Enquires can be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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