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Little Change In Fuel Prices Over Past Month At Town’s Filling Stations

February 22, 2017 at 4:43 pm 0 comments

THE price of petrol may have rose by as much as four cent per litre in many garages around town between December and January, but they have remained around the same price in the last six weeks. In our monthly check on the prices of petrol and diesel, it shows that […]

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Up To 20 Jobs Created As New Lidl Opens This Thursday

Up To 20 Jobs Created As New Lidl Opens This Thursday

February 21, 2017 at 11:07 am 0 comments

UP to 20 new jobs will be created this week when the new Lidl supermarket opens at its Edward Street site this Thursday. The building is complete and they’re stocking the store at the old Heiton Buckley site, with the finishing touches to some landscaping and paving work taking place before the opening. Their second store in […]

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Hundreds Of Schoolchildren Working On Their Entrepreneurial Skills

Hundreds Of Schoolchildren Working On Their Entrepreneurial Skills

February 20, 2017 at 3:44 pm 0 comments

PRIMARY school children throughout Kerry are busy building businesses and learning skills for the future as the Junior Entrepreneur Programme has returned. Twenty six primary schools through Kerry – with many in the Tralee area – and 602 students have signed up to this year’s programme. The free 12 – 16 […]

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John Drummey, President of Tralee Chamber Alliance, Joan O'Reagan, Tidy Towns and Tralee Chamber Alliance, Deirdre Enright, Craftmakers, and Kieran Ruttledge, Tralee Chamber Alliance at the Launch of the Business Awards. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

New Awards To Recognise Businesspeople Who Make A Positive Impact On Tralee

February 20, 2017 at 12:12 pm 0 comments

TRALEE Chamber Alliance has launched a new monthly award for people who have made a positive impact to Tralee through their business and working lives. Each recipient will have contributed to the economic and community development of the town over the course of their careers. The President of Tralee Chamber […]

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At the opening of the new bathroom showroom at Bathrooms 4U Right Price Tiles Centre Manor Mile Height Tralee. Pictured Bathrooms 4U Team Brendan O'Sullivan, Kim Stokes, Alan O'Sullivan, Jacinta McMahon, Jacinta McMahon

Sponsored: How Bathrooms4U Can Create Your Dream Bathroom

February 18, 2017 at 10:03 am 0 comments

MANY people fantasise about making dreams come true without realising that doing so is much easier than we think. Bathrooms4U, located at Right Price Tile Centre at the Mile Height, Tralee,  is a Kerry-based business that specialises in creating dream bathrooms. Alan O’Sullivan is the CEO of the business and he started out […]

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Tralee Credit Union held its Annual General Meeting at the Rose Hotel Tralee on the 12.12.16 . Pictured at the AGM were 
Front Row: Tom Lawlor, Chairman, Lauri Healy’s wife Marie, Denis Foley (Founding Director), Mary O’Brien
Back Row: Anne Courtney, Mary Golden, Fintan Ryan (CEO) Una Buckley, Gerard Pierse, Una Glazier Farmer, Dermot Healy (lauri healy son) and John O’Connor.
 
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Credit Union Opens Applications For Lauri Healy Community Fund

February 18, 2017 at 10:03 am 0 comments

TRALEE Credit Union is inviting applications from community projects for funding from a special fund named after a founding member of the union in town. At Tralee Credit Union’s AGM in December, the Board of Directors announced the approval of a fund of €260,000 to be shared with the community over the […]

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Take The Step To Professional Photography With Kerry ETB Course

Take The Step To Professional Photography With Kerry ETB Course

February 17, 2017 at 12:11 pm 1 comment

IF you think you have what it takes to move from photo enthusiast to paid professional photographer, a new course based in Tralee might be the perfect place to start. In today’s world, where every smartphone packs a high quality camera, understanding the basics of photography has never been more […]

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Tralee-Based Company Identified As One To Watch By National Newspaper

