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Tralee is a beautiful town in County Kerry with one of the best climates in Ireland. The witty and honest population is about 25,000


Tralee town centre

Get in

It's a four hour drive from Dublin City and about a two hour drive from Cork City.

Get around

You could walk around the town on foot. Tralee itself has limited points of interest for a tourist but it is set among some of the most beautiful places in Ireland.


  • 1 Kerry County Museum (Denny St, town centre), +353 66 712-7777. 09:30-17:30 daily (Jun-Aug, varies in off-season). Engaging "Medieval Experience" exhibit winds through a lifelike reconstruction of a 15th c. town. Also has a small exhibit on Antarctic explorer Tom Crean, and others. €5.
  • St. John's Church of Ireland, Ashe St (by town park).
  • The Town Park. Especially when the roses are in bloom. Interesting and labelled trees and a clean play area for small children. Closed at night - at irregular hours.
  • Dominican Church, Princes' St.
  • Court House, Ashe St.
  • Ashe Memorial Hall and Museum (near town park on Denny St).
  • Aqua Dome, Ballyard Rd (off Dingle Rd).



  • Manor Shopping Centre, Killarney Rd.


  • Denny Lane Bistro, 11 Denny St, +353 66 719-4319, . M-W 10:00-18:00, Th-Sa 10:00-23:00 (last orders 21:00), Closed Su. Small place serving breakfast, brunch, lunch, afternoon snacks (like loaded potato skins or warm brie salad) and sandwiches M-Sa; tapas, raciones menu and dinner Th-Sa evenings mains €9.95-23.95.


  • Roundy's Pub (across from the Abbey Gate Hotel). A delightful, cosy little pub with music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night.


  • Carlton Hotel Tralee. 4 Star Hotel home to the International Rose of Tralee Festival.
  • Ballygarry House Hotel, Killarney Rd.
  • Manor West Hotel, Killarney Rd.
  • Ballyroe Hotel, Ardfert Rd.
  • Meadowlands Hotel, Listowel Rd.
  • Brandon Hotel, Princes' Quay.


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