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A home for history and innovation, old souls and new neighbours, Kerry is a place to gain and share ideas and experiences. This blog offers a collection of such insights, along with an invitation to check back regularly to see what’s new in Kerry.

A Guide to Kerry's Business Support Ecosystem

Beneath Kerry's natural beauty lies a vibrant and interconnected business community that has been steadily transforming the region into a thriving enterprise and innovation hub. Businesses can tap into the collective experience and resources of the community driving economic development in the…

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Astellas Breaks Ground on 330 Million Facility in County Kerry

Astellas Ireland Co., Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Astellas Pharma Inc., held a ceremony to mark the breaking of the ground and start of construction for its new €330 million, state-of-the-art facility at Kerry Technology Park, Tralee, Co. Kerry. The ceremony, held at the site and Munster…

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Astellas: Transforming Lives in Kerry and Beyond

With planning permission now granted for Astellas' new state-of-the-art facility in Tralee, County Kerry, we take a look at how Astellas is not only making significant impact on the local economy with investment and leadership in sustainability but more importantly revolutionising organ transplant…

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Astellas Plans For New €330m Facility In Tralee

Astellas Pharma Inc. (TSE: 4503, President and CEO: Naoki Okamura, “Astellas”) today announced its intention to submit a planning application to build a new state-of-the-art facility, at an approximate cost of €330 million in Tralee, Co. Kerry. This investment by Astellas in Ireland will expand…

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Kerry-headquartered wind energy firm to create 30 new jobs

Wind energy company Enercon expects to create 30 more jobs across Ireland over the coming year in an expansion largely focused on its Kerry headquarters in Tralee. The construction of the purpose-built office, training, warehouse facility and service station in Killerisk, Tralee, represents a major…

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The Kerry Ambassador Podcast Series

Introduction Welcome to the Kerry Ambassador Programme Podcast Series, where we explore individuals and organisations driving economic growth and fostering business opportunities for our beloved County Kerry. Established in 2022, the Kerry Ambassador Programme is a local initiative dedicated to…

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Celebrating 50 Years of Excellence: Kerry's Enduring Legacy

Kerry's remarkable story of innovation, growth, and community has unfolded over the past five decades. 2022 marked a significant milestone for Kerry as they celebrated their 50th anniversary, a testament to their enduring commitment to excellence, sustainability, and innovation. Founded in 1972…

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Embracing Tech for Well-being & Performance in Sport & Business.

Overlaps between sport and business are nothing new, but the trend now involves a lot more than corporate boxes and tents at the Galway Races. The tech industry is starting to adopt many of the attributes of high-performance sport, and the sporting world is taking a more professional approach to…

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