Cultivating innovation in the Kingdom

Kerry has a bustling and proactive business sector, driven by innovation and a collaborative approach

14th May, 2017
Mary Mitchell O'Connor, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation; Martin Shanahan, chief executive of IDA Ireland; and Moira Murrell, chief executive, Kerry County Council, at the launch of HQ Tralee Business CentreValerie O'Sullivan

Creativity isn’t so much learned as inherited. In Kerry, it can be found across all sectors; from the traditional to the high-tech. As a county, the Kingdom has embraced innovation and carefully cultivated enterprise. The multi-agency approach has embraced local centres of education and sought to harness the strengths possessed in the county.

The result is a bustling and proactive business sector, trend-setting rather than trend-following. And what’s more, the scope for expansion,...

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