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Kerry LEO Supported Companies Created 104 Jobs In 2018

Kerry LEO Supported Companies Created 104 Jobs In 2018

February 16, 2019 at 1:04 pm 0 comments

LOCAL Enterprise Office Kerry 2018 jobs figures, show that 104 were created by Local Enterprise Office Kerry supported companies last year.  This is an increase of 9% since 2017. The figures were announced by Heather Humphreys T.D. Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation and Pat Breen T.D., Minister for Trade, […]

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Kerry Airport

Kerry Airport Sees 9% Increase In Passenger Numbers Over 2018

February 14, 2019 at 1:28 pm 0 comments

OVER 30,000 more people travelled through Kerry Airport in 2018 compared to the previous year which represents a 9% increase year-on-year. There was a 12% jump in the number of people traveling on the Kerry-Dublin route which has led to Aer Lingus Regional moving from a 48-seat to a 70-seat […]

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No.20 Sand Dune Cottages, Banna.

Three Kerry Properties For Sale At Online Auction

February 12, 2019 at 12:48 pm 0 comments

THREE Kerry properties are part of the next Bidx1 (formerly Allsop) Online Auction to take place next week. Located in Banna, Killarney and Castlecove, the three properties are part of over 250 lots (residential and commercial) to be sold on February 20/21. Over in Banna, No.20 Sand Dune Cottages has […]

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PHOTOS: Lee Strand Presents Monthly Milk Quality Awards

February 7, 2019 at 2:25 pm Comments are Disabled

LEE Strand presented its monthly Milk Quality Award winners at a ceremony at its offices  last week. Awards of excellence for supplying the highest quality of milk are presented to twelve Lee Strand farmers each year for their commitment to excellence on the farm, month after month providing the highest […]

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New Retail Store To Open On Ashe Street In April

New Retail Store To Open On Ashe Street In April

February 7, 2019 at 1:48 pm Comments are Disabled

ASHE Street will be the location for a new retailer to open an outlet in April. The Woollen Market, founded in Clare in 2015, already has four stores open in Liscannor, Ennis, Westport and Sligo. It will set up its fifth outlet at the former Regatta Great Outdoors store which […]

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Gala Caheranne.

Gala Shop To Reopen At Caheranne Next Week

February 7, 2019 at 12:39 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’S good news for residents in the Ballyvelly area of town as the Gala shop which shut last year is due to reopen again. The shop at Caheranne Village, which served the surrounding community on the westside of town, closed its doors last summer, but we’ve been informed that it […]

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Corinne Evans

Local Doctor Appointed Vice-President Of Irish Society Of Chartered Physiotherapists

February 5, 2019 at 3:23 pm 2 comments

A TRALEE-BASED physiotherapist has been appointed Vice President of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists. Dr Corinne Evans will take up the role at the Society which is the national professional body representing over 3,000 Chartered Physiotherapists in Ireland. While head office is in the Royal College of Surgeons in […]

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New Construction Groundwork Skills Course At Kerry ETB Training Centre

New Construction Groundwork Skills Course At Kerry ETB Training Centre

February 5, 2019 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

RESPONDING to the shortage of skilled construction workers across Kerry, Kerry ETB Training Centre have announced an all-new 22-week full time Construction Groundworks Skills training course. Learners will learn how to lay, fix and join a range of kerbs, flags and paviors, mix and finish concrete and undertake skill sampling […]

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Find Out About Getting €2,500 In Trading Online Vouchers

Find Out About Getting €2,500 In Trading Online Vouchers

February 5, 2019 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

TRADING Online Vouchers to the value of €2,500 are still available to support small Kerry businesses to enhance their online trading presence and can also be used to buy online advertising with TraleeToday.ie. A free information session is the first step in applying for the Trading Online Voucher and it will be held in The Park […]

