Business/Property

Legal Briefs: Growth In Take-Up Of Office And Retail Space To Continue Into 2019

Legal Briefs: Growth In Take-Up Of Office And Retail Space To Continue Into 2019

October 19, 2018 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Alex Hoffman, the newly appointed Associate Solicitor at Pierse McCarthy Lucey Solicitors, Ashe Street Tralee, says that as the economy recovers and the regional commercial property market gets back to its feet, take-up of office and retail space in urban areas is expected to continue into 2019 and beyond. Here […]

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Grace O'Donnell, Catherine White and Mary Griffin at the Connect Kerry Business Breakfast at Croí Restaurant to celebrate National Women's Enterprise Day. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Connect Kerry Breakfast To Mark Women’s Enterprise Day

October 18, 2018 at 4:28 pm 0 comments

A SPECIAL event was held on Thursday morning to mark National Women’s Enterprise Day at Croí Restaurant. Organised by Connect Kerry’s Margaret Kissane, the event consisted of a delicious breakfast, followed by a number of guest speakers. They included Dr Mary McCaffrey who spoke on the topic of ‘Healthy Body, […]

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SPONSORED: The Nail Bar @ Leahy’s Pharmacy Oakpark To Launch This Week

October 16, 2018 at 7:43 pm 0 comments

LEAHY’S Pharmacy in Oakpark will be very busy on Thursday evening for a special customer evening for the official launch their new nail bar. Owner of Leahys Pharmacy Oakpark, Claire (Cronin) Kelly, has organised a very special night which will bring Tralee’s own beauty guru Mary O’Donnell to the pharmacy […]

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Here’s What An Taisce Said About Tralee In IBAL Report

October 15, 2018 at 12:10 pm 0 comments

TRALEE was placed 34th out of 40 towns / cities surveyed in the latest Irish Businesses Against Litter report announced today. The town failed to improve on its ‘moderately littered’ status from 2017 and the An Taisce judges who carried out the survey during the summer had a lot to […]

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Tralee Deemed ‘Moderately Littered’ In Latest IBAL Survey

Tralee Deemed ‘Moderately Littered’ In Latest IBAL Survey

October 15, 2018 at 10:49 am 1 comment

TRALEE has been found to be ‘moderately littered’ in the latest survey of litter levels by Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL). The survey has seen Tralee ranked 34th out of 40 towns and city areas visited over the summer. The town was ranked 31st in the final 2017 table released in […]

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Law Advice: Looking At The Business Side Of The Budget

Law Advice: Looking At The Business Side Of The Budget

October 12, 2018 at 12:12 pm Comments are Disabled

In  a new weekly column, Alex Hoffman, the newly appointed Associate Solicitor at Pierse McCarthy Lucey Solicitors, Ashe Street Tralee, says it’s “steady as she goes” as Minister for Public Expenditure, Paschal Donohoe unveils a cautious and subdued budget package… The headline provisions had all been well flagged and, unlike […]

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Members of the Prosper Kerry Dublin Working Group with Martin Shanahan, IDA. Pictured left to right are; Edel Fitzgerald, Stephen Fuller, Eamonn Sayers, Martin Shanahan, IDA; Mark Kenneally, Julianne O’Leary, John McElligott, Keelin Kissane and Martyn Rosney

Kerry Natives Meet Up In Dublin For ‘Prosper Kerry’ Event

October 12, 2018 at 11:36 am Comments are Disabled

ANOTHER Prosper Kerry event was held in the Guinness Enterprise Centre in Dublin on Wednesday, October 10th. Almost 100 Kerry people working in Dublin gathered to hear from Abbeydorney native Martin Shanahan, CEO of IDA Ireland about his career to date and the work the IDA is doing to attract […]

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New Appointment At Tralee Legal Firm Pierse McCarthy Lucey Solicitors

New Appointment At Tralee Legal Firm Pierse McCarthy Lucey Solicitors

October 11, 2018 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

PIERSE McCarthy Lucey Solicitors are pleased to announce the recent appointment of the experienced solicitor Alex Hoffman as an associate to the firm which is situated on Ashe Street, Tralee. Originally from Annascaul, Alex graduated from the University of Limerick in 2003 with a Bachelor of Laws in Law & […]

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Minister Paschal Donohue.

