Remaining 14 Roses to take to stage tonight for final televised show

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The remaining 14 Roses will take to the stage of the Dome tonight for the final televised show of this year’s Rose of Tralee International Festival.

Carlow Rose Shauna Ray Lacey and Waterford Rose Kirsten Mate Maher are among the bookies favourites.

Daithi O Sé will kick-off tonight’s proceedings at 8pm and the final 14 Rose contestants will take part in their on-stage interviews.

Boston and New England, Chicago, Cork, Down, Dubai and Galway will all take to the Dome stage tonight.

Other Roses hoping to impress the judges tonight will be Germany, London Mayo, Melbourne, London, Mayo, Melbourne, Perth, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Sydney.

The 2018 Rose of Tralee will be crowned at 11.15pm and hundreds of thousands of viewers are expected to tune in for the all-important announcement.

The two-night televised selection nights are expected to draw over a million viewers.

Tonight’s show will attract hundreds of thousands of viewers are expected to tune in to RTÉ One tonight.