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Tralee Attractions Nominated For ‘Museums And Me’ Awards

Tralee Attractions Nominated For ‘Museums And Me’ Awards

August 12, 2020 at 10:16 am 0 comments

KERRY County Museum and Tralee Bay Wetlands have been nominated in the 2020 series of ‘Museums and Me’. The Museums and Me series reaches out to highlight some of the island of Ireland’s most family-friendly cultural spots – from museums, galleries and areas of natural beauty to the incredible and downright […]

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Photo by Ian Schneider

Survey Suggests Kerry Is Most Popular Staycation Spot For Irish Holidaymakers

July 31, 2020 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW survey suggest Kerry is the most popular destination for Irish people  staycationing this summer and at least €800 will be spent by those taking a holiday at home. The research, carried out by fuel and convenience retailer Circle K in July on over 1,300 adults, has revealed that […]

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Free Access To Tourism Attractions All Over Kerry Today

Free Access To Tourism Attractions All Over Kerry Today

July 30, 2020 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

THERE is free entry today (Thursday) to 30 visitor attractions throughout the county as part of Kerry Tourism Day a new initiative by Kerry County Council and the Kerry Tourism Industry Federation. There is a variety of attractions and activities to choose from  all over the county from Tarbert Bridewell  […]

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Kerry County Council launched new brochure which showcases and promotes the county’s parks, gardens and woodlands. The new guide  will enhance the attractiveness of the county for visitors with an interest in ecology, biodiversity, wildlife habitats and walking trails. The brochure was launched by the Minister of State, Brendan Griffin TD and the Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr Niall Kelleher, with Joan McCarthy, Tourism Development Officer Kerry County Council, 3rd left, Moira Murrell, Chief Executive Kerry County Council and Cllr Michael Gleeson, Cathaoirleach, Killarney Municipal District. The Launch took place  at Killarney House and Gardens, which is one of the many amenities which feature in the new brochure.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC***/ISSUED 03/09/2019

New Guide To Kerry’s Parks, Gardens And Woodlands Launched

September 3, 2019 at 3:12 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has published a new brochure which showcases and promotes the county’s parks, gardens and woodlands. The new guide highlights what those amenities have to offer and will enhance the attractiveness of the county for visitors with an interest in ecology, biodiversity, wildlife habitats and walking trails. The […]

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Pictured today, Mon 16th July at the launch of the new, user friendly Kerry Tourism Brochure by the Tourism Unit of Kerry County Council are from left Joan McCarthy, Head of Tourism, Kerry County Council, Cllr Norma Foley, Cathaoirleach, Kerry County Council, John Edwards, Wild Water Adventures, Fiona Monaghan, Head of Product Development, Fáilte Ireland and Moira Murrell, Chief Execeutive, Kerry County Council. Pic: Pauline Dennigan. No fee for repro.

New Brochure Of Kerry’s Wide Range Of Tourism Attractions Launched

July 16, 2018 at 4:34 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW, comprehensive and user-friendly brochure highlighting the wide and diverse range of activities and attractions on offer to locals and visitors in the county has been published by the Tourism Unit of Kerry County Council. The 170-page brochure was launched at County Buildings today by the Cathaoirleach of Kerry […]

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Dr Terry Stephens.

Tourism Interests Invited To Hear Insights From Industry Expert At Free Seminar

May 1, 2018 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Tourism Industry Forum, supported by Fáilte Ireland, is hosting a seminar with renowned tourism industry expert, Dr Terry Stevens on Thursday, May 3, in The Brehon, Killarney. The half day workshop will examine the future of tourism in Kerry. It is free and is open to industry owners […]

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PHOTOS: Tralee Hotels Represented At Workshop On WAW Tourism Initiative

PHOTOS: Tralee Hotels Represented At Workshop On WAW Tourism Initiative

February 22, 2018 at 4:35 pm Comments are Disabled

REPRESENTATIVES from Tralee hotels and businesses were among those who attended a workshop on Tuesday on how to capitalise on an upcoming social media initiative which will see Kerry promoted on different platforms. Making sure tourism businesses are prepared to capitalise fully on an expected upswing in social media searches […]

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Mike McDonnell, Woodlands Caravan Park, Simone Langemann, Independent Tourist Consultant to Kerry County Council, Aisling Foley, The Rose Hotel, Monika Wörmann, Tourism Ireland, Sean McDaid, Do Dublin & Noel Ryan, Kerry Airport.

