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Siamsa Tire National Folk Theatre

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Address: Ivy Terrace, Tralee, Ireland
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00
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Founded in 1974, then relocated to its new home in Tralee Town Park in...

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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Excellent Venue

Great design of building and fantastic shows throughout the year from amateur to school to professional productions.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Al R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great design of building and fantastic shows throughout the year from amateur to school to professional productions.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I went to the Salut! show were they presented highlights from musicals they had presented in the past. It was really really really nice 😊. The actors were very good and most of them could sing. The show wasn't perfect in quality but that gave it character and made it more lovable. The Theatre itself is very clean and in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

We found the performance delightful. It has a different feel from Riverdance (which we also enjoy), perhaps more provincial. We made a special trip to see the show. Tralee is a good stop on the way to Dingle.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I are regular members of the audience at Siamsa Tire in Tralee. The quality of the performances, be they plays or concerts, is invariably first class and sometimes earth shattering. If there is a production of something that appeals to you when you are in Tralee I suggest you buy a ticket and enjoy.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Went to see a show here in September, can't remember which one. Ive been here on many occasions and it is a lovely theatre

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

This was a really great overview of Irish song and dance. I wish I had been able to see the other shows they have. The Irish Coffee is worth it during intermission.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Wonderful show that portrays old Ireland. The set was great, the dancing and singing fabulous. Really well done and the lighting was wonderful

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

It was a most enjoyable night beginning with the pre-show drink service which was attentive and friendly. The diverse array of talented artists keep us engaged with explanations given prior to each performance that enhanced our appreciation and cultural knowledge. As we left discussing our individual highlights the theatre staff holted their duties taking the time to exchange more than... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Really enjoyed our visit to Siamsa Tire. Lovely relaxing atmosphere at the bar and the staff are very helpful. The theater is comfortable and the view of the performance could not have been better. The music was excellent, if a little samey, but delivered with much skill and enthusiasm and an obvious love of the art. The dancers were fabulous... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We enjoyed all of the Irish music and fold dancing in Fado Fado. The seats at Siamsa Theatre were comfortable and quaint so any seat was excellent. I would recommend this show to anyone wanting to learn about the Irish life and dance.

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