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New Car Sales In Kerry Up In August On Same Month Last Year

New Car Sales In Kerry Up In August On Same Month Last Year

September 4, 2018 at 1:23 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were 148 new car sales in August, an increase on the same month last year according to the latest official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI). This was an increase of 23, or around 18 percent, on the figure of 125 from August 2017. So far this […]

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

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

September 2, 2018 at 2:02 pm Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that July saw 24 properties sold around Tralee, fetching a total of €3,806,824. The property that sold for the most in the Tralee environs in July was a house in Knockanish, The Spa, for €320,000, while the lowest […]

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Great New Bus Service To Tralee From Local Link

Great New Bus Service To Tralee From Local Link

August 30, 2018 at 8:38 am 1 comment

LOCAL Link Kerry (LLK) have enhanced the Route 283 Bus timetable to include a stop in Denny Street for those wishing to go down town for work, shopping or for the students attending the Kerry College for Further Education campus that is opening in Denny Street. The revised timetable also […]

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Sean Taaffe

Sean Taaffe Appointed Judge For World Hair Championships

August 28, 2018 at 2:50 pm Comments are Disabled

A KERRYMAN has been selected as a judge at the OMC World Hair Championships in Paris this year. Sean Taaffe, who has salons in Tralee, Killarney and Killorglin, has been successful himself in the competition in the past. “It’s a huge shock and honour to be asked to judge at […]

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Back row; Thomas Foley, Pyro desserts; Conor Hyde, Bullseye Food Consultancy; Jim Garvey, SuperValu; Michael Killoury, Musgraves; Mary Kate Mageean, SuperValu; Victor Sheahan, Kerry Local Enterprise Office; Ollie Diggin, Ardfert Dairy
Front row – Nicola Lynch, The Little Juice Factory; Paul Walker, Blair Farm Charcuterie; Eibhlis Diggin, Ardfert Dairy; Orla Walsh, chocolate biscuit cake & quiche.

Retail Breakthrough For Kerry Food Start-Ups

August 28, 2018 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

FIVE food and drink producers from around the county, have made a retail breakthrough this month by securing a space on SuperValu shelves through the Food Academy programme. Ollie Diggin, Ardfert Dairy; Paul Walker, Blair Farm Charcuterie; Nicola Lynch, The Little Juice Factory; Thomas Foley, Pyro desserts; and Orla Walsh, […]

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Two Tralee Hotels Among Kerry Nominees For Top Awards

Two Tralee Hotels Among Kerry Nominees For Top Awards

August 24, 2018 at 1:36 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE hotels have been nominated in categories for the 2018 Gold Medal Awards in association with Hotel & Catering Review magazine. Ballyseede Castle Hotel is nominated in the Ireland Front of House Team Member and the Ireland’s Wedding Hotel categories, while the Nadúr Spa at Ballygarry House Hotel has also received […]

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Four Winners Of HQ Tralee Competition Announced

Four Winners Of HQ Tralee Competition Announced

August 14, 2018 at 6:11 pm Comments are Disabled

FOUR Kerry Start-ups have been announced as winners of a competition run by HQ Tralee. In May, HQ Tralee in association with AIB Kerry launched a new innovative competition for start -up businesses in Kerry. The prize on offer was six months free desk space with HQ Tralee and HQ […]

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Shaun O'Shea of Sigmar Recruitment.

Shaun Looks Forward To Working With 50 New Recruits In Tralee

August 14, 2018 at 2:30 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee man who was pivotal in bringing 50 new jobs to the town, is looking forward to growing the company from its new offices at Liber House in Monavalley. Earlier today, Sigmar Recruitment announced they were setting up their European Talent Hub in Tralee. The company recently announced a […]

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Cara Credit Union Announces €10,500 In Education Awards For Students

Cara Credit Union Announces €10,500 In Education Awards For Students

August 14, 2018 at 9:09 am Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union’s  have once again announced their Education and Dan Kellegher Memorial Awards. These are open to undergraduates in a full-time course of at least 2 years’ duration and The Dan Kellegher Memorial Awards are open to post-graduates in a full or part-time course of at least 1 years’ duration. […]

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Billy Ryle: Make The Right Moves With Leaving Cert Results

Billy Ryle: Make The Right Moves With Leaving Cert Results

August 14, 2018 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

The Leaving Certificate results are out tomorrow and guidance counsellor, Billy Ryle, has advice on what to do next… RESULTS The eagerly awaited Leaving Cert results are out on Wednesday. They will be available early in schools and online from 12noon at www.examinations.ie. The early indications are that Leaving Cert […]

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Report Reveals 6,450 People Employed In Hospitality Sector In Kerry

Report Reveals 6,450 People Employed In Hospitality Sector In Kerry

August 13, 2018 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY drinks and hospitality sector jobs account for 10.5% of all employment in the county and these jobs are highly vulnerable to a hard or ‘no deal’ Brexit according to a new report. The Drinks Industry Group of Ireland (DIGI) report shows extent of rural Ireland’s reliance on drinks and […]

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Kieron McCarthy Mazda Ireland, Pat Ahern Dealer Principal, Barry Ryan Sales Manager and David O Brien Sales Executive.