Chamber Criticises ‘Reckless’ VAT Increase For Hospitality Industry

October 9, 2018 at 2:52 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber Alliance has slammed the decision to increase the VAT on the hospitality industry. Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohue, delivered his budget speech in the Dáil this afternoon and outlined the increase in VAT, which will have repercussions in Kerry where one in five workers are employed in the […]

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

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

October 4, 2018 at 9:58 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 sales with 35 properties changing hands around Tralee, fetching a total of €5,637,640. The property that sold for the most in the Tralee environs in August was a house […]

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Darragh Long and Paul Mulvihill of AIB, Louis Byrne of SPAR Caherslee and Oakpark, Colin Boyle of The Ashe Hotel, Regional Manager of AIB Sean Healy and John O'Connor of Prestige Foods Listowel at the AIB 'Planning For Your Future' event at The Ashe Hotel on Tuesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

BUSINESS: Economy And Brexit In Focus At AIB ‘Planning For The Future’ Event

October 3, 2018 at 10:09 am 1 comment

AIB Tralee held an event at The Ashe Hotel last night where the focus was on the Irish and international economy and planning for the future as Brexit looms. Speakers at the ‘Planning For The Future’ talk were Chief Economist with Irish Life, Lennie McLoughlin and AIB Tralee’s Customer Financial […]

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Alan Griffin has recently opened a new showroom at Weekend Superstore at Lower Clash Industrial Estate.

SPONSORED: For Wooden Flooring, Sliding Wardrobes And More, Visit Alan’s Showroom

October 3, 2018 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re moving into a new home or deciding on refurbishing, then a trip to a new showroom up in Lower Clash Industrial Estate is a must. Alan Griffin who owns the Weekend Superstore, has years of experience in the construction and carpentry industry and now he can show you […]

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Decrease In New Car Sales In September Compared To Same Month In 2017

Decrease In New Car Sales In September Compared To Same Month In 2017

October 1, 2018 at 4:13 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were 59 new car sales in Kerry in September, an decrease on the same month last year according to the latest official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI). This was an decrease of 28, or around a third, on the figure of 87 from September 2017. So […]

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Ken Tobin and Tom O'Leary of HQ Tralee with Tracy Keogh, Community Manager at Bank of Ireland at the Grow Remote Conference at The Rose Hotel on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Shows Companies It’s Ideal For Remote Working

September 30, 2018 at 3:04 pm Comments are Disabled

THE inaugural ‘Grow Remote’ conference was held at The Rose Hotel in Tralee on Friday. Delegates from Adadoo, Shopify, Nearform and others were present  to discuss remote-working opportunities in Ireland. The conference aimed to promote the benefits of remote working for businesses, for workers and the communities they live in. Ken Tobin […]

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Budget And Brexit Breakfast Event At Ballygarry

Budget And Brexit Breakfast Event At Ballygarry

September 29, 2018 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council Local Enterprise Office in association with Peevers Slye Cotter (PSC Taxation Services) will present a Budget 2019 & BREXIT Breakfast Briefing in Ballygarry House Hotel, Tralee on Thursday, October 11 from 8.30am to 10.30am. Better hurry though because places are almost gone. The briefing will summarise the main points arising from the Budget announced […]

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Tralee Properties Bought And Up For Sale At BidX1 Auctions

Tralee Properties Bought And Up For Sale At BidX1 Auctions

September 28, 2018 at 9:21 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were three Tralee area properties sold at the BidX1 online auction last week, while the next one in two weeks time sees one house locally up for sale. A semi detached three bedroom house at 72 Rahoonane in Tralee has a reserve not to exceed €70,000. It extends to […]

