Business/Property

Kerry Chocolatier Is Finalist In National Enterprise Awards

Kerry Chocolatier Is Finalist In National Enterprise Awards

January 20, 2021 at 10:51 am 0 comments

LORGE Chocolatier, has been announced as a finalist for this year’s National Enterprise Awards.  The awards, an initiative of the Local Enterprise Offices, will take place virtually on February 11. Lorge Chocolatier was selected to represent Local Enterprise Office Kerry at the awards and will compete against 29 other finalists […]

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New Car Sales In Kerry Fell By Over 16% Last Year

New Car Sales In Kerry Fell By Over 16% Last Year

January 5, 2021 at 11:50 am Comments are Disabled

THE overall number of new car registrations in Kerry last year was down 16.28% compared to 2019. Figures from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry show there were 1,934 new cars sold last year, compared to 2,310 the previous year. It also showed sales of diesel and petrol engine […]

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Kerry Speakers Lined Up For STEM South West 2021

Kerry Speakers Lined Up For STEM South West 2021

January 5, 2021 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

TWO stalwarts of Kerry’s Science Technology Engineering & Maths industry will kick off 2021 with the first STEM event of the year. Maeve Townsend, acting programme manager with KerrySciTech, a not-for-profit organization established to connect, promote, influence and develop Kerry’s science, technology and engineering ecosystem and Dr. Julie Behan, research […]

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New Store To Open In Manor West Retail Park By Summer

New Store To Open In Manor West Retail Park By Summer

January 4, 2021 at 3:19 pm 4 comments

MANOR West Retail Park is set to have a new tenant by June with the creation of 12 full-time jobs. Danish retail company JYSK is to open its third Irish store to date in Tralee at Unit 5 Manor West Retail Park in Tralee. Staff recruitment is already underway. Founded […]

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Here’s Where Residential Property Was Sold In The Tralee Area In November

Here’s Where Residential Property Was Sold In The Tralee Area In November

January 3, 2021 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that November was another busy month for property sales around Tralee with 27 transactions taking place fetching a total of €4,233,653. The properties that sold for the most money in one transaction in the Tralee environs in […]

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The festive lighting at Ballygarry House Hotel is always special.

Sponsored: Give The Gift Of Ballygarry House This Christmas

December 18, 2020 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

CHRISTMAS is always a special time of year — even in these difficult times — and a visit to Ballygarry House Hotel only enhances the festive spirit. The sight that greets you when driving towards the hotel grounds at night is a heartwarming and inviting one, with the spectacular and […]

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Sponsored: Trust Atlantic Oils To Keep You Warm This Winter

Sponsored: Trust Atlantic Oils To Keep You Warm This Winter

December 17, 2020 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

SINCE the establishment of this family run home grown business, Atlantic Oils has provided excellent service and oil products of the highest standards to all its customers whether they be domestic, agricultural, commercial, industrial or marine. Atlantic Oils services the needs of its Kerry customer base through its three local […]

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Ethan Ward, Philip Tracey and Conor Flaherty who are testing their app in Yummy Cafe on Dominick Street.

CBS Students Test Their Contact Tracing App In Local Business

December 16, 2020 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

CBS The Green students have been trialling a Contact Tracing app they have created in a local cafe/restaurant as part of their entry in the Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition competition for 2021. Yummy Cafe gave permission to First Year students Conor Flaherty, Ethan Ward and Philip Tracey to trial QR Code […]

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Liam Cronin, CEO of RDI Hub Kerry with Reidín O Connor, Community Manager and Fionnuala O Callaghan, Operations Manager in RDI Hub.

RDI Hub Kerry Partners Up To Manage €17m NDRC Contract

December 16, 2020 at 8:46 am Comments are Disabled

RDI Hub Kerry, based in Killorglin, has been announced by the Government as one of four hubs awarded the €17m contract to manage the NDRC (National Digital Research Centre) over the next five years. RDI Kerry and partners Dogpatch Labs Dublin, Portershed Galway and Republic of Work Cork, will deliver […]

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Sponsored: Give The Gift Of Luxury At The Rose Hotel

Sponsored: Give The Gift Of Luxury At The Rose Hotel

December 13, 2020 at 11:48 am Comments are Disabled

GIVE the gift of luxury this Christmas with a gift card or e-voucher from a fabulous hotel in Tralee. This Christmas, give someone you love a chance to experience delicious food, indulgence and relaxation with a monetary or experiential voucher from The Rose Hotel. With overnight stays, afternoon tea, Sunday […]

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Megan Bambury from Listowel.

