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Tralee Town Council

Kerry County Council

Tralee Vintners and Traders


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robably the best week you will have all this Summer. For five magical days and nights this August, Tralee town will host the 6th annual Street Carnival in association with The 54th International Rose of Tralee Festival. This weeks street events would not be possible without the dedicated committee who gave of their effort and time free on the ‘collection’ and our Volunteer Team Leaders for coordinating the 100 or so Volunteers that are needed to make it safe and enjoyable for you. So, a big ‘Thanks a million’ to you all…. Danny Leane Chairman & Sandy Leane (Abbey Inn Bar), Marie Kirby (The Brogue Inn), Shelia Sugrue, Mark Sullivan (Ballyroe Heights Hotel), Brendan Sweeney (Sweenys Costcutters), John Sullivan (The Munster Bar), Richard O’Halloran. Volunteer Event Team Leaders: Ciara O’Connor & Jennifer Gleeson (Hospitality, Markets & ‘Locals Night’), Sean Horgan & Jason Brick (Logistics), Martin Brosnan & Maurice Brosnan (Events), Gerard Gorman (Street Closures), Ann Leahy O’Shea & Richard O’Halloran (Parks), John O’Donnell & Edward O’Connell (Transport) Danny Roche & John Turtington (Control & Communications). Event Coordinator and Controller: Bryan Carr

THANK YOU SO MUCH…. We want to thank these individuals for doing a great job on keeping an eye on things this week…. Fire Protection Surveys Fire Extinguishers Sales and Service Fire Training Programmes Emergency Lights and Signs Fire Hose Reels Fire Brigade Hose and Fittings Domestic Smoke Detector Alarms Safety Signs & Panic Bolts Fire Blankets

Civil Defence

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Rose Volunteers

NATIONWIDE SUPPLIERS OF:

ANTIFYRE (IRELAND) LTD.

Adams of Tralee Transport Partners

Health & Safety Partners

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FIRE FirePROTECTION PreventionENGINEERS Partners

NEW ROAD, THOMONDGATE, LIMERICK. Phone (061) 455288 Fax (061) 326756 www.antifyre.com Sean Murphy Email: sales@antifyre.ie Electrical Services

VECHICLE RECOVERY PARTNERS

Tralee

Electrical Partners

USEFUL CONTACT NUMBERS Rose Dome Box & Information Office 066 712 1322 Medical Centre 066 710 2002 Garda Station 066 710 2300 or 999 Kerry General Hospital (A&E) 066 712 6222 Tourist Office 066 712 1288 Control & Lost Child Centre 066 714 4669


THANK YOU SO MUCH…. YOU’RE BRILLIANT

All our Sponsors have once again made this lovely free family festival possible. Their commitment to providing something for everyone has brought some of the best entertainment and performers from Ireland and abroad to Tralee. We couldn’t ask for better sponsors…we tried but here’s who we got….

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GOLD SPONSORS Allegro Restaurant Castle St Allied Irish Bank

Galvins Grocery Rock St

Munster Bar John O’Sullivan

Gleeson Group

Bailys Corner

Grand Hotel Denny St

New Yorkers Restaurant Bridge Street

Ballygarry House Hotel

Green Rooster Restaurant

Paddy Macs Bar The Mall

Blasket Inn Castle St

Hennessys Bar Castle St

Britvic Ireland

Imperial Hotel Denny St

Brogue Inn Rock St

Kerryseye Newspaper

Buy Lo Store Boherbee

Sean Ogs Bar Bridge St Silver Coin Off Licence Stokers Lodge Bar Oakpark

Lee Records Castle St

Sweeneys CostCutter Castle St.

Cearnóg The Square

McDonalds Restaurant Manor

CH Chemist The Mall

Mall Tavern Bar

Tralee Marina Apartments

Corcorans Refrigeration

Manor West Hotel

Woodlands Caravan Park

Mid Western Lifts

365 Taxi Service

Dominos Pizza Matt Talbot Road

Tralee Credit Union

MJ’s Diner/Cotter Catering

PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS Final updated list will appear on our website and on street signage

SILVER SPONSORS • Abbey Gate Hotel

• Denis Foley

• Abrakebabra Fastfood The Mall

• Denny Lane Café

• Joe O’Connors Filling Station

• Des Grace Accountants

• Joe’s Place Pembroke St

• Annburys Ashe St

• Dowling Shoes Bridge St

• John Fitzgerald Jewellers

• An Teach Beag

• Fossetts Circus

• John J Casey QS

• Pallas Foods

• Bank of Ireland

• Four Seasons Bar

• John Lane & Son

• Barrys Bakery Rock St.

