Business/Property

Council Reminds Kerry Businesses Applications Open For Restart Grant Plus Scheme

Council Reminds Kerry Businesses Applications Open For Restart Grant Plus Scheme

August 13, 2020 at 11:43 am 0 comments

KERRY County Council is reminding businesses in the county that the Restart Grant Plus Scheme opened for applications this week, with an additional €300m in funding announced for businesses, while the eligibility criteria has also expanded, ensuring that more businesses can avail of the Scheme. The announcement, by the Tánaiste […]

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Paul and Neil Fitzgibbon.

Local Company To Create 60 New Jobs In Kerry And Dublin

August 11, 2020 at 2:16 pm 1 comment

THE Ard Rí group, based just outside Tralee, has announced the creation of 60 new jobs in their Irish operations spread between their base in Dublin and their headquarters in Curraheen. The company, which bucked international Covid19 trends recording one of their busiest sales periods on record, has hired an initial 15 […]

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Alex Hoffman

Legal Briefs: Directors’ Duties In The Context Of COVID-19

August 11, 2020 at 10:31 am 0 comments

As many companies struggle to cope with the challenges and severe financial pressures brought on by COVID-19, Alex Hoffman of Pierse McCarthy Lucey Solicitors takes a look at some recent guidance which may provide some comfort for directors trying to keep the doors open…  COVID-19 has affected almost every business […]

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Healy Rae Calls On Government And NPHET To Take More Imaginative Approach To Pubs Reopening

Healy Rae Calls On Government And NPHET To Take More Imaginative Approach To Pubs Reopening

August 5, 2020 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

DEPUTY Michael Healy Rae and fellow Independent TDs have called for a meeting with the Government and the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) to come up with a more imaginative approach to facilitate rural pubs being able to reopen. Yesterday it was announced that pubs not serving food would remain […]

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

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

August 1, 2020 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that June was obviously a quieter month than usual for sales, but there were still 13 properties sold around Tralee, fetching a total of €1,831,799. The property that sold for the most money in the Tralee environs […]

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Alex Hoffman

Legal Briefs: Drones And The Law

July 31, 2020 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

With drones becoming less expensive and more widely available, Alex Hoffman of Pierse McCarthy Lucey Solicitors gives the legal low-down on this popular aerial technology… According to the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA), there were over 22,000 registered drone owners at the start of March of this year. That figure is […]

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New Inter-Agency Group Established To Promote Employment In Kerry

New Inter-Agency Group Established To Promote Employment In Kerry

July 30, 2020 at 1:37 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW interagency group has been established to promote employment creation and retention in Kerry. The working group is one of the many initiatives in place to help to reboot the Kerry economy and to support businesses through the current economic challenges. The Employment Creation and Retention Working Group has […]

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Significant Increase In New .ie Domains Registered In Kerry This Year

Significant Increase In New .ie Domains Registered In Kerry This Year

July 30, 2020 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

A TOTAL of 716 new .ie domains were registered in Kerry in the first half of 2020 up to June 30, a 17% year-on-year increase, according to new figures released today by IE Domain Registry in its latest .ie Domain Profile Report. There were 6,303 new .ie domain registrations in […]

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Minister Foley Says Govt Will Work With IDA To Help Find Jobs For Borg Warner Employees

Minister Foley Says Govt Will Work With IDA To Help Find Jobs For Borg Warner Employees

July 29, 2020 at 11:46 am 2 comments

MINISTER for Education Norma Foley has expressed her deep regret and disappointment that the BorgWarner factory is to close with the loss of over 200 jobs in her home town and said she is working to ensure workers are offered upskilling and retraining opportunities to secure alternative employment. The company, […]

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Borg Warner To Close Next Year With Loss Of Over 200 Jobs

Borg Warner To Close Next Year With Loss Of Over 200 Jobs

July 28, 2020 at 3:46 pm 1 comment

BorgWarner, which is based in Monavalley, will close at the end of next March with the loss of over 200 jobs. The decision was made due to a drop in demand for products made at the factory and the COVID-19 crisis was not a factor. BorgWarner is a US multinational […]