Tralee Well Represented At Destination Kerry Stand At German Fair

January 25, 2018 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY products were in high demand at CMT – Europe’s largest consumer travel fair – in Stuttgart last week and Tralee was well represented. A Kerry County Council/Destination Kerry initiative saw Kerry showcasing its tourism products and activities with other Irish destinations at the Ireland Stand at the nine-day event. […]

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Blennerville Windmill in the sunshine. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Seminar On Providing AirBnB And B&B In Tralee And North Kerry

October 10, 2017 at 9:57 am 1 comment

FÁILTE Ireland and Kerry County Council will hold an information seminar in Listowel next week for anyone interested in providing tourist accommodation in Tralee and north Kerry. The seminar will take place on Monday next, October 16 in St John’s Theatre, Listowel at 7.30pm. The event is aimed at marketing […]

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Minister Brendan Griffin, T.D., Minister for State, Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport, Cllr. John Sheahan, Mayor of Kerry, Ms. Gina Raimondo, Governor of Rhode Island,  and Stefan Pryor, Rhode Island Secretary of Commerce.

Spreading The Word About Kerry In Rhode Island

July 10, 2017 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

THE Minister for State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin TD, led a 20-strong delegation from Cork and Kerry to Providence, Rhode Island in the United States over the weekend to promote the new Norwegian airways Cork-Providence trans-Atlantic service which commenced earlier this month. The group which included the Mayor […]

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Kerry Destinations Fared Well In A National Newspaper Reader Awards

Kerry Destinations Fared Well In A National Newspaper Reader Awards

January 14, 2017 at 10:29 am 1 comment

THE Irish Independent 2017 Reader Travel Awards have been revealed and it’s no surprise to see Kerry destinations featuring in the top 10 of many categories. The paper’s website asked readers to share their favourite getaways, nationally and internationally and after thousands of entries, tips and hours of judging they published the results today. Continued […]

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PHOTOS: Council Unit Holds One-Day Showcase Of Kerry Tourism Interests

PHOTOS: Council Unit Holds One-Day Showcase Of Kerry Tourism Interests

April 21, 2016 at 9:38 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council’s Tourism Unit in association with the Destination Kerry Tourism Forum  hosted a one-day showcase of the Kerry tourism product on Wednesday at the Malton Hotel, Killarney. The showcase aimed to create a greater awareness of the major attractions in the county including all activities, facilities, accommodation and services, where […]

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Kerry Is In Top Gear And Now We Need To Capitalise On It!

Kerry Is In Top Gear And Now We Need To Capitalise On It!

April 17, 2016 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S been some weekend for Kerry tourism. The eyes of the nation – and beyond – have been upon us as the ‘Top Gear’ team rolled into Killarney, Kenmare and west Kerry, while the weather has played a huge part in making for a magnificent showcase of our wonderful county. Top Gear […]

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Fáilte Ireland Meets Local Tourism Representatives About Performance And Plans For 2016

Fáilte Ireland Meets Local Tourism Representatives About Performance And Plans For 2016

November 19, 2015 at 2:17 pm Comments are Disabled

  FÁILTE Ireland met with representatives of the Kerry tourism industry in the Malton Hotel, Killarney on Thursday to discuss the recent performance of tourism in the South West. The body also presented Fáilte Ireland’s outlook for the year ahead and outlined the tourism authority’s plans for the year ahead. The meeting […]

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Series Of Public Meetings On Kerry Tourism Strategy

Series Of Public Meetings On Kerry Tourism Strategy

May 5, 2015 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Destination Kerry Tourism Forum, the umbrella body for tourism in the county, established by Kerry County Council, is organising a series of public meetings in relation to the new Kerry Tourism Strategy, 2016-2020. Meetings will take place at seven venues throughout the county over the next two weeks, […]

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PHOTOS: Stunning Images From Kerry Photographer Shows County At Its Best

PHOTOS: Stunning Images From Kerry Photographer Shows County At Its Best

March 30, 2015 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

A KERRY photographer has sent us some absolutely stunning photographs of Kerry that show ‘The Kingdom’ in all its glory. Peter Cox, who is responsible for the amazing drone footage we showed you recently (click here for previous story), is looking for help to fundraise the cost of his new book which […]

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