Kerry is famous for its festivals from Writers Week in Listowel to the Summerfest in Killarney.

Rose of Tralee International Festival ...
Tralee is home to the internationally renowned Rose of Tralee Festival, which is held in the town each August. This attracts large numbers of visitors from home and abroad and the selection of the Rose of Tralee, which is televised live from the town, consistently attracts the largest viewing audience of the year.

The Festival is followed by a six-day race meeting at the Ballybeggan course adjacent to the town. A two day meeting is also held in June each year.




Tourist Developments

A number of Tourism initiatives and developments are underway in Kerry including the Wetlands Centre which includes a water activity area with artificial lake, walks, cycle way and childrens' play area. Adjoining it to the west of the steam railway is the nature zone with wildlife habitats, bird hides and viewing tower. An eco-friendly visitor services centre overlooks the park. www.traleebaywetlands.org