The South Kerry greenway is still in the planning stages and the proposed route from Muckross to Tomies – encircling Killarney National Park – is still being designed but, in the meantime, Kerry County Council is encouraging people of all ages to make the most of the increase in daylight hours and to start to clock up the Kingdom Kilometres on foot or by cycling along the county’s two new greenways.
The recently opened route between Tralee and Fenit and between Listowel and Abbeyfeale are already proving hugely popular with locals and visitors and representatives of the tourism industry, local public representatives, travel writers and influencers gathered to experience the exciting new tourist attractions.
Sarah Hanrahan, a social media influencer who posts about Irish travel and has more than 100,000 Instagram followers, described the experience as “really gorgeous”.
She said it was a fantastic trip sampling the warm hospitality of Kerry and a great reminder of the active holiday options that are right on our doorsetp.”
The new purpose-built trails provide an accessible and inclusive experience for visitors of all abilities.
Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Mikey Sheehy Mayor of Listowel, Cllr Aoife Thornton, both enjoyed a trip on the greenways as part of a marketing campaign which is being coordinated by Kerry County Council.
To find out more about the Kingdom of Kerry Greenways, check out www.kerrygreenways.ie/.
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