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Siamsa Tire National Folk Theatre

Ivy Terrace, Tralee, Ireland
+353 66 712 3055
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Fantastic Theatre

I love this place. the setting and structure are in keeping with the environment and have a Celtic... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cork, Ireland
Terrific Theatre

Over the past weekend Siamsa Tire have staged two terrific events. Down and Out in Paris and London... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Glin, Ireland
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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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  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Ivy Terrace, Tralee, Ireland
+353 66 712 3055
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this place. the setting and structure are in keeping with the environment and have a Celtic theme. There is a lot of room for parking nearby and the theatre is easily accessible. It is easily the most comfortable theatre I've been in and...More

Thank Donal1952
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Over the past weekend Siamsa Tire have staged two terrific events. Down and Out in Paris and London acted by Phelim Drew was absolutely superb. The rehearsed reading of Krakow was also very good. It is an intimate Theatre and one frequently recognises other regular...More

Thank nickgstrong
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Our family visited Siamsa Tire in July and we thoroughly enjoyed our evening. The dancers were amazing and the musicians were incredibly talented. We would definately go again on our next trip to Ireland.

Thank PetitePied
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Visited here with a travel group. What a great night! Musicians very talented -great dancing & singing. Highly recommend a night here!

Thank Judy S
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We stumbled across this theatre while in Tralee. What a great little theatre and wonderful show of Irish culturs!!!

Thank tropss77
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We attended this performance of traditional Irish rural dance and singing. Visitors that expect it to be like River Dance may be disappointed as this is the older style of dance. The performers were very professional. Both dance and song were well performed.

Thank Richardc1947
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This was the highlight of our two week stay in Ireland. My mother and I thoroughly enjoyed Turas, bits of trad music, dance, and song. It was a great way to experience traditional Irish culture in one night, in a comfortable venue. I ordered the...More

Thank Jeanne S
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We saw the Oilean show at Siamsa Tire on 1st August. We loved their energy and passion that they poured into the performance. It had a real authenticity. We loved it.

Thank DJcatEssexUK
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Went to see Fado Fado - loved it - great music, singing and dancing. Even if you don't understand the language it is easy to follow. If you are visiting Tralee don't miss it - book ahead as the (deceptively big) theatre is full most...More

Thank didwelike
MichelleMrphy, Manager at Siamsa Tire National Folk Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Many thanks for taking the time out to visit our theatre and for posting this review - delighted you enjoyed Fadó Fadó and our lovely theatre experience - we hope you'll be back to us again some time again in the future!

Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Came 2 c oileán 2nite wit my 9 year daughter and friend and we absolutely loved the show from start 2 finish, well done 2 u All, staff and some cast members were so friendly when we met tgem afterwards

Thank Lisa W
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31 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
15 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