Keeping it Local

Explore Kerry’s Wonders

Kerry is renowned for its breathtaking landscapes, from the rugged coastline to the rolling hills and mountains. Take a stroll along the Tralee Bay, visit the Kerry County Museum, or explore the historic town of Dingle, where you can sample fresh seafood and traditional Irish music.

Discover Tralee’s Local Charm

Tralee is a vibrant town with a rich history and culture. Visit the Tralee Town Park, home to the famous Rose of Tralee International Festival, or explore the local shops and cafes on Henry Street. Don’t miss the iconic Blennerville Windmill, a 18th-century landmark that offers stunning views of the bay.

Outdoor Activities

Kerry is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. Enjoy hiking, biking, or horseback riding in Castlegregory, or take a boat trip to explore the islands of Dingle Bay. For thrill-seekers, we recommend visiting the nearby Glenbeigh Adventure Centre for rock climbing, kayaking, or zip-lining.

Local Festivals and Events

  • The Kerry Symphony Orchestra: June 5, INEC Killarney. A concert of classical music featuring the Kerry Symphony Orchestra and guest soloists.
  • Tralee Food Festival: June 19-20, Tralee Town Centre. A culinary extravaganza featuring food stalls, cooking demonstrations, and live music.
  • The Dingle Ocean to Ocean Swim: June 20, Dingle Peninsula. A challenging open-water swim from the Atlantic Ocean to the Irish Sea.
  • The Ring of Kerry Cycling Festival: Saturday, July 6th, 2024. This iconic cycling event now in it’s 42nd year takes place along one of the world’s most renowned touring routes.
  • Kerry County Council Summer Festival: July 17-18, Tralee Town Centre. A fun-filled day with live music, children’s activities, and a market selling local produce and crafts.
  • The Rose of Tralee International Festival: Our annual Rose of Tralee Festival, Aug 16th – Tue, Aug 20th, broadcasts on television and attracts millions of viewers worldwide.
  • The Tralee Farmers’ Market: Every Saturday morning, located in The Brandon Car Park. A bustling market selling local produce, crafts, and street food.
  • The Tralee Heritage Walk: Every Wednesday evening, Tralee Town Centre. A guided walk exploring Tralee’s rich history and heritage.