Siamsa Tire

Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
  • Address: Town Park, Denny Street, Tralee, Co. Kerry, Ireland
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +35-3667123055
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Entertainment, Performance, Theatre, Family And Kids

Siamsa Tire - Review

In 1957, a young curator Fr Pat Ahern was sent to Kerry to establish a choir at St.John’s Chruch in Tralee. The choir received tremendous admirors and soon the Friar decided to explore more opportunities. They called themselves Siamsóirí na Ríochta.

The choir preserved some of the folk music and dance like ‘Munnix’ which would have disappeared otherwise. This was noted as one of the pivotal roles of the choir which resulted in the formation of the Siamsa Theatre.

The name ‘Siamsa’ is pronounced as ‘Shee-am-sa’ which means mirth and music, while ‘tire’ means ‘land’. Officially opened in 1991, the centre is a combined effort of Pat Ahern, Martin Whelan and architect Patrick O’Sullivan.

Today the Siamsa Tire stands strong while still functioning to offer platforms for artists from all over Ireland. The ‘Festival of Folk’ held annually is a major attraction here.

Tourists love to catch a show here to have an intimate experience with the art culture in Tralee.

Siamsa Tire Information

  • Book the tickets only on the official site.
  • Tickets once books cannot be exchanged or refunded. Refunds are made only for show cancellations.
  • Arrive on time as latecomers are not admitted inside until there is a break in the performance.
  • Wheelchair spaces are available on request during booking.
  • Photography and/or Video Recording are not permitted during performances.

Siamsa Tire Ticket Prices

  • Ticketing process will vary widely as per the show you watch.
  • Do visit the official website to choose a show and know its ticket prices.

How To reach Siamsa Tire by Public Transport

  • Bus: Tralee Bus Station
  • Rose Travel
  • Train: Tralee Train Station

Restaurants Near Siamsa Tire

  • Il Pomo Doro Tralee Restaurant
  • Four Star Pizza Tralee
  • Finnegan's Restaurant & Wine Cellar

Love this? Explore the entire list of things to do in Tralee before you plan your trip.

Fancy a good night's sleep after a tiring day? Check out where to stay in Tralee and book an accommodation of your choice.

TripHobo Highlights for Siamsa Tire

  • Siamsa Tire Address: Town Park, Denny Street, Tralee, Co. Kerry, Ireland
  • Siamsa Tire Contact Number: +35-3667123055
  • Siamsa Tire Timing: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Siamsa Tire Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Siamsa Tire(preferred time): 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Siamsa Tire: 02:00 Hrs
  • Try the best online travel planner to plan your travel itinerary!
  • Plan a Trip to Siamsa Tire using our free Tralee Trip Planner
  • Explore Tralee itineraries created by fellow travellers
Are you associated with this business? Get in Touch

Things to Know Before Visiting Siamsa Tire

  • 95% of people who visit Tralee include Siamsa Tire in their plan

  • 50.39% of people start their Siamsa Tire visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Siamsa Tire

Monday, Friday and Saturday

90.36% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Siamsa Tire

People normally club together Tralee Bay Wetlands Centre and Aqua Dome while planning their visit to Siamsa Tire.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Siamsa Tire Map

Enable Map

Siamsa Tire Trips

Siamsa Tire, Tralee Reviews

  • This was so bad. Me or my family weren’t impressed at all. The dancing was not that good and the choreography was very repetitive. It felt like going to a 12-year old little sister/brothers school performance. It was definitely not worth the 30 euros nor the two hours of my life that I will never get back. The acting was very poor. It felt like the actors/dancers had no qualifications to stand on the stage. The air in the hall was also really bad. I can’t even say that their clothes looked nice, they were so boring and ugly. It was cool that they sang in Gallic though. An overall really bad show. I suggest you to not come here.

  • Gorgeous building in the style of am old ring fort. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Always an exhibition on, and plenty of shows from all over the world.

  • I watched the stunning "Turas" performance. Wonderful music, great lighting and awesome interaction with the audience. The tap-dancing is unbelievable.

  • I recently saw Olieán and the dancing was amazing. I got a really cool insight to Irish culture and history. It was a great experience!

  • Seating need better managed. With a lot of tour groups people tend to seat as they like and not to the allocated seat shown on ticket.

