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Siamsa Tíre Announces A Greener Future

Siamsa Tíre Announces A Greener Future

October 26, 2017 at 12:45 pm Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre, The National Folk Theatre of Ireland, yesterday launched its Greening Siamsa initiative as it celebrates the completion of recent energy upgrades to the theatre and arts centre. Siamsa Tíre has recognised the role it can play in reducing the impact of its activities on the environment, and is developing policies […]

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The cast of 'It Takes A Village' at rehearsals for 'It Takes a Village' performance at Culture Night in Siamsa Tire on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Programme At Siamsa Tíre To Support Work Of Dance Artists In Kerry

October 14, 2017 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

THE Arts Services of Kerry, Kildare, and Tipperary County Councils along with Dance Ireland are working on an exciting initiative that will support the work of dance artists in Kerry. To this end a Dance and Health Professional Development Series will take place at Siamsa Tíre in April next year […]

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One of the worlks in the Crux exhibition.

Exhibition Of Hand-Crafted Metalworks At Siamsa Tíre

October 11, 2017 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre will officially open its latest visual arts exhibition ‘Crux: A Dialogue in Metal’, on this Thursday, October 12 at 6pm in the Round Gallery. Open to all, John Tynan, Head of Education, Training & Development with the Design and Crafts Council of Ireland will provide a talk on this […]

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Sarah Cleary as 'Maria' and Sean McElligott as 'Tony' at the opening night of the Light Opera Society of Tralee's production of West Side Story at Siamsa Tíre on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Successful Opening Night Of ‘West Side Story’ At Siamsa Tíre

October 5, 2017 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

AUDIENCES packed Siamsa Tíre on Wednesday night for the opening of the Light Opera Society of Tralee’s production of  ‘West Side Story’. It’s one of the best-loved musicals ever made and audiences loved the performances by the young cast who have been rehearsing for months. It’s directed by Grainne O’Carroll, […]

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David O'Doherty is in Siamsa Tire in December 1.

David O’Doherty Comes To Siamsa This Winter

September 10, 2017 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

COMEDIAN, author and cycling enthusiast, David O’Doherty is coming back to Tralee this winter for a stand-up show. Self-styled as the Aldi Bublé, the Ryanair Enya, he will present an evening of his latest jokes and songs in Siamsa Tíre on December 1. Tickets are €18 / €16 plus €1 […]

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Noírín Lynch accepting a presentation of photography of special moments of Noírín performing with the National Folk Theatre. On behalf of all the board members and staff at Siamsa Tíre, the presentation was made by (L-R) Artistic Director Jonathan Kelliher; Anne O’Donnell, Training & Development Officer & Joe Leonard, outgoing Chair of Siamsa Tíre.

Nóirín Retires From Siamsa Board While Joe Steps Down As Chairperson

August 4, 2017 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S changing times on the board of directors of Siamsa Tire, as one long running member has retired while another is stepping down from his role as Chairperson. Company Secretary since 2005, Noírín Lynch retired from the Board following 12 years of service with Louise Donlon now the incoming Company […]

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Karen Hendy.

Siamsa Tíre Appoints New Visual Artist In Residence

July 3, 2017 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

A KENMARE native has been announced as Siamsa Tíre’s Visual Artist in Residence, following an open call. The residency, which will run from June 26 to August 26, 2017 allows an artist time and space to create new work. The work Karen Hendy — now living in Portmagee — will undertake […]

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Free Radicals Group To Perform ‘All Things’ At Siamsa Tíre

Free Radicals Group To Perform ‘All Things’ At Siamsa Tíre

April 13, 2017 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

A YOUTH theatre group will tread the boards with their end of year production next week in Siamsa Tíre. On Easter Monday, April 17 at 8pm, Free Radicals will present ‘All Things’ by Neil Flynn. Free Radicals Youth Theatre is Siamsa Tire’s official youth theatre and is for young people […]