• French Flair Courthouse Lane

• KDYS Denny St

• Peevers, Slye & Cotter

• Bella Bia Restaurant

• Fruity Fresh Listowel

• Kebabs House Castle St

• Permanent TSB Castle St

• Fyffes - Noel Murphy

• Kenmare Glass Disposal

• Petmania Manor

• Bewleys • Billy Nolan Jewellers • Bolger Fabrication

• Gallvin Murphy Hooper Dolan

• Kerryman Newspaper

• Bus Eireann

• Giles Auctioneers

• Kerins O’Rahilly’s

• Property Partners Daly & O’Shea

• Byrnesworth Shop

• Kerry Cleaning

• PSM Electronics

• Castle Bar Rock St

• Greyhound Bar Pembroke St

• Kellihers Agri, Clash

• Charlie Neligans

• Higgins Waste

• Kellihers Electrical

• Richmond Marketing

• Counihan’s Shop • Corine Evans

• Hillbillies Fried Chicken The Square

• Kellihers Hardware Rock St

• Rock Inn Bar Rock St

• Cumann Iosaef

• Hilsers Jewellers

• Cronin Construction

• Lane Brothers Furniture

• Rovers Return

• Horans Fruit & Vedge. Stores

• Aines Café The Square

• Daily Grind The Mall • Dan Fitzgerald The Mall • David Healy Butchers Rock St

• Funky Cow Ashe St

• J.C. Products

• Leans Fitted Kitchens

• Joan O Sullivan Accountants

• M Murphy Forzen Foods • Murphy, Ramsey, Walsh Solicitors

• NewPark Leisure • O’Flynns Furniture Rock St • Osbourne Bar Russell St • Oyster Tavern Fenit

• Polymaths Courthouse Lane

• Ryle & Delacey Pharmacies • Ryle Moran Menswear • Shaws Tralee • Sherry Fitzgerald Stephenson Crean


• Slatterys Furniture JJoe Sheehy Rd

• Time To Party Killarney

• Tankard Bar & Restaurant Fenit

• Tralee Taxi Association

• That’s Perfect The Mall

• Tralee Town House

• Viva Burg Boherbuee

• Turners Bar Castle St

• Walsh Brothers Shoes

• Top Part, Rock St

• Tuxedo Mens Shop • Value Centre Killarney

• Walsh O’Sullivan Auctioneers • Western Lodge B&B • Whelan Refrigeration

PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS Final updated list will appear on our website and on street signage

BRONZE SPONSORS • Connollys Jewellers Edward St

• Hygiecare

• Pat Lovette Carpets

• IKON Russell St • Jess McCarthys Bar Castle St

• Peter Marks Hair Salon The Plaza

• Atlantic Oils

• Costello Chemist Russell St

• Ballyseedy Garden Centre

• Cunningham Motors

• Jim Moriarty Ivy Terrace

• BC Plantscape

• Dan Dwyer Cash Registers

• Joe McElligott

• Acro Fire & Safety • Ashlee House B&B Oakpark

• Benners Hardware • Bombay Tandori Restaurant • Boots Store The Plaza • Bowling Buddies Manor • Brandon Blinds Rock St. • Brooke Manor Lodge • Brosna Amusements • Brudairs Café Central Plaza • Byrnes Spar • Cables Bicycle Shop • Cables Toystore • Carmody,Leane & O’Donnell Acc • Castlemorris Guesthouse • Castle Off Licence • Castle Hostel Castle St • Chopins Café Ashe St

• Dans Home Bakeing • Dawsons Restaurant The Mall • Delaneys Mans Shop Ashe St. • Denton House B&B • Dom O’Donnell Furniture • Dr. Tom O Regan Ashe St • Dr. Tom O’Regan • Edwards Frozen Foods • Euro2 The Square • Every Occasion Florists Boherbuee

• Joan O’Sullivan & Co. Accountants

• Rockmount B&B • Rose Garden Chinese Rock St • Sean Kissane Meats • Shindig Russell St

• Keatings Bakery

• Siamsa Tire Theatre

• Kelly O’Shea Insurance

• Skehanagh Lodge B&B

• Kingdom Crash Repairs

• Sol Travel

• KK Hydrolics • LaScala Restaurant • Loughran Reidy Accountants Clash • McCarthys Insurance The Square

• Spa Seafoods & Restaurant • St.Judes B&B Rock St. • St. Martins B&B Oakpark • Sunshine Palace Chineese

• Marian Lodge B&B

• Surf N Sail.ie

• Moriarty’s Shop Prince’s St

• Swing Golf

• Mozarts Ashe St

• Tequilas Restaurant

• Fabric Centre Ballybeggan

• Neotech Software Solutions Ltd.

• Terrys Butchers Oakpark

• Fáilte B&B Rock St.

• Norths Auctioneers

• Flowers by Anne NCR

• Omniplex Cinema Tralee

• The Snackery The Mall

• Focus Castle St.

• Original Gem

• Glenfort House

• O’Carrolls Pharmacy Rock St

• EZ Living Castleisland

• Cleays Photography

• Guineys Central Plaza

• CoisLi.com Guesthouse

• Hennebrys Sports Ashe St

• Con Leen Salads • Connollys Jewellers Bridge Str

• Joe O’Brien Barbers Ashe St.