Tralee-Based Company Identified As One To Watch By National Newspaper

February 16, 2017 at 1:17 pm 0 comments

A TRALEE company was included in a list of 20 start-ups to watch in 2017 in a national newspaper today. Adrian Wreckler of the Irish Independent included Storystock.com of Kerry Technology Park in a list compiled from 128 companies under Enterprise Ireland’s Competitive Start Fund (CSF) and 13 under its New […]

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Marian Devine, Denise Vickers, Mary Cronin, Dean Bastible and Thomas Canty  manning the picket line at Tesco Manor West on Wednesday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Majority Of Tralee Tesco Staff ‘Sticking Together’ During Strike Action

February 16, 2017 at 12:31 pm 1 comment

STAFF at Tesco in Manor West manned the picket line again yesterday as one of the eight stores nationwide which started industrial action on Tuesday. Tesco wants to move 250 staff recruited before 1996 onto contracts which union Mandate insists would hit workers in terms of both pay and conditions. Mandate said […]

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Cian Heaslip and Noreen O'Halloran at the official launch of 'Full Stop'. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: ‘Full Stop’ Coffee Dock and Book Shop Opens Its Doors

February 15, 2017 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

‘FULL Stop’ opened its doors today for the official launch of the bookshop and coffee dock, above the 321 Down Syndrome Charity Shop on High Street. It’s part of the expansion of Down Syndrome Kerry’s services and there’s a team of about 18 volunteers who are excited about the opening […]

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Frances and Maureen McCarthy of Brush N Blush at Caheranne Village, with Sadhbh Clifford and Kayleigh Murphy. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Hair And Beauty Salon Celebrates Another Award

February 15, 2017 at 11:28 am 0 comments

THEY’RE on a roll in Caheranne Village. Tralee hair and beauty salon, Brush N Blush, picked up their second award in six months at the weekend. The business, run by mother and daughter team of Frances and Maureen McCarthy, won the  Wedding Hair and Make-Up Salon of the Year- South […]

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Town Centre Works To Start Within Days As €1.7m Contract Is Signed

Town Centre Works To Start Within Days As €1.7m Contract Is Signed

February 14, 2017 at 10:01 am 0 comments

WORKS to convert Denny Street into a two-way and the creation of a pedestrian-friendly Mall area will begin in days. John Craddock Ltd, a Kildare based contractor, signed the contract for the Tralee Town Centre improvement works funded by the Department of Transport and Kerry County Council as part of […]

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Attending the Launch of "The Art of Asking Questions" were Moira Glennon, Kate Browne and Catriona O'Sullivan. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Hundreds Attend Caroline’s Book Launch In Ballygarry

February 10, 2017 at 1:21 pm 0 comments

OVER 200 people from all over Munster attended the launch of Caroline McEnery’s book “The Art of Asking the Right Questions” on Thursday night. Causeway native Caroline McEnery is a HR & Employment Law Expert and Managing Director. Her book, ‘The Art of Asking the Right Questions’ is the ‘must […]

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OmniplexMAXX Opens Friday As Part Of €600,000 Investment In Tralee Omniplex

OmniplexMAXX Opens Friday As Part Of €600,000 Investment In Tralee Omniplex

February 9, 2017 at 4:15 pm 0 comments

  THE seats are in and it’s ready to go. Tomorrow will see the opening of the new OmniplexMAXX screen in Tralee as part of an investment of €600,000 by Omniplex Cinemas. This will be the 15th OmniplexMAXX screen location in the Republic of Ireland. The foyer and shop are also being renovated […]

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New Route To Germany From Kerry Airport

New Route To Germany From Kerry Airport

February 8, 2017 at 5:53 pm 0 comments

KERRY Airport has welcomed Ryanair’s announcement that the airline will commence a new service from Berlin to Kerry in November 2017. The new route will operate twice weekly over the winter months from Berlin Schönefeld SXF, which is located just 22 KM from Berlin City Centre, while excellent road and […]

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Tralee Property Goes To Next Allsop Online Auction

Tralee Property Goes To Next Allsop Online Auction

February 8, 2017 at 4:42 pm 0 comments

  A TRALEE property is the sole Kerry lot up for sale at the next online Allsop Auction later this month. Apartment 4, Kings Court Manor West, Tralee, has a reserve range of €55,000 – €65,000 and will go to auction on February 23 when online bidding commences. The property is a duplex […]

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The Lee Strand Annual Social was held in the Ballygarry House Hotel this week . Pictured on the night were -- The recipient of the Lee Strand Overall Milk Quality Award 2016 , the Mason family -  John, Carol & Niall Mason, Ballyseedy, Also in picture were Deirdre Fitzgibbon and Liz Mason Tralee who were presented with their award from Donal Pierce Chairman Lee Strand at the Lee Strand Annual Social .