SPONSORED: Aherns Mazda — The New Name For Mazda In Kerry

August 8, 2018 at 5:04 pm Comments are Disabled

Mazda Motor Ireland has new representation in the South West of the country as Aherns Mazda have been appointed as the latest official Mazda retailer to complete the newly redeveloped network. Aherns Mazda now add to a total of nineteen Mazda retailers across the country, supplying Kerry and surrounding counties […]

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New Bus Service Along West Kerry Coast Launched

New Bus Service Along West Kerry Coast Launched

August 8, 2018 at 12:32 pm 1 comment

LOCAL Link Kerry are commencing bus services operating from Tralee along the north shore on the Dingle Peninsula to Brandon, with stops along the way in Blennerville – Derrymore – Camp – Aughacasla – Castlegregory – Sandy Bay – Fahamore – Stradbally – Cloghane – Brandon, with three inward and […]

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

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

August 6, 2018 at 3:26 pm Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that June saw 59 properties sold around Tralee, fetching a total of €6,591,016. The property that sold for the most in the Tralee environs — and indeed the county — in June was a house in Curragraigue, […]

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Sean Taaffe And Rose Festival Partner Up Again

Sean Taaffe And Rose Festival Partner Up Again

August 3, 2018 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

  AWARD-WINNING Sean Taaffe Hair & Beauty has been confirmed as official hair partner to Rose of Tralee International Festival for third successive year. Sean Taaffe will style the 57 Roses hair and make-up for their appearances on TV in the Dome and for the social event of the year […]

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Credit Union Urges Parents To Shun Moneylenders At Back To School Time

Credit Union Urges Parents To Shun Moneylenders At Back To School Time

August 2, 2018 at 2:09 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW, national survey has identified a rise in the number of parents in debt due to back-to-school related costs. Well over a third of parents in Ireland (36%) now say they are getting into debt trying to cope with costs at back-to-school time. This compares with 29% who reported […]

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Kerry Registrations For .ie Domains Up By Almost Half In A Year

Kerry Registrations For .ie Domains Up By Almost Half In A Year

August 2, 2018 at 11:58 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were 586 new .ie domains were registered in Kerry in the first half of 2018, according to the latest Domain Profile Report published today by the IE Domain Registry, the company that manages and maintains Ireland’s official country domain name, .ie. The figure is a 48% year-on-year increase. Overall […]

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SPONSORED: Corcorans Furniture Has Incredible Bargains In Its Summer Sale

SPONSORED: Corcorans Furniture Has Incredible Bargains In Its Summer Sale

August 2, 2018 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

Advertorial WHAT’S more exciting than getting your hands on a decent bargain from your favourite furniture store? Bargain hunters throughout Kerry are enjoying the annual Corcoran’s Super Summer Savings sale which has been in full swing these last few weeks. Savvy savers are making the most of the deep discounts […]

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July Was A Good Month For New Car Sales In Kerry

July Was A Good Month For New Car Sales In Kerry

August 1, 2018 at 12:59 pm Comments are Disabled

THE expected 182 boost for the motor industry saw 610 new car sales in Kerry in July, according to the latest official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI). This was around a seven percent rise on the figure of 568 from July 2017. So far this year there […]

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Tralee Makes Airbnb’s Top 10 Irish Destinations Most Popular For Bookings

Tralee Makes Airbnb’s Top 10 Irish Destinations Most Popular For Bookings

July 30, 2018 at 4:09 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE features in the top 10 trending destinations in Ireland for family guest arrivals with Airbnb. Tralee features at No.6 on the list with Killarney at No.3, Dingle at No.7 and Kenmare at No.10. A report from the company has revealed that a quarter of the bookings are by families […]

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Cars parked on the vacant site opposite Austin Stack Park on a match day.

Site Opposite Austin Stack Park On The Market

July 26, 2018 at 3:35 pm 1 comment

THE site which was recently described as an ‘eyesore’ on the way into Tralee town has been put on the market with a €250,000 asking price. The 0.7 acre gateway site is located on the main entrance road to Tralee opposite Austin Stack Park. According to agents, Sherry Fitzgerald Stephenson […]

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Sheen Falls Lodge, Kenmare.