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Sponsored: TAMS Surge Sees Cultivate Loans From Credit Unions To The Fore

July 28, 2020 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS) II due to close at the end of December 2020, farmers in Kerry, who are planning investment need to apply as soon as possible. Over the last 5 years TAMS grant aid to the value of €204 million has being invested on Irish farms. […]

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Retailers Encouraged To Participate In Webinar This Thursday

Retailers Encouraged To Participate In Webinar This Thursday

July 28, 2020 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

RETAILERS across Kerry are being invited to a one-off online Retail Forum this Thursday, July 30 at 9am. The forum, being hosted by Kerry County Council, the Kerry Chambers and Kerry Local Enterprise Office, is open to all retail business owners in Kerry to input directly into a number of […]

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Chamber Says Speed Is Key When It Comes To Government Stimulus Package

Chamber Says Speed Is Key When It Comes To Government Stimulus Package

July 24, 2020 at 3:06 pm 1 comment

TRALEE Chamber Alliance says speed is key now when it comes to the stimulus package announced by the Government yesterday. Ken Tobin, CE Tralee Chamber said announcements on the July Stimulus are comprehensive, recognise many of the key areas they have lobbied for and will offer some relief provided they are […]

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Sponsored: All The 2’s At Kelliher’s Toyota!

Sponsored: All The 2’s At Kelliher’s Toyota!

July 23, 2020 at 12:55 pm Comments are Disabled

THE team at Kellihers Toyota are delighted to be back up and running and open for business and are holding a one of a kind (well, all the 2’s actually!) sale event across their Toyota Auris range. Over 22 fully serviced and guaranteed Toyota Auris models with, wait for it, […]

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The launch of the 'Gift Card'.

New ‘Gift Card’ Initiative Launched To Support Local Businesses

July 21, 2020 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

THE collective Kerry Chambers and Kerry County Council  have announced a new initiative to support local business. The Kerry Gift Card is being launched to encourage people in Kerry to shop locally and spend locally. The card will be available to the public in the coming weeks and a call […]

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Businesses across Tralee are being invited to join in on a new campaign launched today by the Tralee Chamber Retail Team. Frontline Fridays are to take place each Friday from this week until the end of September, to recognise the significant role the Frontline teams in Kerry have played in supporting our community and health over the past number of months.
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Businesses across Tralee are being invited to join in on a new campaign launched today by the Tralee Chamber Retail Team. Frontline Fridays are to take place each Friday from this week until the end of September, to recognise the significant role the Frontline teams in Kerry have played in supporting our community and health over the past number of months.
Speaking at the launch, Sandra Rusk who Chairs the Retail Team in Tralee Chamber said “Each Friday for the next few months we are inviting businesses across the town to reward the frontline staff in whatever way they wish, whether that’s a free coffee with their lunch, or a special gift with each purchase in a local shop. Its not about the size of the reward, its just about a simple gesture to say Thank You, and to say we appreciate all that you have done”
Ken Tobin of CE of Tralee Chamber said “A number of weeks ago the Sports and Social team in UHK approached us, and wanted to pass on their thanks for the generous support that the businesses of Tralee showed them over the passed few months. Local businesses throughout the town really stepped up with donations, food deliveries and rewards to lift the spirits of the frontline staff in our hospital, and the Sports and Social team wanted us to know that they are forever grateful and also that they wanted to return the t

Chamber Alliance Launches Campaign To Reward Frontline Workers

July 21, 2020 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

BUSINESSES across Tralee are being invited to join in on a new campaign launched on Monday by the Tralee Chamber Retail Team. Frontline Fridays are to take place each Friday from this week until the end of September, to recognise the significant role the Frontline teams in Kerry have played […]

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Aqua Dome To Remain Closed For Rest Of 2020

