Business/Property

Tralee Credit Union giving away Breakdown Emergency Pack with their Motor Loans.
Photo: Tralee Credit Union’s Lending Team with Jason Quirke, Top Part Kingdom Motor Factors from left to right, Stephen Corner, Karen Delaney, Jason Quirke (Top Part) and Mike Lynch, Loans Officer.

Get Your Motor Loan With Tralee Credit Union And Receive Free Breakdown Emergency Pack

January 5, 2016 at 2:17 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Credit Union has teamed up with Top Part Kingdom Motor Factors to offer their members Free Breakdown Emergency Packs with their motor loans. “The idea to give Breakdown Emergency Packs with our motor loans came from the Road Safety Authority’s Road Safety Strategy proposal to make these packs compulsory […]

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What The Judges Said About Tralee In Latest IBAL Report

What The Judges Said About Tralee In Latest IBAL Report

January 4, 2016 at 2:52 pm Comments are Disabled

EARLIER we told you about Tralee’s disappointing placing in the latest Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL) table. We went from third in August, to 17th today and down to ‘Clean to European Norms’ from the top standard of ‘Cleaner Than European Norms’. The start of the IBAL judges’ report on Tralee […]

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One Day Course To Help SME Food Producers With Social Media

One Day Course To Help SME Food Producers With Social Media

December 30, 2015 at 12:40 pm Comments are Disabled

A ONE-DAY course to help SME Food Producers manage their social media infrastructure will take place early in the new year. The next TRADEIT Network event at the Irish Hub ‘Managing your Social Media Infrastructure’ will provide attending food producers with key insights, tools and tips on using social media […]

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Over €2m Worth Of Residential Property Sold Around Tralee In November

Over €2m Worth Of Residential Property Sold Around Tralee In November

December 28, 2015 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

NINETEEN properties were sold in the Tralee environs for a total of €2,101,153 in November according to the Residential Property Price Register. This was a big fall from the October figure of €3.8m where 29 properties were sold. Continued below… Overall in Kerry, 89 properties made €11,036,370, down significantly from […]

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Kerry Airport

Kerry Airport To Get Over €300k In Funding

December 23, 2015 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

MINISTER for Transport, Pascal Donoghoe has announced an allocation of funding for Kerry Airport. Kerry Airport is to receive €311,260 under the Public Policy Remit Core Airport Management Operational Expenditure Subvention (PPPR-O) scheme for 2015. The funds have been welcomed by Minister for the Diaspora, Jimmy Deenihan and Deputy Arthur J Spring. […]

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Retail Park Site In Manor East Sold For Over €3 Million

Retail Park Site In Manor East Sold For Over €3 Million

December 17, 2015 at 2:43 pm Comments are Disabled

PART of a retail park in Manor East has been sold for over €3 million at private auction. There were a number of bidders at the auction for the 10.23 acre site at Manor East held on Tuesday – overseen by Sherry Fitzgerald Stephenson Crean –  and the site went for above the […]

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The Station House in Blennerville.

Reports That Blennerville Pub/Restaurant To Reopen Next Year

December 17, 2015 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S being reported that The Station House in Blennerville is to reopen its doors next year. The landmark Blennerville pub and restaurant has been closed for business since the beginning of 2013. It is reported in Kerry’s Eye this morning that the businessman running Tomasíns in Castlegregory, Nick Wang, will take on the venture. When contacted by Traleetoday.ie, […]

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Anne O'Sullivan, Kerry, 4000 member with Brian Purcell, President CPA Ireland
Institute of Certified Public Accountants Ireland Graduation Ceremony
Iain White/Fennell Photography
Fennell Photography 2015

Ardfert Woman Becomes 4,000th Member Of Accountants Body

December 10, 2015 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

AN Ardfert woman became the 4,000th member of Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA Ireland) at the Institute’s annual conferring ceremony, which took place in Croke Park this week. Anne O’Sullivan, who currently works for Fexco, previously completed a BA and MA in economics in UCC and completed her CPA studies […]

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Number Of Kerry Properties Sell At Auction In Dublin

Number Of Kerry Properties Sell At Auction In Dublin

December 9, 2015 at 6:03 pm Comments are Disabled

A FOUR-BEDROOMED bungalow near Abbeydorney, didn’t receive any bids at an auction in Dublin today. It was one of seven Kerry properties to go under the hammer at the December Allsop Auction at the RDS. Abbeygale House, Ballysheen, Abbeydorney, a detached four bedroom bungalow, had a reserve not to exceed €35,000 but it remained unsold […]

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Total Cleaning Supplies Opens New Store In Town

Total Cleaning Supplies Opens New Store In Town

December 6, 2015 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

Advertorial OVER 32 years since first opening in town, Total Cleaning Supplies has come full circle with a new store in a location which has seen a huge rejuvenation in the last year. Since its foundation 33 years ago in the Tralee Shopping Arcade, the company has been synonymous with quality and reliability. […]

