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The new Workbench facility at Bank of Ireland in Tralee.

Hospitality Businesses Urged To Register For Go Kerry Event This Monday

May 17, 2019 at 5:35 pm Comments are Disabled

BANK of Ireland is calling on local hospitality businesses in Kerry to register their interest in attending the Go Kerry — ‘Grow Your Business’ event taking place this Monday, May 20, in the Workbench event space in Bank of Ireland, Tralee from 6pm to 7.30pm. As part of its 2019 […]

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Sponsored: Balance Fitness & Wellness Opens At Ballygarry House Hotel

Sponsored: Balance Fitness & Wellness Opens At Ballygarry House Hotel

May 16, 2019 at 3:08 pm Comments are Disabled

  BALLYGARRY House Hotel’s Balance Fitness & Wellness Suite is a state of the art fully equipped gym with specialised cardiovascular and resistance training equipment by BLK BOX who are leaders in gym installations. It steers away from the cardio-based hotel gyms that are slowly evolving to the style of […]

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Over fifty businesses and individuals from Kerry, today attended Fáilte Ireland’s Taste the Island workshop in the Great Southern Killarney Hotel.  This is part of a series of workshops taking place across Ireland over the next number of weeks to develop a strong programme of food and drink experiences that can be included in the Taste the Island initiative. Attending the workshops were from left, Mairead Moriarty, Listowel Food Fair, Leonie Flaherty, The Ashe & Manor Hotels, Tralee, Declan Murphy, Fáilte Ireland, Marie Galvin, Ballygarry hotel and Joan McCarthy, Tourism Officer, Kerry County Council.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PICS****

PHOTOS: Businesses Learn More About ‘Taste The Island’ Initiative At Workshop

May 16, 2019 at 2:04 pm Comments are Disabled

OVER 50 businesses and individuals from Kerry, today attended Fáilte Ireland’s ‘Taste the Island’ workshop in the Great Southern Killarney Hotel. This is part of a series of workshops taking place across Ireland over the next number of weeks to develop a strong programme of food and drink experiences that […]

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In front; Declan Murphy Projects Officer with Fáilte Ireland with Conference and Banqueting Manager Madeleine Doyle; Rose Hotel General Manager Mark Sullivan, HR Manager Susan Kelly and Sales and Marketing Director Michele King and staff from the Rose Hotel at the presentation of the Service Excellence Business Award from Fáilte Ireland at the hotel on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

The Rose Hotel Receives Service Excellence Award From Fáilte Ireland

May 15, 2019 at 4:22 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Rose Hotel has once again been recognised for its high standards of excellence, having recently received the Service Excellence Business Award from Fáilte Ireland. Highly regarded in the hospitality industry, the Fáilte Ireland Service Excellence Programme encourages the optimisation of individual and collective operational capability, leading to improved profitability […]

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Abrakebabra In Tralee Shuts Due To High Insurance Costs

Abrakebabra In Tralee Shuts Due To High Insurance Costs

May 14, 2019 at 3:22 pm 1 comment

THERE’S sad news today that a well-known fast food restaurant in town has had to shut its doors. Abrakebabra at Tralee Shopping Centre on Bridge Street has been operating for 22 years in town, but due to high insurance costs, it has been forced to shut since last Friday. Speaking […]

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Bank Of Ireland ‘Grow Your Business’ Event Later This Month

Bank Of Ireland ‘Grow Your Business’ Event Later This Month

May 11, 2019 at 2:10 pm Comments are Disabled

BANK of Ireland is calling on local hospitality businesses in Kerry to register their interest in attending their ‘Grow Your Business’ event taking place on Monday, May 20, in the Workbench event space in Bank of Ireland, Tralee from 6pm to 7.30pm. As part of its 2019 National Enterprise Programme, […]

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Outside Connie Foxes at The Imperial Hotel were Duty Manager Peter Beyer, Olive Sheehan of The Imperial Hotel and General Manager of The Imperial Hotel, Derek Carroll. Photo by Dermot Crean

Sponsored: Superb Food And A Warm Welcome Awaits At Connie Foxes Bar & Steakhouse

May 9, 2019 at 5:32 pm 1 comment

FANCY going somewhere new for a bite to eat this weekend? Then you really should check out the new bar and steakhouse in the familiar location of The Imperial Hotel on Denny Street, as Connie Foxes has just opened to to provide something fresh and exciting for diners. General Manager […]