• Philip Manzor Accountants

• O’Donnells Pharmacy Bridge St

• Toby World Manor • Tralee Chiropody Centre • True Care Dry Cleaners • Ulster Bank

• HoKee Chineese Castle St.

• O’Donoghue Pharmacy Boherbuee

• Willows B&B Clonmore Terr.

• Hussey’s Menswear Ashe St.

• O’Sullivan Butchers Manor

• 24/7 Cabs

• Woodies DIY Manor

PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS Final updated list will appear on our website and on street signage


Friday August 17th Street Closure: 4pm -11.30pm Denny St, Castle St. (Lwr) one-way; 7pm - 11.30pm The Mall, Ashe St. (Lwr), Courthouse Lane

TIME

EVENT

VENUE

8am - 8pm

THE FESTIVAL FOOD AND CRAFT MARKET Traditional street stall sellers

Denny Street

9am - 5pm

ROSE OF TRALEE 50 YEARS OF FASHION Rose Fashion at the County Museum

Denny Street

9am - 5pm

ROSE EXHIBITION Memorabilia looks back over 53 years of the festival

Library

11.30am - EXPLORATION DOME This mobile Planetarium is designed to explore science, astronomy, Pearse Park geology and geography in a fun and interactive way. First of its kind in Ireland, an 5.30pm Booking Advised 20 min shows excellent learning environment for kids to learn about the planets and our solar system 12pm - 6pm

BLOOM IN PEARSE PARK with Bouncy Park, Face Painting, Balloon Modelling and much more fun and games

Pearse Park

1pm - 2pm

KIDS PARTY CLUB SHOW 1 A great Puppet Show with disco and sing-a-long

Pearse Park

1pm - 4pm

TREASURE HUNT Go on a trail of discovery, unearthing clues to lead them to find some fascinating facts about the town. Its gone digital! So bring your phone or camera

Pearse Park Registration

2pm - 4pm

THE BEST OF TRALEE A performance featuring Revolution Dance School

The Square

2pm - 4pm

ROSE FUN RUN RACES Join us for Sack, Egg and Spoon, 3 Legged, Wheelie Bin and Space Hopper Racing….Mad fun for all

Pearse Park

2pm - Hourly

WILLIAM & MARY The story of the Rose of Tralee. A 40 min drawing room presentation by Zyber Theatre Company. Booking 087 3586457 / 066 712 1472

No. 18 Denny Street

2.30pm 3.30pm

KIDS PARTY CLUB SHOW 2 Another great Puppet Show with disco and sing-a-long

Pearse Park

2.30pm 5.30pm

RADIO KERRY OUTSIDE BROADCAST UNIT Live from Denny Street

Ivy Terrace Slipway

THE ROSES ARE HERE! The 32 International Roses arrive in Tralee after the Rose Tour 3pm - 3.30pm of Ireland

Carlton Hotel

3pm - 11pm

BIRDS AMUSEMENTS Are back in the town centre; spills and thrills for all

Town Centre

3pm & 6pm

FOSSETTS CIRCUS Irelands most famous and best-loved Circus

Dan Spring Rd

ROSE BATTLE OF THE BANDS A KDYS initiative featuring young local acts - Easy Target, Lydstryke Assemble, Napoleon Dynamite & Turf

The Square

Tralee Groups LOUD, REVOLUTION DANCE, INDIE LYTES aka Tanya, Strabane Singer RYAN DOLAN (7.30pm), ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ Hip-Hop Dance Duo TWIST ‘N’ PULSE (7.45pm) with headline Act JEDWARD (8.15pm) The fun lovin’ MAD Irish twins along with their backing dancers will perform all their well-known songs to thousands of fans followed by JEDISCO (9pm) to carry on the after party with a family fun Disco with FIDGET FEET street performers. Appearances by current ROSE OF TRALEE TARA TALBOT and Kerry’s own TV presenter DÁITHI Ó SÈ NO Queuing before 4pm; Gates 6pm Zone A:Tickets via Ivy Terrace Zone B: Tickets via Park Lane BOX OFFICE via Denny St.

Denny St. Stage Standing Concert Fully secure & enclosed. Services on site Tickets €10

7pm - 11pm

REALITY AND THE AGAPE PUPPETS (USA) Christian Band ‘Reality’ are joined by the Agape Puppets. An uplifting performance

Denny Street

8pm - 2am

INTERNATIONAL ROSE BALL The opening celebration ball with all the Roses and the No.1 Festival social night out in Tralee Dome

4pm - 7.30pm

7pm - 10pm

FROM THE HEART MUSIC HOUR - Direct from Florida USA;Country & Western Music TV 8pm - 9.45pm series featuring music from Mimi Hearn, Rick Ott & The Currys. Your attendance confirms your consent to the possible filming of you as part of the audience 9pm - 11pm 10pm 11.30pm

KELTIC KATS Great Irish Ballad group for young and old alike to enjoy

The Square Castle St. Stage

THE PIRELLIS DIRECT from the Netherlands… 12 piece Brass Band. Its Dutch Carnaval The Square music at its best