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Cast Members at the Tenacity School of Performing Arts 'Wonderland' show in Siamsa Tire on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Wonderful Show In Siamsa From Tenacity Performers

April 10, 2017 at 12:43 pm Comments are Disabled

THE sun was shining outside but there was still a great crowd in Siamsa on Saturday afternoon for the annual show from Tenacity School of Performing Arts. A cast of over 90 took part in both the matinee and evening performances of ‘Wonderland’. The young performers are from Tralee and all […]

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Performers in the St John of God production 'An Evening of Musicals' were Wendy Hardy, Janet O'Donoghue, Jessica Power, Amy Lynch, Jason McCarthy, Paul O'Sullivan, Alan Murray and Micheal O'Leary. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Audiences Love St John Of God’s ‘An Evening Of Musicals’

April 6, 2017 at 12:06 pm 1 comment

A BIG crowd packed Siamsa Tíre last night for the St John of God production of ‘An Evening of Musicals’. The show was a collection of songs, solos and group numbers, from different musicals. The talented cast sang Singing in the Rain, Les Miserables, Mamma Mia, Phantom of the Opera […]

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Rebecca Dennehy, Katie Doyle, Ori Beqaj, Sadhbh Griffin, Maggie Sugrue, Michaela Murphy, Sadhbh Norris, Hannah Stack, Ria McElligott, and Katie Anne Harris of the Churchill Players rehearsing at Siamsa Tíre on Wednesday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Churchill Players Prepare For ‘Springtime Variety Show 2017’

February 16, 2017 at 3:11 pm Comments are Disabled

CHURCHILL Players Drama Group are preparing for their annual  “Springtime Variety Show 2017”. The Show commences this Friday and Saturday night, February 17 and 18, and both night performances are sold out. However, the Group have decided to do a Matinee on the Saturday afternoon, February 18 at 2.30pm. The Show […]

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Foil, Arms And Hog Return To Siamsa In March

Foil, Arms And Hog Return To Siamsa In March

January 14, 2017 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

THEY’VE racked up over four million YouTube, countless Facebook views and featured on Ireland’s biggest TV comedy shows. Foil Arms and Hog are Ireland’s top comedy sketch group and they’re returning to Tralee, a year after playing Siamsa Tíre for the first time. Called ‘Pure Brilliant’ by Tommy Tiernan, the […]

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Chart-Topping Singer With Tralee Roots For Siamsa Concert

Chart-Topping Singer With Tralee Roots For Siamsa Concert

January 7, 2017 at 12:07 pm Comments are Disabled

A BRIT award-winning artist with ties to Tralee makes a welcome to town on February 19 at 8pm. Eddi Reader is probably best known – by people of a certain age – as lead singer with Fairground Attraction who had a No.1 hit back in 1988 with ‘Perfect’. The Scottish singer has enjoyed […]

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Geraldine Kissane and Lisa Singleton  at the Tralee Art Group exhibition opening on Saturday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Art Group Exhibition Opens At Siamsa Tíre

December 12, 2016 at 2:15 pm Comments are Disabled

BEAUTIFUL paintings and works of art have gone on display at Siamsa Tíre as it hosts an exhibition from Tralee Art Group. The exhibition was opened on Saturday evening with artists, family and friends attending. Curated by Lisa Fingleton, ‘Time And Place’ contains new works in a wide variety of media . […]

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Free Performance Of Award-Winning Play At Siamsa Tíre This Evening

Free Performance Of Award-Winning Play At Siamsa Tíre This Evening

November 6, 2016 at 12:44 pm Comments are Disabled

A REHEARSED reading of the 2016 Listowel Writer’s Week Eamon Keane Full-Length Play winner, ‘Three Sessions with Annemarie’ by Harriet O’Carroll, will take place at Siamsa Tire, Tralee at 7pm this Sunday evening. ‘Three Sessions With Annemarie’ is one of six finalists shortlisted earlier this year at Listowel Writers Week. The Eamon […]