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Pauline Campion (second left) accepts the keys of her new Hyundai Kona, from CEO of Cara Credit Union Pa Laide. Also included, from left; Marcus O'Shea of Adams Of Tralee, Liam Shannon of Adams, Suzanne Ennis of Cara Credit Union and John Moloney (Pauline's husband). Photo by Dermot Crean

Pauline Drives Away With New Car Thanks To Cara Credit Union

May 9, 2019 at 4:05 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE resident was delighted to accept a brand new Hyundai Kona as the latest winner of the Cara Credit Union Members Car Draw. Pauline Campion, originally from Dublin, but living in town for the past 28 years, accepted the keys from CEO of Cara Credit Union, Pa Laide, on […]

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

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

May 3, 2019 at 4:43 pm 1 comment

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that March was a busy month for sales with 22 properties changing hands around Tralee, fetching a total of €3,331,500. The property that sold for the most in the Tralee environs in March was a house in […]

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Fiona Leahy of Kerry LEO, Fallon Moore of Blas na hÉirean and Clíodhna Foley of Sol y Sombra at 'The Business Of Food' event at Bank of Ireland Tralee on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Discussing ‘The Business Of Food’ At Forum In Bank Of Ireland

May 3, 2019 at 3:35 pm Comments are Disabled

BANK of Ireland on Castle Street was the venue for the opening event of the Tralee Food Festival this afternoon. Experts and local producers were in attendance for ‘The Business Of Food’, held as part of the Taste Kerry Food Series in association with Bank of Ireland Workbench. There were […]

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Kerry Winners Announced In National Lottery Good Causes Awards

Kerry Winners Announced In National Lottery Good Causes Awards

May 3, 2019 at 2:07 pm Comments are Disabled

FINUGE Freewheelers Cycling Club, the Kerry branch of Arthritis Ireland, the Kerry County Museum, Social Action Group Rathmore and Kerry Diocesan Youth Service are the five Kerry clubs, community projects and organisations announced today as county winners in the National Lottery Good Causes Awards 2019. The awards were created to […]

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Gradam Gnó Chiarraí To Encourage Businesses To Use Irish

Gradam Gnó Chiarraí To Encourage Businesses To Use Irish

May 2, 2019 at 3:38 pm Comments are Disabled

GRADAM Gnó Chiarraí is now into its second year in 2019, commencing with a photo-shoot in Áras an Chontae. The categories have changed this year to give new businesses an opportunity to take part in the awards while allowing for greater development in those areas of business where use of […]

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JRI America To Create 100 New Jobs At Tralee Centre

JRI America To Create 100 New Jobs At Tralee Centre

May 2, 2019 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE-BASED software development company, JRI America, is to further expand and create 100 new jobs over the next five years at its centre in Kerry Technology Park. Since 2011, when JRI America, Inc. established in Ireland, it has grown its team in Tralee to 100 staff. JRI America, Inc. now plans […]

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Leeann Chapman and Victor Sheahan, of Kerry LEO with Meabh Ring, Mentor and Kate Kennelly, Arts Officer at Kerry County Council promoting access for artists to professional mentoring this week.

Artists Avail Of Mentoring Sessions At Kerry County Council

May 1, 2019 at 2:17 pm Comments are Disabled

MENTORING sessions for visual artists in Kerry have been taking place this week at County Buildings in Tralee. Developed by Creative Ireland Kerry and Local Enterprise Office Kerry, the high level of demand from artists for the initiative has resulted in the original offer of meetings over a two-day period, […]

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Emma Landers of Landers Outdoor World.

Tralee Businesses Make Shortlist For Energia Family Business Awards

April 29, 2019 at 5:21 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE businesses have been shortlisted in the Energia Family Business Awards 2019. Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Tralee is nominated in the Family Business Longevity Award category; Landers Outdoor World, Maura’s Cottage Flowers and Medical Mobility are up for the Best in Customer Service award. Landers Outdoor World is also shortlisted in […]

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Free Course At Kerry ETB To Learn Culinary Arts

Free Course At Kerry ETB To Learn Culinary Arts

April 29, 2019 at 2:52 pm Comments are Disabled

TO address the skills gap and staff shortage in hospitality and tourism sectors in County Kerry, a new fully funded course in Tralee may be of interest. Applicants are open for the upcoming Certificate in Culinary Arts (Food Preparation and Cooking) at Kerry ETB Training Centre at Monavalley. This is […]