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PRESS INFO The recipient of the Lee Strand Overall Milk Quality Award 2016 was the Mason family -  John, Niall & Carol Mason, Ballyseedy, Tralee who were presented with their award at the Lee Strand Annual Social .

PHOTOS: Lee Strand Awards Celebrate The Cream Of The Crop

February 7, 2017 at 3:53 pm 0 comments

AWARDS of excellence for supplying the highest quality of milk were presented to twelve Lee Strand farmers at the Lee Strand Milk Quality Awards 2016 last week. Speaking at the awards at held at Lee Strand, John O’Sullivan, General Manager, commented; “I would like to congratulate the 12 Lee Strand monthly milk […]

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Tesco Manor Staff Set To Strike From Valentines Day

Tesco Manor Staff Set To Strike From Valentines Day

February 7, 2017 at 2:11 pm 0 comments

STAFF at Tesco in Manor West are set to go on strike on Valentines Day. It’s one of nine stores nationwide that will start industrial action next Tuesday and will continue for an indefinite period. The dispute with the company is over cuts to earnings. The Mandate union which represents 10,000 workers at […]

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Joanna and Derek Kelly of Digital Greetings, based at HQ Tralee. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Company Receives Overwhelming Reaction To Late Late Show Appearance

February 6, 2017 at 12:41 pm 0 comments

A TRALEE couple received an amazing reaction after several media appearances in the last week where they got to show off their innovative business. Joanna and Derek Kelly of Digital Greetings, based at HQ Tralee, featured on Today FM’s Dermot and Dave Show on Monday, TV3’s Ireland AM show on Friday morning and on a feature […]

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NO REPRO FEE 30.1.2017 Guaranteed Irish launches 'Hero Awards' with Artist Maser who was awarded first Guaranteed Irish Hero Award for championing contemporary Irish art both at home and abroad. Pictured today at the launch of Guaranteed Irish ‘Hero Awards’ are artist Maser and CEO of Guaranteed Irish, Brid O'Connell. 
Maser was presented today (30.01.17) with a Guaranteed Irish ‘Hero’ award for his contribution to contemporary Irish art. He is the first of six who will be presented with a ‘Hero’ award throughout 2017. The remaining Guaranteed Irish Heroes will be awarded, following a public nominations process. Members of the public are being asked to nominate individuals across the following categories: sport, science, music, technology and food. An outside panel of experts in each field will review a shortlist and decide the Guaranteed Irish Hero for that category. To nominate a Guaranteed Irish Hero, log on to: www.guaranteedirish.ie or nominate and follow the campaign across social media with the dedicated hashtag: #GIhero. PHOTO: Mark Stedman

Kerry People Asked To Cast Votes For ‘Hero’ Awards

February 5, 2017 at 11:16 am 0 comments

BUSINESS membership organisation, Guaranteed Irish is calling on the individuals and businesses in Kerry  to get involved in their Guaranteed Irish ‘Hero’ Awards which recognise the work of people who have been ambassadors for Ireland both at home and abroad. People are invited to nominate their heroes in the areas of sport, science, music, technology […]

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Kerry Fashion Week Producers Decide Not To Go Ahead With Event

February 4, 2017 at 4:46 pm 0 comments

  THERE was disappointing news for fashion lovers in the county yesterday when it was revealed Kerry Fashion Week would not be going ahead this March. The announcement was made on the KFW website citing the “considerable costs” involved as the reason for the event not being produced. The event was […]

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Autism Summit Ireland Is Coming To Tralee Hotel This February

