Business/Property

20 Jobs To Be Created At New James Whelan Butchers Store In Tralee

20 Jobs To Be Created At New James Whelan Butchers Store In Tralee

April 20, 2021 at 4:08 pm 0 comments

JAMES Whelan Butchers has just announced that it will be opening a new shop in Tralee, creating up to 20 new jobs. The family-run butchers’ newest shop is part of the redevelopment of Dunnes Stores, North Circular Road in Tralee which will include a state of the art Food Hall. […]

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New Facility At Agritech Centre Of Excellence In MTU Showcased

New Facility At Agritech Centre Of Excellence In MTU Showcased

April 20, 2021 at 1:33 pm 0 comments

IRELAND’S premier virtual, augmented and mixed reality suite at the Agritech Centre Of Excellence (ACE), hosted a virtual showcase of its facilities based on the Kerry Campus of Munster Technological University on Monday. Funded by Enterprise Ireland, Kerry County Council, as well as industry partners Dairymaster, McHale Engineering and Abbey […]

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Kerry Airport

Kerry Airport Allocated Over €1.7m In State Funding

April 19, 2021 at 11:24 am 0 comments

MINISTER of State at the Department of Transport, Hildegarde Naughton T.D., has announced the allocation of over €1.7m for Kerry Airport under the Regional Airports Programme 2021-2025. In all, over €11 million in exchequer funding has been allocated to regional airports. Almost €4.8 million has been allocated to the airports […]

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Sponsored: Ballyseedy Home And Garden Are Hiring

April 17, 2021 at 10:48 am 0 comments

BALLYSEEDY Home and Garden are hiring for lots of full and part-time roles in anticipation of a busy staycation summer and to support new business units that have been developed over the last few months. Nathan McDonnell, the Managing Director of Ballyseedy said; “When the pandemic hit we had no […]

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Dingle Distillery Whiskey Wins International Award

Dingle Distillery Whiskey Wins International Award

April 13, 2021 at 3:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THE London Spirits Competition has announced Dingle Distillery Fourth Single Pot Still as the winner of Whiskey of the Year 2021. The winners of the London Spirits Competition were announced on Monday, with Fourth Single Pot Still also taking the Best in Show award. Furthermore, Dingle Distillery was awarded Gold for Single Malt Batch No 5 and both Dingle Vodka and Dingle Gin received Silver in their respective categories. Continued below… The London Spirits Competition recognises, champions […]

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Sponsored: Daniel Can Guide You On The Journey To Financial Clarity

Sponsored: Daniel Can Guide You On The Journey To Financial Clarity

April 12, 2021 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

A FORMER Kerry star and Austin Stacks stalwart has taken his astute decision-making skills from the field of play into the world of finance, investment and pensions, with the launch of his business in Kerry. Daniel Bohan Wealth Management is a specialist financial advisory firm working with company owners, CEOs, […]

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

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

April 2, 2021 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that February was a busy month for property sales around Tralee with 19 transactions taking place fetching a total of €5,285,065. The properties that sold for the most money in one transaction in the Tralee environs in […]

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Rise In New Car Sales In Kerry Last Month Compared To March 2020

Rise In New Car Sales In Kerry Last Month Compared To March 2020

April 2, 2021 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a rise in new car sales in Kerry last month compared to March 2020 according to the latest statistics from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI). There were 185 new car registrations in the county in March 2021 compared to 148 in the same month last […]

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Businesses Can Apply To Council For €4,000 Grants To Develop Outdoor Dining Facilities

Businesses Can Apply To Council For €4,000 Grants To Develop Outdoor Dining Facilities

March 31, 2021 at 10:12 am 1 comment

A NEW  €17million fund for developing outdoor dining capacity in the tourism and hospitality sector has been announced today. Kerry County Council will get two allocations of €200,000 under two parts of the scheme. The first part of the scheme covers  outdoor seating and accessories, where hospitality businesses in the county can […]

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Chamber Wants Tralee To Be Used In Pilot Programme For Retail Recovery

Chamber Wants Tralee To Be Used In Pilot Programme For Retail Recovery

March 24, 2021 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber believes the town is a prime candidate to be used in a national pilot programme to revive retail. As part of their roadmap for economic recovery in a post-COVID Tralee, they propose a retail strategy be developed for the county capital. A statement issued by Tralee Chamber reads; […]

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New Chairperson Of Kerry Convention Bureau Appointed

New Chairperson Of Kerry Convention Bureau Appointed

March 23, 2021 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Convention Bureau (KCB) has announced the appointment of Breffní Ingerton, Director of Business Tourism for the Gleneagle Group, as its new Chairperson. The announcement was made by outgoing Chairperson Mike Buckley, Managing Director of Kerry Coaches Ltd, who has served in the role for almost seven years. Breffní Ingerton […]

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Susan Quirke Crowley with the accreditation award.