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At the launch of the Connect Kerry Women In Business Awards at Bank of Ireland on Thursday were, front from left; Madeleine Doyle of The Rose Hotel, Head of Bank of Ireland Kerry Deirdre Twomey and Margaret Kissane of Connect Publications. At back; Tim Kelliher and Theresa Kelliher of Kelliher's Toyota, Carmel Russell of That's Perfect, Mary Lucey Principal of Kerry College of Further Education, Bank of Ireland Tralee Manager Gerry Enright and Nathan McDonnell of Ballyseedy Home and Garden Centre. Photo by Dermot Crean

Nominees Sought For Connect Kerry Women In Business Awards

April 25, 2019 at 3:27 pm Comments are Disabled

CONNECT Publications has formally made the final call for applications for nominations for the Annual Connect Kerry Women in Business Awards this morning. Now in its 5th year the awards, which will take place on Friday, June 7 at The Rose Hotel, recognise the work ladies do all over the […]

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Kerry Airport Announces 2019 Summer Schedule

April 23, 2019 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

THOUSANDS of holidaymakers will be making the most of the range of flight options at Kerry Airports as they officially launched their summer schedule including the popular Faro and Alicante routes. It’s not all about the sun with thousands more passengers planning cityscapes to Berlin, Frankfurt Hahn, London and Dublin, […]

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Pa Laide CEO Cara Credit Union with Marcus O'Shea and Noel O’Connor of Adams of Tralee.

Cara Credit Union Teams Up With Adams Of Tralee For Members Car Draw

April 18, 2019 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union has teamed up with Adams of Tralee for their famous 2019 Members Car Draw. The draw has proved to be hugely popular and Pa Laide CEO  of Cara Credit Union is looking forward to working with Adams. “Each year our car draw tender goes out to all the […]

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Tralee native Paul Crean of Partnership International (front centre) with interns placed in businesses in Tralee.

Tralee Native Looks For Host Families/Companies As New Office Opens In Town

April 17, 2019 at 8:46 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE native has opened a branch of an international company in town and they are looking for host families and companies to host their clients. Headquartered in Cork city, Partnership International is a work, study and travel organisation for international 18 to 24 year olds. Programmes include international graduate […]

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10-4-2019: Hans Buenting, COO, Renewables innogy SE and Cathal Hennessy, Managing Director, innogy Renewables Ireland Ltd., presenting Lyrecrompane National School with a community donation of 10,000 euro after they  officially opened the Dromadda Beg onshore windfarm in County Kerry, Ireland on Wednesday. Also in photo are Cara Mattimoe, Isabelle Cahill, Katie Brosnan, Ayla Yaxley, Basla Witkowska, Kasie witkowska, Emma Long, Conor Shanahan, Paudie Brosnan, Oliver Kupies, Timmy Cahill, James Roche, Wojteta Withowski, Daniel Borsnan and teachers, Ciara o'Connor and Eilish Lyons.
Photo: Don MacMonagle
The inauguration of innogy's  first wind farm in Ireland will be officially celebrated today (Wednesday 10 April ) by Hans B¸nting, Chief Operating Officer Renewables, innogy SE, with the announcement of a Ä10,000 annual funding award to the local community within 5km of the wind farm and including the whole village of Knocknagashel.
Pupils from Lyreacrompane National School and project contractors will join other invited guests at a special event in Tralee to mark the funding windfall and to celebrate the opening of innogy's 10.2 megawatt (MW), three turbine Dromadda Beg Wind Farm. As part of the school's green programme, pupils have named the three turbines: The Three Amigos.
Principal teacher, Ciara O'Connor said: "The pupils have worked hard on the school's application for their biodiversity green school flag. As part of our green school lessons, we recently enjoyed an energy workshop run by Killarney National Park where the pupils learned about both renewable and non-renewable energy sources. Finding out about how Dromadda Beg Wind Farm was built and naming the turbines has been a useful and fun learning experience for all the pupils in the school."
Hans B¸nting said: "Ireland is going through a major energy transition, comparable to what Germany started many years ago. It is the Irish Government's intention that by 2050 your Irish homes, cars, workplaces, shop

German Company To Give Annual Funding Of €10,000 To Community

April 17, 2019 at 8:39 am Comments are Disabled

THE inauguration of innogy’s  first wind farm in Ireland was officially celebrated last week by Hans Bünting, Chief Operating Officer Renewables, innogy SE, with the announcement of a €10,000 annual funding award to the local community within 5km of the wind farm and including the whole village of Knocknagashel. Pupils […]

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Matt Smith (left) of Beardsmith in Tralee receiving his award.

