Rose of Tralee escorts to be chosen in Dublin.

The escorts for next month’s Rose of Tralee will be chosen in Dublin today. 50 hopefuls will be interviewed in a city centre hotel and this number will then be whittled down to 28. 370 men applied to become an escort for the Rose of Tralee and those who are chosen will be sponsored. The winner of the 2003 Escort of the Year competition Eoin Conroy will be back in Tralee next month.