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Tralee (trəlēˈ, trā–) [key], 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.

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