Business/Property

At the 'ITT Career's Fair' in the ITT North Campus were, from left Jane Fitzpatrick, Mia Donovan, Maura Buckley, Katriona Neville and Amanda Coughlan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Positive Signs Of Recovery At The ITT Careers Fair

November 13, 2014 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

THE ITT North Campus, hosted their Careers Fair for graduate students on Tuesday. The fair brought a number of national and international businesses and universities there to scout some of the top talent in the college. “There’s definitely a big upturn in terms of jobs available, which is very positive, […]

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Oskars Krastins and Liam Bohan of Octofly. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Networking Event For Local Businesses In Fels Point

November 13, 2014 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE Chamber Alliance presented a Networking Event for members of the group at the Fels Point Hotel on Tuesday evening. It was an opportunity for members to get to know each other and introduce themselves, their company and their line of business in an effort to generate more business. There was team-building games and […]

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‘In 40 Years I’ve Never Seen Anything Like It’: ‘Frozen’ Mania Hits Tralee For Christmas

‘In 40 Years I’ve Never Seen Anything Like It’: ‘Frozen’ Mania Hits Tralee For Christmas

November 8, 2014 at 9:39 am Comments are Disabled

EVERY Christmas brings its fad toy that every child wants, but something is different this year. It appears the world has gone ‘Frozen’ mad with merchandise from the Disney animated movie, released last November, causing (welcome) headaches for toy stores trying to keep with demand. Tralee is no different according to Ann Laide […]

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Networking Event For Businesses This Tuesday

Networking Event For Businesses This Tuesday

November 8, 2014 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE Chamber Alliance will present a Networking Event for members of the group at the Fels Point Hotel on this Tuesday between 5.30pm and 7pm. This is an opportunity for members to get to know fellow members and introduce themselves, their company and their line of business in an effort to generate more business. […]

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Almost €3.5 Worth Of Houses Sold Around Tralee In September

Almost €3.5 Worth Of Houses Sold Around Tralee In September

November 6, 2014 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

TWENTY-SIX residential properties worth nearly €3.5m were sold in the Tralee environs in September according to figures from the Property Price Register. The most expensive house sold was in The Spa for €530,000 while the least amount spent on a house was in Hawley Park for €45,000. The total amount spent […]

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ITT Graduate Gets €10k For His ‘Snaicbox’ Idea

ITT Graduate Gets €10k For His ‘Snaicbox’ Idea

November 5, 2014 at 4:05 pm Comments are Disabled

A YOUNG IT Tralee graduate was picked as one of Kerry’s ‘Best Young Entrepreneurs’ at an awards ceremony hosted by the Kerry Local Enterprise Office on Wednesday last week. There were three winners chosen from 15 young entrepreneurs, who were shortlisted from over 40 applicants. Niall Harty won the Best New Idea category and […]

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High Praise For Tralee Hospitality This Week

High Praise For Tralee Hospitality This Week

October 23, 2014 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S been a good week for two local hospitality businesses who received glowing compliments in national and international media. The Sunday World gave The Roast House a 5/5 review while Ballygarry House Hotel received high praise in The Irish Post, a UK weekly newspaper aimed at expats. The Sunday World’s ‘Grub Spy’ critic […]

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Charlie Nelligan’s To Close After Christmas

Charlie Nelligan’s To Close After Christmas

October 23, 2014 at 9:40 am 4 comments

IT’LL be the a sad time for many Tralee people on Christmas Eve when Charlie Nelligan’s shop closes on the Mall. The bakery/cafe has been in operation for 30 years, but Charlie and his wife Colette have decided to retire and have put the lease up for sale with North’s on Denny Street. […]

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Budget 2015: What Does It Mean For Families?

Budget 2015: What Does It Mean For Families?

