Go to Tralee pub on any given night, and it may very well be that you will go to a concert of traditional music: there are fiddlers and guitarists and bearded boy who swallowed a beer and play a funny old tune. Ladies, do not lean on beer - you will want to be as beautiful, to become the winner of the annual Rose of Tralee Festival. What should she do? Represent Ireland world. As easy as pie! Port and county town of County Kerry, at the head of Tralee Bay, 55 mi SW of Limerick, SW Irish Republic. It was the seat of the earls of Desmond in the 14th and 15th centuries and has the remains of a Dominican abbey dating from the late Middle Ages.