Founded in the 13th century by the Anglo Normans, the town takes its name from the River Lee which flows into Tralee Bay. Modern Tralee began to take shape in the 19th century with the structuring of streets like Day Place, Staughton’s Row, Princes Street and Denny Street in the early 1800s and the courthouse built in 1835.
Although much of the towns former historic buildings have been lost in turbulent times, visitors can enjoy a step back in time and learn more about Tralee and North Kerry’s history through audiovisual, history board and artefact displays at the Kerry County Museum.
Shopping in Tralee is often described as some of the best in the County with TK Maxx, Next, Debenhams, Shaws and numerous boutiques on our doorstep.
For full details on Tralee visit www.tralee.ie