Meath County Council to welcome Rose of Tralee Tour this August
Meath County Council is welcoming the Rose of Tralee Tour 2023 to Meath this August, where the 32 contestants of this year’s Rose of Tralee contest will spend two days enjoying everything the Royal County has to offer.
The two-day tour organised by Meath County Council and hosted by Knightsbrook Hotel, Trim and supported by Boyne Valley Tourism will showcase everything that County Meath has to offer. From thrilling adventure in the iconic Emerald Park, historic locations and ancient sites to fun quests, the beautiful county of Meath is waiting to welcome the Rose of Tralee International Festival and make it the most memorable stop on their 10-day tour around Ireland.
Starting on August 16, the 32 Roses will visit Newgrange Stone Age Passage Tomb, the jewel in the crown of Ireland's Ancient East, before heading on a thrilling adventure in Ireland’s only theme park and zoo, Emerald Park. The roses will then check into Knightsbrook Hotel in Trim and attend a gala ball that evening.
On day two of their tour in Meath, the Roses will be treated to an authentic taste of Irish life on Causey Farm where they will be found baking brown bread, having a céilí and enjoying traditional farm life, the 32 roses will then travel to Buvinda House in Navan for a Meath County Council reception where they will be greeted by the Navan Silver Band.
Cathaoirleach of Meath County Council Cllr. Tommy Reilly said “Meath County Council is honoured to host the Meath Rose Tour 2023 and are looking forward to welcoming the Roses who will travel from all over Ireland and across the world to visit and stay with us here in the Boyne Valley during the duration of the tour. The partnership between Meath County Council, Boyne Valley Tourism and the Rose of Tralee International Festival opens doors and offers unique opportunities for the Meath in a modern, fun and exciting way by supporting, promoting and welcoming the Rose Tour.”
Patrick Curran, General Manager of Knightsbrook Hotel, said “Knightsbrook Resort is delighted to support this amazing world class Festival and I look forward to welcoming all the Roses to our beautiful Resort. A warm ‘Céad Míle Fáilte’ awaits.”