Business/Property

Garvey's Supervalu Tralee staff celebrating the store's 25th birthday on Saturday. Included are John O'Connell, Joseph Hayes, Helen Griffin, Patricia Claffey and David Barrett. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Celebration Time At Garvey’s Supervalu For 25th Anniversary

June 25, 2017 at 1:48 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S been quite a few days at Garvey’s Supervalu Tralee for their 25th anniversary celebrations and yesterday a family fun day was held at the Rock Street store. As well as giveaways and appearances by children’s favourite cartoon characters, local suppliers were giving free samples of their delicious produce. Former […]

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New Business To Attract Tourists To Blennerville Village

New Business To Attract Tourists To Blennerville Village

June 24, 2017 at 12:23 pm 1 comment

BLENNERVILLE village is sure to see a boost in visitors this summer as a new ten bedroom guest accommodation business has just opened. Following recent renovations, Blennerville Tides Guest Accommodation has opened in The Station House building, directly across from Blennerville Windmill,. The business is owned and managed by local […]

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Kerry Airport To Receive €769,537 In Government Funding

Kerry Airport To Receive €769,537 In Government Funding

June 23, 2017 at 11:55 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Airport is to get €769,537 in exchequer grants under the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport’s Regional Airports Programme. Kerry TD and Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport Brendan Griffin today welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross T.D. […]

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Kerry Hairdresser To Compete In  L’Oréal Awards Grand Final

Kerry Hairdresser To Compete In L’Oréal Awards Grand Final

June 22, 2017 at 2:40 pm 1 comment

A KERRY hairdresser, who has a salon in Tralee, will find out if he is ‘worth it’ early next month when he competes in the grand final of the 51st L’Oréal Colour Trophy Awards, which will take place at O’Reilly Hall, UCD, Dublin on Monday, July 3. No stranger to […]

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Garvey’s To Celebrate 25th Anniversary With Weekend Of Giveaways And Offers

Garvey’s To Celebrate 25th Anniversary With Weekend Of Giveaways And Offers

June 21, 2017 at 4:36 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S been 25 years since Coronation Street star Ken Morley arrived on Rock Street to officially open Garvey’s Supervalu to much fanfare with crowds thronging the streets outside. While his character — bespectacled ‘Freshco’ supermarket manager Reg Holdsworth — has faded from memory, the business on Rock Street has gone […]

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Over €7,000 In Prizes Awarded By Bathrooms 4U After Colouring Competition

June 19, 2017 at 2:37 pm Comments are Disabled

OVER 60 Kerry primary schools signed up for the Bathrooms 4U colouring competition and on Saturday the winners were announced. The competition which started in early May was about encouraging and rewarding self expression, creativity and imagination among young artists throughout Kerry. There were some super prizes up for grabs […]

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Kerry-Made Sports Training Aid To Feature On RTE’s ‘GAA Nua’

Kerry-Made Sports Training Aid To Feature On RTE’s ‘GAA Nua’

June 18, 2017 at 1:14 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW sports training product made and marketed by two Kerry men will feature in the first episode of GAA Nua on RTE 1 on Monday night. Chin Up Goggles, a new sports training aid which has been brought to the market by two James O’Connell from Castleisland and Rory […]

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Flogas Ireland's latest Brand Ambassador, Lizzy Lyons of Lizzy’s Little Kitchen, celebrates the first year anniversary of her café/restaurant in Listowel with Colm Daly, sales manager, Flogas Ireland. Photo By Domnick Walsh

Kerry Businesswoman Announced As Ambassador For Flogas Ireland

June 16, 2017 at 4:37 pm Comments are Disabled

LISTOWEL-based businesswoman, Lizzy Lyons has been officially announced as a Brand Ambassador for Flogas Ireland. The proprietor of Lizzy’s Little Kitchen, who recently celebrated the one year anniversary of her café/restaurant in Listowel, has been equipped with a Flogas Ireland demo unit to attend various events across Ireland to showcase […]

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Tralee Company Wins National Contractor Of The Year Award

Tralee Company Wins National Contractor Of The Year Award

June 16, 2017 at 10:04 am 1 comment

A TRALEE business has won a major national accolade at the annual Plumbing and Heating Awards last week, with another local company shortlisted in two categories. Clash Plumbing and Heating won in the small contractor of the year at the 2017 at the awards ceremony in The Mansion House in […]

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Three Tralee Business People Honoured With Awards

Three Tralee Business People Honoured With Awards

June 15, 2017 at 8:33 pm Comments are Disabled

FIONA Kirby, Don Nolan and Mike McDonnell, three outstanding business people who have shown extraordinary commitment to their customers and the town of Tralee, have won Tralee Business People Awards for April, May and June 2017. The monthly award from Tralee Chamber Alliance recognises people who have made a positive […]