Read all reviews

All Questions

Siamsa tire
    Simply click on Ask a Question to add question

Find places near Siamsa Tire, Tralee

  • Bank of Ireland 8 Lower Castle St
    0.413 km away
  • Permanent TSB 12 Lower Castle St
    0.435 km away
  • Tralee Credit Union 45-47 Ashe St
    0.462 km away
  • Ulster Bank 44 Ashe St
    0.464 km away
  • Continuum Commerce Solutions Unit 2 Kerry Technology Park
    0.405 km away
  • AIB 1/2 Lower Castle St
    0.384 km away
View On Map
  • An Garda Síochána New Rd
    0.329 km away
View On Map
  • Kennellys Pharmacy 6 Castle St
    0.401 km away
  • Ashe Street Pharmacy 10/11 Ashe St
    0.559 km away
  • CH Chemists 31 The Mall
    0.393 km away
  • Leahy Pharmacy Oak Park
    1.375 km away
  • Boots 5 Central Plaza
    0.23 km away
  • Mccauley Sam Chemists Tralee Ltd Manor West Retail Park
    2.112 km away
View On Map
  • The Abbey Inn 2/3 Bridge St
    0.308 km away
  • Munster Bar Ballymullen
    0.964 km away
  • The Osborne 10 Edward St
    0.502 km away
  • O'Donnell's Bar & Restaurant Mounthawk
    1.611 km away
  • Bettys Bar 101 Strand st
    0.342 km away
  • Turner's Lounge 22 Lwr. Castle St
    0.527 km away
View On Map
  • Sportsfield Bar Boherbee
    0.861 km away
  • The Castle Bar 77 Rock St
    0.609 km away
  • Austin Stacks GAA Club Connolly Park
    1.096 km away
  • Charlie's 12 The Mall
    0.537 km away
  • Charlie's Bar Strand Rd
    0.532 km away
View On Map
  • Roundy's Bar 5 Brogue Maker's Lane
    0.51 km away
  • Aines Cafe & Wine Bar 16 The Square
    0.353 km away
  • Mozart Wine Bistro 4 Ashe St
    0.447 km away
View On Map
  • O'Mahony's Bakery 71 Boherbee
    0.693 km away
  • The Gluten Free Kitchen Company -
    0.109 km away
  • Dan's Home Baking 26 Lohercannon
    1.884 km away
  • O Mahony 23 Pembroke St
    0.608 km away
View On Map
  • Gally's Bar & Restaurant Castlemaine Rd
    1.561 km away
View On Map
  • The Daily Grind 33 The Mall
    0.383 km away
  • Dawson's Restaurant & Cafe 19/20 The Mall
    0.408 km away
  • The Roast House 3 Denny St
    0.353 km away
  • Yummy Cafe Market Dominick St
    0.316 km away
  • Chopin's Cafe & Restaurant 8 Ashe St
    0.545 km away
  • Dish 9 Russell St
    0.417 km away
View On Map
  • Christy's Cupcake Express -
    2.127 km away
View On Map
  • Darcy's Bistro Barrack lane
    0.45 km away
  • Finnegan's Wine Cellar Restaurant 17 Denny St
    0.255 km away
  • The Snackery The Mall
    0.387 km away
  • Gorman's Clifftop House and Restaurant Glaise Bheag
    0.408 km away
  • Denny Lane 11 Denny St
    0.305 km away
  • Paddy Mac's Pub 18 The Mall
    0.404 km away
View On Map
  • New Yorkers Family Restaurant 4/5 Bridge St
    0.314 km away
  • Rocky Mountain -
    2.302 km away
  • New Yorkers 4-5 Bridge Stree
    0.311 km away
View On Map
  • Pagoda Chinese Restaurant Manor West
    2.046 km away
  • Tamarind Matt Talbot Rd
    0.577 km away
View On Map
  • McDonald's Manor
    2.056 km away
  • The Burger Shack St Brendans Park
    1.318 km away
  • McDonald's Rathass Rd
    2.037 km away
  • Burger King The Mile High Retail Centre
    2.29 km away
View On Map
  • Rose Garden Chinese Restaurant Market Hse Rock St
    0.54 km away
  • Ho-Kee Chinese Restaurant 7 Upper Castle Street
    0.524 km away
  • Sunshine Palace Castle St
    0.46 km away
  • Pagoda Tralee Manor West
    0.406 km away
View On Map
  • Kingdom Food & Wine Store Oakpark
    0.942 km away
