Business/Property

Pharmacy Giant Buys Ryle And DeLacy Businesses

Pharmacy Giant Buys Ryle And DeLacy Businesses

September 29, 2014 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

LLOYDS Pharmacy has bought Ryle and DeLacy Pharmacies in Fairies Cross and Ashe Street. The chemist stores were sold to the British chain two weeks ago for an undisclosed figure but, according to Michael Ryle, it’s business as usual. “Cathal [DeLacy] and I are still here, that won’t change,” said Michael. “It’s […]

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Chris Murray: Tax Assessment For Self Employed Individuals

Chris Murray: Tax Assessment For Self Employed Individuals

September 14, 2014 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

  By Chris Murray AS a self employed individual you are regulated for Income Tax, PRSI and Universal Social Charge which are collected by the Revenue under the Self Assessment Tax System. The obligation is on you to send in tax returns to Revenue and voluntarily pay your tax liability. […]

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Chamber To Be More Active In Efforts To Create Jobs

Chamber To Be More Active In Efforts To Create Jobs

September 12, 2014 at 2:34 pm Comments are Disabled

THE new Tralee Chamber Alliance Board will take a more hands-on role in the efforts to drive employment growth over the coming 12 months and to raise the profile of Tralee as the capital of Kerry. A meeting of the TCA Board, facilitated by Breda O’Dwyer from the Institute of […]

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€10,500 In Education Awards From Tralee Credit Union

€10,500 In Education Awards From Tralee Credit Union

September 11, 2014 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Credit Union are now accepting student applications for their Education Awards worth €10,500. Whatever year in college you are starting this month, one thing facing every student is the stress associated with financing the year ahead. The significant cost of third level education has become a financial burden for many […]

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Price Chopped On Ambri Boards Thanks To Lee Strand

Price Chopped On Ambri Boards Thanks To Lee Strand

September 10, 2014 at 2:01 pm Comments are Disabled

LEE Strand customers can avail of beautiful hand-crafted Ambri Boards at a reduced price in a new promotion launched by the company. Lee Strand has commissioned Ambri Boards in Tralee to design an exclusive range of hand crafted serving and chopping boards. Each board is unique, cut by hand and […]

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Roger Harty: Fear And Modern Business

Roger Harty: Fear And Modern Business

September 7, 2014 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

THERE is a saying about a train that even though ‘it is on the right track it should keep moving’. The reason for this is obvious because if it doesn’t keep moving it runs the risk of getting derailed by another train coming up behind. This might seem like a […]

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Chamber, Hotels And Council Combine To Give Roundabouts A €10k Makeover

Chamber, Hotels And Council Combine To Give Roundabouts A €10k Makeover

September 2, 2014 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

  THE roundabouts on the new bypass are getting a €10,000 makeover thanks to Tralee Chamber Alliance (TCA), Tralee Hoteliers Alliance (THA) and Kerry County Council. The groups have joined forces and invested heavily to transform the appearance of five roundabouts on the Tralee By-Pass. In-keeping with the overall long-term plan […]

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Seminar On Managing PR For Festivals And Food Events

Seminar On Managing PR For Festivals And Food Events

August 29, 2014 at 8:20 am Comments are Disabled

UPFRONT PR will host a one day training seminar focused on the PR and Publicity requirements of the Irish Festival, Food and Hospitality Industry next month. This one day Seminar in the Fels Point Hotel, on Monday, September 22, will be particularly useful for anyone managing the PR function for […]

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From left: Jamie Bolger, Tralee (Bolger Fabrications), Donal Lynch, Tralee (McElligott's), Samantha Harrison, Killorglin (Cloudberry Bakery), John O'Sullivan, Kenmare (O'Sullivan Ford), Helen Burns, Fenit (ActionCOACH/Trainer & Business Coach), Oliver Holbein, Kenmare (Holbein Carpentry), Tommie Slattery, Tralee (DeLaval), John McEnery, Killarney (Jmac Office Solutions). Other graduates included David Moriarty, Tralee ( DM Architects) and Paudie Randles, Kenmare (Randles Butchers).

