Oileán celebrates and explores Blasket Island in a moving, emotional and lively presentation. This production captures the essence of this island community, their traditions and customs, their wealth of song and story, their love of life and their strong kinship with one another.
This is a glorious visual, musical and magical performance presented using the best of traditional arts - dance, song and live music.
Turas is a new Siamsa Tíre stage presentation featuring music from all corners of Ireland beautifully interwoven with exciting dance and rich vocals.
This is a feast of music, dance and song, and an experience which is guaranteed to stay with you long after you leave the theatre!
This is a glorious visual, musical and magical performance which draws on one of the legendary jewels of Irish storytelling. The four children of King Lir are turned into swans by their wicked stepmother, Aoife. Doomed to spend nine hundred years as swans, their love for their Father, King Lir, sustains them…
An enchanting and spell-binding narrative delivered using all of the strengths of Ireland’s traditional arts – dance, music and song.
Take part in some Irish Folk Culture as part of our Festival of Folk 2013!
Learn how to sing an Irish song, dance an Irish step or learn a few words of Irish. This is your chance to have an insight into Irish folk culture and learn something new with a performer from the National Folk Theatre!
Classes take place June to August. Learn how to step out in style, say a few words in Irish, or sing a song from our repertoire. Nothing too complicated, we promise!
See some traditional Irish crafts in the making every Friday in June, July and August.
Get an authentic insight into everything from Basket-Making, to Lace-Making, Chair-Making, Butter-Making and Pottery.
Demonstrations will commence at 11am, duration will vary depending on event. Please contact us directly for full details on 066) 7123055. Admission is Free!
Mon 10th - Sat 15th of June at 8.30pm
Tues 18th Jun at 11am
Wed 19th Jun at 10am
Thurs 20th Jun at 11am
Fri 21st Jun at 11am
Mon 17th - Sat 22nd June at 8.30pm
Sat 22 June at 11am
Sun 23rd June at 8.30pm
Tues 25th Jun at 11am
Siamsa Tíre in Tralee, County Kerry, Ireland celebrates Irish Culture and is home to the National Folk Theatre of Ireland.
We bring together visitors from all over the world to enjoy the best of Irish culture and entertainment in music, song and dance in our beautiful theatre in Tralee.
Our Festival of Folk 2013 runs through to the end of September and is packed with Folk Theatre, Drama, Concerts, Workshops in Irish Dance and Song and demonstrations in traditional Irish Crafts.
Check us out on Trip Advisor, see fabulous footwork, watch video clips of Oilean and Clann Lir, two of our most popular and acclaimed shows, or CHECK HERE for the National Folk Theatre's full schedule at a glance...
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 ...