Castleisland is a dynamic and progressive town in East Kerry, with a location that provides easy access to the N21 for Limerick. At the heart of the town is a great community, which is welcoming and inclusive of all who choose to call Castleisland their home. Castleisland provides the best of both worlds, with great shopping, places to eat and drink and a thriving local business community and yet within a short distance you can be surrounded by what is known as the Sherwood Forest of Munster.
The Glanageenty Walkways featuring three walking routes, which are located in Ballymacelligott, and suits family and advanced walkers. It is one of Kerry’s hidden gems. The geography and the landscape of the area make it unique and a sanctuary for wildlife. There are seats and picnic tables dotted around the forest at opportune points to allow you to take in the fantastic views.
Castleisland is home to many great employers in the area, and the region has a great tradition of agricultural businesses, with a weekly mart still very much front and centre to the local economy. Equally for many people who move to Castleisland it provides an ideal touring base for all of Kerry.
The town is home to many entrepreneurs and business start-ups and the Castleisland Chamber Alliance, based in the Carnegie Building in the heart of the town, provides fantastic business and networking opportunities for its members. The Carnegie Building also provides shared workspaces for those who require office space.
Castleisland is an ideal location for families to call home, with an excellent choice of pre-schools, primary schools and secondary schools in the town and surrounding area.
The town has a wonderful sporting heritage, from GAA, to basketball, to athletics, to boxing, to soccer to name a few. If you have an interest in joining a sporting club, it’s the place to do it and will provide the perfect way to start or unwind after a busy day.
For those who choose to move to Castleisland, they enjoy the contemporary choice of wonderful shopping, local eateries, and sporting groups along with the feel of a great local community where you can build friendships easily.