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Kerry's architectural heritage will be the focus of the inaugural Architecture Kerry festival which takes place from the 28th to 30th September. The event will feature talks, free guided tours, exhibitions, workshops and family events all around the county. Pictured at the launch in Ballonagh Convent Chapel are from left Barbara Carey, Carey Architects, Mike Scannell, Director of Services, Kerry County Council, Victoria McCarthy, Architectural Conservation Officer, Kerry County Council, Norma Foley, Cathaoirleach, Kerry County Council, Cormac Kane, Kane Williams Architects and Kate Kennelly, Creative Ireland Coordinator in Kerry. Pic: Pauline Dennigan

Free Public Tours And Exhibitions In Tralee For ‘Architecture Kerry’ Festival This Weekend

September 28, 2018 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY’S architectural heritage will be the focus of the inaugural Architecture Kerry festival this weekend and Tralee venues will host events and tours of buildings. The event, which will showcase and celebrate the best of the county’s architectural heritage, will take place from Friday to Sunday and will feature talks, […]

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Fantastic Line-Up Of Speakers For Horan’s Healthstores Health & Wellness Fest

Fantastic Line-Up Of Speakers For Horan’s Healthstores Health & Wellness Fest

September 27, 2018 at 12:32 pm Comments are Disabled

HORAN’S Healthstores are delighted to announce that they will be holding their premiere Health & Wellness Fest on Saturday the 6th & Sunday the 7th of October at Manor West Hotel Tralee from 10am until 6pm each day. Horan’s Healthstores currently have 14 Health stores in the Munster region.  “Having […]

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Garry O'Donnell won 'Pub Personality of the Year' at the Irish Pub Of The Year Awards for the South-West Region last night.

Garry O’Donnell Wins ‘Pub Personality Of The Year’ Award

September 26, 2018 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

THE Irish Bar of the Year awards for the South West regional took place last night and a Tralee man won a top prize. Garry O’Donnell from Baily’s Corner on Castle Street was voted ‘Pub personality of the year’ for the South West Region at the awards held in Bobby Byrne’s […]

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Launching the upcoming event for National Women's Enterprise Day were Fiona Leahy, Business Advisor, Kerry Local Enterprise Office and Joan Walsh, Partnership International and ambassador for National Women’s Enterprise Day in the south west region.

Kerry’s Businesswomen Urged To Attend National Women’s Enterprise Day Event

September 24, 2018 at 4:38 pm 1 comment

KERRY Local Enterprise Office is encouraging more women to go from ‘local to global’ with their businesses by attending a joint event in Cork city with 150 female entrepreneurs expected to attend. Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, T.D., has launched the national programme of events for National […]

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Aidan O'Mahony and Michael Healy Rae at the cook-off on Sunday as part of the Tralee Food Festival. Also included is chef Karl Naughton, Elaine Kinsella of Radio Kerry, celebrity chef Gary O'Hanlon and chef Aidan O'Shea. Photo by Dermot Crean

New Food And Music Event Planned For Tralee Next June

September 24, 2018 at 12:37 pm Comments are Disabled

PLANS are evolving for a new festival-type event in Tralee next June with an emphasis on music and food, while the annual Food Festival will take place again in September. The news comes after the best Tralee Food Festival to date concluded yesterday with a  Family Fun Day in the Bank […]

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Kieran and Mary O'Shea, O'Sheas Gala with with their B.E.S.T Award for Excellence in Retail with Colin McTaggart Retail Operations Executive, Gala Retail.

