Business/Property

Ken Tobin of Tralee Chamber Alliance.

Chamber Boss Hits Out At Businesses Using Loophole To Continue Trading During Restrictions

October 23, 2020 at 11:05 am 0 comments

THE Tralee Chamber Alliance Chief Executive has expressed his anger at some multi-national retailers in Tralee who are continuing to trade under Level 5 Restrictions. Ken Tobin said there is frustration amongst local retailers and other concerned business owners in Kerry, as day one of the Level 5 restrictions saw […]

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Cllr Deirdre Ferris.

Councillor Suggests Hampers Or Takeaways For Employees In Place Of Christmas Parties

October 23, 2020 at 9:11 am 0 comments

A LOCAL Sinn Féin councillor has come up with an idea for employers to treat their staff this Christmas in place of the annual party which is highly unlikely to go ahead in its traditional form this year. Tralee Municipal District Cllr Deirdre Ferris is calling on those in the […]

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Business To Arts Invites Kerry Nominations For Annual Awards

Business To Arts Invites Kerry Nominations For Annual Awards

October 22, 2020 at 1:53 pm 0 comments

BUSINESS to Arts launched the call for Kerry nominations for their annual awards. The Awards champion businesses, artists and arts organisations across the country that work together in areas such as sponsorship, commissioning and CSR programmes, which involve creativity in the community and in the workplace. At the awards launch, Business […]

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Ken Tobin of Tralee Chamber Alliance.

Chamber Calls On Public To Help Save Businesses Through Support And Compliance

October 20, 2020 at 4:27 pm 0 comments

TRALEE Chamber Alliance is asking the people of Kerry to help save businesses by shopping local this Christmas and adhering to all public health guidelines so we can come out of Level 5 restrictions as soon as possible. The Chief Executive, Ken Tobin, said there will be temporary and permanent […]

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The Toyota Proace City.

Sponsored: Kellihers Toyota Welcomes New Proace City To Tralee

October 20, 2020 at 10:03 am 0 comments

TOYOTA’S latest addition to their commercial range, the Proace City, has arrived in Kellihers Garage, Tralee and our sales team (Niall Sheehan, Jack Watkinson and Tommy Hayes are on hand to discuss this new addition with you. Priced from just €15,038 ex. VAT, the Proace City is a competitive and […]

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Local Chapter Celebrates International Credit Union Day

Local Chapter Celebrates International Credit Union Day

October 16, 2020 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

CREDIT Unions across Kerry and West Limerick joined members around the world to celebrate International Credit Union Day on Thursday, an annual event to commemorate the credit union movement’s impact and achievements. This year’s theme is ‘Inspiring Hope For a Global Community’ reflecting how credit unions around the globe have […]

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Brendan Griffin.

Kerry Businesses Urged To Apply For Apprenticeship Incentivisation Scheme

October 16, 2020 at 10:09 am 1 comment

BUSINESSES in Kerry should apply for the Apprenticeship Incentivisation Scheme which is now being extended until mid-2021, Deputy Government Chief Whip Brendan Griffin TD has said. The Kerry Fine Gael Deputy said: “I am delighted to receive confirmation from the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science […]

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John Fitzgerald with

Sponsored: John Fitzgerald Watchmaker & Jewellers — The Perfect Place For That Special Gift

October 15, 2020 at 4:48 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE it may be only October, it’s time to start thinking of gifts for Christmas. So if it’s something special you have in mind, then be sure to visit John Fitzgerald Watchmaker and Jeweller in The Square. And with a new website — where customers can browse and buy pendants, […]

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Pa Laide CEO, Cara Credit Union and Mark Murphy CEO, Killarney Credit Union

Cara Credit Union Welcomes Current Account Sponsorship Of Ladies Football C’Ship

October 15, 2020 at 3:53 pm Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union and Killarney Credit Union are delighted to announce their Current Account with globally accepted Mastercard® Debit Card as the new sponsors of the LGFA’s All-Ireland Ladies Club Football Championships. This partnership will also sponsor the LGFA’s annual All-Ireland Club 7s blitz day and National Volunteer awards.  This […]

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Fashion Retailer Pamela Scott To Close Tralee Outlet

October 15, 2020 at 12:19 pm 1 comment

FASHION Retailer Pamela Scott is to close its Tralee branch at Abbeycourt. They have announced the closure of 12 of its 24 stores, resulting in the possible loss of 104 jobs. The company cited changes in retail trading, largely as a result of Covid-19, are reasons for the closures. Gift vouchers, […]

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Kerry College Publishes Range Of Courses For Winter/Spring