One Kerry Hotel Makes Prestigious Travel + Leisure Top 50 List

July 26, 2018 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

ONE hotel in Kerry has made the Top 50 in Travel + Leisure’s 2018 World’s Top 100 Hotels list. The five-star Relais & Chateaux Sheen Falls Lodge just outside Kenmare town, is rated at No.50 with a score of 95.47/100. The list is regarded as the most prestigious when it comes to rating […]

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SPONSORED: Bamboo — A Treasure Trove Of Fashion In Ardfert Village

SPONSORED: Bamboo — A Treasure Trove Of Fashion In Ardfert Village

July 25, 2018 at 6:45 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you love your fashion and you’re looking for a different type of shopping experience, an Ardfert boutique is a treasure trove well worth visiting. While Bamboo — located on the left just after Horgan’s Centra on the entrance to the village — may look small from the outside, it […]

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Andrew Ong outside his Tamarind Restaurant on Matt Talbot Road.

SPONSORED: A Taste Of Asia At Tamarind Restaurant In Tralee

July 19, 2018 at 4:25 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you like your Asian food, then chances are you’ve already sampled the best that Tralee has to offer in Tamarind Restaurant. The business on Matt Talbot Road has been dishing up tantalising Malaysian, Thai and  Chinese specialities for 13 years since Andrew Ong and his family came to town. […]

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WATCH: Tralee Looks Amazing In This New Promotional Video

WATCH: Tralee Looks Amazing In This New Promotional Video

July 17, 2018 at 3:29 pm 2 comments

THE new Tralee brand was launched on Tuesday afternoon and with it, a new promotional video for the town commissioned by Tralee Chamber Alliance. It features some fantastic aerial shots of the canal, town park and other attractions and showcases all that is great about Tralee. Watch it below…

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Tralee Chamber Alliance's Managing Consultant, Ken Tobin.

100 New Jobs For Tralee Town Centre To Be Announced In Coming Weeks

July 17, 2018 at 3:21 pm 2 comments

TRALEE Chamber Alliance has engaged with a company which will create around 100 jobs in the town centre over the next 12 months. The Chamber’s Managing Consultant, Ken Tobin, told businesspeople gathered in Siamsa Tire for the launch of the new Tralee brand on Tuesday, that a full announcement and […]

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Tralee Businesses And Community Needs To Buy-In To Chamber’s Plans Says Dick Spring

Tralee Businesses And Community Needs To Buy-In To Chamber’s Plans Says Dick Spring

July 17, 2018 at 2:29 pm Comments are Disabled

DICK Spring has encouraged the people and business community of Tralee to buy in to Tralee Chamber Alliance’s plans for the future of the town, at the launch of the new Tralee brand at Siamsa Tire this afternoon. The former Tánaiste was announced as the Business Development Ambassador for Kerry’s […]

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Kirby’s Brogue Inn Shortlisted For Carvery Pub Of The Year

Kirby’s Brogue Inn Shortlisted For Carvery Pub Of The Year

July 16, 2018 at 12:43 pm Comments are Disabled

KIRBY’S Brogue Inn has been shortlisted in the annual Knorr Great Carvery Pub of the Year competition. The Rock Street hostelry is one of three pubs shortlisted for the Munster final of the competition with the winner going forward to Great Carvery Pub of the Year National Final. The Brogue […]

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Kostal, the Limerick based manufacturer of automotive electronic systems, has announced a major €800,000 R&D programme with Lero, the Irish Software SFI Research Centre to develop a smart assembly line of the future. Lero partner IT Tralee will lead the two-year programme working with the University of Limerick. Funding for the research is being backed by Science Foundation Ireland.
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IT Tralee And UL To Lead €800,000 R&D Programme

July 11, 2018 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

KOSTAL and Lero researchers at IT Tralee and UL have announced a €800,000 R&D programme to develop autonomous robots for assembly line of the future. This is the third major announcement by Lero on autonomous systems this year in Limerick and Tralee. Kostal, the Limerick based manufacturer of automotive electronic systems, has […]

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You can hit some great family resorts from Kerry Airport this summer.

SPONSORED: From City Breaks To Fun In The Sun, Summer Escapes From Kerry Airport

July 9, 2018 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

THIS summer why not fly local as there is so much to choose from at Kerry Airport when it comes to booking the perfect getaway. Fly direct to Portugal’s Algarve coast with the Kerry to Faro route with Ryanair twice weekly from Kerry Airport. The Algarve region is Portugal’s southernmost […]

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