Businesspeople Graduate From Management Programme

August 25, 2014 at 12:56 pm Comments are Disabled

NINE Kerry based graduates from the Management Works Management Team Development Program received their certificates recently for completing the Programme of Skillnets facilitated by ActionCOACHBusiness Coaching Ireland. The training took place over an eight month program in Killarney. The graduates have learnt how to manage their finances, lead their teams, organise their […]

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Chris Murray: How Home Renovation Schemes Work

Chris Murray: How Home Renovation Schemes Work

August 24, 2014 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

THERE are lots of adverts in the media lately for kitchen companies promoting the advantage of The Home Renovation Incentive Scheme when planning to revamp your kitchen. This scheme is not limited to kitchen makeovers but encompasses a wide range of home improvements/renovations. The Home Renovation Incentive (HRI) Scheme provides […]

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Fresh New Start For Tralee’s Lidl Store

Fresh New Start For Tralee’s Lidl Store

August 7, 2014 at 12:36 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE’s new look Lidl store opened its doors this morning a week earlier than anticipated. “Basically we’ve done a total modernization of the store. The original store had been open in Tralee for 11 years so we pretty much cleared out the place and revamped it,” said Stuart Mangan, Lidl […]

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Chris Murray: Tax And Charitable Donations

Chris Murray: Tax And Charitable Donations

August 6, 2014 at 9:16 am Comments are Disabled

  By Chris Murray RECENTLY I was approached by a client with a query which I thought may be of interest to many readers. He has been making donations to a local charity over the last number of years,. He wondered at what rate tax relief is available and whether […]

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At the Advanced Fitness Education open evening in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night were Jed McNamara (tutor), Siobhan Sentre (Course Director) and Melissa Ross (tutor). Photo by Dermot Crean

Fitness Business Holds Open Evening At Ballyroe

August 3, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

ADVANCED Fitness Education held an open evening for new students at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. The business, which is based in Tralee Sports and Leisure Centre, has been operating for just a year and trains students to become fitness instructors and freelance personal trainers and nutrition advisors. […]

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Helen Burns: How To Keep Your Sanity If You Lead A Team

Helen Burns: How To Keep Your Sanity If You Lead A Team

August 1, 2014 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

Helen Burns, a certified Business Coach with ActionCOACH, the World’s #1 Business Coaching Franchise, gives advice on being a team leader… BUSINESS owners have been known to experience increased blood pressure, extreme hair loss, and other stress-induced conditions as a direct result of interactions with their Team. The way to avoid these […]

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Tony Heffernan Father of Saoirse and Liam Heffernan at the Enterprise Ireland & New Frontiers Event on in Fels Point. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Photos: Planning Decision On Liam’s Lodge Due In August Says Tony At Networking Event

July 31, 2014 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above for information on open evening on July 31   PLANS for Liam’s Lodge have been submitted to Kerry County Council and a planning decision is expected by the end of August according to Tony Heffernan. Mr Heffernan was speaking to TraleeToday.ie at an event for entrepreneurs which was held in […]

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Meet Munster Rugby Stars In Town On Thursday

Meet Munster Rugby Stars In Town On Thursday

July 30, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more FANS of Munster rugby are in for a treat as top players like Keith Earls and BJ Botha are coming to town. The Red heroes will visit Lifestyle Sports in Manor West this Thursday between 12 noon and 12.45pm. Six of Munster Rugby’s finest: […]

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Chris Murray: Tax Planning For Retirement

Chris Murray: Tax Planning For Retirement

July 27, 2014 at 9:05 am Comments are Disabled

By Chris Murray WE are often approached by family run businesses with queries on retirement and in particular to Retirement Relief available. Tax planning for retirement needs to take place well in advance of the final decision to retire. Provided certain conditions are met, it is possible to dispose of […]

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All The Ingredients For A Great Book On Kerry Food

All The Ingredients For A Great Book On Kerry Food

July 25, 2014 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more A NEW Kerry food book with recipes from chefs all trained at the IT Tralee was launched in the college on Thursday. The 68-page book and directory, which will be given out free of charge to food businesses and chefs, contains a listing of over […]

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An Bord Pleanala Uphold Decision To Refuse Planning For New Estate

An Bord Pleanala Uphold Decision To Refuse Planning For New Estate

July 21, 2014 at 4:23 pm Comments are Disabled

AN Bord Pleanala have upheld a decision by Kerry County Council to turn down an application to build 98 houses at Caherweesheen. O’Flynn Construction applied to build 98 houses with a crèche at Caherweesheen and Skahanagh. The development was refused planning permission by Kerry County Council, as it found the […]

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New Programme To Help Start-Up Businesses

New Programme To Help Start-Up Businesses

July 21, 2014 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more A NEW Programme from Bank of Ireland is inviting applications from Kerry start-ups for a new programme to help them on their way to success. The bank has launched a new national Accelerator Programme which is open for applications with ten places available. Participants will receive […]

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Aine Collins (right) of Aine's Cafe with manager Catherine Hanafin, celebrating the tenth anniversary of the cafe on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Aine’s Cafe Celebrates 10 Years In The Square

