Business/Property

Chamber Wants New Government To Create Hundreds Of Jobs A Year For Tralee

Chamber Wants New Government To Create Hundreds Of Jobs A Year For Tralee

January 24, 2020 at 2:44 pm 0 comments

TRALEE Chamber Alliance today released their General Election 2020 Manifesto, calling on the incoming Government to support the needs of Kerry’s Capital to create up to 400 new jobs a year. The detailed manifesto outlined a number of key areas to be addressed to support Tralee grow in population by […]

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Average Residential Property Price In Kerry Fell By 6% In Past Decade

Average Residential Property Price In Kerry Fell By 6% In Past Decade

January 24, 2020 at 10:00 am 0 comments

THERE were 390 residential buildings under construction in Kerry in December 2019, according to the latest GeoView Residential Buildings Report, published by GeoDirectory and EY-DKM. There were 1,443 residential property transactions (13% of these were new dwellings) in Kerry in the 12 months to October 2019, with an average property price of […]

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Mike and Sinead McCarthy

Tralee Business Wins At Irish Wedding Awards 2020

January 23, 2020 at 11:33 am 0 comments

A TRALEE business is celebrating this week after winning a category at the 4th Irish Wedding Awards 2020 in Dublin on Monday night. The Kerry Wedding Store & Bridal Boutique won the Wedding Boutique of the Year Munster award. The business is run by Michael and Sinead McCarthy and opened […]

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Aldi Recruiting 13 Staff For Jobs In Kerry Stores

Aldi Recruiting 13 Staff For Jobs In Kerry Stores

January 23, 2020 at 10:39 am 0 comments

ALDI announced today that it is recruiting 13 staff for its stores in Kerry. Opportunities available include Store Assistant and Assistant Store Manager roles across Aldi’s seven Kerry stores. The supermarket giant also announced that it is increasing its minimum wage rate to match the Living Wage Technical Group’s recommended […]

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Kerry People Encouraged To Enter EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Programme

Kerry People Encouraged To Enter EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Programme

January 23, 2020 at 10:07 am 0 comments

KERRY entrepreneurs are encouraged to put themselves forward for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2020 programme. They have the chance to follow in the footsteps of well-known Kerry business people as Brian McCarthy, Fexco; Jerry Kennelly, Stockbyte; Alan Scroope, Freeflow; Mike Fitzgerald, Altobridge and Edmond Harty, Dairymaster have all won […]

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Launching the Progressive Pathways event were, in front; Deirdre Kearin, NEWKD and Mairead O'Sullivan, SKDP. At back; Valerie Moore, IT Tralee; Linda O'Sullivan, Employability Kerry; Miriam Ryan, Employability Kerry; Pat O'Donovan, NEWKD and Kieran Barry, Department of Employment and Social Protection. Photo by Dermot Crean

Hundreds To Attend Progressive Pathways 2020 At The Rose Hotel

January 22, 2020 at 9:19 am 0 comments

THE Progressive Pathways Fair returns again this year and it’s a great opportunity for people aged 16 or over, with health issues, illness, disability or other support needs, to find out more about their employment options. The Fair — which takes place at The Rose Hotel on Friday, January 31, […]

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Bertie Ahern at a past Killarney Economic Conference.

High-Profile Speakers For Killarney Economic Conference

January 22, 2020 at 9:18 am 0 comments

ECONOMIC, civic and political leaders from Ireland, the UK and Europe will gather in Kerry this Friday, January 24, for the third annual Killarney Economic Conference. The event, at The Brehon in Killarney, will see former Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern, reflecting on the Good Friday Agreement and the likely impact of […]

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JRI America In Tralee Welcomes 21 New Staff Members

JRI America In Tralee Welcomes 21 New Staff Members

January 21, 2020 at 12:01 pm 0 comments

JRI America welcomed 21 new members to their team in Tralee last Thursday. The new team members will be working in specialist technical areas.  The company’s 2020 Intern Programme also kicked off with a large number of students beginning their placements. This continued expansion means since their establishment in the […]

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New Ryanair Route To Manchester Announced By Kerry Airport

New Ryanair Route To Manchester Announced By Kerry Airport

January 21, 2020 at 10:31 am 1 comment

KERRY Airport Ireland is delighted to announce that Ryanair have confirmed a new route to Manchester will commence in late March heralding a great start to 2020 for passengers travelling between the UK and Wild Atlantic Kerry. Operating twice a week, on Thursdays and Sundays from the 29th of March […]

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Kerry Airport

Extra Kerry-Alicante Flight Added For Summer Months

January 20, 2020 at 2:04 pm 0 comments

KERRY Airport Ireland has reported an increase of 1.2% in passenger numbers in 2019, despite some challenging conditions, compared to 2018 whilst Ryanair is increasing the frequency of its Kerry-Alicante route this summer. Passengers planning a trip to Spain’s sunny Costa Blanca will have three flights to choose from in […]

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The facility at Dromtacker.