Tralee Business Wins Best eCommerce Award

April 16, 2019 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE business has won an award at a ceremony in Limerick at the weekend. The annual Irish Micro Business Awards (MBA) was the occasion for beard care and men’s grooming company, Beardsmith, to win the hotly contested best eCommerce Business award. Beardsmith beat out some great companies from all […]

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Unique Coding Opportunity Comes To Kerry

Unique Coding Opportunity Comes To Kerry

April 12, 2019 at 4:44 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY ETB Training Centre and Code Institute are offering 14 fully-funded places on their upcoming Software Development Diploma (Full Stack) qualification which starts on May 27 in Tralee. In a first for Kerry, this accelerated bootcamp programme is the only classroom version of this highly acclaimed course run outside of […]

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Cara Credit Union loan officers Maurice O'Donoghue and Derry Fleming will feature on 'The Borrowers'.

Cara Credit Union To Feature On RTE Series Starting Next Week

April 10, 2019 at 11:18 am 1 comment

CARA Credit Union is the focus of a brand new eight-part RTE One series titled The Borrowers, commencing on next Tuesday, April 16 at 8.30pm. The fly-on-the-wall programme will take viewers behind the scenes and into a credit union loan office, for the first time ever on Irish television. Viewers […]

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Know Your Rights: Authenticating Documents

April 6, 2019 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: We are a family planning to move from Ireland to live in Italy. Will Italian authorities accept our Irish birth certificates? Answer: When you are abroad, you may need […]

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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 3, 2019 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that February was relatively quiet for sales with 10 properties changing hands around Tralee, fetching a total of €1,303,500. The property that sold for the most in the Tralee environs in February was a house in Oakpark […]

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Ken Tobin of Tralee Chamber Alliance.

Kerry Chambers Make Commitment To Fight For Change To RSES Plan

April 1, 2019 at 1:08 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Chambers of Commerce have issued a comprehensive joint-submission and have expressed a commitment to fight for changes to be made to the Regional Spatial and Economic Strategy (RSES) for the Southern Region. The Chambers have warned, in their submission, that the RSES document will adversely affect Kerry as […]

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Winning 3 in a row confirms Kerry based financial planning practice as national Life, Pensions and Investment Industry leaders. The award winning team at Premier Financial (Tralee) from left back row; Gerardine Sheehy, Colette Clohessy and Anne Corkery and from left front row; Philip Sicat, Denis Murphy and Mark Corkery photographed with their Awards “LPI Best Regional Financial Planning Broker of the year (2019), LPI Best Investment Broker in Ireland Award (2018) and the LPI Best Life & Pension Broker in Ireland (2017). 
Photo Credit: Joe Hanley

Tralee Business Wins Three-In-A-Row At Awards Ceremony

April 1, 2019 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE-BASED financial planning practice, Premier Financial, have for the third year in succession, been nationally acknowledged as industry leaders, by winning the “Best Regional Financial Planning Broker of the Year” at the Oscars of the Irish Pension and Investment industry, the annual LPI Gala Awards which was held in the […]

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Carmel Marnane, Tom Randles, Niall Quinn, Ogie Moran and Mikey Quinn at the Business Leaders Gala Dinner at Ballygarry House Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Business Leaders Gala Dinner At Ballygarry House Hotel

March 29, 2019 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual Business Leaders’ Gala Dinner took place last night, providing a fitting denouement to the Cantillon Conference which was held earlier on Thursday. The Institute of Technology Tralee, in association with Deloitte, hosted the event at Ballygarry House Hotel, Tralee where the entrepreneurial achievements of Kerry-based business leaders were […]

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Students Richard Horgan and Marian Nambase speaking with Aisling O'Donovan and Laura Baker of Sigmar at the KCFE Recruitment Fair on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Employers Go Recruiting At Kerry College Of Further Education

March 26, 2019 at 5:06 pm Comments are Disabled

EMPLOYERS came in large numbers to the annual Kerry College of Further Education Recruitment Fair entitled “Future@KCFE” seeking to recruit students who are about to complete a wide range of courses at the college. The college produces industry-ready graduates with in-demand skillsets so it was no surprise to see over […]

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