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Apply to be a Rose Escort

Applications for 2024 Rose Escorts are open

The job of the Rose Escort at the Rose of Tralee International estival is to ensure that his Rose has an unforgettable and stress-free experience. The successful candidates will first take part in a team-building boot camp in June in Kerry, while also taking part in the Gala Rose Ball, parades and much more.



Rose Escort Eligibility Criteria 2024

  • All Rose Escorts must:Be born in Ireland or be an Irish citizen or be of Irish origin by virtue of one of your ancestors having been born in Ireland.
  • Be male or identify as male
  • Be unmarried or never been married
  • Be 21 years of age by 1st January, 2024 and not have reached your 32nd birthday on or prior to 1st September, 2024.
    If selected be available for the International Festival events.

Key Compulsory Festival Dates

Other dates may be added. Dates are subject to change. A screening process may take place for all applicants prior to interview.

Application Cost

A payment of a €25 fee must accompany this application. Once you submit this form, you will be redirected to pay your application fee securely with a Credit or Debit Card. Applications will not be accepted without payment.

Please note, should you be accepted as a Rose Escort you will be required to make a €1,500 subscription plus VAT.

For the €1.5k Fee Rose Escorts receive the following benefits:

  • Three-day Bootcamp experience to include accommodation, food, activities and entertainment
  • Seven nights accommodation in Tralee & full hospitality VIP passes to all events including the Live TV show.
  • But most importantly of all, each Rose Escort will receive a priceless, lifelong experience.

All information provided in this application form will be treated confidentially by the Rose of Tralee International Festival, but the answers provided may be used in compiling a summary of your details for the Festival Programme, the Roses, media and TV programme researchers and producers.

The details and information on this form are subject to change.

Fancy getting involved in the opportunity that comes with being a Rose Escort? Then fill out a Rose Escort application!


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