Rose plans to parachute into Tralee Town Park

Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh plans to make her entrance to this year’s festival by parachuting into Tralee Town Park. Photograph courtesy of Domnick Walsh / Eye Focus LTD Maria’s tandem jump, which is subject to licence, will form part of the biggest SkyFest Air Display ever to be staged during the festival. The 27-year-old, who represented Philadelphia at last year’s event, is planning to make her dramatic entry at 4pm on Sunday 16th of August,  weather permitting. This year’s Rose of Tralee International Festival takes place from August 14th to 19th with 32 Roses taking part in the TV interviews with Daithí Ó Sé live from The Dome. Photos By : Domnick Walsh / Eye Focus LTD ©