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The Rose of Tralee winner of 1959 on the current festival

The Rose of Tralee returned last night and the finale will be taking place later at the Kerry Sports Academy. Some say it’s stuck in the past but there have been changes to the event over the years. Newstalk reporter, Josh Crosbie is in Tralee speaking with previous winners and locals about the evolvement of the festival.

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15.40 22 Aug 2023


The Rose of Tralee winner of 1959 on the current festival


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The Rose of Tralee returned last night and the finale will be taking place later at the Kerry Sports Academy.

Some say it’s stuck in the past but there have been changes to the event over the years.

Newstalk reporter, Josh Crosbie is in Tralee speaking with previous winners and locals about the evolvement of the festival.


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