Situated on the scenic north-west coast of County Kerry on the Wild Atlantic Way   Ballybunion is a delightful town surrounded by breath-taking views.   Ballybunion is a very warm and welcoming place, and still enjoys a loyal following with the same families returning year after year for their summer break at the beach. So, whether a person comes to visit or   live in the town they are treated like a local after a few days. In that locals in Ballybuinon live like tourist and tourist live like locals in Ballybunion, it’s all one community enjoying and embracing the beauty that surrounds it.

Young and old alike can enjoy life to the full in Ballybunion.  Families with young children can enjoy the freedom and safety of the Blue Flag beaches and indulge in everything from sandcastle building to swimming, surfing or visiting the playground. On those not-so-sunny days, the local Health and Leisure Centre offers heated indoor swimming pools, sauna, jacuzzi and fitness rooms.  From golfing in Ballybunion’s wonderfully challenging golf links  to     enjoying  yoga on the green over the men’s beach on  Sunday morning’s, living in Ballybunion is never boring.

While Ballybunion exudes the charm and relaxed atmosphere of a bygone era, it has all the facilities for modern living in a relaxed environment. Although it a relatively small town it has two large schools a primary and post primary in the centre of the town and a 500 seated performance art theatre, and many more services and facilities.

There's nothing like the healthy sea air to build up an appetite, and the town has a good variety of cafes to satisfy anyone's hunger needs. People in Ballybunion are passionate about their food, residents and tourists alike can relish everything from traditional wholesome fare to contemporary style dining.

Ballybunion is bustling in the summer period, while in quieter times the locals take full advantage of beach walks, or take in the splendid cliff walk, or   have time to sit and be still with the magnificent sunsets and be one with nature. Ballybunion lifts the mood instantly. 

Ballybunion is what childhoods are made of - a happy place to live.


A Snapshot of Ballybunion

Live Like a tourist in Ballybunion

Kerry every day