July 14, 2020 at 9:00 am 1 comment

THE Aqua Dome, has announced that it will remain closed for the remainder of the year and it’s possible that this will continue to be the situation until Easter 2021. The directors of the Aqua Dome considered the recommended regulations to keep staff and customers safe during the Covid 19 […]

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Occupancy Levels In Kerry Holiday Accommodation Businesses Still Low For Summer

Occupancy Levels In Kerry Holiday Accommodation Businesses Still Low For Summer

July 2, 2020 at 1:46 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE is still plenty of holiday accommodation available in Kerry according to a new survey carried out by the Kerry Tourism Industry Federation (KTIF). In a bid to understand the impact Covid-19 is having on the hospitality industry in Kerry, KTIF members were asked to divulge their occupancy levels from […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys Club Seeks New Leaseholder To Run Charlie’s Bar

Kerins O’Rahillys Club Seeks New Leaseholder To Run Charlie’s Bar

July 2, 2020 at 11:45 am Comments are Disabled

THE bar and bistro at Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club will not be reopening this month until a new leaseholder is found. Mike O’Connor had been running Charlie’s Bar since early 2018 but will not be returning to the club bar, bistro and function room. In a statement on the Kerins […]

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Alex Hoffman

Top Tralee Legal Firm Appoints New Partner

July 2, 2020 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

PROMINENT Tralee legal firm, Pierse McCarthy Lucey LLP Solicitors, are pleased to announce the recent promotion of Alex Hoffman as a partner in the firm, which is situated on Ashe Street. Alex joined the firm in September 2018, having previously trained and worked with P.J. O’Driscoll & Sons, Solicitors in […]

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AIB Reveals Kerry Consumers Spending Habits During COVID-19 Crisis

AIB Reveals Kerry Consumers Spending Habits During COVID-19 Crisis

July 1, 2020 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

FRIDAY, June 12 was the busiest day for shopping in Kerry as stores reopened after lockdown according to data released by AIB today. The data has been compiled from over one million AIB debit and credit card transactions between 18th May and 14th June, and has been anonymised and aggregated. […]

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Over €2.1m Worth Of Residential Property Sold Around Tralee In May

Over €2.1m Worth Of Residential Property Sold Around Tralee In May

July 1, 2020 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that May was obviously a quieter month than usual for sales, but there were still 12 properties sold around Tralee, fetching a total of €2,120,500. The property that sold for the most money in the Tralee  environs […]

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Graham Fitzgerald General Manager, Dingle Skellig Hotel accepts the Irish Family Hotel of the Year Award from Shane Smith, Director, Irish Hotel Awards.

Dingle Skellig Hotel Receives Its ‘Family Hotel Of The Year’ Award

June 25, 2020 at 8:59 am Comments are Disabled

THE reopening plans at the Dingle Skellig Hotel were given a boost this week with the special delivery from the Irish Hotel Awards. The Hotel, which reopens on Friday, July 3, was awarded overall Irish Family Hotel of the Year 2020 and also won a prestigious Great Place to Stay […]

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Voucher are being distributed all over the county this week.

‘Staycation’ Vouchers Worth €100 Being Distributed All Over Kerry This Week

June 23, 2020 at 4:57 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Tourism Industry Federation together with Kerry County Council are inviting the people of Kerry to staycate in the Kingdom and give their home county’s tourism industry a vital shot in the arm. To add to the appeal of a Kerry staycation, 56,000 households throughout the kingdom will receive €100 […]

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Pictured earlier this year are representatives of St. Mary of Angels, Castleisland Day Care Centre, Enable Ireland Kerry Children’s Service, RNLI Fenit Lifeboat Station, Deel Animal Action Group, Muckross Community Association and Cahir National School.

Kerry Charities And Organisations Benefit From Aldi Donations

June 22, 2020 at 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

A TOTAL of seven Kerry charities and community bodies have received donations as part of Aldi’s Community Grants Programme across the last 12 months. The programme has seen Aldi donate a total of €3,500 to charities across Kerry who provide vital services and make a huge difference within their community. […]

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Garry Murphy and Jason Sinnott of Charge-It.