Town Park

Fidget Feet

Aerial Dance Theatre

A Fairies Tale

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Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th Performances - 12.30pm & 5pm


Saturday August 18th Street Closure: 2pm-12am Denny St, Castle St (Lwr) one-way; 7pm - 12am The Mall, Ashe St. (Lwr), Courthouse Lane

TIME

EVENT

THE FESTIVAL FOOD AND CRAFT MARKET Traditional street stall sellers ROSE OF TRALEE 50 YEARS OF FASHION Rose fashion at the County Museum ROSE EXHIBITION Memorabilia looks back over 53 years of the festival ROSE OF TRALEE 10KM CHARITY RACE Lace up your running shoes for the Tralee 10am - 1pm Rotary Club, in aid of the Hope Foundation & the Pat Healy Orphanage, India ROSE CUP 2012 Kerins O’Rahillys & Na Gaeil are aiming to retain the Cup & Shield 10am - 4pm respectively Sponsored by Oaklands Daybreak ROSE SIGNINGS Get your all-important autographs from the Roses 12pm Imperial 11am, 12pm Hotel - American/Canadian Roses; 3pm Grand Hotel - European Roses & 4pm The & 4pm Brogue Inn - Australian & New Zealand Roses EXPLORATION DOME This mobile Planetarium is designed to explore science, 11.30am - 5.30pm astronomy, geology and geography in a fun and interactive way. First of its kind in 20 min shows Ireland, an excellent learning environment for kids to learn about the planets and our solar system BLOOM IN PEARSE PARK with Bouncy Park, Face Painting, Balloon Modelling and 12pm - 6pm much more fun and games FROM THE HEART MUSIC HOUR Direct from Florida USA TV series featuring music 12pm - 1pm from Mimi Hearn, Rick Ott and The Currys A FAIRIES TALE Performed by Ireland’s foremost Aerial Dance Theatre Company. Follow Buglite on an adventure into Fairy Land where she meets Wolfie, Fairy Godmother, 12.30pm - 2pm The Princess and Nija Big Boots….a remarkable journey for all the family to take. Sponsored by Tralee Credit Union TRI KINGDOM COME TRIATHLON 3rd Annual Sprint Triathlon organised by Tralee 12.30pm - 3pm Triathlon Club in association with Manor West Hotel, Manor West Retail Park & Fenit Development Association IRISH NAVAL VESSEL One of the eight vessels from the Irish fleet sails into Fenit 1pm - 2pm Harbour to meet some of this year’s Roses 1pm - 2pm KIDS PARTY CLUB SHOW 1 A great Puppet Show with disco and sing-a-long TREASURE HUNT Go on a trail of discovery, unearthing clues to lead them to find some 1pm - 5pm fascinating facts about the town. It’s gone digital! So bring your phone or camera THE JACKSON TRIO Keeping it in the family with these talented Kilkenny boys with 1.30pm - 2pm appearances already on the Late Late Show 8am - 5pm 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm

2pm - 4pm

THE BEST OF TRALEE A performance featuring Zumbathon with Zumba Salsa Tralee

ROSE FUN RUN RACES Join us for Sack, Egg and Spoon, 3 Legged, Wheelie Bin and Space Hopper Racing….Mad fun for all WILLIAM & MARY The story of the Rose of Tralee. A 40 min drawing room presentation 2pm - Hourly by Zyber Theatre Company. Booking 087 3586457 / 066 712 1472 2.30pm - 3.30pm KIDS PARTY CLUB SHOW 2 Another great Puppet Show with disco and sing-a-long THE ROSE & ESCORT PEDAL BOAT RUN Cheer on your favourite Rose & Escort as they 3pm - 3.30pm battle it out for the Rose of Tralee International Pedal Boat World Championship 3pm - 11pm BIRDS AMUSEMENTS Are back in the town centre; spills and thrills for all 3pm & 6pm FOSSETTS CIRCUS Irelands most famous and best-loved Circus PERFORMANCE SCHOOLS TRALEE Featuring Oliver Hurley, Bryan Carr, Tim Landers, 3.30pm - 5pm Geraldine O’Connor & Ann Flood Schools ROSE BATTLE OF THE BANDS A KDYS initiative featuring young local acts - Dinosaur 4pm - 7.30pm Ambassador, Sonic Death Monkey, Damaged Goods & David Hogan (Winner to play on mainstage on Sunday) A FAIRIES TALE Performed by Ireland’s foremost Aerial Dance Theatre Company. Follow Buglite on an adventure into Fairy Land where she meets Wolfie, Fairy Godmother, The 5pm - 6.30pm Princess and Nija Big Boots…a truly remarkable journey for all the family to take. Sponsored by Tralee Credit Union. REALITY AND THE AGAPE PUPPETS (USA) Christian Band ‘Reality’ are joined by the 7.30pm - 8.30pm Agape Puppets. An uplifting performance THE SWINGING BLUE CATS Resplendent in royal Blue 1940’s Zoot suites, the finest in 7.30pm - 9pm Jump, Jive & Swing 7.30pm - 9pm PRE-PARADE PERFORMERS Our 6th year of the PPP’s entertaining the crowds ROSES ON PARADE The 2012 Rose of Tralee International Parade with over 700 participants, 12 Floats, 32 new Roses, 10 Marching Bands, multicoloured parade 8.30pm - 10pm costumes and much more. Sponsored by Ballyseedy Home & Garden Centres Tralee/Cobh THE PIRELLIS DIRECT from the Netherlands…12 piece Brass Band. Its Dutch 8.30pm - 10pm Carnival music at its best THE ROSE OF TRALEE Presentation of the 32 Rose finalists for the 53rd Rose of Tralee 9pm - 10.30pm International Festival 9pm - 11pm GIFT GRUB LIVE at the Dome. The hilarious comedy show featuring Mario Rosenstock 9pm - 11pm KELTIC KATS This Ballad group are back in action this evening to entertain SKYFYRE The traditional Fireworks display followed by music from Big Band sound of 10.30pm -11pm The Swinging Blue Cats 10.30pm TRALEE’S OWN TROUBADOUR CLUB Featuring ‘Oracle’, ‘John Buggy’, ‘Ian O’Doherty’, 12.30am ‘Mark Leen’ and friends 2pm - 5pm