Megan Encourages Graduates To Become Jameson Ambassadors

December 12, 2020 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

IRISH Distillers is looking for Kerry graduates to join the 2021/22 Jameson International Graduate Programme. Successful graduates will have the opportunity to work as a Jameson Brand Ambassador with a world-renowned Irish whiskey brand, avail of a world-class training and development programme, with extensive career progression opportunities and work in […]

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Bernadette Randles.

Occupancy Levels For Hotels And Guesthouses In South-West At 21% For December

December 12, 2020 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

THE latest industry survey from the Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) reveals that hotel and guesthouses are reporting occupancy levels of just 22% nationally for December, as bookings plunge compared to December 2019. Chair of the IHF Kerry branch, Bernadette Randles says that occupancy levels are expected to be 21% in the […]

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Tralee Sports/Leisure Facilities To Receive Funding

Tralee Sports/Leisure Facilities To Receive Funding

December 9, 2020 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

FIVE Tralee sports and leisure facilities were among those to benefit from grants as part of a €2.5 million funding package for swimming pool operators across the country. The funds were confirmed yesterday by Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin, and Minister of State for Sport […]

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Murphys Ice Cream To Create 15 Jobs With Support From Údarás na Gaeltachta

Murphys Ice Cream To Create 15 Jobs With Support From Údarás na Gaeltachta

December 9, 2020 at 8:59 am Comments are Disabled

FUNDING from Údarás na Gaeltachta will help Murphy’s Ice Cream in Corca Dhuibhne develop new products and create 15 new jobs in the next five years. As part of the proposed development by the company a new premises will be redeveloped for the project at Páirc Ghnó Bhaile na Buaile […]

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Sponsored: The Essential Gift Guide For Ladies And Gents Watches From John Fitzgerald Jewellers

Sponsored: The Essential Gift Guide For Ladies And Gents Watches From John Fitzgerald Jewellers

December 8, 2020 at 2:30 pm Comments are Disabled

With Christmas just around the corner, John Fitzgerald Jewellers has the essential Ladies & Gent’s Watch Gift Guide… Although, we have spent a lot of time at home, keeping our distance with very few chances to get dressed up, this Christmas we want to gift you the feel-good factor that […]

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Sean Scally of Enable Ireland Kerry Services with Manor West Retail Park Manager Derek Rusk at the announcement of them as charity partner. Photo: Domnick Walsh

Manor West Retail Park Announces Enable Ireland Kerry As Christmas Charity Partner

December 8, 2020 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER a year like no other, the team at Manor West Retail Park are determined to continue as much of their Christmas traditions right through the festive period. While the Christmas choirs and festive food and craft fairs might not be possible, one thing that was really important not to […]

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Mark Hussey, Chief Operations Officer Cara Credit Union & Kate Walsh, Assistant Officer Members Services Centre Cara Credit Union

Cara Credit Union Launches Additions To Current Account

December 8, 2020 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union has announced an enhancement to their Current Account service with the introduction of Google Pay and Fitbit Pay. “Our Current Account members can now add their Debit Card to Google Pay and Fitbit Pay digital wallets, making it easier for those preferring to use their mobile phone […]

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Kerry Convention Bureau To Host ‘Very Kerry Christmas Event’

Kerry Convention Bureau To Host ‘Very Kerry Christmas Event’

December 3, 2020 at 5:32 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Convention Bureau (KCB) is looking ahead to better times for all their members in 2021, following an exceptionally challenging year, which saw dramatic collapse of the MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences and events) business tourism and wider hospitality sector, due to the global pandemic. But as they bid a […]

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Slight Rise In New Cars Sold In Kerry Last Month Compared To November 2019

Slight Rise In New Cars Sold In Kerry Last Month Compared To November 2019

December 2, 2020 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

THE number of new car registrations in Kerry last month was up slightly compared to November 2019. Figures from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry show there were eight new cars sold in November, compared to six in the same month last year. So far this year, 1,932 new […]

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An Culu near Kenmare.

