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The extended festival and addition of the semi-final in proceedings in Tralee is the first step towards establishing a ‘Rose Festival of Kerry’.

 

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65 Roses are currently vying for a place in the televised final next Monday and Tuesday. The first semi final took place last night with the second taking place tonight.

 

Anthony O’Gara, Chief Executive of the Rose of Tralee International Festival says the hope is to extend the festival to other parts of the county: