An International Rose of Tralee Festival delegation of sixteen Roses, will be visiting County Tipperary on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th August.
Eight Irish roses will be joined by eight international roses on the visit supported by Tipperary Tourism and Tipperary County Council.
Aisling O’Donovan, The Tipperary Rose officially launched the visit with the recently appointed Cathaoirleach of Tipperary County Council Cllr. Roger Kennedy and representatives from Tipperary County Council, Tipperary Tourism and The International Rose of Tralee Festival in her her home town of Fethard.
The roses ‘Tour of Tipperary’ visit will help to promote Tipperary to the wider Rose of Tralee audience and the itinerary was developed by Marie Phelan from Tipperary Tourism. Joe MacGrath, Chief Executive, Tipperary County Council welcomed the brand alignment as a wonderful opportunity for the growth of the tourism product in Tipperary.
Tipperary has been paired up with Philadelphia for the two day event.
There will be an official welcome reception at Hotel Minella on Saturday 13 August offering a wonderful opportunity to meet and mingle with the roses during their visit.