VIDEO: Rose of Tralee Tour of Kildare

The Rose of Tralee tour kicked off yesterday in beautiful Kildare with a Welcome Reception in St. Conleth's Park as well as a visit to the Curragh Racecourse and Lullymore Heritage Park.

It’s finally here: the Rose of Tralee Festival 2019 takes place this weekend with the contestants kicking off their Rose Tour with a stop in beautiful County Kildare!

The festival is celebrating its 60th year this year, while this is the third year in a row the prestigious tour has taken a route through Kildare. 

Yesterday, Into Kildare welcomed all 32 Roses to Newbridge for a Welcome Reception in St. Conleth’s Park, before they visited Glenroyal Hotel & Leisure Club, The Curragh Racecourse and Lullymore Heritage & Discovery Park.

Kildare Rose Emer said it’s been amazing having the Roses in her hometown.

“It’s such an honour and I genuinely feel so proud to be representing Kildare,” said Emer.

“I feel both at ease and great excitement knowing the Rose Tour started in my home county!”.

 

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