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Nine Kerry Properties To Go To Allsop Auction Next Month

Nine Kerry Properties To Go To Allsop Auction Next Month

June 13, 2017 at 2:47 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are nine Kerry properties going to auction online at the next Allsop event on July 5/6. The lots are located in the north, south and east of the county and are sure to draw interest. There are two properties in the Sand Dune Cottages part of Banna, both with […]

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New Principal Appointed At Kerry College of Further Education

New Principal Appointed At Kerry College of Further Education

June 8, 2017 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

MARY Lucey has been appointed Principal of the Kerry College of Further Education in Tralee. With a well-established media-profile in Kerry, Mary has an excellent track record of over 20 years experience working in the third-level sector. She is known for her progressive and innovative leadership, with an excellent track […]

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Tralee Chamber Alliance Open For New Members

Tralee Chamber Alliance Open For New Members

June 7, 2017 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE Chamber Alliance will be holding their membership event today, Wednesday June 7, at 6pm-7.30pm in The Rose Hotel. This event is for existing members and non-members who are interested in joining Tralee Chamber Alliance. Tralee Chamber Alliance is asking the public to consider joining the business and supporting its efforts to […]

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Here’s How Much Property Was Sold Around Tralee In April

Here’s How Much Property Was Sold Around Tralee In April

June 4, 2017 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

APRIL was an extremely busy month for property sales around Tralee according to the latest figures from the Residential Property Price Register. There were 36 properties sold in the Tralee environs that made a total of €4,526,062. Overall there were 121 residential properties in Kerry sold. The Tralee home that sold […]

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New Car Sales Fall Again In May Compared To Same Month Last Year

New Car Sales Fall Again In May Compared To Same Month Last Year

June 1, 2017 at 12:39 pm Comments are Disabled

NEW car sales continued to fall in May compared to the same month in 2017, according to the latest figures from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI). There were 90 new car registrations in May compared to 97 last year, a drop of -7.22%. So far this year […]

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Jason Cannon, Certificate in Culinary Skills; Mark Sullivan, General Manager, The Rose Hotel, Tralee; Louse Langan, Higher Diploma in Applied Computing, Laurie O'Shea, Higher Diploma in Applied Computing; Robin Kirk, Head Chef, The Plaza Hotel, Killarney; Sean Ryan, CEO, Aspen Grove Solutions

Eight New Courses Added To ITT Springboard Programme

May 26, 2017 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

THE Institute of Technology Tralee has announced that they have successfully tendered for eight new courses under the Government’s Springboard+ initiative. The courses, which will run from September 2017 are in the areas of Software Development, Computer Services Management, Culinary Skills, Food Business Innovation, Biopharmaceutical Processes, Industrial Instrumentation, Mechatronics and Quality Management. […]

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Tralee Man Tommy Brings ‘Glamping’ To Camp

Tralee Man Tommy Brings ‘Glamping’ To Camp

May 24, 2017 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE native has started a business in Camp which he hopes will bring something different to the area for tourists. Last Sunday, Coach Field Camp opened their doors to the locals of the area to reveal beautifully handcrafted vardo camping pods and a large teepee. The camp site is the brain […]

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Two Kerry Houses Sell At Allsop Auction

Two Kerry Houses Sell At Allsop Auction

May 17, 2017 at 4:10 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO Kerry houses sold today at the latest Allsop online auction, with one of the properties almost fetching double the low end of the reserve price. There were over 140 properties for sale and just two were in Kerry. No.8 Sand Dune Cottages, Banna, had a reserve range of between €35,000 – €45,000 and after […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Council Wants To Use Properties Vacant Over A Year For Social Housing

May 16, 2017 at 3:07 pm 1 comment

  KERRY County Council has issued a call for properties which have been vacant for more than one year for possible use for social housing purposes. The newly launched Repair and Leasing Scheme targets vacant properties as a possible source of social housing and provides property owners with an income stream […]

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Spa Seafoods Wins At Irish Hospitality Awards

Spa Seafoods Wins At Irish Hospitality Awards

May 15, 2017 at 6:36 pm Comments are Disabled

A SPA restaurant was a winner at the inaugural Irish Hospitality Awards 2017 held on Sunday night in Dublin. Spa Seafoods was a winner in the Best Restaurant in Southwest category at the awards at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dublin Airport. A number of other Tralee businesses were nominated in various categories, […]

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Two Kerry Properties Up For Auction Online Next Week