VENUE Denny Street Denny Street Library Brandon Hotel Registration Kerins O’Rahillys & Na Gaeil GAA Various Pearse Park Booking Advised Pearse Park The Square Town Park Park Lane Entrance Fenit Fenit Pearse Park Pearse Park Registration The Square The Square Pearse Park No. 18 Denny Street Pearse Park Wetlands Town Centre Dan Spring Rd Denny St. Stage The Square Town Park Park Lane Entrance The Square Denny St. Stage Denny Street Boherbee, Castle St. & Denny St. The Square Denny St. Stage Festival Dome Castle St. Stage Denny Street The Square


Sunday August 19th Street Closure: 12.30pm - 1am The Mall, Denny St, Castle St. (Lwr), Ashe St. (Lwr), Courthouse Lane

TIME

EVENT

THE FESTIVAL FOOD AND CRAFT MARKET Traditional street stall sellers ROSE OF TRALEE 50 YEARS OF FASHION Rose fashion at the County Museum MASS WITH THE ROSES Celebrate mass with St. John’s Catholic Church Tralee under the Park Dome. Limited Seating Available CLASSICAL DELIGHTS with music from CAFÉ CONTEMPO EXPLORATION DOME This mobile Planetarium is designed to explore science, astronomy, geology and geography in a fun and interactive way. First of its kind in Ireland, an excellent learning environment for kids to learn about the planets and our solar system BLOOM IN PEARSE PARK with Bouncy Park, Face Painting, Balloon Modelling and 12pm - 6pm much more fun and games A FAIRIES TALE Performed by Ireland’s foremost Aerial Dance Theatre Company. 12.30pm Follow Buglite on an adventure into Fairy Land where she meets Wolfie, Fairy - 2pm Godmother, The Princess and Nija Big Boots…all done just in time to catch the Rose Parade. Sponsored by Tralee Credit Union. THE SWINGING BLUE CATS In royal Blue 1940’s Zoot suites delivering the finest in 12.30pm-2pm Jump, Jive & Swing 1pm - 2pm KIDS PARTY CLUB SHOW 1 A great Puppet Show with disco and sing-a-long 8am - 6pm 9am - 5pm 10.30am - 11.30am 11.30am-1pm 11.30am - 5.30pm 20 min shows

1pm - 5pm 1pm - 5pm 2pm - 5pm 2pm - 4pm 2pm - 3pm 2pm - 3.30pm 2pm - 3pm 2pm - Hourly 3pm - 4pm 3pm - 4pm 3pm - 11pm 3pm & 6pm 3pm - 5pm 4pm - 5pm 4pm - 7.30pm 5pm - 6.30pm 5pm - 11pm 6.45pm - 7pm 7pm - 11.30pm 7.15pm - 7.45pm