Kerry College Publishes Range Of Courses For Winter/Spring

October 15, 2020 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY College of Further Education and Training (Kerry College) has published its range of full-time employment focused programmes for Winter/Spring 2020/2021. Over 30 full time courses focused on developing skills and experience for specific roles and sectors will commence in the coming months at the college’s campus at Monavalley, Tralee. […]

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Council Invites Public To Webinar To Launch Kerry’s First Community Broadband Hub

Council Invites Public To Webinar To Launch Kerry’s First Community Broadband Hub

October 14, 2020 at 3:54 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is inviting members of the public to a webinar event on Friday next to mark the launch of the county’s first Community Broadband Hub, delivered under the National Broadband Plan. The first Connect Communities Hub or Broadband Connection Point (BCP) to be launched in Kerry is at […]

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Tralee Chamber CEO Says Budget 2021 Is A Move In The Right Direction

Tralee Chamber CEO Says Budget 2021 Is A Move In The Right Direction

October 14, 2020 at 1:52 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber Alliance has broadly welcomed Budget 2021 as a move in the right direction towards stimulating a recovery in the economy. In a statement issued this afternoon, CEO of Tralee Chamber Alliance, Ken Tobin, said the budget  makes significant progress in addressing many of the needs of the most […]

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Front Row: Marie Healy (wife of the late Lauri Healy), Mary O’ Brien ( Friend of Lauri Healy) , Pa Laide, CEO of Cara Credit Union
 
Back Row: Helen Geary, Tom Lawlor, Suzanne Ennis, Sean Roche, Richard Bono all Cara Credit Union

Cara Credit Union Invites Applications For Community Projects Funding

October 14, 2020 at 11:57 am Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union is welcoming funding applications for community projects through their Lauri Healy Community Sponsorship Awards. 21 community groups and charitable organisations have already benefited from the awards and Sean Roche, the Chairperson of Cara Credit Union’s Community Sponsorship Committee said; “Cara Credit Union is very conscious of our ethos. […]

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The team at Kelliher's Toyota welcome the measures in Budget 2021. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kelliher’s Toyota Welcomes Budget Measures As Hybrids Benefit From Lower Tax

October 14, 2020 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

Sponsored KELLIHER’S Toyota in Tralee have welcome measures in the Budget announced yesterday which will see a number of benefits for people who choose hybrids. Ireland’s new motor tax system announced in yesterday’s budget will see new car buyers who opt for more sustainable vehicles such as hybrid electrics and […]

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Dingle Creativity and Innovation Hub has been awarded €220,000 EU Horizon 2020 funding to enable West Kerry to participate as a Sustainable Innovation Pilot (SIP) for the next three years. This will see the roll-out of  sensor technology to thirty farms to achieve greater carbon, cost and labour efficiency. Increased carbon efficiency will be achieved by extending the grazing season. At the launch were from left, Deirdre de Bhailís, Manager,  Dingle Creativity and Innovation Hub, Dingle Farm Ambassadors, Dinny Galvin, Lispole,  Ronan Sugrue, Baile an Ghoilín, Dingle, Co Kerry, on whose land the technology was launched, and Michael Kelliher, Dingle Peninsula. Photo: Valerie O’Sullivan/ FREE PIC**

Funding Of €220,000 For Dingle Creativity And Innovation Hub For Pilot Scheme

October 13, 2020 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

THE Dingle Creativity and Innovation Hub has been awarded €220,000 EU Horizon 2020 funding to enable West Kerry to participate as a Sustainable Innovation Pilot (SIP) for the next three years. This will see the roll-out of  sensor technology to thirty farms to achieve greater carbon, cost and labour efficiency. Increased […]

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Kerry LEO’s Student Enterprise Awards To Be Delivered Online

Kerry LEO’s Student Enterprise Awards To Be Delivered Online

October 8, 2020 at 1:19 pm Comments are Disabled

STUDENT entrepreneurs across Kerry have begun their journey in this year’s Student Enterprise Programme, with eyes on next year’s National Final. This Kerry Local Enterprise Office run programme will be delivered differently given the current restrictions across the country, and the Final, which will take place on Friday, May 14, […]

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Tom Keane, Head of Marketing, Communications & CSE | IPB Insurance; Aoife Hammond, Manager, Dublin Food Co-op; Deirdre Mortell, CEO, Rethink Ireland. Photo credit Marc O’Sullivan.

