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Siamsa Tire National Folk Theatre

Closed Now: 09:00 - 18:00
Open today: 09:00 - 18:00
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Professional, Exciting, Colourful and Emotional

This summer, 2018, I twice visited Siamsa Tire - the first production that I saw was Fado, Fado and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Dublin, Ireland
A Must See

If there is one thing to do in Tralee, it is the Siamsa Tire! We saw Turas- musicians, dancers... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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...more
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Ivy Terrace, Tralee, Ireland
+353 66 712 3055
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This summer, 2018, I twice visited Siamsa Tire - the first production that I saw was Fado, Fado and the second production was Turas. Each visit blew me away with the vibrant energy and spirit of the production - both are completely different though nonetheless...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If there is one thing to do in Tralee, it is the Siamsa Tire! We saw Turas- musicians, dancers, and a singer who are all talented and exceptional. They covered traditional Irish music/dance from various regions. A lot of bus/guide groups when we were there....More

Thank diannem689
Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw "Turas." The musicians and dancers were first-rate performers. It was a pleasant way to listen to regional Irish music with some traditional dancing and singing.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A magical evening entertainment of traditional Irish music and dancing. A must see! Within easy walking distance of the center of Tralee.

Thank Brunodeleo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth the trip to Tralee. In a beautiful, comfortable new theater, this is the best Irish folk show in the country. Not just excellent step dancing and foot tapping Irish music (although there's plenty of that), their shows feature excellent lighting, stage-craft, and effects. A...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We saw their latest production, An Ghaoth Anair, and we were absolutely delighted with it. This is a unique and clever production that will keep you entertained for the night. Talent was in abundance here in music, song, dance, lighting, sound, set, technology, I could...More

1  Thank joe007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great show, fantastic Irish music, and wow! those tapdancers. If zou are in the West of Ireland go see this show.

1  Thank JudithTheHague
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful Theatre, the show was a mix oF Traditional and Contempary IRISH dance and music.

Thank Margaret O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I attended Siamsa Tire Theatre recently and it was a most enjoyable experience. The show could be understood by people of all nationalities even if they didn't read the programme that was given to everyone free of charge. It was a fantastic show and would...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are frequent visitors to Ireland. We are the people others ask for visit advice. It took a visit from my brother and his request to see this performance to get us here! Easy to find, easy parking, inexpensive, lovely theatre. The performance and talent...More

1  Thank boston810
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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
Judith D
20 July 2016|
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
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