Business/Property

Kerry ETB Further Education And Training Fair Is Well Worth A Visit

Kerry ETB Further Education And Training Fair Is Well Worth A Visit

April 17, 2018 at 1:21 pm 0 comments

EXCITEMENT is building for the Kerry ETB Further Education and Training Event of the year as the list of live skill demonstrations and event activities continues to grow. The event takes place on this Thursday, April 19 from 11am-6pm at the Brandon Hotel Tralee. And if you live outside Tralee, […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Councillors Off To Brussels For Meetings At European Parliament

April 17, 2018 at 12:25 pm 0 comments

A DELEGATION from Kerry County Council will attend a series of meetings at the European Parliament in Brussels next week to engage with Ireland South MEPs and EU officials on matters of interest to Kerry. The focus of the visit is on policy and recent developments at European level in […]

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A Major Conference Takes Place In Tralee This Week

A Major Conference Takes Place In Tralee This Week

April 17, 2018 at 12:02 pm 0 comments

TRALEE will host planners from all over the country this week for the Irish Planning Institute Annual Planning Conference 2018. The event will be based at The Rose Hotel, but will also see many of the 220-plus people attending taken on a walking tour of Tralee on Thursday afternoon. Victoria […]

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Looking forward to the PROBUS event in Tralee next month were Liam Sayers, Kay Lewis Dick Spring, Mayor of Tralee Norma Foley and Charles Lewis of Audiology Medical Services. Photo by Dermot Crean

Mary O’Rourke And Dick Spring To Speak At All Ireland PROBUS Rally In Tralee

April 16, 2018 at 3:12 pm 0 comments

  TWO of Ireland’s best known public figures from the last 40 years will be among the list of high-profile speakers at the 2018 PROBUS All Ireland Rally from May 15-17 in Tralee. Dick Spring and Mary O’Rourke, who have both served as Tánaiste over the course of their careers, […]

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The eight house development near Banna.

Four Kerry Properties Fetch Nearly €600,000 At Auction

April 14, 2018 at 11:52 am 0 comments

A DETACHED five-bedroomed house in Ballyheigue and eight houses near Banna were among four Kerry lots which sold for a total of €594,000 at an online auction on Friday. Bidx1 (formerly Allsop) held the online auction where a detached five bedroom house at Dirtane, Ballyheigue, with a reserve not to exceed €120,000 eventually sold […]

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Tralee Company Issues Statement On Restructuring Process

Tralee Company Issues Statement On Restructuring Process

April 13, 2018 at 5:07 pm 0 comments

ASPEN Grove Solutions has issued a statement in response to media reports on its current restructuring process. The statement by the company, which has its offices at a premises on the Castlemaine Road, says that eight jobs out a total workforce of 145 “may be at risk”. The statement reads […]

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Declan Breen from Tralee.

Tralee Man’s Slice Of The Pizza Chain Action

April 13, 2018 at 12:52 pm 0 comments

A TRALEE man is part of a new food venture in Dublin which it is hoped will see around 30 outlets opened around the country in the next number of years. Declan Breen, originally from Cloonanorig, has just opened NKD Pizza in Rathgar with two friends John Nolan from Wicklow […]

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Aspen Grove Solutions In Middle Of Restructuring Process

Aspen Grove Solutions In Middle Of Restructuring Process

April 12, 2018 at 6:13 pm 0 comments

A TRALEE-BASED company is in the middle of a restructuring process. Aspen Grove Solutions has offices on the Castlemaine Road where around 100 people are employed. There is comment from the company on whether this will mean any job losses, according to a report by Radio Kerry news. The restructuring process […]

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SPONSORED: Corcorans Massive Sale Starts Thursday In Tralee Store

SPONSORED: Corcorans Massive Sale Starts Thursday In Tralee Store

April 11, 2018 at 5:42 pm Comments are Disabled

HEAD on down to Corcorans Furniture & Carpets, Tralee for their Massive 4 Day Stock Clearance Sale starting tomorrow (Thursday)! Celebrating a year since moving their store to a fantastic new 20,000ft superstore in Manor Park, Tralee this store stocks the latest in home interiors from dining, suites, bedding, carpets […]

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Tesco In Tralee To Host ‘Great Irish Bake’ To Raise Funds For Temple Street

Tesco In Tralee To Host ‘Great Irish Bake’ To Raise Funds For Temple Street

April 10, 2018 at 4:56 pm Comments are Disabled

TESCO stores in Tralee will host a ‘Great Irish Bake’ to raise funds for their national charity partner, Temple Street on Friday, April 20. In 2017, Tesco stores in Kerry successfully raised €4,250 for the little heroes of Temple Street as part of the Great Irish Bake and are aiming to beat that […]

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Pixie McKenna launching the awards.

