The 80-acre Town Park, with its Rose Garden, is a treat to the eyes. The award-winning ‘Kerry the Kingdom’ museum at the Ashe Memorial Hall has a time-car that takes one back into the Middle Ages. The 18-hole Tralee Golf Club is claimed to have the best set of nine holes.
One can also visit the burial place of the legendary Mary O'Connor, the Rose of Tralee, at Clogherbrien. There is also Scotia's Grave, believed to be the burial ... More place of an Egyptian Pharaoh’s daughter.
The town has several annual festivals and events that attract huge crowds, both local and international. The Rose of Tralee International Festival held in August every year is one such event. Samhlaoícht Arts Festival is a week-long programme during Easter. Siamsa Tíre, the Irish National Folk Theatre, conducts regular performances.
Tralee is influenced by the Atlantic Gulf stream and therefore has a temperate climate with not much of a temperature variation across seasons.
Inhabited by Mesolithic hunters and fishermen once upon a time, gradually Celts and early Christians settled here. With a population of about 22,700 people, Tralee and its adjoining areas account for 25% of County Kerry’s ... More population.
The town has a number of local and foreign industries and businesses located here. With some of Ireland’s popular heritage sites and leisure facilities, this county town is fast developing as the country’s newest tourist destination.
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