PHOTOS: Castle Near Kenmare Sells For €4.5m

December 2, 2020 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

A LUXURY castle in Kerry has sold for €4.5 million. ‘An Culu’ is a 9,000 square foot property on 4.5 acres of land on the edge of Kenmare Bay, just under 10km from Kenmare town. It was renovated by UK businessman, Kevin Reardan, in the late 1990s and according to […]

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Tralee-Based Company Takes On Virtual Challenge For SVP Kerry

Tralee-Based Company Takes On Virtual Challenge For SVP Kerry

December 1, 2020 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE-BASED company ViClarity has kicked off their annual charity fundraiser in aid of Society of St Vincent de Paul Kerry. The charity event called “Rock’n Around The West With ViClarity” will see the ViClarity team take part in a virtual running/walking tour of the West along the Wild Atlantic Way. […]

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October Was A Busy Month For Residential Property Sales Around Tralee

October Was A Busy Month For Residential Property Sales Around Tralee

December 1, 2020 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that October was a very busy month for property sales around Tralee with 29 transactions taking place fetching a total of €4,771,000. The properties that sold for the most money in one transaction in the Tralee environs […]

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Adding some Christmas Sparkle. Derek Rusk, Centre Manager, Manor West Retail Park and Shopping Centre was joined by Ruth O'Sullivan. Group General Manager Manor West & The Ashe Hotel , Teresa Kennedy . FRONT L/R : Katie Tobin Walsh and Sean Scally Enable Ireland  as they added the finishing touches to Manor West’s Christmas decorations.
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Manor West Planning For A Safe And Relaxing Shopping Experience This Christmas

November 26, 2020 at 1:54 pm Comments are Disabled

IF, as expected, retail outlets will open up fully next week, the message is Manor West Retail Park is ready. Like so many retail businesses in Kerry, it’s been extremely challenging for the over 650 people working in Manor West Retail Park, and a major focus for Centre Manager Derek […]

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HQ Tralee And Listowel Affiliated To Newly Formed Network

HQ Tralee And Listowel Affiliated To Newly Formed Network

November 24, 2020 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

HAPPEN, a network of co-working spaces in the Midwest region, was launched last week with HQ Tralee and Listowel affiliated to the newly formed group. The network, facilitated by Innovate Limerick and the Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) in Clare, Limerick, and Tipperary, comprises both public and private co-working spaces across […]

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Local Enterprise Centres To Receive Government Funding

Local Enterprise Centres To Receive Government Funding

November 20, 2020 at 3:43 pm Comments are Disabled

THE HQ Coworking Space Ltd. and the Kerry Innovation Centre CLG / Tom Crean Business Centre will both receive grants under Enterprise Ireland’s Enterprise Centres Fund. In all, seven Enterprise Centres around the county will receive €557,000 in total. Eligible enterprise centres could apply for funding of a minimum of €10,000 and […]

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Survey To Help Find Ways To Provide Opportunities For Retailers In Tralee

Survey To Help Find Ways To Provide Opportunities For Retailers In Tralee

November 19, 2020 at 2:14 pm 1 comment

RESEARCH has been ongoing in Tralee for the past number of months by IT Tralee students as part of a project undertaken for Tralee Chamber to support retailers in Tralee. Following detailed work undertaken earlier this year as part of the ‘Lets Talk About Town’ surveys, Tralee Chamber and a […]

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Kerry College Offers Free Programme On Sanitation And Sterilisation In Beauty Salons And Spas

Kerry College Offers Free Programme On Sanitation And Sterilisation In Beauty Salons And Spas

November 19, 2020 at 9:13 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY College of Further Education and Training (Kerry College) has announced a new fee-free and fully funded skills development programme focused on sterilisation and sanitation for the Beauty Therapy and Spa industry. Given the ongoing pressures on this sector due to COVID-19, Kerry College and CIDESCO International felt that schools, […]

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Sponsored: John Fitzgerald Jewellers’ Christmas Gift Guide For Her

November 18, 2020 at 9:19 am Comments are Disabled

Christmas will be here before you know it, so it’s time to select those wonderful Christmas presents for loved ones. John Fitzgerald Jewellers in The Square, Tralee, will see you right with this selection of gifts for her, available instore for collection and online… Buying a meaningful gift for a […]

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Kerry Airport

Some Staff At Kerry Airport To Be Placed On Temporary Layoff

November 6, 2020 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Airport Ireland management have advised staff that, to augment the financial losses associated with the downturn due to Covid-19, 25 employees will be placed on temporary layoff from Monday, November 16. The Airport will remain open throughout and beyond the current Level 5 restrictions to service the Kerry-Dublin PSO […]

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IT Tralee And Skillnet Networks Launch Retail Management Programme

IT Tralee And Skillnet Networks Launch Retail Management Programme

November 6, 2020 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

INSTITUTE of Technology Tralee in partnership with the Skillnet Networks have launched a new retail management programme. The programme is tailored to the specific needs of the local retail sector.  It was designed by staff at IT Tralee in close consultation with significant players in the retail sector and with […]

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