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Front Row, L-R: Moira Murrell, Chief Executive Kerry County Council, Cllr Norma Foley,Cathaoirleach, Kerry County Council, Niamh O’Shea, Chairperson, Kerry Irish Hotels Federation. Standing (Representing the following Hotels and Guest Houses in County Kerry) L-R: Mark Sullivan – The Rose Hotel, Anne Marie Collins - International Killarney, Donal Liston - Ballybunion Community Forum, Siobhan Ní Mathúna – The Meadowlands, Maurice O’Donoghue – The Brehon, Emer Corridon – Cahernane House, Thys Vogels – Ballygarry House Hotel, Heather Mac Iver - The Meadowlands, Helen Woods Heaton and Brian Heaton – Castlewood House, Sheila O’Callaghan – The Lake Hotel, Ruth O’Sullivan – Manor West Hotel, Padraig McGillicuddy – Ballygarry House Hotel, Joan McCarthy - Head of Tourism, Kerry County Council

Celebrating A Great Month For Tourism Interests In Kerry

February 4, 2019 at 5:53 pm Comments are Disabled

A NUMBER of representatives from the hospitality industry in Kerry joined Kerry County Council in celebrating a number of recent accolades won for the countty. The Irish Independent readers recently voted Kerry as their No. 1 Home Holiday Destination in its 2019 Reader Travel Awards. Kerry has been picking up […]

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

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

February 4, 2019 at 12:55 pm Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that December was a very busy month for sales with 23 properties changing hands around Tralee, fetching a total of €3,681,777. The property that sold for the most in the Tralee environs in December was a house […]

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Jennifer O'Sullivan Coffey, Sheila Cronin and Susanna Kiely of NEWKD at the Progressive Pathways Fair on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Huge Attendance At Progressive Pathways Fair In The Rose Hotel

January 31, 2019 at 12:32 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Progressive Pathways Fair drew a huge attendance to The Rose Hotel on Wednesday offering a chance for people aged 16 or over with health issues, illness, disability or other support needs a chance to find out more about their employment options. Hundreds passed through the doors throughout the day […]

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Ken Tobin, Tralee Chamber Alliance and HQ Tralee, Mayor of Tralee Cllr Graham Spring and Aine McCleary, Director, Direct Channels, Bank of Ireland at the launch of Workbench at Bank of Ireland on Monday.

Bank Of Ireland Launches New ‘Workbench’ Facility At Tralee Branch

January 31, 2019 at 11:46 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a large turnout for the official launch of a new facility at Bank of Ireland on Castle Street on Monday evening. ‘Workbench’ is a hot-desking, meeting space and event centre open to all. It is a unique concept which connects entrepreneurs, the branch, and the community by offering […]

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Tralee-Based Company Secures €2m Investment

Tralee-Based Company Secures €2m Investment

January 31, 2019 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE-BASED company Wazp has raised €2m in funding as it bids to become the world’s largest supplier of 3D-printed consumer products. Wazp was established by Shane Hassett and Mariana Kobal in 2014 with the goal of making 3D printing accessible to everyone. They have since helped develop Ikea’s first mass-produced 3D-printed product. Other customers […]

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Denise Hanbidge of Dee's Delightful Bakes.

Dee’s Delight At Winning Manor West’s Food and Craft Fair Awards 2018

January 30, 2019 at 4:42 pm Comments are Disabled

DEE’S Delightful Bakes, a personalised cake and cupcake company based in Tralee has been crowned the winner of Manor West Shopping Centre and Retail Park’s Food and Craft Fair Awards 2018 in association with Kerry LEO, celebrating Kerry’s finest food producers and craftspeople. Owned and run by Denise Hanbidge, Dee’s […]

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Kieran Moynihan, Liam Casey, Dylan Cremin at the Kerry ETB Training Centre Apprenticeship evening on Thursday. Photo by Padraig Foran