Brassil Wants Clarification On IDA Facility At Kerry Technology Park

January 20, 2020 at 10:59 am 0 comments

KERRY TD and election candidate John Brassil wants clarification on the situation at the IDA facility at Kerry Technology Park. The Fianna Fáil TD has also called on the IDA to appoint a senior executive with sole responsibility for Kerry to attract more foreign direct investment into the county. Speaking […]

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The facility at Dromtacker.

Company Delays Plans To Set Up At IDA Advanced Technology Facility In Tralee

January 16, 2020 at 2:53 pm 1 comment

THE UK-based company which announced in 2018 that it would set up a centre in Tralee creating over 100 jobs has now delayed their plans. Representatives from Central Pharma arrived in December 2018 to the IDA Advanced Technology Building at Kerry Technology Park to make the announcement of jobs in […]

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Sponsored: Sigmar Commits To 40 New Jobs in Tralee Office

Sponsored: Sigmar Commits To 40 New Jobs in Tralee Office

January 16, 2020 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

LESS than two years after establishing their Centre of Excellence in Tralee, Sigmar Recruitment are seeking to further expand their team in The Kingdom. The 40 new roles will be across recruitment, business development, services and support. Speaking on their hiring plans, Sigmar’s Head of European Recruitment, Shaun O’Shea commented; […]

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New Programme For Community Organisations And Not-For-Profit Enterprises

New Programme For Community Organisations And Not-For-Profit Enterprises

January 12, 2020 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW programme for community organisations and not-for-profit enterprises is being run by NEWKD in association with O’Leary & Associates Training & Consultancy Ltd. The Community Business Accelerator Programme is designed for community & voluntary and not-for-profit organisations that are generating revenue or are in receipt of public funding. The Programme […]

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Jobs Lost In Tralee As Fashion Retailer Announces Sudden Closure

Jobs Lost In Tralee As Fashion Retailer Announces Sudden Closure

January 11, 2020 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was bad news yesterday for jobs in Tralee as fashion retailer Swamp announced it is to close with immediate effect. The Tralee store, located at Abbeycourt, is one of the seven stores in Ireland to shut and it is understood that up to 60 staff nationwide will be impacted. […]

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Here’s What The An Taisce Judges Said About Parts Of Tralee

Here’s What The An Taisce Judges Said About Parts Of Tralee

January 7, 2020 at 1:06 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE maintained its high performance in the Irish Business Against Litter table results resulting in a sixth place finish this time around, retaining its Cleaner than European Norms standard. The An Taisce Report had some nice things to say about Tralee as you can see below where parts of  the town received […]

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Lee Strand wins prestigious European Environmental Award at the EMAS Awards in Bilboa in Spain (l to r) Kestutis Sadauskas, Director Green Economy, European Commission; Jerry Dwyer, Milk Operations Manager, Lee Strand and Martin Baxter, Chair of the EMAS Awards Jury 2019. Photo credit: European Commission.

Lee Strand Wins Prestigious European Environmental Award In Spain

January 6, 2020 at 12:42 pm Comments are Disabled

LEE Strand was presented with a prestigious award at the European Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) Award Ceremony in the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain recently. The awards organised by the European Commission recognise environmental excellence, commitment to environmental management and continuous improvement of environmental performance. The theme of this […]

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What the new Aldi in Cahersiveen will look like.

New €5.1m Aldi Store To Open In Kerry Creating 20 Jobs

January 3, 2020 at 11:45 am 1 comment

ALDI has today confirmed the expected opening date of its new ‘Project Fresh’ store in south Kerry. The development in Cahersiveen, which will involve a €5.1 million investment from Aldi, will bring up to 80 jobs to the local area during its construction, with an estimated 20 permanent positions being […]

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Here’s Where And For How Much Residential Property Was Sold Around Tralee In November

Here’s Where And For How Much Residential Property Was Sold Around Tralee In November

January 2, 2020 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register, shows that November was a busy month for sales with 19 properties changing hands around Tralee, fetching a total of €3,608,250. The property that sold for the most in the Tralee environs in November was a house in […]

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New Car Sales In Kerry Dropped By Over 13% In 2019 On Previous Year

New Car Sales In Kerry Dropped By Over 13% In 2019 On Previous Year

January 2, 2020 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a drop in new car sales last year in Kerry compared to 2019. New registrations were in the county were down by 13.25%, from 2,660 in 2018 to 2,305, last year. According to SIMI statistics, there were no new car sales in December. Ford is the most popular […]

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John McCarthy of John Doughs, Anluan Dunne of JRI America, Junior Locke of St Vincent de Paul, Shane Walsh of JRI America, Mairead Mullen of JRI America and Mairead Donovan of John Doughs at the Foodie Friday initiative which celebrated its first birthday this week. Photo by Dermot Crean