Tralee Business Receives Business All-Star Accreditation

March 18, 2021 at 3:09 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE business has received the All-Ireland Business Foundation, Best in Class, Business All-Star Accreditation 2021. Mounthawk Montessori School and Busy Bees Nursery and After-school Club will receive the honour from the Foundation which is responsible for identifying and accrediting best-in-class Irish businesses, overseeing the All-Ireland Business Accreditations, Summit and promoting peer dialogue […]

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Owners Of Vacant Buildings In Town Asked To Take Part In ‘Meanwhile Space’ Initiative

Owners Of Vacant Buildings In Town Asked To Take Part In ‘Meanwhile Space’ Initiative

March 10, 2021 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

OWNERS of commercial buildings in Tralee town centre are being asked to allow artists, performers and young entrepreneurs use their vacant properties on a temporary basis. Tralee Chamber says there is an opportunity to rebuild Tralee as the festivals and events capital of the county with such initiatives as the […]

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Aldi Plans More Opportunites For Local Suppliers And Creation Of New Jobs At Kerry Stores

Aldi Plans More Opportunites For Local Suppliers And Creation Of New Jobs At Kerry Stores

March 9, 2021 at 5:00 pm Comments are Disabled

ALDI Ireland sourced €17.7m of locally produced food and drink from Kerry based suppliers in 2020 and says further opportunites for local suppliers are on the way. Aldi Ireland today announced details of its continued contribution to Kerry’s economy and the impact of its charity partnerships across the county and said […]

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MTU Launches Cluster To Grow Circular Bioeconomy In South West

MTU Launches Cluster To Grow Circular Bioeconomy In South West

March 9, 2021 at 2:25 pm Comments are Disabled

MUNSTER Technological University has announced today the launch of a new cluster to accelerate momentum and support the growing circular bioeconomy in South-West Ireland, funded by Enterprise Ireland. By 2030, it is expected that 1 million jobs in the bioeconomy will be created across Europe. The MTU believes this is […]

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Sponsored: Some Sparkling Suggestions For Mother’s Day From John Fitzgerald Jewellers

March 9, 2021 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

MOTHER’S Day is the occasion to show your mum how much you appreciate her and all that she does for you, your siblings, and everyone else in her life. But really, how can you properly say a meaningful ‘thank you’ to the woman who cares for you? Start with one […]

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Kerry Entries Wanted As Deadline For EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 Competition Looms

Kerry Entries Wanted As Deadline For EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 Competition Looms

March 6, 2021 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

THE deadline for nominations for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 is just over one week away on Tuesday, March 16. Entrepreneurs from emerging businesses to established international groups, across all sectors in Kerry, are invited to submit their nominations before that date. The finalists will be welcomed into […]

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Bank Of Ireland To Close MTU Tralee, Killorglin And Castleisland Branches

Bank Of Ireland To Close MTU Tralee, Killorglin And Castleisland Branches

March 1, 2021 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

BANK of Ireland is announcing changes to branch services in Kerry, with the closure of its Castleisland, Killorglin and Munster Technological University Tralee branches from September and a new partnership with An Post providing banking services locally. Bank of Ireland is closing a number of branches nationwide and say footfall […]

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

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

February 28, 2021 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that January was a busy month for property sales around Tralee with 24 transactions taking place fetching a total of €4,290,501. The properties that sold for the most money in one transaction in the Tralee environs in […]

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Cara And Clanmaurice Credit Unions Merge

Cara And Clanmaurice Credit Unions Merge

February 24, 2021 at 8:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THE members of Cara Credit Union and Clanmaurice Credit Union have agreed a merger of the two credit unions. The combined credit union will have assets of over €270 million and 58,000 members. The offices at Tralee, Killorglin, Castleisland, Ballyduff and Causeway will remain open for members. Chair of the […]

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‘Making It Happen’ For Kerry Businesses During Enterprise Week

‘Making It Happen’ For Kerry Businesses During Enterprise Week

February 20, 2021 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

AN Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar T.D. has launched the full programme of events for Local Enterprise Week, which is taking place online from Monday, March 1 to Friday, March 5. ‘Making It Happen’ is the theme of Local Enterprise Week, organised by Local Enterprise […]

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CEO of Cara CU Pa Laide

Members Asked To Vote On Merger Of Two Local Credit Unions

February 9, 2021 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union, with branches in Tralee, Castleisland and Killorglin, and Clanmaurice Credit Union, with branches in Ballyduff and Causeway, are asking their members to vote on a proposed merger. Both credit unions have collaborated on several initiatives in recent years and say a merger is the obvious way to […]

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Sponsored: Toyota Is Kerry’s Best-Selling Car Brand So Far This Year

Sponsored: Toyota Is Kerry’s Best-Selling Car Brand So Far This Year

February 4, 2021 at 12:07 pm Comments are Disabled

TOYOTA has taken the lead as Ireland’s best-selling car brand with a 15% market share in January 2021, a key selling period for the car industry. Driven by an invigorated demand for low CO2 emitting, environmentally sustainable cars, Toyota has three self-charging hybrid models in SIMI’s list of top five […]

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A Quieter January Than Usual For New Car Sales

A Quieter January Than Usual For New Car Sales

February 1, 2021 at 12:34 pm Comments are Disabled

THE number of new car registrations in Kerry last month was down over 22% compared to January 2019, but this was expected due to the COVID-19 restrictions. Figures from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry show there were 550 new cars sold in January, compared to 707 in the […]

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Lidl To Create 23 New Jobs In Kerry As Workers Share €44,500 COVID Bonus

Lidl To Create 23 New Jobs In Kerry As Workers Share €44,500 COVID Bonus

January 27, 2021 at 10:07 am 1 comment

LIDL has announced it is to create 23 new jobs in Kerry, while their current workers are to receive a COVID employee bonus of €44,500 between them. Recently awarded Best COVID-19 Response by a Retailer at the Irish Quality Food Awards, the retailer’s frontline workers dedication has not gone unnoticed […]

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Kerry Chocolatier Is Finalist In National Enterprise Awards

Kerry Chocolatier Is Finalist In National Enterprise Awards

January 20, 2021 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

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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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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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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