PHOTOS: A Very Busy Open Week At Kerry ETB Training Centre

January 28, 2019 at 12:31 pm Comments are Disabled

OVER 900 students, career changers and jobseekers attended the Kerry ETB Training Centre’s Open Week last week, with a further 600 attending the Apprenticeship Open Evening on Thursday. Visitors to the centre on Thursday met with a range of Kerry based employers who take on apprentices on a regular basis. […]

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Looking forward to the Progressive Pathways Fair at the Rose Hotel next week were, front from left; Kieran Barry, Area Manager Dept of Employment Affairs and Social Protection; Miriam Miriam Ryan, Manager of Employability Services Kerry and Deirdre Kaerin, NEWKD. At back; Mairead O'Sullivan, South Kerry Development Partnership; Linda O'Sullivan, Employability Services Kerry; Joan Lynch, Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection; Pat O'Conovan, NEWKD and Anne Sheehy, Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection. Photo by Dermot Crean

Explore Opportunities In Employment, Training And Education At The Progressive Pathways Fair

January 24, 2019 at 4:21 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Progressive Pathways Fair returns this year and it’s a great opportunity for people aged 16 or over with health issues, illness, disability or other support needs to find out more about their employment options. The Fair — which takes place at The Rose Hotel on Wednesday, January 30, from […]

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Ballygarry House Hotel

Four Tralee Hotels Make Tripadvisor’s Top 25 In Ireland Travellers Choice Awards

January 23, 2019 at 3:16 pm Comments are Disabled

FOUR Tralee hotels have made the Irish Top 25 in the latest Tripadvisor Travellers Choice Awards. In all, nine hotels from Kerry made the list which was topped by Harvey’s Point in Donegal. Ballygarry House Hotel made the Top 1o coming in ninth position. The Manor West Hotel was in […]

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Aldi at John Joe Sheehy Road.

Aldi Looking To Fill 14 Positions In Kerry

January 23, 2019 at 1:41 pm Comments are Disabled

ALDI have announced they are looking for people to fill 14 positions in their Kerry stores. They have seven stores in Kerry in Tralee (2), Listowel, Castleisland, Killorglin and Killarney and Kenmare. The jobs are for Store Manager, Assistant Store Manager and Store Assistant positions. Yesterday, the German retailer announced it […]

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Launching The Cloud Lab at Kerry ETB Training Centre on Tuesday were; Joe O'Shea, Nora O'Callaghan, Guillaume Py and Con O'Sullivan. Photo by Dermot Crean

‘The Cloud Lab’ Launched At Kerry ETB Training Centre

January 23, 2019 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW ‘Lab’ will prove to be a valuable addition to the already great facilities at Kerry ETB Training Centre in Monavalley. ‘The Cloud Lab’ was launched on Tuesday by Guilllaume Py, who is a Business Leader in Innovation Management at Fexco, Guillaume started his career in IT Support with […]

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KCFE Nursing, Emergency Services and Carers Studies students with, seated, Nursing Course Co-ordinator Caroline Cashell, Principal of Kerry College of Further Education, Mary Lucey and Nursing with Maternity Course Co-ordinator, Catherine Browne, at the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding with the Bon Secours on Thursday at their Denny Street Campus. Photo by Dermot Crean

KCFE And Bon Secours Tralee To Partner Up As They Sign Memorandum Of Understanding

January 17, 2019 at 3:36 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY ETB’s Kerry College of Further Education (KCFE) and the Bon Secours Hospital Tralee signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in the Kerry College’s new town centre Campus on Denny Street. This MOU means that (KCFE) and the Bon Secours will partner in the promotion and provision of education and training in Health […]

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Launching the Awards Programme were SICAP manager in NEWKD Robert Carey, Elaine Kennedy of NEWKD, Enterprise Officer with NEWKD Eibhlis Hanrahan, and Enterprise Officer with SKDP Joanne Griffin.

