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One Contestant Just Made The Worst Mistake Possible On The Rose Of Tralee

By mariemadden

August 22, 2017 at 7:42pm


It might seem all sweetness and light but The Rose Of Tralee is one of the most fiercely competitive contests out there.

After fighting it out for a place on the live shows, all of the Roses are dead set on making the most of their five minutes with Mr Dáithí Ó Sé.

There are certain boxes you have to tick - say nice things about your parents, outline your tenuous links to Ireland in minute detail, sing a song even if you haven't a note in your head etc - and knowing your regional geography is definitely one of them.

Spare a thought then for the poor Western Canada Rose, who made the mortal mistake of saying that Ireland was *gasp* in the UK during her interview.

Needless to say, people were not impressed.

She turned things around at the end with a cúpla focail and an Irish jig so maybe the judges won't notice...

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