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Julia Muntan, Abelaiba Farnadas, Bertie Brosnan, Monica Badim at the first screening of Con in Siamsa Tire. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Great Turnout For First Screening Of Feature Film Set In Tralee

November 3, 2016 at 12:31 pm Comments are Disabled

AROUND 150 people made their way to Siamsa Tire on Wednesday night for the first screening of feature film ‘CON’. ‘CON’ was shot in Tralee over the summer and written and directed by Tralee filmmaker, Bertie Brosnan. He also played the lead part in the movie, which which was filmed in a documentary style. […]

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Talk On The Importance Of Bees To Take Place In Siamsa Tomorrow Evening

Talk On The Importance Of Bees To Take Place In Siamsa Tomorrow Evening

October 25, 2016 at 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

THERE will be a talk all about the importance of bees at Siamsa Tire on this Wednesday, October 26 at 7pm. Ecologist, Dr Una Fitzpatrick of Biodiversity Ireland will tell us what makes bees so special and what we can do to increase their numbers. Bees are Ireland’s most important pollinators […]

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Local Man’s Band To Launch New CD At Siamsa Concert

Local Man’s Band To Launch New CD At Siamsa Concert

October 14, 2016 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL man will launch his band’s new album at a concert in Siamsa Tire next week. New Road, featuring uilleann piper Leonard Barry (originally from Kilmoyley but whose father Richard hails from Rock Street), have a unique blend of uilleann pipes, fiddle, harmonica, concertina, 5-string banjo, guitar, mandolin, jaw harp and bodhrán. […]

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Emotional And Inspiring Play At Siamsa Tire To Benefit Kerry Hospice

Emotional And Inspiring Play At Siamsa Tire To Benefit Kerry Hospice

October 13, 2016 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

AN inspiring and emotional one-woman play is coming to Siamsa Tire next week and the local hospice foundation is set to benefit. Best-selling Irish-American author, Mary Lou Quinlan, is bringing the hit play, ‘God Box: A Daughter’s Story’ which is based on her powerful New York Times bestselling memoir of the same name, to the Tralee […]

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A New Term Begins For The Free Radicals

A New Term Begins For The Free Radicals

October 10, 2016 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

YOUNG performers between the ages of 15 and 20, with an interest in acting on stage at Siamsa Tire, met on Saturday to begin a new term at Free Radicals Youth Theatre. Members of the youth theatre meet every Saturday during term time from 4pm-7pm to devise, act, improvise and write. From […]

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A still from CON

WATCH: New Independent Film Shot In Tralee To Screen At Siamsa

October 5, 2016 at 3:23 pm Comments are Disabled

THE first trailer of a feature film ‘CON’ which, shot and conceived in Tralee, has been released to the public. CON was written, directed and produced by Tralee filmmaker, Bertie Brosnan and judging by this sneak peak, it’s looking pretty interesting. The independent feature length film, follows fictional filmmaker and actor, […]

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New Appointments Made At Siamsa Tíre

New Appointments Made At Siamsa Tíre

October 5, 2016 at 2:27 pm Comments are Disabled

THE acting CEO of Siamsa Tíre, Catriona Fallon, has been officially appointed to the position on a full-time basis. Meanwhile, Michelle Murphy has also been appointed to a new role as Marketing and PR Manager for the organisation. Catríona Fallon, a native of West Wicklow, moved to Kerry many years ago. She lives, with […]

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Kerry tourism trade took centre stage at the inaugural Connect16 - Ireland’s largest ever showcase for the meetings and events sector which was held in the RDS, Dublin on Wednesday (28th September). Fáilte Ireland were a title sponsor at the event and pictured attending were Sheila King, The Sheen Falls; Becky Hargrove, Kerry Convention Bureau; Allan, O’Connor, Killarney Park Hotel; Eva Schmid, The Europe Hotel; and Toddy Doyle, Muckross Trad Farms.             
Picture by Shane O'Neill Photography.

