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Part one of the Rose of Tralee selection will air tonight on RTÉ.

 

NO REPRO FEE: Solo Run... Rose of Tralee host Dáithí O Sé p were presented to the media at a photocall in RTÉ. The countdown to the 2012 International Festival has begun as the roses presented Dáithí O Sé with  32 red balloons, to celebrate his 32nd day of marriage to Rita Talty, with each balloon symbolising a special wish* for the newly married couple.Pic Mac Innes Photography

 

More than a million viewers are expected to tune in to the show over the next two days.

 

The first 18 roses will take to the stage at 8pm.

 

Host Dáithí Ó Sé says he’s just hoping to survive the night.