JRI America’s ‘Foodie Friday’ Helps Local Businesses And Charity

December 23, 2019 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

‘FOODIE Friday’ at a local company celebrated its first birthday this month. The hugely successful initiative at JRI America in Tralee, Foodie Friday has proven a hit with the 140 employees at the company in the past year. The Foodie events are designed to promote and highlight one local food […]

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Kerry Airport

Kerry Airport To Welcome Thousands Home This Christmas

December 22, 2019 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Airport will handle thousands of passengers over the Christmas period with people travelling between the Kingdom and Germany, London, Dublin and, through connections at Dublin Airport, further afield. It’s always the scene of emotional reunions as people return home for Christmas to spend time with their families and tearful […]

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St John Of God Services in Monavalley

Sponsored: St John Of God Kerry Services Is Recruiting

December 20, 2019 at 8:37 am Comments are Disabled

SAINT John of God Kerry Services is expanding to meet the increasing needs of people across the county. We are now recruiting to meet these increasing needs. Saint John of God Kerry Services provides a range of programmes and services for adults and children with an intellectual disability throughout the […]

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At the handing over of €3,500 of toys to St Vincent de Paul were, in front; Mike Smith, Junior Locke and Jason Craske of St Vincent de Paul with, at back Sinead Casey and Chris Mulvihill and on the stairs Mairead Mullen, Victoria Coates and Conor Hall.

JRI America Staff Donate Toys, Cash And Vouchers Worth €3,500 To SVP

December 19, 2019 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

THE final Charity Committee event of 2019 for JRI America Inc. resulted in over €3,500 worth of toys, cash and vouchers being donated to local children in need to ensure they will get a present this Christmas. Shane Walsh, Ireland Division Head, Information Systems of JRI America Inc., based at Kerry […]

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Sponsored: Heather’s Guide To Jewellery ‘Gifts For Her’ This Christmas

Sponsored: Heather’s Guide To Jewellery ‘Gifts For Her’ This Christmas

December 12, 2019 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

Less than two weeks to Christmas Day and time is running out to get those special gifts for loved ones. Well don’t despair, as Heather O’Sullivan of John Ross Jewellers on Castle Street has gift ideas for ladies this season… Rings There has been a huge shift this Christmas to […]

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Outgoing President of Tralee Chamber Alliance, Aidan Kelly hands over the chain of office to new President Kevin McCarthy at the Chamber's AGM on Tuesday night at The Rose Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kevin McCarthy Appointed New Tralee Chamber Alliance President

December 4, 2019 at 7:33 pm 2 comments

THE Managing Director of the Garvey Group was appointed as the new President of Tralee Chamber Alliance at yesterday evenings Chamber AGM. Kevin McCarthy is one of a number of key appointments made by the Chamber, in what is a significant strengthening of their Executive Board. Also appointed last night […]

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Louise Cotter (right) accepts the Design Project of the Year award at the at the KPMG/Irish Independent Property Industry Excellence Awards at The Convention Centre, Dublin from Ger Harvey of OPW, with David Conway of Limerick 2030.

Tralee Architect Wins Prestigious Award For Design Of Limerick Building

December 4, 2019 at 9:29 am 1 comment

A TRALEE woman was a winner at the KPMG/Irish Independent Property Industry Excellence Awards at The Convention Centre, Dublin last Thursday. Louise Cotter of Carr, Cotter and Naessens Architects in Cork was presented with the Design Project of the Year award for the Hanging Gardens building in Limerick City. This […]

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

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

December 3, 2019 at 11:27 am Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register, shows that October was a busy month for sales with 29 properties changing hands around Tralee, fetching a total of €4,111,253. The property that sold for the most in the Tralee environs in October was a house in […]

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Six New Cars Were Sold In Kerry Last Month

Six New Cars Were Sold In Kerry Last Month

December 3, 2019 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a rise in new car sales last month in Kerry compared to November 2018. New car registrations were up from two in November 2018 to six last month, a rise of 200%. The breakdown of sales is three Skodas, a Volkswagen, a Tesla and a Dacia. However, sales […]

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Mags O'Sullivan receiving her award from Director of the Environmental Education Unit of An Taisce, Dr. Michael John O’Mahony.

Mags Presented With Outstanding Achievement Award By An Taisce

December 2, 2019 at 3:46 pm Comments are Disabled

THE manager of the Aqua Dome was presented with an Outstanding Achievement Award 2019 and a Certificate of Recognition at An Taisce Climate Ambassador Awards 2019 in Dublin last Wednesday. Mags O’Sullivan participated in An Taisce Climate Ambassador programme throughout 2019 and together with management and staff in the Aqua Dome […]

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