• O'KALEM FILMS & LIVE SCORE

    Kerry Film Festival - Sun 5th October

    The 15th Annual Kerry Film Festival will be launched in Siamsa Tíre on Sunday 5th October at 7pm.

     

    For the launch and opening gala, IFI National and the Kerry Film Festival present three films from the O’Kalem Collection. Original Music composed and conducted by Bernard Reilly. Performed by the Cine Theatre Ensemble.

  • LIFE ITSELF

    Kerry Film Festival - Mon 6th October

    Life Itself recounts the surprising and entertaining life of the Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic with the Chicago Sun-Times, Roger Ebert. This is an emotional, smart and funny film and is  definitely not to be missed!

     

    A great documentary!

    BOSTON GLOBE

     

    Thrilling…
    TIME MAGAZINE

  • BEYOND CLUELESS + LIVE SCORE BY SUMMER CAMP

    Kerry Film Festival - Fri 10th October

    Beyond Clueless is a dizzying journey into the mind, body and soul of the teen movie with a compilation of extracts from more than 200 movies. along with a Live Score from “21st-century alt.pop” band Summer Camp.  

     

    A great night of music and film that revisits your teenage years and all the love, heartache drama and fashion that went with it!

  • ABBEY THEATRE ON TOUR - SIVE

    By John B Keane

    Beautiful young Sive lives with her aunt and uncle in rural Kerry. Seán Dóta, an elderly farmer, offers the local match-maker Thomasheen Seán Rua, a large sum for her hand in marriage. Will this be too much for her aunt and uncle to resist? 

    Don’t miss this chance to rediscover this dark, powerful story of greed and passion - one of the greatest Irish plays of the 20th Century.

    ‘a gripping production’ – The Sunday Times

THE NATIONAL FOLK THEATRE

40 Years Old this Year!

THE NOCTURNES BY JACK HICKEY

26 September - 24 October

Welcome /

Siamsa Tíre in Tralee, County Kerry, Ireland celebrates Irish Culture and is home to the National Folk Theatre of Ireland. 

We have a packed calendar for the autumn / winter season here in Siamsa Tíre - so set aside an evening and come and visit us!

The highlight of the season will be The Abbey Theatre on tour to Siamsa with JB Keane's of Sive, but we have opera, ballet, plenty of drama, lots of really good music and even some mad circus events!

For the best of What’s On in Kerry in Irish arts and entertainment, come and join us for a performance in our wonderful theatre in Tralee, looking out over the Slieve Mish Mountains and the Dingle Peninsula. More about Kerry and Tralee ...