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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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New Exhibition By Kerry Artist Opens At Siamsa

New Exhibition By Kerry Artist Opens At Siamsa

April 1, 2016 at 2:28 pm Comments are Disabled

‘ON Doubt’, an exhibition by artist, Denis Buckley, has opened in Siamsa Tíre, Tralee. Originally from Killarney, Denis Buckley’s latest work explores doubt in the life of an artist. His Unfinished & Abandoned 2016 Painting, almost 5 metres in width and 2 metres high, opens a conversation on doubt and failure and explores why […]

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Anna Curtin, Karen Barrett and Maria O'Hare at the Tralee Musical Society production of The Beautiful Game. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Tralee Musical Society Begins Its Run Of ‘The Beautiful Game’

March 31, 2016 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

LAST night Tralee Musical Society embarked on a five day run in Siamsa Tíre performing the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical ‘The Beautiful Game’. This dramatic and powerful West End hit combines sports, politics, and a Romeo and Juliet-style romance. Set in 1969 Belfast, this Irish story concerns a local young Catholic […]

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Siamsa Tire Prepares To Host Musical Society’s ‘The Beautiful Game’

Siamsa Tire Prepares To Host Musical Society’s ‘The Beautiful Game’

March 28, 2016 at 11:27 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Musical Society is on the eve of taking to the stage for their well-timed patriotic and epic production of ‘The Beautiful Game’ from Wednesday March 30 to April 3. This dramatic and powerful West End hit combines sports, politics, and a Romeo and Juliet romance. Set in 1969 Belfast, this Irish […]

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Sarah Jane Drummey with her niece Ciara and brother John Drummey prior to the concert in Siamsa Tire on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fantastic Siamsa Show To Help Sarah Jane’s Hollywood Bid

March 25, 2016 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

FRIENDS of a Tralee actress/director gathered in Siamsa Tire last night for a concert to help her efforts in gaining entry to one of the world’s top film schools. ‘Tralee to Hollywood: A Theatrical Journey’ attracted a big crowd to the event which will help Sarah-Jane Drummey’s bid to join the American […]

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James McCarthy of Digimac Photography with Marita Ann crew members Johnny McCarthy, Mike Browne and Gavin Mortimer at Banna on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Spa/Fenit Documentary Telling Marita Ann Story And Much More To Be Screened At Siamsa

March 19, 2016 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

A DOCUMENTARY, two years in the making, is set to be screened for one night only at Siamsa Tire, on Easter Saturday, March 26, and it will feature an exclusive interview with the men involved with the Marita Ann and what happened on the ship. It is the sequel to the […]

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A Play Based On Countess Markievicz Is Coming To Tralee

A Play Based On Countess Markievicz Is Coming To Tralee

March 13, 2016 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

HOT on the heels of its success in Dublin, the play, ‘Madame de Markievicz On Trial’, written by Ann Matthews and directed by Anthony Fox, will come to Siamsa Tíre, Tralee, on Saturday, April 16. However, if you’re in Listowel next weekend, the play will be on in St John’s Theatre, Listowel […]

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Albert Hammond with band and crew before the performance in Siamsa Tire on Tuesday night. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Music Legend Albert Hammond Plays Sellout Siamsa Show

March 2, 2016 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

A FULL house braved the weather to come out and see music legend, Albert Hammond, in Siamsa Tire on Tuesday night. His songs have been responsible for the sale of over 360 million records worldwide including over 30 chart-topping hits. The English born musician who has penned the hits ‘The Air […]

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Rehearsing for the Churchill Players 'Springtime Show' were, from left: Rhianna Clinton, Tam Lynch, Juliette Clifford, Ian Dillane, Ciaran Murray, Molly Savage, Chantelle O'Sullivan, Rachel Quirke and Elle Stewart. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Churchill Group Prepares For Two Sell-out Shows At Siamsa

February 24, 2016 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

FOR the second year on the bounce the Churchill Drama Players theatre group will perform a ‘Springtime Variety Show’ for two nights in Siamsa Tire, but if you were hoping to get a ticket, you’re out of luck as they have all sold out! The show will feature a cast of 100 […]

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Rory Conway with Catriona Fallon of Siamsa Tíre and Grace O'Donnell at the opening of the Song of the Sea exhibition on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ‘Song Of The Sea’ Exhibition Opens In Tralee

February 20, 2016 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

AN interactive, multi-media exhibition of original drawings, prints, storyboards, animation, music and scene-realisation of the Oscar-nominated ‘Song of the Sea’ has come to Siamsa Tire. The exhibition, which runs until Friday, March 25, was officially opened by Rory Conway of Cartoon Saloon on Friday evening. The multi-media exhibition, designed by industrial design studio Designgoat, provides an imaginative and accessible […]

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Award Winning Visual Artist To Host Workshop In Tralee

Award Winning Visual Artist To Host Workshop In Tralee

February 18, 2016 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

AWARD winning visual artist, Rory Conway, will host a character design workshop from 11am to 2pm on Saturday, February 20, at Siamsa Tire, Tralee. Rory currently works with Cartoon Saloon, the Oscar nominated studio behind the critically acclaimed ‘Song of the Sea’, and in 2015, his short film ‘Shoot’ won […]

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Members of the theater company were, from left: Noel Ryan, Eoin Nolan, John Connolly, George Lowe and John Patton. Back row from left: Mags Slattery, Emily Keane, Mary Mills, and John Fraher. Photo by Robert O Mahony.

