Sports, Recreation & Leisure

Kerry has an unmatched network of sports & recreation clubs and world class facilities

Kerry has a proud sporting legacy and an ambition to continue to develop sports & recreation involvement of all who live here.

A culture of Performance: Sports and Recreation in Kerry is certainly about Performance: synonymous with GAA achievements, the most successful inter-county team in Gaelic Football history and home to numerous sporting champions, Olympians and Para-Olympians, Kerry brings its best to every sporting code.

A culture of sporting welcome, occasion and entertainment. Locals and visitors are welcome to attend some the most exciting public sports events in Ireland as a spectator right here in Kerry, or take part in the action and sign up for your next adventure or challenge. 

A culture of Participation, Opportunity and Community. The wide variety of activities on land and water that residents of Kerry get to enjoy is unsurpassed. The rugged landscape, rivers, lakes and ocean provide a natural amenity for recreation that is the envy of many other locations and available to all. The diversity of sports clubs and their focus on participation of all: young children, older citizens, people with special needs and abilities brings sports and recreation to everyone in the County. In Kerry our sporting clubs provide a layer of real community spirit. Kerry is home to numerous sporting clubs and more details of these are available from KRSP (Kerry Recreation & Sports Partnership) on 066-7184776. Many are listed in our directory here.