Siamsa Tire | National Folk Theatre

Things to do in County Kerry, Ireland - Siamsa Tire - YourDaysOut

Siamsa Tíre, home to the National Folk Theatre of Ireland, is located in Tralee, the capital of beautiful County Kerry, Ireland’s leading destination for visitors to the country.

Siamsa Tíre Theatre is one of the busiest and most vibrant arts centres and theatres in Ireland and Ireland’s first Green certified theatre. It is situated in an enviable location on the Wild Atlantic Way in the bustling market town of Tralee in County Kerry.  

Siamsa Tíre is home to The National Folk Theatre - Ireland’s only theatre company dedicated to sustaining and sharing Ireland’s living heritage of music, song, and dance. Immerse yourself in traditional Irish folk culture with a range of tour packages to choose from, including guided tours led by members of the National Folk Theatre cast, intimate performances, and workshops where participants can have fun playing traditional instruments, learning songs from the Siamsa Tíre repertoire, or dancing some traditional steps from the region.  

There’s also a large programme of entertainment choices throughout the year as the theatre hosts events for all ages and tastes including music, comedy, dance, theatre, film, conferences, summer camps and workshops. While in the Gallery, you will find free art exhibitions from local, national, and international artists.  

During December, Siamsa Tíre transforms into a magical Christmas wonderland where families can come and visit Daidí na Nollag and his special friends in his festive cottage at Siamsa na Nollag. Early booking is advised for this truly memorable experience.  

No matter what time of year you visit Kerry, a visit to Siamsa Tíre is highly recommended for an authentic cultural experience that you will treasure forever! 

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