  • Subway 7 The Square
    0.337 km away
  • Gala 1 Caheranne Village 1 caheranne village
    0.894 km away
  • O Sullivan Dermot J 29 The Mall
    0.388 km away
  • Fairies X Service Station Fairies Cross
    0.995 km away
  • Eats O Dowd Colette 6 Ashe St
    0.461 km away
View On Map
  • American New Yorkers Diner -
    0.314 km away
  • MJ's Diner Tralee Clash Roundabout
    1.26 km away
View On Map
  • Abrakebabra Tralee Shopping Centre
    0.365 km away
  • Abrakebabra Bridge St
    0.374 km away
  • Zingyzest 47A Ashe Street
    0.453 km away
  • Green Rooster The 19 Pembroke St
    0.527 km away
  • Quinlan's Fish The Mall
    0.38 km away
  • Chicken Hunt 5 Upper Castle St
    0.513 km away
View On Map
  • Chez Christophe 6 Courthouse Lane
    0.489 km away
View On Map
  • Indian Castle Restaurant 21 Upper Castle St
    0.573 km away
  • Cassidys Restaurant 16 Abbey St
    0.281 km away
  • Bombay Tandoori 16 Edward St
    0.56 km away
  • Indian Castle -
    0.587 km away
  • Tamarind Matt Talbot Road.Tralee
    0.591 km away
View On Map
  • La Scala 1, 2, 3 Abbey Court, The Square
    0.294 km away
  • Bella Bia 1 Ivy tce
    0.115 km away
  • Il Pomo D'oro 2A Princess St
    0.162 km away
  • Mozart's 4 Ashe St
    0.457 km away
  • The Stonehouse Restaurant no.9 The Square
    0.328 km away
  • La Scala -
    0.301 km away
View On Map
  • Tequilas -
    1.451 km away
View On Map
  • Four Star Pizza Tralee ivy terrace
    0.118 km away
  • Pizza Time Abbeycourt
    0.29 km away
  • Domino's Pizza Unit 1 Carraig House, Matt Talbot Road
    0.627 km away
  • Apache Pizza Tralee Spar Oakpark
    1.218 km away
  • Allegro Grill & Pizzeria Restaurant 7 Castle St
    0.524 km away
  • Allegro -
    0.388 km away
View On Map
  • Viva Burg 50 Boherbee
    0.795 km away
  • Quinlan's Seafood Bar s Seafood Bar
    0.36 km away
  • Royal Palace Chinese Restaurant 3 Ashe St
    0.433 km away
  • Fishworks Café Bar Maine St
    0.522 km away
View On Map
  • The "little Kitchen" - Cafe & Steakhouse 9 The Square
    0.328 km away
View On Map
  • Tamarind Thai Restaurant Units 3/5 Matt Talbot Rd
    0.5 km away
  • Tamarind heavenly Thai Unit 3, Matt Talbot Rd, Tralee, Co
    0.499 km away
  • Genting Thai -
    0.488 km away
View On Map
  • Brats Vegetarian Café 18 Milk Market Lane
    0.427 km away
View On Map
  • Topaz Manor West
    2.02 km away
  • Maxol Muing West
    2.414 km away
  • Texaco -
    2.431 km away
  • Applegreen Fairies Cross
    1.044 km away
  • Texaco North Circular Rd
    0.719 km away
  • Topaz Oakpark Rd
    2.017 km away
View On Map
  • Woodlands Park Dingle Rd
    0.642 km away
  • Manor Caravan Park The Manor
    2.461 km away
View On Map
  • Tralee railway station John Joe Sheehy Rd
    0.811 km away
View On Map
  • The Willows 5 Clonmore Terrace
    0.838 km away
  • Ashville House Ballyard
    1.3 km away
  • Ard na Coille 14 An Choill, Ballyard
    0.944 km away
  • Glenfort House 80 Ard Na Sidhe, Mounthawk
    1.927 km away
  • Denton Bed and Breakfast Oakpark Rd
    1.633 km away
  • Finnegan's Hostel 17 Denny St
    0.247 km away
View On Map
  • Castle Hostel Castle St
    0.551 km away
  • Tralee Holiday Lodge Tralee Holiday Lodge Marys Street, Tralee, V92 FA46
    0.146 km away
  • Westward Court Mary St
    0.181 km away
  • Kilteely Hostel Tralee Lovers Ln
    0.924 km away
  • The Glen Bar & Accommodation Boherbee
    0.843 km away
View On Map
Show More