TREASURE HUNT Go on a trail of discovery, unearthing clues to lead them to find some fascinating facts about the town. It’s gone digital! Bring your phone or camera TOWN PARK DISPLAYS Kerry Fire Department, Modified, Rally and Fantastic Vintage Cars and much more… ROSE FUN RUN RACES Join us for Sack, Egg and Spoon, 3 Legged, Wheelie Bin and Space Hopper Racing….Mad fun for all THE BEST OF TRALEE A performance featuring Sizzle N Stomp Dance School PRE-PARADE PERFORMERS Our 6th year of the PPP’s entertaining the crowds ROSES ON PARADE Catch a glimpse or even an autograph of the 2012 Roses with floats, bands, costumes and more. (Departs Kingdom Greyhound Stadium @ 2pm) Sponsored by Ballyseedy Home & Garden Centres Tralee/Cobh. THE PIRELLIS DIRECT from the Netherlands… 12 piece Brass Band. Its Dutch Carnaval music at its best WILLIAM & MARY The story of the Rose of Tralee. A 40 min drawing room presentation by Zyber Theatre Company. Booking 087 3586457 / 066 712 1472 THE GARDA BAND Always the highlight of the Festival. Dance and sing along to the boys in blue! KIDS PARTY CLUB SHOW 2 A great Puppet Show with disco and sing-a-long BIRDS AMUSEMENTS Are back in the town centre; spills and thrills for all FOSSETTS CIRCUS Irelands most famous and best-loved Circus THE BIG T PARTY join in the attempt to break the world record for the most families to run around a Greyhound Track; actual greyhound racing as well as fun events SKYFEST AIR DISPLAY Now in its 3rd year featuring top air display pilots including a Folland Gnat Jet travelling along the Aqua Dome / Wetlands Axis. Please ‘PARK & WALK’ at Rose Dome. Sponsored by Tralee Town Council. Times subject to weather HIP HOP SHOP KDYS featuring David Hogan, Ru Ri, L’il Ricky, Deco, Naynay, Drew & Zacharia, iLL Psychz & K Snatch (Plus DJ’s, Beatboxers, Break Dancers & Guests) A FAIRIES TALE Performed by Ireland’s foremost Aerial Dance Theatre Company. Follow Buglite on an adventure into Fairy Land where she meets Wolfie, Fairy Godmother, The Princess and Nija Big Boots…a truly remarkable journey for all the family to take. Sponsored by Tralee Credit Union. REALITY AND THE AGAPE PUPPETS (USA) Christian Band ‘Reality’ are joined by the Agape Puppets. An uplifting performance KDYS BATTLE OF THE BANDS WINNERS Perform on the main stage HEART & SOUL Always a favourite at the Festival & Munster’s No. 1 Live act followed by some other LIVE music acts WALKING ON CARS This Dingle Indie Rock group just played the FINAL of the Red Bull Bedroom Jam….are they coming home to Kerry Winners!

7.30pm - 9pm KELTIC KATS This Ballad group are back in action this evening to entertain

VENUE Denny Street Denny Street Pearse Park Pearse Park Pearse Park Booking Advised Pearse Park Town Park Park Lane Entrance

Denny St. Stage Pearse Park Pearse Park Registration

Town Park Pearse Park The Square Denny Street Rock St, The Mall, Denny Street Denny Street Stage No. 18 Denny Street Denny Street Stage Pearse Park Town Centre Dan Spring Rd Kingdom Greyhound Stadium Wetlands The Square Town Park Park Lane Entrance Denny Street Denny Street Stage Castle Street Stage Denny Street Stage The Square

THE KERRYMAN IRISH INDEPENDENT FASHION SHOW Top Irish & International Festival Dome designers with Style & Glamour all around KEYWEST Five-piece Dublin Rock Band. Loved in Tralee and regulars since ’09 ‘Back 8pm - 9.15pm Denny Street Stage into your arms’ and much more 8pm - 11pm

9.30pm-11pm BRENDAN SHINE Always a favourite at the Festival for many years 9.30pm 10.45am 11pm 12.30am 11pm 12.30am

The Square

ROYSEVEN A six-piece Rock band brimming with attitude & personality. ’We should Denny Street Stage be lovers‘ ’Killer’ & more ASLAN One of Ireland leading Rock Bands celebrating 30 years with hits such as Denny Street Stage ‘Crazy World’, ‘This Is’ and many more THE PIRELLIS DIRECT from the Netherlands… 12 piece Brass Band. Its Dutch The Square Carnaval music at its best


MONDAY August 20th Street Closure: 7pm - 12am The Mall, Denny St, Castle St. (Lwr), Ashe St. (Lwr), Courthouse Lane

TIME

EVENT

VENUE

8am - 6pm

THE FESTIVAL FOOD AND CRAFT MARKET Traditional street stall sellers

Denny Street

9am - 5pm

ROSE OF TRALEE 50 YEARS OF FASHION Rose fashion at the County Museum

Denny Street

9am - 5pm

ROSE EXHIBITION Memorabilia looks back over 53 years of the festival

Library

11.30am - 5.30pm 20 min shows

EXPLORATION DOME This mobile Planetarium is designed to explore science, astronomy, geology and geography in a fun and interactive way. First of its kind in Ireland, an excellent learning environment for kids to learn about the planets.

