“And the merry love the fiddle, and the merry love to dance.” W. B. Yeats.
Lose yourself in the traditional folk culture of Ireland at Siamsa Tire, The National Folk Theatre. One of Ireland’s most industrious, dynamic arts centres, this is the heart and home of storytelling and Ireland’s only traditional Irish arts theatre company. Siamsa Tire sustains Irish folk culture through the wonderful medium of the arts, and brings communities together so they can engage and enjoy a sublime selection of music, theatre, opera, comedy, dance, exhibitions and workshops. Situated on the Wild Atlantic Way in the lively market town of Tralee, County Kerry, this amazing company is completely dedicated to sustaining and sharing Ireland's living heritage of music, song, and dance. The schedule of events follows the Celtic Calendar, following the seasons from Samhain to the Winter Solstice, and Imbolc to the Spring Equinox, and hosts local and national guests including comedy, opera, theatre, dance and children's events.