A little about us

The Kerry Way Folklore and Heritage Trail Project: This project is aimed at promoting a greater sense of understanding of the history, heritage, folklore, and culture along the Kerry Way Walking Route by connecting with and placing the local community at the core of the walkers experience.

This project was initiated by Béaloideas Chíarraí.

Committee members: John O Connor - Chairperson, Sean de Buitléar - Treasurer, Mike Morris - Secretary, Patricia O Hare, TJ O Mahony, Una Cosgrave supported by IMaR Technology Gateway & ActiveMe. We are very grateful to all the people who participated in this project and the people who gave their time being interviewed to give the local culture, history & knowledge of the Kerry Way.

Kerry Folklore - Béaloideas Chiarraí

Kerry Folklore is an organisation which:
  • Records oral life-memories in County Kerry, Ireland
  • Has published two books of folklore anthologies
  • Is working on further books
  • Is researching new [to us] forms of publishing, such as Audiobooks and Downloads

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South Kerry Development Partnership

South Kerry Development Partnership is a community led local development company established in 1991 to promote rural development in the South Kerry area. It is an experienced development organisation with over 20 years experience of successfully implementing state & EU funded Rural Development Programmes. South Kerry Development Partnership Ltd works strategically in the areas of Enterprise & Employment, Education & Training and Community Development.

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The Kerry Way Folklore App was part funded by the EU under the Rural Development (LEADER) Programme Ireland 2014–2020.
Bhí an App Béaloideas Chiarraí seo cuid mhaoinithe ag an AE faoi an Clár Forbartha Tuaithe (LEADER) na hEireann 2014-2020

Muckross Kerry

The Trustees of Muckross House (Killarney) Ltd., is a voluntary, not-for-profit organisation. Our Members and Directors are drawn from all walks of life. They share a common interest in the preservation of the Heritage of Muckross House, Killarney, and in the History and Folk life of County Kerry.

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Kerry County Council - Comhairle Contae Chiarraí

Kerry County Council is the authority responsible for local government in County Kerry, Ireland. As a county council, it is governed by the Local Government Act 2001. The council is responsible for housing and community, roads and transportation, urban planning and development, amenity and culture, and environment.

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Department of Social Protection

This project is supported by the Dept Social Protection and The Congress Ctr Caherciveen. The mission of the department is to promote a caring society through ensuring access to income support and other services, enabling active participation, promoting social inclusion and supporting families.

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Kerry Group

Kerry Group is a world leader in Taste and Nutrition serving the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industry, and a leading supplier of added value brands and customer branded foods to the Irish, UK and selected international markets. With revenues of circa €6 billion, the Group employs some 24,000 people and serves a global customer base in over 140 countries. The Group is headquartered in Tralee, Ireland and is listed on the Dublin (KYGa.I) and London Stock Exchanges (KYGa.L). We are committed to the highest standards of business and ethical behaviour, to fulfilling our responsibilities to the communities which we serve and to the creation of long-term value for all stakeholders on a socially and environmentally sustainable basis.

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