Rose of Tralee Living History Walking Tour

Rose of Tralee Living History Walking Tour

Details and booking for 2019 updated in the coming months.


Visitors are taken on a journey around Tralee by a local historian, performer and specialist on all things associated with the real life story of William & Mary the 'Rose of Tralee'. This 3 hour walking tour is suitable for families and couples both young and old but still in Love! it entails short walks that cover approx 3Km.

9.30am – Join us for Rose Tea & Scones at the Brogue Inn on Rock Street for a welcome introduction &  sing along to Count John McCormacks rendition to our famous song

9.45am – A short walk to the reported home of Mary O'Connor on Brogue Makers Lane

10am - Onto Denny Street for the Daniel O'Connell Gathering Story

10.15amNelson Street (Ashe St) and the story of Williams exploits in India

10.30am – Further up Nelson Street where William Pembroke Mulchinock spent his final days

11am - A visit to the Rose Walk, Wall and Monuments in Tralee Town Park and the history behind these

11.30am - END - You are invited to continue your journey to Kerry County Library Exhibition and to the Kerry County Museum for the 60 Years of Rose Fashion Exhibition*

*Fashion & Memorbelia Exhibitions only run Festival week. Off-Season these are replaced with visits to other historical locations.

When:  Off-peak bookings (outside of Festival week) can also be made via email  (bookings need to be made two weeks in advance)    TICKETS: €10 per person (Kids Go Free)

Festival Bookings 

Off-Peak Bookings 

SPECIAL: History Walk & Lunchtime Show €25 per person Bookings