Archive for May 10th, 2018

Coach and teacher, Donal Ó Ruanaidh, with the Junior Boys team who won the All-Ireland B Schools title last week. Photo by Dermot Crean

Gaelcholáiste Students Make The ‘A’ Grade On The Basketball Court

May 10, 2018 at 4:19 pm Comments are Disabled

BASKETBALL is on the rise in Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí with a big success on the national scene last week. Last Wednesday, May 2, a boys team won the Junior Boys B All-Ireland title in Tallaght. After coming through a number of games in the past couple of months at provincial level, […]

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Isabelle Lynch from Mercy Mounthawk, Tralee, Co Kerry with her award winning dark chocolate mousse with raspberry sorbet, honeycomb shards, shortbread crumb and filled profiteroles.  The 16 year old came second in the sixth Apprentice Chef Programme final sponsored by Flogas Ireland and Fáilte Ireland at the Institute of Technology Tralee on Thursday 10 May 2018.

Picture Sean Curtin True Media.

Tralee Student Among Prizes At Apprentice Chef Final

May 10, 2018 at 3:49 pm Comments are Disabled

SECONDARY school students from across Munster and Leinster travelled to the IT Tralee’s state of the art kitchens in the 2017/2018 Flogas Ireland and Fáilte Ireland supported Apprentice Chef Finale on Thursday. A dish of pan seared Skeaghanore duck with a sweet orange glaze that earned Natalia Leane from Killarney […]

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It’s Going To Get Fairly Windy Late Tonight

It’s Going To Get Fairly Windy Late Tonight

May 10, 2018 at 2:01 pm Comments are Disabled

WE haven’t had a weather warning for a while so I suppose Met Eireann wanted to remind us summer hasn’t arrived yet. They have issued a Status Yellow Wind warning which will come into effect tonight from midnight until 9am. The warning is for Kerry, Cork, Clare, Galway and Mayo. Tonight […]

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Petrol And Diesel Prices Rise At Tralee Pumps Over Past Three Months

Petrol And Diesel Prices Rise At Tralee Pumps Over Past Three Months

May 10, 2018 at 1:54 pm 1 comment

THE price of petrol and diesel at the filling station pumps around Tralee has risen since we last carried out a survey three months ago. In fact, three stations have gone over the €1.40 per litre mark for petrol and over €1.30 per litre for diesel for the first time […]

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Breda O’Dwyer from IT Tralee/CEED co-sponsors Lego Serious Play Workshop, John Harty representing Taste Kerry, and School Prize workshop worth €500 and Niamh Quinn  representing Astellas, sponsors of the Wacky Science Pod and Jr Lab School Prize of €500.

Amazing Entertainment Lined Up For Kerry EXPO 2018 This Sunday

May 10, 2018 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

EXCITEMENT is reaching new heights as nearly 140 exhibitors across Kerry gear up for Kerry EXPO on Sunday at the INEC Killarney. The Kerry EXPO, which is now an annual fixture in the regional calendar, brings together both businesses and communities from all over the county and promises to be […]

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Photographed at The Great Southern Hotel in Killarney at The Fuelling Ambition 'Lead and Suceed' Roadshow in conjunction with Enterprise Ireland and Network Ireland where entrepeneurs took part an The Elevator Pitch competition worth over €3000, sponsored by Facebook. Winners on the night were 'The Busy Botantist'.
Photographed left to right is Network Ireland President Rosann Heavey, Clair Kelly, The Busy Botanist, Rachel James, Female Entrepeneur Manager, Enterprise Ireland, Joanne Arbon, The Busy Botanist & Aoife ni Mhuiri CEO Salaso.
Photograph by Sally MacMonagle.
Female-led business wins €3,000 Elevator Pitch competition at Killarney Fuelling Ambition Roadshow


Friday, 27th April 2018: 

The Busy Botanist was the winner of an Elevator Pitch competition worth €3,000 in Killarney last night.

The competition was part of the Fuelling Ambition ‘Lead and Succeed’ Roadshow event in the Great Southern Hotel, Killarney organised by Enterprise Ireland and Network Ireland, in conjunction with the Entrepreneurs Academy, and was attended by business women and entrepreneurs from the South West region.

The Killarney Roadshow was one of a series of free-to-attend events that have taken place across the country during March and April which aim to encourage, support and drive the ambition of female entrepreneurs nationally by showcasing thriving Irish business women and entrepreneurs.

The Elevator Pitch competition offers a cash prize package sponsored by Facebook worth €2,000 at each location, as well as additional prizes worth up to €1,000. 

Joanne Arbon and Clair Kelly of The Busy Botanist will receive a prize package that is designed to support her on her business journey, including:

•	10 sessions with Enterprise Ireland Mentors and attendance at Enterprise Ireland’s Excel at Export Selling training programme
•	Annual membership of Network Ireland

Guest speakers at the event were Aoife Ni Mhuiri of Salaso  and representatives f

Mid-Kerry Business Wins €3,000 Prize At Elevator Pitch Competition

May 10, 2018 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

THE Busy Botanist was the winner of an Elevator Pitch competition worth €3,000 in Killarney recently. The Elevator Pitch competition offers a cash prize package sponsored by Facebook worth €2,000 at each location, as well as additional prizes worth up to €1,000. Joanne Arbon and Clair Kelly of The Busy […]

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Dan Horan To Hold Quiz Night In Aid Of Recovery Haven This Friday

May 10, 2018 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

HE’S more used to managing his empire of fruit and veg and health food stores, but on Friday Dan Horan take the reins at a table quiz for a great cause. Dan Horan will be asking the questions in Linnane’s Bar on Rock Street and he’s promising a great night […]

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