18 Roses will take to the stage tonight for the first of the televised shows from the Dome.
The 65 Roses have been whittled down to 32, the first of which will be live on RTE from 8 pm this evening.
The big moment has come for 18 of the 32 Roses tonight as they take to the stage for the first of the two televised shows.
While 65 Roses started out over a week ago, the final 32 were confirmed yesterday.
The 18 Roses appearing on-stage tonight, in no particular order, will be Kilkenny, New Orleans, Cavan, Kentucky, Monaghan, South Carolina, Ottawa, Germany, Cork, Abu Dhabi, Kildare, Queensland, Louth, Sydney, Scotland, Newcastle/ Gateshead, Newfoundland & Labrador and Roscommon.
Meanwhile, The Kerry Rose, Danielle O’Sullivan, will appear on TV on Tuesday night, while the Offaly Rose, Emma Kirwan, will be the first Rose to represent her county.
The first of this year’s Rose of Tralee contestants take to the stage from 8 pm this evening.