Nominations Sought For National GP Awards

April 8, 2018 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

GPBuddy.ie, Ireland’s most widely used online resource for GPs, is calling on GPs in Kerry to nominate themselves and their colleagues for the third annual GPBuddy.ie National GP Awards. The GPBuddy.ie National GP Awards recognise excellence in General Practice and Primary Care in Ireland. The winners will be announced at a gala ceremony hosted by television […]

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Launching the 'Ask For Angela' campaign in Tralee on Friday were, Danny Leane of The Abbey Inn, Sgt Tim O'Keeffe, Bernie Moore of An Chearnóg, IT Tralee students Tomás Duane, Jacy Ybanez and Febielyne Nicolas and David Scott of Tralee Chamber Alliance. Photo by Dermot Crean

‘Ask For Angela’ Campaign To Help People Feel Safer On Night Out

April 6, 2018 at 10:35 pm Comments are Disabled

PUBS in Tralee, supported by local Gardaí, have backed Tralee Chamber Alliance’s roll-out of the ‘Ask For Angela’initiative for people who feel unsafe on a night out. The campaign encourages people who might find themselves in an uncomfortable situation to ‘Ask for Angela’ at the bar. When a customer uses the code-phrase ‘Ask For […]

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Martin Bealin, Eddie Attwell and Tom Flavin who will appear at the Taste Kerry event later this month at the ITT.

Taste Kerry Event Is A Must For People In Food Industry

April 5, 2018 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

TASTE Kerry’s Annual Food Showcase will see the launch of the Kerry Seafood Resource pack, an in-depth exploration of Kerry’s Fishing Industry and its communities, a valuable resource developed for the hospitality and tourism industry. The one-day TasteKerry Food Showcase will be held at IT Tralee on April 26, 9.00 am – […]

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Credit Union Warns Members About Phishing Scam

Credit Union Warns Members About Phishing Scam

April 4, 2018 at 10:24 am Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union is warning about a phishing scam which is targeting members. The newly-rebranded Credit Union with offices in Tralee, Killorglin and Castleisland, put a post on its Facebook page yesterday where they said members who have been targeted will receive an email from an address that seems legitimate, […]

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New Car Sales In Kerry Down 10% In March Compared To Same Month In 2017

New Car Sales In Kerry Down 10% In March Compared To Same Month In 2017

April 3, 2018 at 2:08 pm Comments are Disabled

NEW car sales in Kerry took a dip of around 10 percent in March compared to the same month in 2017 according to the latest official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) There were 343 new car sales in Kerry last month compared to 383 in March […]

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The former Goblin factory.

Chamber Calls On Owner Of New Site In Clash To Create Jobs Soon

April 1, 2018 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber Alliance is calling on the new owner of the former Goblin and Kerryman sites in the Clash Industrial Estate Tralee to move quickly to develop the area in the interest of creating jobs. It emerged earlier this week that the site has been sold and Tralee Chamber Alliance […]

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Here’s Where Residential Property Was Sold Around Tralee In February

Here’s Where Residential Property Was Sold Around Tralee In February

March 31, 2018 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that February was another very good month for sales of houses and apartment in the Tralee area. There were 29 properties sold, fetching a total of €5,396,371. The property that sold for the most in Tralee in […]

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Four Kerry Properties To Be Sold At Online Auction

Four Kerry Properties To Be Sold At Online Auction

March 30, 2018 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

A DETACHED five-bed house in Ballyheigue and eight houses near Banna are two of four Kerry lots that will go to an online auction next month. Bidx1 (formerly Allsop) are holding an online auction on Friday, April 13 beginning at 8am. Among the Kerry properties is a detached five bedroom house […]

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Cara Credit Union Name Officially Launched At Open Day

Cara Credit Union Name Officially Launched At Open Day

March 30, 2018 at 9:10 am 2 comments

THURSDAY was a historic day for Tralee Credit Union as, after 50 years, the name was changed. It was decided to rebrand it as Cara Credit Union as there are now three offices in Tralee, Castleisland and Killorglin and the directors felt the name “Tralee Credit Union” is not fully […]

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New Development Planned At John Joe Sheehy Road/Slatts Car Park Area

New Development Planned At John Joe Sheehy Road/Slatts Car Park Area

March 28, 2018 at 11:19 am 1 comment

A PLANNING application has been lodged with Kerry County Council to build a pharmacy, cafe, medical offices and retail units adjacent to Slatts Car Park/John Joe Sheehy Road. The application is to build a three-storey mixed use development (c.2,217m) to consist of a pharmacy, a cafe and three commercial/retail units […]

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Eoin Liston, Philip Sicat, Denis Murphy and Mark Corkery collect their Life & Pensions Broker of the Year Award from Aidan McLoughlin ITC at the fifth annual Life, Pensions and Investment (LPI) Industry Awards in the Mansion House, Dublin, last Thursday night (22nd of March).