Tralee-Based Learn From Leaders Wins Place On Rethink Ireland Programme

October 6, 2020 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE-BASED Learn from Leaders, a not-for-profit created to promote and foster compassionate leadership, has won a place on Rethink Ireland’s Genesis Programme. This is an intensive two-day residential workshop that will focus on building the skills and knowledge needed to develop a sustainable social enterprise and be successful in future […]

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Ballyseedy Home And Garden Is Hiring

October 4, 2020 at 11:46 am Comments are Disabled

Sponsored BALLYSEEDY Home and Garden Centre is hiring. The garden centre industry has experienced a revival as a result of the pandemic with people investing more time and energy in their home and gardens. As well as gardening, there has been a boom in indoor plants as people look to […]

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Sponsored: Thinking Of A Home Revamp? Check Out Gateway2Wood

Sponsored: Thinking Of A Home Revamp? Check Out Gateway2Wood

October 3, 2020 at 12:53 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH winter on the way, we’ll be all spending more time indoors so it’s time to think about making your home as comfortable and welcoming as possible for the coming months. If you’re thinking of revamping your home, then a trip over to Gateway 2Wood is in order as they […]

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Free Online Events Planned For National Women’s Enterprise Day

Free Online Events Planned For National Women’s Enterprise Day

October 1, 2020 at 2:22 pm Comments are Disabled

LOCAL Enterprise Office Kerry has announced the programme of events for ‘National Women’s Enterprise Day’ which takes place on Wednesday, October 14. The Local Enterprise Office initiative, now in its fourteenth year, was launched by An Tánaiste and Minister Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar T.D., and is being funded […]

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Here’s Where Property Was Sold Around Tralee In August

Here’s Where Property Was Sold Around Tralee In August

September 30, 2020 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that August was a very busy month for property sales around Tralee with 21 transactions taking place  fetching a total of €5,592,834. The properties that sold for the most money in one transaction in the Tralee environs […]

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Kerry LEO To Host Online Budget Briefing Webinar

Kerry LEO To Host Online Budget Briefing Webinar

September 24, 2020 at 2:42 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Local Enterprise Office in association with PSC Taxation Services on Thursday, October 15 from 9.30am to 11am. This free online webinar, delivered on Zoom, will summarise the main points arising from the Budget to be announced on Tuesday, October 13. There will be particular emphasis on the tax changes […]

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Campaign Launched To Encourage People To Shop And Spend Local

Campaign Launched To Encourage People To Shop And Spend Local

September 16, 2020 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW campaign is being launched in Kerry this week to encourage people to shop locally and spend locally. The campaign, which is being spearheaded by Kerry County Council and its local partners and stakeholders, will use local media and social media platforms to promote a ‘Shop in Kerry / […]

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Denis Murphy.

Premier Financial Launches Cost-Effective, Online Courses On Redundancy For Employers And Employees

September 14, 2020 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY-BASED, multi-award winning financial services company Premier Financial, have launched a new online educational Redundancy Programme of courses, with modules for both employers and employees in any size or category of workforce. Redundancy isn’t the most pleasant topic to discuss, but unfortunately, in the current economic climate, it is becoming […]

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Call To Establish Full-Time, Tralee-Based IDA Officer To Serve Kerry

Call To Establish Full-Time, Tralee-Based IDA Officer To Serve Kerry

September 9, 2020 at 4:18 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Municipal District councillors are requesting a meeting with the IDA with a view to establishing a full-time officer for the Kerry area. Speaking at the meeting of Tralee MD on Monday, Cllr Jim Finucane (FG) said the recent situation with Borg Warner and Debenhams has highlighted the need to […]

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TLI Group To Expand Due To Involvement In National Broadband Plan

TLI Group To Expand Due To Involvement In National Broadband Plan

September 9, 2020 at 3:28 pm Comments are Disabled

TLI Group based outside Abbeydorney are to grow their telecoms department and recruit for new positions due to their role as a framework deployment partner on the National Broadband Plan, a project which has been underway for seven months now. TLI Group, contracted to National Broadband Ireland (NBI), will commence […]

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Alex Hoffman

Legal Briefs: Implications For Landlords From ‘Student House Parties’

September 2, 2020 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

With third level colleges due to reopen over the coming weeks, Alex Hoffman of Pierse McCarthy Lucey Solicitors takes a look at the recent “Covid Party House” case and considers what it means for landlords…  The case concerned two properties at Connaught Avenue and Highfield Road, both belonging to the […]

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

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

September 1, 2020 at 3:29 pm Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that were 11 properties sold around Tralee, fetching a total of €2,134,240. The property that sold for the most money in one transaction in the Tralee environs in June was for four properties in Manor West for […]

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Emily Brick.

BUSINESS: Tralee-Based Company Athena Analytics Continues To Soar

August 29, 2020 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

ATHENA Analytics, a Tralee-based education technology company has made two major strategic moves for growth in the last six months, a continuation of its meteoric rise in the industry over the past few years. The company, founded by Tralee native Emily Brick in 2017, works with Irish secondary schools by […]

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