Autism Summit Ireland Is Coming To Tralee Hotel This February

February 3, 2017 at 11:45 am 0 comments

THE 2017 Autism Summit Ireland will be held in the Meadowlands Hotel, Tralee on Friday, February 10. The Autism Summit will bring a hand picked selection of some of the leading experts within the field together to explore the use of technologies within the Autism sector. The one day conference […]

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Orla To Give A Masterclass In PR At Tralee Hotel

Orla To Give A Masterclass In PR At Tralee Hotel

February 3, 2017 at 10:59 am 0 comments

  TOP fashion and lifestyle PR and events professional, Orla Diffily, is hosting a one day PR Masterclass specially tailored for those working in the Fashion, Beauty and Hospitality Industry on Monday, February 20 in Manor West Hotel in Tralee. This one day course is suitable for independent designers, boutiques, self employed fashion and […]

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Here’s How Many Cars Were Sold In Kerry In January

Here’s How Many Cars Were Sold In Kerry In January

February 1, 2017 at 12:24 pm 0 comments

  JANUARY is a busy time for motor dealerships and the latest figures show a slight rise in new cars sold in the county compared to the same month in 2016. The stats from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) revealed there were 926 cars sold in Kerry last month, […]

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Ballyroe And Ashe Hotels Celebrate Winning National Awards

Ballyroe And Ashe Hotels Celebrate Winning National Awards

January 31, 2017 at 12:25 pm 0 comments

  TRALEE hotels are celebrating after winning at the annual Irish Accommodation Services Institute awards at the weekend. Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Tralee were Supreme Winners and Gold Award winners while The Ashe Hotel won a Gold Award and Supreme Runner-Up at the awards held at the Clayton Whites Hotel, Wexford on […]

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December Property Sales Topped €2m Around Tralee

December Property Sales Topped €2m Around Tralee

January 29, 2017 at 10:05 am 0 comments

  THERE were 20 residential properties in the Tralee area sold last month, according to the latest figures from the Property Price Register. The properties combined fetched €2,145,000. The house that fetched the most was in Ard Na Sidhe, Caherslee for €265,000 and the cheapest was in Chapel Street for […]

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Council To Introduce Free Parking Period For Fridays

Council To Introduce Free Parking Period For Fridays

January 27, 2017 at 9:36 am 2 comments

THE Council is to introduce a two and a half hour free parking period for Fridays which they hope will entice people to ‘linger longer in Tralee’ and support local businesses. A special meeting of Tralee Municipal District was held yesterday at Kerry County Council to discuss the parking issue, after […]

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Balloonagh Convent And Catherine McAuley House Up For Sale

Balloonagh Convent And Catherine McAuley House Up For Sale

January 26, 2017 at 11:06 am 0 comments

THE convent at Balloonagh and Catherine McAuley House are currently on the property market for a guide price believed to be over the €1m mark. There has already been viewings from interested parties from government bodies and the tourism interests at the properties which are owned by the Diocese of Kerry. The […]

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Free Women’s Health Event For Manor West Hotel

Free Women’s Health Event For Manor West Hotel

January 25, 2017 at 10:12 am 0 comments

A SPECIAL event featuring a number of speakers on the topic of women’s health will be held in tomorrow evening (Thursday) at the Manor West Hotel. Sam McCauley’s Chemists, in conjunction with Dr Mary McCaffrey (Consultant Obstetrician/Gynaecologist) and Dr Haroon (Consultant Rheumatologist) are inviting people to ‘A Discussion On Women’s Health And […]

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Ballyroe and Ballygarry Hotels Feature In TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Lists

Ballyroe and Ballygarry Hotels Feature In TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Lists

January 24, 2017 at 7:45 pm 0 comments

TWO Tralee hotels were featured in the TripAdvisor 2017 Travellers Choice Hotel Awards announced today. Killarney and Dingle businesses dominated most of the categories, but there were mentions for our local hotels. Ballygarry House Hotel came in 22nd place in the Best Hotels In Ireland category, where seven Killarney hotels featured with […]

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