Tralee Company Wins Top National Accolade Again

March 27, 2018 at 4:00 pm Comments are Disabled

FOR the second year in a row, Tralee based financial planning practice, Premier Financial, have won a top national industry accolade. They scooped the prestigious Best Life & Pensions Broker of the Year Award at the fifth annual Life, Pensions and Investment (LPI) Industry Awards in the Mansion House, Dublin, […]

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Sarah Garland, Francis Fitzgibbon and Daniel Batchelor of Storystock at the IT Tralee Enterprise Showcase on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Businesses Pitch For €5,000 At Enterprise Event

March 20, 2018 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL company was the winner of the Kerry Innovation Challenge at IT Tralee last Friday. The college hosted its annual Enterprise Showcase where visitors had a chance to talk to those who took the plunge to set up their own business in Kerry including past and current New Frontier participants. The Kerry […]

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New Construction Groundwork Skills Course At Kerry ETB

New Construction Groundwork Skills Course At Kerry ETB

March 19, 2018 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

WITH an increase in planned building projects, national and regional infrastructure – demand for construction industry workers is on the rise. This year, the Irish construction industry is projected to grow by 14 per cent to €19.5 billion in value terms – following an increase of almost 20 per cent […]

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Tralee CBS students Sean Quilter, Darragh Reen and Michael Everett with their Tight Fit Jerseys entry at the Student Enterprise Awards in IT Tralee on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Young Entrepreneurs Excel In Student Enterprise Awards

March 17, 2018 at 11:27 am Comments are Disabled

THE County Final of the Kerry County Council Annual Student Enterprise Awards was held on Friday at IT Tralee and there was a very high standard of entries as always the year. Outstanding participation levels saw 30 mini-businesses being set up by over 120 second level school students involved in […]

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Know Your Rights: Parental Leave

March 17, 2018 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: What is parental leave? Can both parents take it? Answer: Each parent of an eligible child may take up to 18 weeks of unpaid parental leave from work. Leave can […]

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Eamonn Sayers of Prosper Kerry.

Kerry Natives In Dublin Urged To Support ‘Prosper Kerry’

March 16, 2018 at 4:05 pm Comments are Disabled

‘PROSPER Kerry’, a networking series for Kerry’s diaspora in Dublin, is calling on Kerry people in Dublin to attend its next event in the Guinness Enterprise Centre on Thursday, March 22 at 6.30pm, and support budding entrepreneurs and start-ups in the county. Each event sees three Kerry-based start-ups showcase their […]

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SPONSORED: AIB Continues To Lead The Mortgage Market

SPONSORED: AIB Continues To Lead The Mortgage Market

March 16, 2018 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

Advertorial AIB continues to lead the mortgage market with the Lowest Standard Variable Rate in the market for new and existing customers. This also applies to Standard Variable Rate owner occupier customers or owner occupier mortgage customers at the end of their fixed rate term. So whether you are buying […]

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IT Tralee North Campus

Two Enterprising Events At IT Tralee This Friday

March 15, 2018 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

TWO enterprising events will take place tomorrow in IT Tralee involving young students and business start-ups. The IT Tralee will host its annual Enterprise Showcase from 10.00am – 2.00pm where visitors will have a chance to talk to those who took the plunge to set up their own business in Kerry including past […]

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Rebecca Walsh, Programme Manager for Adopt A Startup with Shane Hassett and Mariana Kobal of Wazp at Google’s EMEA headquarters in Dublin last night for the launch of Google’s Adopt A Startup programme. Companies will attend an exclusive programme of lectures and workshops as well as receiving hands on mentoring from experienced Google employees over the next 12 weeks.

Tralee Company Makes Google Start-Up Programme

March 14, 2018 at 2:21 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE company ‘Wazp’ has made it into Google’s Adopt A Startup Programme. Google has announced the 30 strong cohort of start-ups that will be taking part in its Spring Adopt A Startup programme which launched on  March 12 and the Tralee 3D Printing Supply Chain Platform is among them. The […]

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At the signing of the contract on Monday were, back from left; John Wallace (Sorensen), John Shalloe (RPS Consulting Engineers), John O'Donovan (RPS), Tracy Smith (KCC), Charlie O'Sullivan (KCC), Cllr Michael Cahill, James Morris (KCC), Franck Guérineau (KCC). Front l-r: Olaf Sorensen (Sorensen Civil Engineering Ltd.), Paul Moran, (TII Regional Manager), Cllr Michael O'Shea, Moira Murrell (Chief Executive, KCC).

New €10m Road To Eliminate Dangerous Kilderry Bends

March 13, 2018 at 2:25 pm Comments are Disabled

THE contract for the construction of a new road at the Kilderry Bends on the N70 between Milltown and Killorglin was signed at the offices of Kerry County Council on Monday. Cork-based Sorensen Civil Engineering Ltd was appointed the contractor to complete the construction of the scheme at the end […]

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