PHOTOS: Tralee Gala Stores Receive Awards For Excellence In Retail

September 19, 2018 at 1:00 pm Comments are Disabled

THREE Gala convenience stores from Tralee and another in Moyvane, have been awarded the Gala B.E.S.T Award for excellence in retail at the 2018 Gala Annual Conference and B.E.S.T Awards, which took place last week at The Killashee Hotel in Naas, Co. Kildare. The B.E.S.T. Award is granted to outstanding […]

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Bluebird Care Recruiting For 20 Jobs With Open Day At Tralee Office

Bluebird Care Recruiting For 20 Jobs With Open Day At Tralee Office

September 13, 2018 at 4:08 pm Comments are Disabled

BLUEBIRD Care in Tralee is holding an open day next week to recruit people for 20 new jobs in Kerry. The homecare provider announced last week it was creating 450 jobs nationally across its 26 offices. Staff will be needed nationwide after they secured tenders to provide care in all nine […]

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Aras an Phobail.

Successful Employment Programme For Women In Kerry Looking For New Recruits

September 13, 2018 at 3:14 pm Comments are Disabled

AN exciting, new three-year employment programme for women in Kerry, supported by NEWKD is looking for new recruits and will host a free information session next week. The Moving On programme offers women free training, support and links with employers and while it only began last September, it is going […]

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IT Tralee To Host Careers Fair This Month

IT Tralee To Host Careers Fair This Month

September 13, 2018 at 12:36 pm Comments are Disabled

PROSPECTIVE employers will make their way to Institute of Technology Tralee for their annual Careers Fair taking take place on Wednesday, September 26 in the North Campus’ BIT building from 10am to 2pm. Graduates, students and job seekers from Kerry are urged to attend and connect in-person with potential employers in […]

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Pictured - Derek Rusk, Manager of Manor West Retail Park with Aisling Enright from Tralee and Seoidin Long from Tralee at last year’s Wellness on your Doorstep event.

‘Wellness On Your Doorstep’ Returns To Manor West Shopping Centre

September 12, 2018 at 7:12 pm Comments are Disabled

MANOR West Shopping Centre and Retail Park will host its annual ‘Wellness on Your Doorstep’ exhibition on Saturday, September 22nd from 12pm to 5pm. The event will provide information to the local community and visitors to Manor West about organisations, clubs and services which are right on their doorstep in […]

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New Guide To Possible Film Locations In Kerry To Be Launched

New Guide To Possible Film Locations In Kerry To Be Launched

September 12, 2018 at 4:45 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY ETB will be the venue for the launch of an interactive guide to list locations in Kerry to attract filmmakers to shoot here. Kevin Mulcahy and Ed O’Connor completed a Broadcast Production Course at the National Digital Skills Centre and are behind ‘The Kerry Film Location Guide’. The digital […]

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Tralee To Host First ‘Grow Remote’ Conference This Month

Tralee To Host First ‘Grow Remote’ Conference This Month

September 12, 2018 at 2:06 pm 3 comments

TRALEE received a boost this week with the news it has been chosen to host a conference where speakers will discuss remote-working opportunities in Ireland. The town saw off competition from 40 towns and villages to host the conference which will be attended by 20 speakers and 150 delegates from […]

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Peter O’Rourke, CEO, Peter Mark and Averil Power, CEO of Irish Cancer Society looking forward to the PeterMarkathon next month.

Peter Mark Tralee To Raise Funds For Irish Cancer Society

September 11, 2018 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

THE ‘Petermarkathon’ is coming back to the Tralee salon. The annual fundraiser by Ireland’s largest hairdressing group takes place from October 26 – 28  in salons across the country including the one in Abbeycourt. This year the Peter Mark team will be raising vital funds for the Irish Cancer Society […]

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The Brogue Wins Munster Carvery Pub Of The Year Again

The Brogue Wins Munster Carvery Pub Of The Year Again

September 10, 2018 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

KIRBY’S Brogue Inn has once again won the annual Knorr Great Carvery Pub of the Year competition for the Munster region. The Rock Street hostelry was one of three pubs shortlisted for the Munster final of the competition and will now go forward to Great Carvery Pub of the Year […]

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