The newly opened Kerry Sports Academy at Institute of Technology, Tralee will promote inclusion.
The €19 million new-building was officially opened by Tánaiste Simon Coveney today.
This facility will enable sports people, able and disabled, to take part and compete to the highest standards.
It will be used for a range of groups including the UNESCO Chair in Inclusive Physical Education, Sport Fitness and Recreation, the National Centre for Adapted Physical Activity, Comhaltas Ceoltoirí Eireann, Kerry GAA and by students.
The facility has been designed to address the needs of paralympic level athletes, and will also create opportunities and accessibility to sports and recreation for people with disabilities.
Chairman of the IT Tralee Foundation Dick Spring says it all promoting inclusion within society.