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Kerry Car Sales Up 36% So Far This Year Compared To 2014 Figure

Kerry Car Sales Up 36% So Far This Year Compared To 2014 Figure

December 5, 2015 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were 17 new car sales last month in Kerry which was up four on the same period last year according to the latest figure from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI). However, so far this year in Kerry, new car sales are up over nearly 36% so far this […]

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Fionnbar Walsh, The Gleneagle Group, Maura Sullivan, John Griffin and Angela McAllen from Kerry County Council pictured at the Kerry Branch of the Irish Hotels Federation annual ball in the INEC at The Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney on Thursday night.
Picture by Don MacMonagle


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PHOTOS: Kerry Hoteliers Have A Ball In Killarney

December 4, 2015 at 4:47 pm Comments are Disabled

MEMBERS of the Irish Hotels Federation’s Kerry Branch gathered in Killarney last night for their annual ball. The Gleneagle Hotel hosted the black-tie event and the many guests were treated to a sumptuous banquet and no doubt reflected on a great year for tourism in Kerry, with hopefully an even […]

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The proposed by bypass of Adare that will also link up with Foynes.

Good News: Route To Bypass Adare Chosen. Bad News: It’s Going To Take Eight Years

December 3, 2015 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

THE route for the proposed bypass of  Adare has been chosen which will ease the frustration of Kerry motorists who regularly use the road to get to Limerick and Dublin. However, it’ll be a while before they’ll be able to bypass the notorious bottleneck in the pretty Limerick town. The new motorway […]

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Derelict Camp House Sells For Five Times Its Reserve At Auction

Derelict Camp House Sells For Five Times Its Reserve At Auction

December 2, 2015 at 3:29 pm Comments are Disabled

A HOUSE in Camp, that had been put up for sale in an online auction for between €8,000 and €12,000, eventually sold for €61,000 last week. And a four-Bedroom house in Causeway, with the same reserve price range fetched €22,000 in the Allsop online auction on Wednesday, November 25. The derelict cottage at Duagh, Camp […]

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Minister For Communications Pays A Visit To Local Company

Minister For Communications Pays A Visit To Local Company

December 2, 2015 at 2:27 pm Comments are Disabled

MINISTER for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Alex White together with Labour TD Arthur Spring paid a visit to TLI Group, based in Abbeydorney on Monday. The minister was given an overview of the company, its current and upcoming projects as well as its plans for future growth. TLI Group have recently […]

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Castlemorris House Sold For Close To Asking Price Of €495,000

Castlemorris House Sold For Close To Asking Price Of €495,000

December 2, 2015 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

A PROMINENT Tralee property, built in the 1790s, has been sold for close to the asking price of €495,000. Castlemorris House has been bought by an Irish couple with a young family and will continue to operate as a B&B, according to Ganley Walters, the Dublin-based auctioneers handling the sale. The […]

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The site of a new petrol station on John Joe Sheehy.

Planning Permission Sought For New Petrol Station On John Joe Sheehy Road

December 1, 2015 at 12:52 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE has been application for a new Topaz petrol station on John Joe Sheehy Road adjacent to the Aldi supermarket. Corrib Oil Company Limited, have applied for permission to construct a two storey retail/office building and a petrol filling station on the grounds of the old John Mitchels GAA pitch. The development will […]

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Over €3.8m Worth Of Residential Property Sold Around Tralee In October

Over €3.8m Worth Of Residential Property Sold Around Tralee In October

November 28, 2015 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

OVER €3.8m worth of residential property was sold in the Tralee environs  in October. According to the Residential Property Price Register, 29 residences were sold for €3,869,564 during the month, a substantial increase on September’s figure of €2,439,659 from 25 properties sold. The highest price paid was €440,000 for a house out […]

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New Craft Makers Centre Opens In Ashe Street

New Craft Makers Centre Opens In Ashe Street

November 28, 2015 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW Craft Makers centre has opened in Ashe Street, Tralee, dedicated to showcasing and promoting the best of Irish craft and design. The new centre, located in a renovated Victorian building, has been brought about in collaboration with Eibhlin and Dick Henggeler of the Fels Point Hotel. With a particular emphasis on […]

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Tralee Credit Union

New Loan Scheme From Tralee Credit Union To Take On Moneylenders This Christmas

November 27, 2015 at 3:18 pm 1 comment

A NEW personal loan scheme that helps social welfare recipients is now available in Tralee Credit Union which intends on discouraging people turning to moneylenders. The ‘It Makes Sense Loan’ was launched on Thursday and is available from Tralee, Cois Sionna (Tarbert) and Killarney Credit Unions. The aim is to take […]

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Trivago

Survey Shows Tralee One Of Only Two Towns In Ireland With Annual Fall In Hotel Prices

November 27, 2015 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

A SURVEY by travel website Trivago reports that Tralee and Athlone are the only towns in Ireland who recorded an annual fall in hotel prices in 2015. In Tralee prices fell by 2%, making the average price of a room in town €91. In contrast Dingle saw their hotel price rise by 38% […]

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There Was An End To Falling Petrol Prices But Where Is The Cheapest In Town?