Local Enterprises Invited To Enter National Awards Programme

January 17, 2019 at 9:16 am Comments are Disabled

A NATIONAL awards programme organised by the Irish Local Development Network (ILDN) to recognise the contribution of local enterprises to their regions around the country, was jointly launched in Kerry this week by South Kerry Development Partnership CLG (SKDP) and North, East and West Kerry Development (NEWKD). The awards programme […]

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Abbeydorney-Based Company Wins Contract For Major Scheme

Abbeydorney-Based Company Wins Contract For Major Scheme

January 16, 2019 at 6:27 pm 1 comment

ABBEYDORNEY company, TLI is one of the companies awarded the contract to roll out ESB Networks scheme to replace every electric meter with a smart meter. Over the next four years, 2.3 million meters will be replaced with modern smart-meters. The meters will then transmit the data back to base automatically […]

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Tax Incentive For Filmmakers To Shoot Projects In Kerry

Tax Incentive For Filmmakers To Shoot Projects In Kerry

January 16, 2019 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has reported that from January 1, films shot in Kerry benefit from an additional 5% tax relief on top of the 32% already available via Sec 481 funding. This incentive provides a significant financial return for investors while providing valuable financial support for film projects in the […]

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Sean Stokes, Jeaic O'Sullivan, Tim Kelliher of Kellihers Toyota and Linda Doona at the Kellihers Toyota event on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kellihers Toyota Hosts Hybrid Roadshow

January 14, 2019 at 2:37 pm Comments are Disabled

KELLIHERS Toyota at Rathass was the place to be for anyone interested in buying a new car, as they hosted a special event on Friday evening. The New Generation Toyota Hybrid Cars were unveiled at their Hybrid Roadshow where they had the new Corolla Hatchback, Corolla Saloon, Rav4 and Camry […]

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Repro Free: Thursday 6th December 2018. IT Tralee. Picture Jason Clarke

Cantillon Conference To See Industry Leaders Visit Tralee Again

January 12, 2019 at 11:48 am Comments are Disabled

THE 2019 Cantillon Conference, sponsored by IT Tralee and Fexco, will return once again to The Rose Hotel on Thursday,  March 28 at the Rose Hotel, Tralee. Named in honour of Ballyheigue native Richard Cantillon, a pioneering economist credited with the origin of the term entrepreneur, this annual event brings together […]

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Could Some Tralee Homeowners See A Decrease In Property Tax?

Could Some Tralee Homeowners See A Decrease In Property Tax?

January 11, 2019 at 3:59 pm Comments are Disabled

SOME householders in Tralee could see a drop in their property tax judging by the latest statistics from the Central Statistics Office. According to the CSO, the average value of a house in Tralee in May 2013 was €151,045 but in 2018 that had fallen to €121,250. The Local Property […]

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Radio Kerry To Acquire Clare FM And Tipp FM

Radio Kerry To Acquire Clare FM And Tipp FM

January 8, 2019 at 6:02 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Board of Radio Kerry has approved an offer to the shareholders of Clare Community Radio Holdings Ltd. to purchase the entire share capital of the company, Clare FM. It has also made an offer for Clare FM’s controlling interest in Tipp FM. The Board of Clare FM are recommending […]

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Find The Right Career Path At Kerry ETB’s Open Week

Find The Right Career Path At Kerry ETB’s Open Week

January 8, 2019 at 4:48 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY ETB Training Centre at Monavalley is holding its first ever Open Week from Monday, January 21 to Saturday, January 26. It is a chance for parents, school leavers, job seekers, career changers, those who wish to re-skill or up-skill and guidance professionals to visit the Monavalley campus and see […]

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Kerry Airport

Kerry Airport’s Gateway Bar To Be Revamped

January 4, 2019 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

THE Gateway Bar and Restaurant at Kerry Airport is to get a new look for the New Year. Work on the four-week refurbishment is set to start on Monday, January 12, during which time the queuing system and general ambience of the restaurant will be transformed. A coffee dock facility […]

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