July 20, 2014 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more THE Square resounded with the sounds of music group Oracle on Saturday as part of the 10th birthday celebrations for Aine’s Cafe. Aine Collins decided to thank her customers who have supported her over the years with free food, wine and entertainment. “The day […]

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Four Historical Properties Up For Sale In Tralee

Four Historical Properties Up For Sale In Tralee

July 18, 2014 at 1:01 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above for above WITH the sale of  the Green Cottage next to the KDYS on Denny Street last month, we decided to take a look at other historical properties that are currently up for sale around the town.  Main Road, Oakpark Cottage Many of you may have wondered as you […]

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Networking Event To Raise Funds For Liam’s Lodge

Networking Event To Raise Funds For Liam’s Lodge

July 17, 2014 at 2:36 pm Comments are Disabled

A FUNDRAISING event in aid of Liam’s Lodge will be held in the Fels Point Hotel on Wednesday, July 30 at 7pm. “Networking with a Conscience” sees Kerry’s newest  entrepreneurs on the Enterprise Ireland New Frontiers programme  host a high powered information and networking session. Guest speakers include Eamon Fitzpatrick, former Sales Director […]

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Green Cottage Was One Of Just Six Residential Properties Sold In June

Green Cottage Was One Of Just Six Residential Properties Sold In June

July 16, 2014 at 12:41 pm Comments are Disabled

GREEN Cottage, situated adjacent to the KDYS in Denny Street, was sold last month for €165,000, down from the €350,000 guide price back in 2012. The 160 year old cottage was one of just six residential properties sold in Tralee during the month of June with a combined value of €667,500, […]

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Martin O’Connor (fifth from left) receiving the keys to his new Citroen C4 from Fintan Ryan CEO Tralee Credit Union, with his brother Michael Fox O’Connor, sisters Elizabeth Mason, Ann Ryle, Patsy O’Connor. Also in the photo is Helen Geary, Tralee Credit Union and Jimmy O’Sullivan, Bill Naughton Ltd.

Martin Wins New Car Thanks To Tralee Credit Union

July 7, 2014 at 2:34 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition A RAHOONANE resident is the latest winner of Tralee Credit Union’s Members Car Draw. A delighted and overwhelmed Martin O’Connor had great support from family and friends when he  picked up his brand new Citroen 4 this week at the Ashe Street branch. […]

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Tralee Included In New Superfast Broadband Plan

Tralee Included In New Superfast Broadband Plan

July 3, 2014 at 8:20 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more TRALEE and Killarney have been included in a venture to bring a 100 per cent fibre to the building broadband network offering speeds from 200 Mbps to 1000 Mbps. The ESB and Vodafone have signed the innovative joint venture agreement to invest €450 million in building […]

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Members of Spa Road Youth Development from left, Leann Moriarty: Giorgina O'Really, Niamh Brosnan, Michaela Brosnan, Shannon McInerney. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

€4,000 Shared Between Youth Groups At Credit Union Awards

July 2, 2014 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter great competition THIRTEEN Youth Groups from Tralee, Castleisland and surrounding areas received €4,000 in funds at this year’s Credit Union Youth Union Community Awards Night on Monday. This was a joint initiative between Tralee Credit Union and Kerry Diocesan Youth Service (K.D.Y.S.) a charity supporting young people […]

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‘Are You Lost?’ Santa Surfs Into Credit Union’s Window

‘Are You Lost?’ Santa Surfs Into Credit Union’s Window

July 1, 2014 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

Click above to enter a great competition IS Santa right in the head? It’s a bit unseasonal for him to be making an appearance in July, but there he is in the window of the Credit Union in Ashe Street. There is method to this madness though, as it’s all […]

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Finance: Who Qualifies For Student Grants?

Finance: Who Qualifies For Student Grants?

June 27, 2014 at 2:10 pm Comments are Disabled

By Chris Murray As the Leaving Cert 2014 has now been completed we have noticed a large increase in calls from clients regarding the Higher Maintenance Grant, especially relating to the information required relating to PAYE and self employed persons income. From the academic year 2012/2013, Student Universal Support Ireland […]

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Eoin Kelliher, Financial Planning Partner (QFA) and Niall Hobbert of BTS Fitness at the 'Build A Better Business' run by the Kingdom Chapter of Business Network International at the Fels Point Hotel on Tuesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Good Turnout For Networking Evening In Fels Point

June 25, 2014 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more THE ‘Build A Better Business’ networking evening generated much interest among the business community and was well attended in the Fels Point Hotel last night. The event was run by the Kingdom Chapter of Business Network International, which helps people generate new business through networking […]

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