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 county. This includes access to a thriving ecosystem spanning public and private sectors where government agencies, educational institutions, industry bodies and businesses work hand in hand to nurture talent and foster enterprise growth.

Collaboration is at the heart of everything we do and companes thrives in our rich environment of innovation, creativity and support. From cutting-edge technology start-ups to traditional industries embracing technological advances, our connected business community is the driving force behind Kerry's flourishing business landscape. Discover the breadth of organisations driving connectivity, collaboration, and innovation to make Kerry a location of choice for business.

 

Chamber Organisations

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Tralee Chamber is the largest business-membership organisation in Kerry. We represent the interests of business communities while promoting regional economic development through our partnerships with a range of key stakeholders. We strive to create the most fertile environment…

Killorglin Chamber Alliance represents various strands of the community such as Business, Sports, The Youth, Arts and the Community and is a vehicle designed to be a link between Kerry County Council and the larger community.

Working together to make Listowel an even better place to grow up in, live in, work in and visit. The formation of the Listowel Business & Community Alliance had two main aims. Firstly, the alliance would be a representative structure through which projects and initiatives…

Killarney Chamber of Tourism & Commerce actively promotes and develops tourism, commerce and enterprise in the greater Killarney area for the benefit of its members, the local community and visitors to Killarney. In so doing, the Chamber seeks to represents the collective…

Aims, objectives and activities of the organisation Integrated Resource Development Waterville was set up in 1987 to attempt to combat the severe disadvantage which the region suffered as a result of rural decline, emigration & economic deprivation. It was initiated by a…

The Cahersiveen Community & Business Alliance was set up in response to a deputation that went before the local authority in 2018 highlighting the difficulties facing the town.  ​Our aim is to be at the core of our community where businesses, individuals, clubs and…

KMEG is a dynamic group of representatives from all sectors of Kenmare’s business and local communities groups. The aim of KMEG is to market Kenmare and the surrounding area promoting all businesses services, festivals and events. With your help we will actively and…

The Dingle Business Chamber is committed to the promotion of the Dingle Peninsula (Ireland) on an economic and social level through the support and development of local business and tourism.

Industry Clusters

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Ireland’ s AgriTech cluster is a coming together of industry, academics, and government to unlock new opportunities and deliver growth to this important sector. This new initiative is part of a national approach led by Enterprise Ireland through the Regional Technology…

A first-of-a-kind regional bioeconomy cluster in Ireland With a focus on marine, agriculture and waste-to-value thematic areas, our goal is to develop and promote the circular bioeconomy in the South-West region. The cluster brings together industry, enterprises, government…

Tech Industry Alliance is the umbrella brand for KerrySciTech and it@cork. With a network of members and stakeholders from over 250 ambitious tech- producing and tech-enabled organisations across the South-West region and beyond, we are now one of the largest industry clusters in…

Government Agencies

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Kerry County Council (Comhairle Contae Chiarraí) is the local government body responsible for the provision and administration of a wide range of services in the county of Kerry in the southwest of Ireland. The council provides services and facilities ranging from housing…

Kerry County Council Local Enterprise Office is based in County Buildings in Tralee but provides a service across the county. This office is an essential resource for the small business sector in County Kerry. Our role is to support start up and growing businesses.Our…

Is é caomhnú agus láidriú na Gaeilge mar theanga bheo, le cois í a thabhairt mar oidhreacht don chéad ghlúin eile, an bunchuspóir atá le polasaí Údarás na Gaeltachta. Déanann an…

Helping Irish Companies to Achieve Global Success Enterprise Ireland is the government organisation responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises in world markets. We work in partnership with Irish enterprises to help them start, grow, innovate and win export…

Over the past 70 years IDA Ireland has evolved to become a global force in attracting FDI to Ireland and a key influencer in the development of the Irish economy and its reputation abroad.  The global environment in which Ireland competes for foreign direct investment is…

Enterprise-Focused Programs

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New Frontiers is Enterprise Ireland’s national entrepreneur development programme for innovative, early-stage start-ups. It is a three-phased programme, based in 14 campus incubation centres across the country. In addition to providing entrepreneurs with training in all…

NDRC is Ireland's national startup accelerator for globally ambitious tech entrepreneurs in Ireland, run by Dogpatch Labs in partnership with Portershed (Galway), Republic of Work (Cork & Tipperary), and RDI Hub (Kerry). Its mission is to help startups succeed at every…

HBAN is the All-Island Angel Investment Network funded by Enterprise Ireland and InterTradeIreland, and run by Dogpatch Labs and Ormeau Baths, in partnership with a regional network of hubs including Portershed, Republic of Work, and RDI Hub. HBAN 2.0’s primary role is to…

JEP is a real-life entrepreneurship skills programme for 5th and 6th class primary school children. JEP is offered entirely free to schools. How it works: LEARNING NEW LIFE SKILLS Through the JEP curriculum, games and learning aids, pupils get a clear picture of what creating a…

The Cantillon Academy is a forum of Fresh Thinking – Connecting People through the Cantillon Networking Fora and informing the multi-disciplinary mindset through the Cantillon Discovery Lab .  It has been built on, evolved and advanced from Richard Cantillon’s…

Enterprise Focused Networks & Events

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Inspiring. Sharing. Guiding. Encouraging, supporting and – well, just FASCINATING actually!  Women doing amazing things, the everyday and the big extraordinary stuff.Women who might be starting off small … those who are leading their own quiet revolution, as…

A progressive & dynamic organisation, driving the professional & personal development of woman in Kerry

Education & Training Organisations

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