PHOTOS: Tralee Businesses Among Those Promoting Kerry At Tourism Showcase

October 1, 2016 at 9:01 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE businesses were among the many Kerry tourism interests at inaugural Connect16 – Ireland’s largest ever showcase for the meetings and events sector which was held in the RDS, Dublin on Wednesday. As a title sponsor of Connect16, Fáilte Ireland used the opportunity of bringing 70 top international meeting planners, worth over €210 million […]

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Busola Akintope, Dakota Carter O'Flynn, Laura Egan and Amy Byrne at the performance of Phantom of the Opera by The Light Opera Society of Tralee. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Audiences Are Loving ‘Phantom Of The Opera’ In Siamsa Tíre

September 29, 2016 at 12:13 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Light Opera Society of Tralee are in the midst of a five-day run of their production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s, ‘Phantom of the Opera’ in Siamsa Tire. Theatregoers were in early on Wednesday evening to catch the second performance of the classic musical about a beautiful soprano who becomes […]

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Brian Ahern, Brenda Murphy, Naomi O'Donoghue, Steven O'Donoghue, Patricia Murphy and Caragh Edwards at the Culture Night activities in Siamsa Tire. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Culture Night Continues To Grow Around Tralee

September 17, 2016 at 12:20 pm Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tire was buzzing with activity on Friday night as crowds enjoyed a host of events for all ages during Culture Night. It was just one of many venues hosting get togethers for the artistic community in town for an annual event which continues to grow. The highlight in Siamsa […]

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John Hickey, Laoise Fallon Hickey, Sue Ellen Chester McCarthy (co-director of Anam), Saoirse McCarthy and James McCarthy at the premiere of 'Anam' as part of the Tocht Dance Festival at Siamsa Tire. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Spectacular Performance Of ‘Anam’ Wows Siamsa Audiences

April 23, 2016 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of people enjoyed a fantastic performance which brought together the skills of world-class step dancers in Siamsa Tire last night. Previewing as part of the Tocht Festival of Dance – which has been taking place in Siamsa since Thursday – Anam is an authentic and raw, percussive dance piece explores […]

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The Free Radicals Proclaim Their New Play In Siamsa

The Free Radicals Proclaim Their New Play In Siamsa

April 14, 2016 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

THE Free Radicals Youth Theatre will host an evening of new plays titled, ‘Proclaimers’, which will take place at Siamsa Tire on Sunday, April 17, at 8pm with admission €10. The evening is the culmination of months of work undertaken by members of the youth theatre group culminating in this […]

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PHOTOS: Tenacity Performers In The ‘Limelight’ At Siamsa

PHOTOS: Tenacity Performers In The ‘Limelight’ At Siamsa

April 12, 2016 at 11:42 am 1 comment

  MEMBERS of the Tenacity School of Performing Arts put on a great couple of shows over Sunday and Monday for family, friends and fans of musical theatre at Siamsa Tíre. The Moyderwell based school has been putting on shows for 20 years at the venue and audiences were not disappointed as ‘Limelight’ was a great success, […]

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Award-Winning Drama On Decline Of Rural Town In Siamsa Tíre This Friday

Award-Winning Drama On Decline Of Rural Town In Siamsa Tíre This Friday

April 12, 2016 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER sell out runs in Galway, Boyle and Dublin in 2015, Fregoli Theatre Co.  present the Michael Diskin Arts Bursary Winner 2015 ‘Pleasure Ground’ by Jarlath Tivnan in Siamsa Tire this Friday, April 15 at 8pm. ‘Pleasure Ground’ is based the decline of the rural Irish town exploring notions of home, […]

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Siamsa Tire To Preview ‘Anam’ At Festival Of Dance This Month

Siamsa Tire To Preview ‘Anam’ At Festival Of Dance This Month

April 8, 2016 at 3:59 pm Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tire will host previews of Anam, a dance piece that will feature two Kerry natives, as part of its Tocht Festival of Dance on April 22 and April 23 before its official launch at the Dublin Dance Festival at the end of May. Co-commissioned by Dublin Dance Festival and Siamsa […]

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