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Siamsa Tire National Folk Theatre

Ivy Terrace, Tralee, Ireland
+353 66 712 3055
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We saw a show here while in town. It was well done and quite entertaining. The venue itself is very... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Leigh710
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Helena, AL
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Excellent venue

This theatre is well designed and offers comfortable seating, a good bar and a space for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ChrisMLocke
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Founded in 1974, then relocated to its new home in Tralee Town Park in 1991, Siamsa Tire 'Celebrates the Irish Culture through the Arts and is Home to the National Folk Theatre'. The venue provides a varied and rich arts programme year-round and between May to September hosts National Folk Theatre Productions and an Irish Folk Festival.
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Ivy Terrace, Tralee, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We saw a show here while in town. It was well done and quite entertaining. The venue itself is very nice. It is stuffy once everyone is inside, but otherwise, I quite enjoyed it.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This theatre is well designed and offers comfortable seating, a good bar and a space for exhibitions. Based on the dance production I saw the standards are very high. I would certainly see other productions there.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great I love it . Small theatre in tralee. We were there for one night and decided To go To à traditional show.

Thank NATURE I
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attended part of a tour. Going ok and enjoyable. The cast got to the thrashing the grain scene. They smashed the pillows on the stage. My wife became asthmatic. My eyes become gritty. Maybe that's why the first 3 - 4 rows were empty. We...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had seen this on T/a and then our B&B hostess recommended it also. What an enjoyable show. This show had a little of everything, singing, dancing and beautiful story. Loved it!

Thank pinn
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an optional excursion for our Cosmos Irish Explorer tour in 2017. The show was simply fantastic! It was all done in Irish but the program gave a synopsis in English. Done in 4-acts, it utilized a minimal set: the exterior of a cottage...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely way to enjoy Irish dance, song and music. Everybody on stage had fun, the singers and dancers.

Thank Karin M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’m not really into culture and traditional theatre but I really enjoyed the performance last night. The dancing was wonderful and the story line gave me an insight into country life in Ireland. It’s well worth having a night at the theatre!

Thank Barbara M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had great seats for this unique cultural production with lovely sets, magnificent music, singing, and dancing. We saw the Fado Fado production and would see it again. It is loosely based on the four seasons and is performed entirely in Gaelic. It's captivating and...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went to see Fadó Fadó, and was not disappointed. The music was beautiful and the dancing was out of this world. Fantastic production, will be recommending to everyone. Bravo!

Thank Mmori7
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Luv2Teach14
30 July 2016|
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Response from richray1 | Reviewed this property |
There can be different shows depending on when you go. But allow 2 hours approximately. .. check Siamsa on Google for better more precise information. But do go, you'll love the whole experience
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Judith D
20 July 2016|
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Response from April G | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry for the slow response, only just logged on. But don't really understand your question - do you mean see this or see another one else where (?) The shows that are performed are different on different weeks of the... More
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jim b
14 July 2015|
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Response from MichelleMrphy | Property representative |
Dear Jim, many thanks for your query and interest in Siamsa Tíre. The on-line booking doesn't allow you to pick a seat, I'm afraid, but you will be allocated a particular seat on the night of a performance. The auditorium... More
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