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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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Booked 6 tickets for the visit of our American friends fir the story of the Blasket Islands - it... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Pat F
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Looking for something to do in the evening in Tralee, we stumbled upon this venue. We wanted to see... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Terri S
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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 6 November 2018 via mobile

Booked 6 tickets for the visit of our American friends fir the story of the Blasket Islands - it was awesome, really good - great music, great sets, fantastic story woven beautifully through the whole show.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Pat F
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Looking for something to do in the evening in Tralee, we stumbled upon this venue. We wanted to see something with Irish music while in Ireland and what a wonderful treat we found. The musicians and dancers were top notched and we thouroughly enjoyed the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Terri S
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Seen 2 shows over our weekend away. A great spot and very central,easy to find and plenty of parking.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lorraine C
Reviewed 30 October 2018

We visit the Dingle Peninsula frequently and have found Siamsa Tire to be a valuable source of entertainment. We've been to plays, operas, musical and dance performances (from traditional Irish music to jazz) and children's productions which are both fun and educational. It is a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank andijean2016
Reviewed 20 October 2018

Wonderful opportunity to enjoy the instrumental music, dance and singing of Ireland. Although all the singing was in Gaelic, there were synopses in the program in English which allowed the audience to understand what was occuring. The performers were excellent in voice and dance, and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RobertM11725
Reviewed 28 September 2018

If you have one evening out whilst in Tralee make sure it is here! Thank you dancers, musicians and all at Siamsa Tire for a wonderful, memorable evening - we will be back.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TempleHunter
Reviewed 18 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank diannem689
Reviewed 16 September 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TJandTR
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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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