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Rose of Tralee Festival Organizers Revamp Selection Process

November 1, 2018

2019 San Francisco Rose assured of Dome appearance on RTÉ at Rose of Tralee International Festival...

San Francisco Rose, Kerry Rose, and Carlow Rose on Radio Kerry

August 21st, 2018

Kerry Rose, Celine O’Shea, the San Francisco Rose, Annie Powers and the Carlow Rose, Shauna Ray Lacey joined Jerry in studio. Roscommon’s finest, Paul Clabby, was chosen as the Rose of Tralee Escort of the Year and he also came into studio.

San Francisco Rose feels the Rose of Tralee’s Healing Power- Irish Times

August 21st, 2017

The 2017 San Francisco Rose, Amanda Donohoe, shares her personal story of the Berkeley tragedy, where her sister and cousin both lost their lives when a balcony collapsed in 2015. Video: RTÉ

The Ryan Tubridy Show - RTÉ Radio 1

August 11, 2017

San Francisco Rose Amanda Donohoe spoke to Ryan about since losing both her sister and her cousin in the Berkeley Balcony tragedy and her upcoming role as the San Francisco Rose at the Rose of Tralee later this month.

San Francisco Rose in Irish Independent

August 3, 2017

'Ashley and Olivia were my biggest fans', says Rose of Tralee hopeful who lost sister and cousin in Berkeley balcony collapse.

ABC7 News: 2017 St. Patrick's Day Parade

March 12, 2017


2017 Rose Amanda Donohoe at 22:20

ABC7 brought you the St. Patrick's Day Parade event in San Francisco live with 7 On Your Side's Michael Finney hosting the event to celebrate Irish heritage. 

2016 SF Rose Participates In DIL 2016 & AHA Fundraisers

May 7, 2016

Margaret supports Pieta House and the American Heart Association at two funraising events in May. 

Irish Voices: 2016 San Francisco Rose Selection Night [Video]

February 20, 2016

Irish Voices covers the 2016 San Francisco Rose Selection.

The Rose of Tralee International Festival Changes its Format

THE hot topic for Rose of Tralee fans this year was the news that whoever is selected to be the next San Francisco Rose will be guaranteed a place at the 2016 Rose of Tralee International Festival.


San Francisco Center in Ireland's Own Magazine

Ireland's Own Rose of Tralee Special Edition interviews Rose Centers across the the globe & 2014 International Rose Maria Walsh reflects on her year.

North American Roses in Desert Shamrock

Arizona's Original Irish Newspaper covers the Regional Festival in Portlaoise. 

2015 Regional Festival

May 27th- May 31st 2015

See 2015 San Francisco Rose Marisa Conroy and her 63 fellow Roses at the Regional Festival in Portlaoise, Co. Laois. 

2015 San Francisco Rose Selection [Video]

February 7, 2015

SF Rose Raises over $1000 for JDRF

October 26, 2014

The Rose of Tralee International Festival believes "a Rose can make a difference..."

Managing Director of the Rose of Tralee addresses festival critics

September 4, 2014

Anthony O’Gara accuses detactors of peddling ‘flagrant verbal rubbish.’

SF Rose in Clare Champion

June 5, 2014

San Francisco Rose Rosie Keehan competed in the Rose of Tralee Regional Finals in Portlaoise, Rosie is daughter of well-known Beagh [...]

Rose of Tralee Regional Final

See SF Rose featured in highlights of the Regional Final in Portlaoise, Co. Laois. 


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Irish flag raising at City Hall- SF Gate

March 13, 2014

There was a heckuva hooley last week at City Hall, where Mayor Ed Lee, Protocol Chief Charlotte Shultz, Supervisor Mark Farrell and United Irish Societies President Diarmuid Philpott unfurled the flag of the Irish Republic to […]


2013 SF Rose in Belarus Charity Trip

March 10, 2014

Vesnova, which is situated 170km from Chernobyl, is the scene of the world’s worst nuclear disaster. The group of 18 Roses and Escorts from the Rose of Tralee, arrived in Belarus to work as volunteers with Adi Roche’s Chernobyl Children International (CCI). The Roses and Escorts, including reigning Rose of Tralee Haley O’Sullivan [...]

Michael Finney hosts SF Rose of Tralee- ABC 7 News

January 27, 2014

Michael Finney hosts SF Rose of Tralee event. ABC7's Michael Finney emceed the San Francisco Rose of Tralee event this weekend. 

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