Shopping and Landmarks in Tralee Town Centre
The town centre provides the shopper with an huge selection and variety of shops including butchers, grocers, delicatessens, fashionable boutiques, bookshops, shoe stores, antique shops, jewellers, chemists and many more. Tralee is also home to some of the big named shops such as Dunnes Stores, Shaws, Penneys and Heatons.
Manor West Shopping Centre
Manor West Shopping Centre is located at the edge of Tralee Town Centre and is a thriving retail environment with an outstanding line up of shops. www.manorwest.ie
Landmarks in Tralee Town Centre
Christie Hennessy Statue
A commemorative statue of the late Christie Hennessy sculpted by the famous Nicholas Dimbleby was erected in Tralee town square on Saturday 31st October 2009. The unveiling was attended by all the Hennessy family, Christy Moore and the Mayor of Tralee.
This statue of a pikeman was sculpted by Albert Power. It stands in the middle of Denny Street. The statue is sometimes called “The Croppy Boy”. This statue has been there since 1939 and replaces an earlier statue that was pulled down by the Black and Tans in 1922. The statue commemorates the Irish Rebellion of 1798 when Roman Catholics, Presbyterians, Methodists, other protestants united to seek democratic reforms and Catholic emancipation and independence from England.
GAA Footballers Statue
This sculpture, by Mark Rode, is your introduction to Tralee, it defines the county and the town, a county which has won 36 All-Ireland football titles, a town which holds more All-Ireland medals than any other Irish town.
Rose Wall of Honour
The Rose Wall is a glass and polished steel plaque inscribed with the names of 1,700 women who have taken part in the famous Rose of Tralee.