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Tralee

Tralee is the county town of Co Kerry. It is the largest town in the county and is located on the northern side of the neck of the Dingle Peninsula. It is a popular tourist destination and probably best associated with the Rose of Tralee International Festival, which is held there annually in August. Amongst the other local places of interest include the Kerry County Museum, Siamsa Tíre National Folk Theatre, Blennerville Windmill, Tralee Aquadome, Ballyseedy Wood, Tralee Town Park, Tralee Bay Wetlands and Nature Reserve, Tralee Ship Canal and the Dingle Way trail which starts and ends in Tralee. The bus station in Tralee is a regional hub for Bus Éireann, providing services to Dublin, Limerick, Galway, Cork, Killarney and Dingle. Several local routes radiate from Tralee and a number of these have had their frequency increased in recent years. Local routes include: 13 (Limerick via Listowel), 40 (Cork via Killarney), 272 (Tarbert via Ballybunion), 274 (Ballyduff via Ballyheigue), 275 (Dingle), 279 (Killorglin) and 285 (Kerry Airport via Castleisland). There is also a train service from Tralee Railway Station to Killarney, Cork and Dublin Heuston. There are connecting trains at Limerick Junction for Clonmel railway station and Waterford as well as Limerick, and along the line to Ennis, Athenry, Oranmore and Galway. Meanwhile, Kerry Airport is located 20km away in Farranfore and provides air services to Dublin, London Luton, London Stansted, Frankfurt-Hahn and seasonally, Alicante and Faro. Connecting trains run from Farranfore railway station to Tralee. The local port for Tralee is Fenit, about 10 km west of the town on the north side of the estuary. Catering for ships of up to 17,000 tonnes, the port is a picturesque mixed-use harbour with fishing boats and a thriving marina with 136 berths. There are two hospitals in the town, Kerry General and Bon Secours, as well as a wide selection of schools, including nine primary schools, seven secondary schools and Tralee IT and Kerry College of Further Education. Kerry GAA side play a number of home matches at Austin Stack Park in the town while there are seven GAA clubs in the town as well as a handball club, athletics clubs, several soccer clubs, a rugby club, a tennis club, a badminton club, a cricket club, four cycling clubs, two swimming clubs, a rowing club, a sailing club, three basketball clubs and a greyhound racing stadium. There is also a golf club and pitch and putt course in the town.

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Local Services in Tralee
€160,000
Gleesk, Sneem, Kerry
2 beds 2 baths 650ft 2Energy Rating
€495,000
Toor, Waterville, Kerry
3 beds 3 baths 210m 2Energy Rating
€220,000
Cleandires , Causeway, Kerry
3 beds 3 baths 243m 2Energy Rating
€235,000
The Kerries , Tralee, Kerry
5 beds 4 baths 260m 2Energy Rating