October 15, 2014 at 1:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Chris Murray of Casey and Co. looks at the main points of Budget 2015 as it pertains to families… On 14 October 2014, Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan introduced Budget 2015.  It is the first post austerity Budget and it is hoped that this trend can continue. Below we outline […]

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Upfront PR Nominated For European Web Award

Upfront PR Nominated For European Web Award

October 14, 2014 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

THE website of Kerry-based Upfront PR, Event and Model Management has been nominated for the .eu Web Awards under House Category. Upfront, owned and run by Orla Diffily, is one of three finalists in the House Category and there are five categories in total. The .eu Web Awards is an […]

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Breakfast Briefing On What The Budget Means For Businesses

Breakfast Briefing On What The Budget Means For Businesses

October 10, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

ATTENTION business owners! The Kerry Local Enterprise Office in association with Peevers Slye Cotter (PSC Taxation Services) present a Budget 2015 Breakfast Briefing in the Ballygarry House Hotel, Tralee on Thursday next from 8.30am to 10.30am. The briefing will summarise the main points arising from the Budget on the previous Tuesday. […]

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Tralee Central Hotel

Boyle Brothers Are New Owners Of Tralee Central Hotel

October 9, 2014 at 2:11 pm 1 comment

THE Tralee Central Hotel in Maine Street, which was sold recently, is under the ownership of Boyle Brothers. According to a spokesperson for the company, it’s hoped the hotel will re-open in March next year following significant refurbishing and rebranding. Boyle Brothers already own and operate the Manor West Hotel and now add the […]

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Bank Of Ireland Building For Sale With €2.5m Price Tag

Bank Of Ireland Building For Sale With €2.5m Price Tag

October 9, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

THE Bank Of Ireland building on Castle Street has been put up for sale, at a guide price of €2.5m, with Sherry Fitzgerald Stephenson Crean in Denny Street. The tenant will be unaffected by the sale as the entire building is held under a 25 year lease let to Bank Of Ireland […]

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Winters Is Coming: Orlagh Opens Christmas Display Company At Horan Centre

Winters Is Coming: Orlagh Opens Christmas Display Company At Horan Centre

October 4, 2014 at 9:12 am 1 comment

WINTERS Display, an innovative new Christmas display company, will open this month in a customised 8,000 sq ft showroom in the Horan Centre, Tralee. Owned and managed by TraleeToday.ie’s style columnist, Orlagh Winters, who has over 20 years experience in the international display industry, the company will offer consultancy and installation of […]

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Chris Murray: Foreign Earnings Tax Deduction

Chris Murray: Foreign Earnings Tax Deduction

October 4, 2014 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

I AM regularly approached by individuals who have been employed by an Irish company but have to work abroad as part of their job regarding the tax implications. For the tax years 2012, 2013 and 2014, employees who carry out part of the duties of their employment in Brazil, Russia, […]

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Cork Firm To Branch Out Into Tralee

Cork Firm To Branch Out Into Tralee

October 2, 2014 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

A CORK-BASED firm, Sheehy and Manning Financial, is to open an office in Tralee in the next few weeks. The company will launch their Kerry expansion at a seminar on this Friday in the Meadowlands Hotel. The ‘Sheehy’ in the company is Mike Sheehy from Tralee and along with Breon […]

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HMV Makeover For Xtra-vision Store In Manor West

HMV Makeover For Xtra-vision Store In Manor West

October 2, 2014 at 9:23 am Comments are Disabled

THE Xtra-vision store in Manor West will be re-branded as a predominantly HMV store. It was announced by Hilco Capital  (owners of Xtra-vision HMV)  that an integrated store will officially open in Tralee in Manor West on Saturday, October 11. What this means for customers is, the store will change […]

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A Wild Time For Entrepreneurs In IT Tralee

A Wild Time For Entrepreneurs In IT Tralee

October 1, 2014 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

THE innovative Wild Atlantic Startup event (WASup) is on its way to Kerry on Friday October 17th. WASup Kerry will be run in association with the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development (CEED) at Institute of Technology, Tralee Friday. WASup is the brainchild of Shane McCarthy, CEO of BlueChief, which […]

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Ciara Brosnan of Shindig, outside the new Shindig store in Manor West Retail Park. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Parking Issue Influences Shindig To Branch Out To Manor West

September 30, 2014 at 2:24 pm Comments are Disabled

ONE of Tralee’s fashion institutions, Shindig, have opened a store in Manor West Retail Park – but this doesn’t spell the end for the Shindig store on Russell Street where they have been for 25 years. “We’ve opened a store in Manor because it’s more convenient,” said owner, Gary Brosnan. “Parking […]

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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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