Pearse Park Booking Advised

12pm - 6pm

BLOOM IN PEARSE PARK with Bouncy Park, Face Painting, Balloon Modelling and much more fun and games

Pearse Park

1pm - 2pm

I.O. DISABILITY ARTS GROUP presents MY BIG FAT BUG WEDDING told by Darwin join us for a wonderful lunchtime concert performed by over 60 performers promoting Pearse Park disability participation within the arts

2pm - 4pm

THE BEST OF TRALEE Performance featuring local performance school or club

The Square

2pm - 4pm

DOG SHOW The tree circle behind Ashe Hall. All classes catered for; Tye, Terrier, Children’s handling etc. Dog Fancy Dress and more. Registration from 1.30pm. Sponsored by PETMANIA Tralee

Town Park

2pm - 5pm

TREASURE HUNT Go on a trail of discovery, unearthing clues to lead them to find some fascinating facts about the town. It’s gone digital! So bring your phone or camera as anwers

2pm - 5pm

ROSE FUN RUN RACES Join us for Sack, Egg and Spoon, 3 Legged, Wheelie Bin and Space Hopper Racing….Mad fun for all

Pearse Park

2pm - Hourly

WILLIAM & MARY The story of the Rose of Tralee. A 40 min drawing room presentation by Zyber Theatre Company. Booking 087 3586457 / 066 712 1472

No. 18 Denny Street

2.30pm & 4.30pm

PROFESSOR PLUNGER famous inventor of the automatic cucumber peeler, the Pearse Park fireproof marshmallow and non-stick adhesive. 30 minutes of non- verbal funshine.

3pm - 4pm

FANCY DRESS REGISTRATION from 2.30pm. Open to all children 12 years and younger. Prizes for most topical, best homemade, best solo & group for U6 and U12 age categories. Watch out for a Rose of Tralee!

Pearse Park Registration

3pm - 11pm

BIRDS AMUSEMENTS Are back in the town centre; spills and thrills for all

Town Centre

3pm & 6pm

FOSSETTS CIRCUS Irelands most famous and best-loved Circus

Dan Spring Rd

4pm - 4.30pm

TERRIER & BAR TENDER RACES Ah the thrills and spills!

Pearse Park

4pm - 5pm

ROSE TWINNINGS The 32 Roses are twinned with various businesses and watering holes in town. Each Rose calls for a chat, pictures and the autographs!

Various Locations Times may vary

4pm - 7.30pm

KDYS Live Band Project Showcase featuring Excel 21, Scylla, Glenn Dunleavey, Beneficial & Special guests

The Square

7.30pm - 8.45pm

HEART & SOUL Always a favourite at the Festival & Munster’s No. 1 Live act

Denny St. Stage

8pm - 11pm

ROSE OF TRALEE INTERNATIONAL SELECTION NIGHT Part 1 Live on RTÉ Television and presented by Dáithí Ó Sé

Festival Dome

9pm - 11pm

MIKE DENVER IN CONCERT One of Irelands best loved Country and Western performers plays free on the streets of Tralee

9pm - 11pm

KELTIC KATS This Ballad group are back in action this evening to entertain

9.30pm - 11.30pm

HEART & SOUL Always a favourite at the Festival & Munster’s No. 1 Live act

The Square

12am - 2am

PARTY WITH THE ROSES Disco to dance the night away with the Roses

Festival Dome

Pearse Park Registration

Denny St. Stage Castle St. Stage

17th - 24th Aug 2012 Denny Street Tralee, Kerry


TUESDAY August 21st Street Closure: 7pm-1am The Mall, Denny St, Castle St (Lwr) Ashe St.(Lwr), Courthouse Lane; 11pm-12am Ashe St (Upr)

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8am - 6pm THE FESTIVAL FOOD AND CRAFT MARKET Traditional street stall sellers

Denny Street

9am - 5pm ROSE OF TRALEE 50 YEARS OF FASHION Rose fashion at the County Museum

Denny Street

9am - 5pm ROSE EXHIBITION Memorabilia looks back over 53 years of the festival

Library

11.30am EXPLORATION DOME This mobile Planetarium is designed to explore science, astronomy, - 5.30pm geology and geography in a fun and interactive way. First of its kind in Ireland, an excellent 20 min shows learning environment for kids to learn about the planets and our solar system

Pearse Park Booking Advised

12pm - 6pm

BLOOM IN PEARSE PARK with Bouncy Park, Face Painting, Balloon Modelling and much more fun and games

Pearse Park

ST.JOHN OF GODS presents SUMMER LOVIN’ join us for a wonderful lunchtime concert 1pm - 2pm performed by 45 participants from within the Hospitaller services for individuals with intellectual and mental health needs

Pearse Park

2pm - 4pm THE BEST OF TRALEE Performance featuring local performance school or club

The Square

TREASURE HUNT Go on a trail of discovery, unearthing clues to lead them to find some 2pm - 5pm fascinating facts about the town. It’s gone digital! So bring your phone or camera as anwers

Pearse Park Registration

2pm - 5pm

ROSE FUN RUN RACES Join us for Sack, Egg and Spoon, 3 Legged, Wheelie Bin and Space Hopper Racing….Mad fun for all

Pearse Park

WILLIAM & MARY The story of the Rose of Tralee. A 40 min drawing room presentation by Zyber No. 18 2pm - Hourly Theatre Company. Booking 087 3586457 / 066 712 1472 Denny Street 2.30pm 3pm

TEDDY BEARS PICNIC Bring along your Teddy Bears with some nibbles and drinks. Doctors are Pearse Park on-site to treat any sick bears and receive a certificate of health!