Tralee-Based Business Charge It Receives All-Star Accreditation

June 20, 2020 at 12:30 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE-based business has achieved a quality mark signifying it meets the highest standards of service and trust. Charge It Ltd, run by Jason Sinnott from Tralee and Garry Murphy from Milltown, was awarded the coveted All-Ireland Business All-Star accreditation at a virtual ceremony on May 29 last. Receiving the […]

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Council Submits Proposal For Government Funding For Development Of Tralee

Council Submits Proposal For Government Funding For Development Of Tralee

June 17, 2020 at 3:46 pm 2 comments

KERRY County Council has submitted the project proposal ‘Positioning Tralee as a Regional Economic Driver and Destination Town’ to the Urban Regeneration and Development Fund (URDF). The Council’s long-term vision for Tralee is to enhance its position as a driver of county and regional prosperity through a regeneration programme that […]

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Repro Free FREE Use of images : Pictured in Tralee were : Colm McEvoy CEO Kerry ETB , President of the Kerry Branch of the Irish Hotels Federation, Bernadette Randles , Mayor of Kerry Niall Kelliher ,  Kerry Tourism Industry Federation Patrick O’Donoghue and Chief Executive of Kerry County Council, Moira Murrell ,    
 ‘SAFE DESTINATION’ BADGE TO REASSURE CUSTOMERS AND VISITORS
ALMOST 3,000 STAFF PARTICIPATE IN BESPOKE SAFETY TRAINING IN KERRY
New #SafeDestinationKerry marketing campaign

Visitors returning to Kerry as the COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease can be assured that it is a safe destination to visit and stay thanks to a new Safe Destination Programme which involves the training of thousands of staff in the retail and hospitality industries in best practice cleaning protocols. 
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Monday, 15 June 2020
‘SAFE DESTINATION’ BADGE TO REASSURE CUSTOMERS AND VISITORS
ALMOST 3,000 STAFF PARTICIPATE IN BESPOKE SAFETY TRAINING IN KERRY
New #SafeDestinationKerry marketing campaign

Visitors returning to Kerry as the COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease can be assured that it is a safe destination to visit and stay thanks to a new Safe Destination Programme which involves the training of thousands of staff in the retail and hospitality industries in best practice cleaning protocols. 
The ‘Safe Destination Kerry’ Programme, in association with Kerry County Council, Kerry Education and Training Board, the Kerry Branch of the Irish Hotels Federation, and the Kerry Tourism Industry Federation has today published details of a new ‘Safe Destination’ Badge which will be displayed in premises where staff have undergone specialised training on cleanliness, hygiene and customer interaction in the

Businesses Encouraged To Get Their ‘Safe Destination’ Badge

June 15, 2020 at 1:52 pm Comments are Disabled

VISITORS returning to Kerry as the COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease can be assured that it is a safe destination to visit and stay thanks to a new Safe Destination Programme which involves the training of thousands of staff in the retail and hospitality industries in best practice cleaning protocols. […]

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Paul Fitzgibbon and Neil Fitzgibbon of Ard Rí Marble Group.

Tralee Businessmen Shortlisted For Entrepreneur Of The Year Award

June 15, 2020 at 1:36 pm Comments are Disabled

THE 24 finalists of the 2020 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Ireland programme have been revealed and one of those shortlisted is from Tralee. Entrepreneurs Paul and Neil Fitzgibbon of Ard Rí Marble Group will hope to follow in the footsteps of well-known Kerry businessman Edmond Harty of Dairymaster, who […]

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Survey Shows Tralee People Have Pride In Their Town

Survey Shows Tralee People Have Pride In Their Town

June 12, 2020 at 5:33 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE people are very proud of their town and would be willing to speak up for the town on social media, according to the latest results from the ‘Let’s Talk About Town’ survey. Part Three of the results of the survey conducted by Tralee Chamber Alliance concentrated on ‘Pride and […]

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