There Was An End To Falling Petrol Prices But Where Is The Cheapest In Town?

November 26, 2015 at 3:04 pm Comments are Disabled

THE price of petrol has risen fractionally over the course of a month, bringing an end to the trend of falling prices which we’ve seen since the beginning of the Summer. Last month the cheapest price was €1.27.8 now it’s €1.28.8 in the town’s Applegreen stations in Manor Village and Fairies Cross. Just behind Applegreen, […]

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Tralee Goes ‘Black Friday’ Crazy As Businesses Offer Bargains

Tralee Goes ‘Black Friday’ Crazy As Businesses Offer Bargains

November 26, 2015 at 2:47 pm Comments are Disabled

Advertorial AREN’T we gone all American these days? You can’t go online, listen to the radio or open a newspaper in the past few days without ‘Black Friday’ assaulting the senses. The US tradition of the Friday after Thanksgiving being the busiest shopping day of the year, has reached Ireland over […]

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How The Award Was Won: What The Failte Ireland Judges Said About Tralee

How The Award Was Won: What The Failte Ireland Judges Said About Tralee

November 25, 2015 at 3:25 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE was named the Best Large Tourism town in Ireland at the Fáilte Ireland Tourism Towns earlier today (see story here), so what impressed judges so much that we were awarded the honour? Here’s the judges’ comments on the town and it makes for great reading… • The impression and reality […]

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Denny Street.

VIDEO: Tralee Wins Top Tourism Town In Ireland Award

November 25, 2015 at 3:01 pm Comments are Disabled

IN fantastic news for the town, Tralee has won the top tourism town in Ireland at the Fáilte Ireland Tourism Towns awards. Tralee beat off neighbours Killarney and the two other nominees in the Best Large Town category to claim the prize. It’s an incredible boost to tourism and richly deserved considering the amount of effort […]

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Mary Rose Cantillon AIB, Mairead Moriarty, Ashmore Learning Solutions, Hannah Flynn, Flynn's Dental Care and Siobhan Barrett AIB Tralee, at the AIB lunch for women in business at Ballyseede Castle Hotel on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

SPONSORED: AIB Hosts Event For Women In Business

November 25, 2015 at 11:43 am Comments are Disabled

AIB hosted a lunch event for women in business on Tuesday. The event in Ballyseede Castle shared findings from research the bank has undertaken on the barriers that women face when setting up a business and heard insights from the invited guests on how the bank could support women to set up and grow […]

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Mercy Mounthawk students attending Tralee Credit Union’s Prizegiving Night with Ellie The Elephant, Roisin Lynch, Cillian O’Regan and Elisha Buckley.

PHOTOS: Tralee Credit Union Honours Youth At Awards Ceremony

November 24, 2015 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 150 people attended Tralee Credit Union’s prize giving event dedicated to young people on Friday night in Manor West Hotel. Presentations were made to students from primary, secondary and third level for Tralee Credit Union’s Annual Art Competition, their Education and Dan Kellegher Memorial Awards and Schools Credit Union in […]

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The site of the proposed new Lidl store on Edward St.

Supermarket Chain Applies For Planning Permission For New Town Centre Store

November 24, 2015 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

LIDL Ireland has applied for planning permission to build a new supermarket at the former Heiton Buckley premises on Edward Street. The German multi-national intends to build a store comprising 2,767 sq m floor area and two storeys in height. The construction of the supermarket will include a retail sales area with […]

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Local Businesses’ Loyalty Scheme Rebranded As B Local

Local Businesses’ Loyalty Scheme Rebranded As B Local

November 21, 2015 at 9:03 am Comments are Disabled

A LOYALTY scheme that had involved three local businesses in Manor, Tralee has been rebranded and has expanded to include two new shops. Sullycard, founded by Seamus O’Sullivan who has the well known butcher’s shop in Manor, is now known as B Local. “Sullycard was great but now we have developed to B […]

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Engineering Firm Wins Top National Award For Kerry Group Plant In Kildare

Engineering Firm Wins Top National Award For Kerry Group Plant In Kildare

November 21, 2015 at 9:02 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Group Global Technology & Innovation Centre by Arup, a state-of-the-art, flagship facility in County Kildare, has won the prestigious title of Engineering Project of the Year at the Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards. The project, which created 900 jobs over a three year period and featured a €100 million euro […]

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