3pm - PROFESSOR PLUNGER famous inventor of the automatic cucumber peeler, the fireproof 3.30pm marshmallow and non-stick adhesive. 30 minutes of non-verbal funshine

Pearse Park

3pm - 11pm BIRDS AMUSEMENTS Are back in the town centre; spills and thrills for all

Town Centre

3pm & 6pm FOSSETTS CIRCUS Irelands most famous and best-loved Circus

Dan Spring Road

3.30pm 4pm

BONNY BABY Ahhh who will be the cutest of them all

Pearse Park

4pm - 5pm

ROSE TWINNINGS The 32 Roses are twinned with various businesses and watering holes in town. Each Rose calls for a chat, pictures and the autographs!

4pm 4.30pm

GLAMOROUS & KNOBBLY GRANNY & GRANDAD We are looking for the GLAM-GRANS of the Festival who could also win with their knobbly knees. Only the 2011 Rose of Tralee can decide that! Sponsored by BOOTS Tralee

Pearse Park

KDYS Live Band Project Showcase featuring Sparkle Motion, Destrossat, Infamous, The Verdict & Special guests

The Square

ORACLE Local Kerry band with lots of experience, support and a bright future ahead of them

Denny St. Stage

4pm 7.30pm 8pm 8.40pm

Various Locations Times may vary

ROSE OF TRALEE INTERNATIONAL SELECTION NIGHT Part 2 The final selection night live on RTÉ Television with Dáithí Ó Sé THE SAW DOCTORS Free for the first time ever on Denny Street with such hits as ‘Hay Wrap, ‘Red Cortina’, ‘Joyce Country Céilí Band’, ‘N17’,’ I Useta Love her’,’ To win just once’ and many more ADELA & THE MEANITS are a band so red hot cool they must surely be illegal, or at least seriously frowned upon by squares followed by THAT 80’S BAND rockin’ the Rose to bed for another year

Denny St. Stage

10pm 11.30pm

ROSE PARADE BAND with great music to get everyone in the mood for the Winning Rose Parade

Castle Street Stage

11pm 11.30pm

PRE-PARADE PERFORMERS Spectacular performers entertain the crowds

Denny Street

8pm - 11pm 9pm 10.30pm 9pm 12.30am

2012 WINNING ROSE PARADE The Rose of Tralee has been chosen & whisked from the Dome 11.30pm for a Parade of Floats with all our 32 Roses and Escorts. Sponsored by Ballyseedy Home & 12am Garden Centres Tralee/Cobh 12am 12.15am

MIDNIGHT MADNESS - SKYFYRE Fireworks celebration to bring the 2012 Rose of Tralee International Festival to a close

Festival Dome

The Square

Denny Street

Denny Street

12am - BON JOVEE The Bon Jovee Tribute Show gives us a sneak peak of their show before their 12.30am ‘Locals Night’ Dome gig on Friday

Denny Street Stage

12am - 2am PARTY WITH THE ROSES Disco to dance the night away with the Roses

Festival Dome


FriDAY August 24th TIME 1pm - 4pm

3.30pm - 5.30pm

10pm - 12am 12am - 2am

EVENT

VENUE

MEMORY LANE TEA DANCE with EILEEN AND NOEL with some special guest artist from the Dance Hall era. Dust off the Dancing Shoes and scald the Tea Pots for a wonderful afternoon of dancing with good friends including prizes Rose Dome with Tea, Coffee, Cake and Buns. Kerry Flyer routes in operation, call 066 716 3170 for group bookings. €10 (€17.50 with Bus) (€35 Including Carlton Lunch) CÉILÍ DANCE & WORKSHOPS with STRIOLÁN CÉILÍ BAND & KERRY DANCERS SET DANCING CLUB Sean-nós with Triona Mangan & Adult Set-Dancing with Timmy Woulfe. One of Irelands hottest and new Céilí Bands will keep you off Rose Dome your feet and dancing under the Rose Dome. Complementary Tea, Coffee and nibbles with prizes. Workshops €5 / €2, 6pm - 9pm, Céilí €10 ‘LOCALS’ NIGHT Featuring BON JOVEE (The Bon Jovi Tribute Show) followed by DISCO For everyone who worked so hard during the Festival; unwind Rose Dome & party with the best local Tralee Musicians to Rock the ‘Rose’ to Bed for another year! Band & Disco - €12, Disco Only - €10

Note: All details correct at time of print. Festival Promoters have the right to amend, add or cancel events at short notice. We’re sorry if your personal property is lost or damaged while at the event but neither the Festival Promoters or Event Management or Producers can be held responsible. For Further Information check out www.roseoftralee.ie

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Bouncy Park

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Lost Child

FACE PAINTERS BALLOON MODELLING

Dog show

Treasure Hunt

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BLOOM IN PEARSE PARK

STREET PERFORMERS

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