Oileán 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.
Presented by the members of the National Folk Theatre of Ireland, Oileán celebrates and explores Blasket Island in a moving, emotional and lively presentation
The Great Blasket Island, located off the coast of West Kerry still retains an almost mystical significance for many, both from Ireland and abroad. The way of life of the islanders and their spirit of survival is framed in this production, which 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, guaranteed to stay with you long after you leave the theatre!
Why not really immerse yourself in the Siamsa experience and learn an Irish Dance or an Irish Song before you attend a show? Phone or email us for more details, or book on-line!
Siamsa Tíre is situated in the capital of County Kerry - Tralee. Tralee is an ideal location for exploring the beauties of world famous County Kerry. Check out our Accommodation and Dining sections under the Your Visit tab on this website.
Don’t forget you can book an Early Bird meal in Finnegans Restaurant (around the corner) or Bella Bia Restaurant (across the road). Present your ticket for the performance to get a special Siamsa Deal!
You can book this event on-line or you can phone the Siamsa Tíre Box Office on: +353 (0)66 7123055 for bookings and further details.
★★★★★ ‘Absolutely fantastic! Singing was superb and the dancing was stunning! The performers were wholeheartedly talented and captivating!The story about the Blasket Islands is unique and interesting as well as beautifully told! ’Trip Advisor