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Kerry County Council

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Kerry County Council
Comhairle Contae Chiarraí
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Terminal & Intermediate Destinations
Clare via ferry • Cork County • Limerick
Transport Infrastructure Ireland Roads
N21, N22, N23, N67, N69, N70, N71, N72, N86

Kerry County Council is the authority responsible under the Road Traffic Act 1961 for the planning, construction, and maintenance of all public highways in County Kerry other than national roads, which are the responsibility of Transport Infrastructure Ireland.

There are approximately 4713 km of public roads in the council's area, classified as follows:

  • National primary roads 96 km
  • National secondary roads 336 km
  • Regional roads 524 km
  • Local roads 3757 km

The council's main offices are located at County Buildings, Rathass, Tralee.

Motor vehicle index marks issued in the Kerry registration district incorporate the letters KY.

Second-level local government areas

  • Municipal District of Killarney / Ceantar Bardasach Chill Airne
  • Municipal District of Listowel / Ceantar Bardasach Lios Tuathail
  • Municipal District of South and West Kerry / Ceantar Bardasach Chiarraí Thiar agus Theas
  • Municipal District of Tralee / Ceantar Bardasach Thrá Lí


Route From To Length


R523 Rathkeale Listowel 40.3 km View
R549 An Mhuiríoch An Choill, Dingle 15.1 km View
R550 An Choill Mhór Srón Bhroin 10.3 km View
R551 Tarbert Tralee 66.9 km View
R552 Ballylongford Listowel 12.0 km View
R553 Listowel Ballybunion 12.9 km View
R554 Gortagurrane West Lisselton Cross 3.4 km View
R555 Listowel Abbeyfeale 14.9 km View
R556 Ballyduff Tralee 19.4 km View
R557 Abbeydorney Listowel 17.1 km View
R558 Tralee Fenit 9.7 km View
R559 Dingle Dingle 43.2 km View
R560 Camp Dingle 33.2 km View
R561 Farranfore Anascaul 37.5 km View
R563 Milltown Fossa 13.2 km View
R564 Glenbeigh Rossbehy 2.3 km View
R565 Aghnagar Bridge Knightstown 18.2 km View
R566 Derreen Portmagee 12.2 km View
R567 Ceann Eich Droichead an tImleach Mór 5.9 km View
R568 Sneem Moll's Gap 22.9 km View
R569 Kenmare Poulgorm Bridge 24.9 km View
R570 Glenflesk Barraduff 5.9 km View
R571 Kenmare Castletownbere 48 km View
R573 Tuosist Lauragh 11.0 km View
R574 Lauragh Adrigole 12.5 km View
R576 Bannagh Cross Roads Kilkinlea Lower 49.0 km View
R577 Castleisland Cloonbannin 37.2 km View
R582 Ballydesmond Macroom 43.1 km View
R874 Upper Castle Street, Tralee Canal Road 2.0 km View
R875 Bridge Street / Russell Street, Tralee Ballingowan Roundabout 3.3 km View
R876 Ballycasheen Ardnamweely 4.3 km View
R877 Mission Road, Killarney Main Street, Killarney 0.6 km View
R878 Lissatanvally Tralee 5.6 km View
R919 Ratass, Tralee Ballymullen Road, Tralee 1.0 km View    

Note that the distances stated above relate to the whole length of the routes concerned, both within and without the local road authority's boundaries


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