• FADO FADO - IN TIMES GONE BY WITH THE NATIONAL FOLK THEATRE OF IRELAND

    Monday to Thursday in May

    Fadó Fadó dramatises a whole year's cycle of living and working the land through lively singing, musi, dancing and mime.  Fadó Fadó celebrates the joys and sorrows of a rural family in Ireland long ago,moving from the open air of th ebog fields and harest festivals to the warmth of the hearth-lit kitchen.

    An experience guaranteed to stay with you long after you leave the theatre!

  • TURAS - A BREATHTAKING JOURNEY OF MUSIC, SONG & DANCE

    The National Folk Theatre of Ireland

    A breathtaking journey of music, song and dance, Turas features music from all corners of Ireland beautifully interwoven with exciting dance and rich vocals.

    Rich in musical content in the unique Sliabh Luachra style of traditional music from the Kerry border with Cork, along with the intricate footwork of some World Champion dancers, this production will stay with you long after you leave the theatre.

  • OILEAN - CELEBRATING THE BLASKET ISLANDS WITH THE NATIONAL FOLK THEATRE OF IRELAND

    June 1-5, 8-12, 15-19

    Oileán celebrates the Blasket Islands in times past, capturing the essence of the islanders' traditions and customs, their wealth of song and story, their love of life and their strong kindship with one another.

    Delivered using all fo the strengths of the National Folk Theatre in Music, Song and Dance, this is an experience that will stay with you long after you leave the theatre.

THE NATIONAL FOLK THEATRE

Festival of Folk 5 May to 19 Sep 2015

SIAMSA TIRE IN COSTUME

Costumes, Masks & Memorabilia - 18 May to 19 Sep 2015

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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 throughout our Festival of Folk which runs from the 5th of May to the 19th of September - Irish Music, Song and Dance at its very best, with wonderful performances and concerts as well as workshops in Irish song and dance. 

For the best of What’s On in Kerry in Irish traditional 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 ...