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15 well-known Irish faces that completed the #IceBucketChallenge - including the new Rose Of Tralee
The 2014 Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh has taken the Ice Bucket Challenge for motor neurone disease in the Tralee Town Park fountain.She was nominated by Jennifer Maguire on the Breakfast Republic show on 2FM the morning after being crowned at the Dome in Tralee.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Donations flood in to IMNDA with every Ice Bucket Challenge
The latest social media challenge 'The Ice Bucket Challenge' may be bombarding your newsfeed - but its success in raising both funds for and awareness around a disease that affects over 310 Irish people cannot be denied.
What it says in the papers
'Children of farmers are three times more likely to go to college' reads the front of today's Irish Independent .
2014 International Rose of Tralee winner: Maria Walsh
Philadelphia Rose Maria Walsh who was crowned The Rose of Tralee 2014 at the International Festival at The Dome in Kerry last night.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
The Irish World Newspaper
Nose of Tralee pets rival the Roses
As Roses from across the globe descend on Tralee this weekend for one of Ireland's most famous festivals, there are a few furry creatures that are trying to give the girls a run for their money.
Watch! DA ithA A" SA does ice-bucket challenge
From James Franco to Taylor Swift, Anna Kendrick to Ashton Kutcher, the ice-bucket challenge is sweeping the internet, and our own Dith S joined in the action live on the Rose of Tralee last night! The Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association directly challenged Dith to chuck a bucket of ice cold water over his head to raise awareness of Motor ... (more)
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Digs are back as students seek affordable a residence
On campus accommodation, or digs, are always the best options for first years, particularly if they are school-leavers, as they make the transition from home.
Ice, ice maybe: Daithi considers taking on mum-in-law's challenge
Cork Rose Anna Geary and South Australia Rose watch the final moments of the match at Croke Park yesterday.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
5 Most Memorable Rose of Tralee Moments
Infamous in Ireland for the 'cringe' factor, the Rose of Tralee has had some very memorable moments over it's 55 year run.
No Limerick Rose, but six men make the cut for festival
Dawn Ryan, the Limerick Rose, will be in the Dome this weekend in Tralee for the Rose of Tralee.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Daithi meets this year's Rose of Tralee entrants
The countdown to this year's Rose of Tralee International Festival kicked off today at Dublin airport where Daith O S met this year's ladies for the first time.
Rose of Tralee 2014: Meet the Roses
An All Ireland Camogie champion, a Riverdance star and a rapping auditor will all compete to be crowned The Rose of Tralee at the 55th annual pageant.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
The Top 10 hippest hostels - from boutique rooms to cool bars and luxury lounges
Hostels have come a long way, many offer stylish private suites with their own bathrooms - we asked Hostelbookers.com and Hostelworld.com to pick their hippest With an interior reminiscent of the Brooklyn hipster scene and a convenient location just seconds from the bars and clubs of Matthew Street, HOAX has firmly established itself as part of the ... (more)
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Tributes paid to iconic Limerick horseman
TRIBUTES have been paid to one of the horse industry's most iconic figures, Alan Lillingston, who passed away at the weekend aged 79. He enjoyed a remarkable career that embraced success in the saddle, as a leading breeder and in the field of the sport's administration.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Kentucky Revenue Cabinet employee a finalist for Ireland's Rose of Tralee
What Miss America is to this country, the Rose of Tralee is to Ireland. And for the first time in the competition's 55-year-history, a Kentuckian is a finalist for the crown.
Rose of Tralee judge Nuala Carey hits back at pageant critics
The annual contest sees dozens of young women from around Ireland and the world competing for the coveted crown, and, in recent years, it has been hit with accusations of being an outdated concept.