Spending by tourists in County Kerry fell by 46% last year, according to a new report from Fáilte Ireland.
It also shows a corresponding fall in the number of trips to the Kingdom, compared to pre-pandemic levels.
It shows that in Kerry, the amount of money spent by tourists visiting Kerry fell by 46%, from €299 million in 2019, to €162 million last year.
This is below neighbours, Cork, which had an income on €167 million from tourism last year, a drop of 26% from 2019; however, this was the highest income of any county in Ireland.
The number of bed nights spent in Kerry went from 4.2 million (4,212,000) in 2019 to almost 2.3 million (2,289,000) last year, down 46%.
The length of time those tourists stayed, however, remained unchanged, at 3.8 nights.