Theatre Company To Bring Exciting New Play to Siamsa

February 17, 2016 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

THE Zyber Theatre Company will make a return to Siamsa Tíre next week with a new play ‘CrissCross’ by John Fraher. ‘CrissCross’ delivers subjects such as love, death, manipulation, forbidden liaisons, family history, laughter, rejection – all of life’s chapters. John Fraher’s earlier plays, ‘What Time is it in Bangkok’, ‘The […]

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Sean Carmody, David Corkery, Sam Boyle, Darragh Clarke and Pierce O'Brien going through last minute preparations at the opening night of Mercy  Mounthawk's production of Les Miserables at Siamsa Tíre on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Sell-Out Run Of Shows For Mounthawk Production Of ‘Les Miserables’

January 29, 2016 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk students are currently in the midst of a sell-out run of their latest production in Siamsa Tíre. Around 70 students in all are involved in the cast an when we visited just before curtain-up on Wednesday night, they were busily preparing for the opening performance. “We do a […]

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Mercy Mounthawk students that will take part in their production of Les Miserables.

Mounthawk Students To Stage Les Misérables At Siamsa Next Week

January 22, 2016 at 5:38 pm Comments are Disabled

A CAST of over 60 Mercy Mounthawk students will take the Siamsa Tire stage next Wednesday for the first of four nights performing Les Miserables.  Taking part in the production is a cast made up mainly of transition year students, with a smattering of first, second and fifth year classes. Over […]

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Top Comedy Act Foil, Arms And Hog For Siamsa Tíre Next Month

Top Comedy Act Foil, Arms And Hog For Siamsa Tíre Next Month

January 21, 2016 at 3:10 pm Comments are Disabled

REPUBLIC of Telly regulars and all-round YouTube sensations, Foil, Arms and Hog are coming to Siamsa Tire next month. The comedy trio go on a spring tour around the country following sell-out runs in Dublin and Edinburgh and take in a Tralee date. For the uninitiated, the trio made this video […]

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The Tin Man (Michael Lynch), Dorothy (Janna Litchfield), Scarecrow (John Drummey) and Lion (Alan Teahan) before the opening performance of The Wizard Of Oz pantomime at Siamsa Tíre on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Magical Time At The Wizard of Oz In Siamsa

December 30, 2015 at 12:54 pm Comments are Disabled

THE weather outside may be frightful, but in Siamsa there was a delightful tornado of fun as ‘The Wizard Of Oz’ began its run of performances on Tuesday. Families came in from the rain to fill the theatre yesterday afternoon to see the much loved story performed by the cast in the Oliver Hurley […]

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Veronica, Eamonn, Sean, Anne and Michaela Heaslip at the Ceilúradh na Nollag concert on Thursday night at Siamsa Tire. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: New Siamsa Choir’s Debut Concert Goes Down A Storm

December 19, 2015 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a great turnout for the National Folk Theatre Choir’s inaugural performance on Thursday night at Siamsa Tíre. Ceilúradh na Nollag, under the direction of Choral Mistress, Geraldine Hurley, featured traditional Irish Christmas songs as well as the popular carols loved by many. The choir of almost 30 were joined by the young students […]

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Siamsa’s New Theatre Choir To Perform For First Time Tonight

Siamsa’s New Theatre Choir To Perform For First Time Tonight

December 17, 2015 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

THE new National Folk Theatre Choir will give their inaugural performance tonight (Thursday) at Siamsa Tíre. As part of the ongoing development of the National Folk Theatre of Ireland at Siamsa Tíre, a National Folk Theatre Choir was established at the end of September 2015. Tonight, the choir will present its […]

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Members of Tralee Musical Society rehearsing for the upcoming 'That's Entertainment' show. Front, from left; Janna Foley and Natalie Murphy. Back from left; Sarah Griffin, Gary Murphy and Tara Dore. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: From ‘The Sound Of Music’ To Olly Murs – ‘That’s Entertainment’

October 29, 2015 at 2:40 pm Comments are Disabled

WHAT have The Beatles, Olly Murs and The Sound Of Music got in common? Their songs will all be performed next week when the members of Tralee Musical Society bring their ‘That’s Entertainment’ show to Siamsa Tíre. We called down to rehearsals on Wednesday night and found out more about the show […]

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Local Artist To Hold Her Ground With New Siamsa Exhibition

Local Artist To Hold Her Ground With New Siamsa Exhibition

October 24, 2015 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

  ‘HOLDING True Ground’, an exhibition by Lisa Fingleton will be opened by artist Aideen Barry on Friday 30th of October at 6pm in Siamsa Tire, Tralee. ‘Holding True Ground’ is a feast of new work by this multimedia artist, including drawings, found objects, documentary and immersive installations Working with local growers, the artist cultivated deep-rooted […]

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At the Light Opera Society of Tralee  production of 'Les Miserables' in the Siamsa Tire were, from left: Grainne Sheehan, Olivia Moriarty, Roxanna Mucaj and Julie O'Grady. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Great Turnout For Opening Night Of ‘Les Miserables’ In Siamsa Tire

September 26, 2015 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

THE opening night of the Light Opera Society of Tralee production of Les Miserables ‘School Edition’ took place in Siamsa Tire on Thursday. ‘Les Mis’ is being performed with a live orchestra and a gifted cast of fresh young talents drawn from Tralee and schools from further afield. Leading the cast is 5th Year […]

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