Recreation

The mild climate makes Kerry the perfect location to enjoy
outdoor activities all year round. Whether you are enthused
by climbing the highest mountain in Ireland or walking the
network or marked trails, the beaches or in the National Park or
enjoy water sports, pony trekking, golfing or another pastime,
Kerry has it all to offer. For golfers it’s a world-class destination, its courses are amongst the most scenically appointed in the world from mature parklands to the beauty of classic links land. Golfers can enjoy a challenge at the internationally renowned courses such as Waterville, Killarney and Ballybunion; which are amongst the many other courses in Kerry regularly praised by experts and commentators. The Old Course at Ballybunion has a world-wide reputation for being a ‘true test’. There are also many clubs which cater for gaelic games, soccer, rugby, tennis and badminton in the county. This, together with Kerry’s vibrant arts and culture scene of traditional, classical and contemporary music, dance, visual arts and literature ensures a dynamic social and cultural environment.

Golf
Kerry is a Golfers’ Haven.  The old course in Ballybunion is consistently rated by the top professional golfers and top golf journalists as being amongst the best 10 in the world.

Racing
Horse racing in Cahersiveen, Dingle, Killarney, Listowel and other locations as well as greyhound racing in Tralee are popular social events for locals, tourists and company outings.
For more information check www.gokerry.ie

 

Substantial Industrial Base

Kerry has established a substantial industrial base with national and international companies. The range of products range from financial services to textiles. These include FEXCO (Killorglin), Kerry Group,Astellas, Temmler, Liebherr (Killarney). There has been a surge in the number of the indigenous businesses resulting in a growing base of small and medium manufacturing and service businesses.

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