Top things to do

Top Choice Bar in Tralee


Ingeniously converted from a terrace house (with a tree still growing right through the courtyard garden-turned-interior), this funky little bar has hip tunes, regular DJs spinning old school funk and live bands. Ve…
Top Choice International in Tralee

Roast House

From breakfasts of homemade buttermilk pancakes with bacon, via lunches of barbecue pulled pork sandwiches to dinners of sirloin steak with pepper sauce and chips, this deservedly popular cafe-cum-bistro does simple…
Museum in Tralee

Kerry County Museum

An absolute treat, Kerry's county museum has excellent interpretive displays on Irish historical events and trends, with an emphasis on County Kerry. The Medieval Experience re-creates life (smells and all) in Trale…
Theatre in Tralee

Siamsa Tíre

Siamsa Tíre, the National Folk Theatre of Ireland, re-creates dynamic aspects of Gaelic culture through song, dance, drama and mime. There are several shows a week year-round.
Pub in Tralee

Baily's Corner

Rugby memorabilia-filled pub that's deservedly popular for its regular traditional sessions, with local musicians performing original material.
Cultural in Tralee

Rose of Tralee

Regularly criticised in the Irish media as something of a throwback to the 1950s, the nonetheless hugely popular Rose of Tralee is a beauty pageant open to Irish women, and women of Irish descent from around the wo…
Cafe in Tralee

Denny Lane Bistro

Entered via a narrow lane, this contemporary spot is great for tapas as well as more filling meals such as slow-roast pork belly or pan-fried fillet of hake.
Market in Tralee

Farmers Market

Tralee's farmers market sprawls along Princes St on Saturdays.
Film in Tralee

Kerry Film Festival

Five-day festival with a short film competition and screenings.
Historic Building in Tralee

Blennerville Windmill & Visitor Centre

Blennerville, just over 1km southwest of central Tralee on the N86 to Dingle, used to be the city's chief port, though the harbour has long since silted in. A 19th-century flour windmill here has been restored and i…