Two Kerry Properties Up For Auction Online Next Week

May 12, 2017 at 5:01 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are two Kerry houses to be auctioned in the latest Allsop online auction to take place next Wednesday, May 17. Lot 57 is No.8 Sand Dune Cottages, Banna, has a reserve range of between €35,000 – €45,000. It’s a three bedroom detached house, extending to approximately 92 sq. m (990 sq. ft). […]

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RG Data Town Centre Health Check Pilot Workshop.
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Results Of Tralee Town Centre ‘Health Check’ Due This June

May 9, 2017 at 8:43 pm Comments are Disabled

THE results of a study of Tralee town centre will be presented in June to provide the framework for further renewal of the town. Back in October, Tralee was chosen as one of ten ‘pilot’ towns in the National Town Centre Health Check (TCHC) Training Programme. ‘Town Centre Health Check’ surveys of […]

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Kerry Airport

Profits And Passenger Numbers Up At Kerry Airport

May 9, 2017 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Airport is reporting an operating profit after taxation for the period of €287,613 – an increase on operating profit of €30,980 on the previous year — in their Annual Report & Accounts for the 12 month period ended 31st December 2016. Passenger numbers through the Airport up +6% on previous comparative period […]

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‘Digi Tralee’ Event As Part Of Bank Of Ireland’s Enterprise Week

‘Digi Tralee’ Event As Part Of Bank Of Ireland’s Enterprise Week

May 9, 2017 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

  BANK of Ireland in Tralee will host a business event during their National Enterprise Week later this month. ‘Digi Tralee’, a business event for SMEs and startups takes place on Monday, May 15 from 8.15am to 9.15am in the Castle Street branch. Guest speakers include local media business owner Ken Tobin, co-founder of HQ […]

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The committee and well wishers of the Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí 2017 at the launch of the event at The Ashe Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Looks Forward To Hosting Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí

May 8, 2017 at 2:57 pm Comments are Disabled

A LARGE crowd gathered at The Ashe Hotel on Friday night to launch Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí. The event takes place in Tralee between May 17 to May 21 and it promises to be a nice tourism and economic boost to the town, as it was last year. Friday was a lovely night of entertainment […]

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Number Of Tralee Businesses Nominated In Irish Hospitality Awards

Number Of Tralee Businesses Nominated In Irish Hospitality Awards

May 8, 2017 at 2:13 pm Comments are Disabled

  A NUMBER of Tralee businesses are among the contenders in various categories for The Irish Hospitality Awards 2017. Tralee Bay Wetlands Centre, Bella Bia, Bailys Corner, Kirby’s Brogue Inn, Spa Seafoods, Denton B&B, Rosemont B&B and Castlemorris House are all shortlisted in categories in the first Irish Hospitality Awards, taking place on Sunday, […]

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Dancers from the Oliver Hurley School Of Musical Theatre at the Bank of Ireland Enterprise Towns event on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Businesses And Sports Clubs Showcased At Enterprise Towns Event

May 8, 2017 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE businesses and sports clubs were to the fore over two days at the Bank of Ireland Enterprise Towns event at Tralee Sports and Leisure Centre over the weekend. There were over 100 stalls set up in the gym to showcase businesses on Friday evening at the beginning of the event […]

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Kerry Students Among Prizes At National Enterprise Awards

Kerry Students Among Prizes At National Enterprise Awards

May 5, 2017 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY students scooped three awards in the National Final of the Local Enterprise Student Enterprise Awards was held on the 3rd May 2017 in Croke Park. The Intermediate Category entry Dylan Mangan from Killorglin Community College secured the “Most Creative Use of  Social Media” Award for his company “grandparentsmemories.com’. This includes grandparent’s […]

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Tralee Woman’s Business Shortlisted For National Start-Up Award

Tralee Woman’s Business Shortlisted For National Start-Up Award

May 5, 2017 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

  BANK of Ireland has announced the 96 companies shortlisted for the Bank of Ireland Startup Awards 2017 with three Kerry businesses nominated for awards. Maura’s Cottage Flowers, based in Tralee, has been shortlisted in the ‘Home or Craft Based Startup’ category, Killarney business AAC Tech has been shortlisted in the […]

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Paul Cotter, Kevin O'Connor and Noel Keane in Croí which opens this Friday in town. Photo  by Dermot Crean

Original ‘Gangsters’ To Create Something Special In Town With New Restaurant ‘Croí’

May 4, 2017 at 12:11 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW restaurant opens in the heart of Tralee on Friday night and promises to create incredible  dishes with all the ingredients sourced entirely from Tralee and the surrounding area. Three members of the well known ‘Tralee Culinary Gangsters’, famous for their blogging and cookery demos around the county, are behind ‘Croí’ which will […]

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