Tralee


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Tralee

(trəlē`, trā–), town (1991 pop. 17,862), seat of Co. Kerry, SW Republic of Ireland, on the Lee River. It is a seaport linked with Blennerville on Tralee Bay by a 1-mi-long (1.6-km) canal. Boots, shoes, knitwear, and plastics are produced, and there is a tannery. Tourism is also economically important.

Tralee

a market town in SW Republic of Ireland, county town of Kerry, near Tralee Bay (an inlet of the Atlantic). Pop.: 21 987 (2002)
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ON a summer evening the scent of roses drifts across Tralee from the town park which holds one of the most extensive rose collections in Ireland.
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Held annually in the small town Tralee in the County of Kerry in Ireland, the festival selects the 'Rose of Tralee' which brings together young women of Irish descent from around the world for a global celebration of Irish Culture.
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