Now in it's 57th year, it's pretty hard to pin-point what makes a rose these days! Jump back to on with RTÉ Archives to 1991, where now-famous Gabby Logan represented Leeds.
Gay Byrne chatted to the the 18 year old future broadcaster Gabby Logan about why her career as an international rhythmic gymnast ended.
When Gay Byrne asked about her future plans, Gabby foreshadowed her successful career as a television presenter.
I want to go into television. I want your job. I would like to present. I would like to be a television presenter ultimately.
But what does Rose of Tralee host Dáithí Ó Sé think makes a modern rose? RTÉ LifeStyle finds out:
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Want to learn more about this year's Roses? Check out the Rose of Tralee Profiles at RTÉ Entertainment.