Business/Property

Award Winner for the Category of ‘Catering & Nutrition Award’ was Maura Moriarty pictured with Sponsor from Fresenius Kabi; Shiofra O’Malley, Chief Executive of the NHI; Tadhg Daly and MC for the evening and Broadcaster Marty Whelan

Maura Wins At Nursing Homes Ireland Care Awards

November 21, 2017 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

MAURA Moriarty of Ocean View Nursing Home, Camp, was a winner at the Nursing Homes Ireland Care Awards last Thursday. Maura was named winner of the Nursing Home Catering and Nutrition Award.  Kerry was also represented at the awards ceremony by Maeve Poff of Mowlam Healthcare Killarney, who was a […]

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Craft Makers Shop Reopens For Christmas

Craft Makers Shop Reopens For Christmas

November 20, 2017 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

CRAFT Makers on Ashe Street has reopened for Christmas. Running from Friday, November 24 until Christmas Eve the shop on Ashe Street  which closed in June this year, houses a gift shop and gallery for this run and the project hopes to pop up again in Tralee next summer. Opening times […]

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Santa Claus meets bargain hunters in the queue for the CH Christmas Shopping Event on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Massive Turnout For CH Chemists Christmas Event

November 18, 2017 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

BY the time they opened the doors for the CH Chemists Christmas Shopping night, the queue had gone all the way down to Penneys, across The Mall and snaked around Denny Street as far as The Roast House cafe. It seems people just love a bargain and staff were ready […]

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Pictured at the opening of The Golf Doc Academy in Ballinorig, Tralee was ( L to R )  Philip Walton, Simonette Clifford, Ellen O'Dowd, Susan O'Dowd, Owner James O'Dowd, Dick Spring and Mary O'Dowd.

PHOTOS: Dick Spring Opens Tralee Man’s ‘The Golf Doc’ Academy

November 17, 2017 at 2:31 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man has just opened a new facility for golf enthusiasts on the outskirts of town. James O’Dowd is bringing his insights, tips and experience to his new venture ‘The Golf Doc’ which opened its doors for the first time on Thursday. Situated just outside Tralee in Ballinorig West, […]

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The Ashe Hotel Features In Trivago Awards 2018

The Ashe Hotel Features In Trivago Awards 2018

November 16, 2017 at 3:03 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE hotel has featured in the Trivago Awards for 2018. The Ashe Hotel was rated in the Top 3 Best Rated 3 Star Hotel’s in Ireland. Meanwhile, Camp Junction House B&B came second in the Ireland’s Top-Rated Alternative Accommodation category. It’s the second year in a row the Ashe Hotel […]

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WATCH: Short Film Promoting Tralee At Night Shows What Town Has To Offer

WATCH: Short Film Promoting Tralee At Night Shows What Town Has To Offer

November 16, 2017 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE will receive its Purple Flag at a ceremony in Norwich tonight after a supreme effort by all involved during the summer. It was announced in late September that Tralee would be awarded The Purple Flag which confirms the commitment to ensuring that Kerry’s capital town has a safe, vibrant […]

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The Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town judges are shown around Tralee during the judging last month

‘Award Recognises Wonderful Spirit In Tralee’ Says Mayor

November 16, 2017 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

THE Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Norma Foley has warmly welcomed the announcement that Tralee is the national winner of the Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town Awards for 2017. Mayor Foley was among those present at the announcement in Tullamore last night. Tralee won the top award after earlier taking the […]

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Overall National Award For Tralee At Bank Of Ireland Enterprising Towns Awards

Overall National Award For Tralee At Bank Of Ireland Enterprising Towns Awards

November 15, 2017 at 11:12 pm Comments are Disabled

IT gets better for Tralee. Having won the Regional Category for ‘Most Enterprising Large Town Award for Munster’ in the Bank of Ireland National Enterprising Town Competition tonight, they then won ‘Most Enterprising Large Town in Ireland’ category and finally the Overall National most Enterprising Town In Ireland award netting […]

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Tralee Wins Regional Category Of Bank Of Ireland Enterprising Towns Awards

Tralee Wins Regional Category Of Bank Of Ireland Enterprising Towns Awards

November 15, 2017 at 10:57 pm Comments are Disabled

For an update on this story, click here GOOD news from Tullamore tonight. Tralee has won the Regional Category for Munster in the Bank of Ireland National Enterprising Town Competition tonight at a ceremony attended by over 500 people from towns all over Ireland at the Tullamore Court Hotel. The […]

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IT Tralee To Host STEM Careers Expo This Friday Night

IT Tralee To Host STEM Careers Expo This Friday Night

November 15, 2017 at 11:46 am Comments are Disabled

IF you or a family member is considering a career in  Science Technology Engineering and Maths (STEM), then a visit to the IT Tralee this Friday night is a must. As part of National Science week, the Institute of Technology Tralee will host a STEM Enterprise and Career Expo from […]

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Santa and friends are all set for Santaland and the annual CH Christmas parade. Photo by Dermot Crean

Santaland And CH Parade To Bring Festive Cheer To Tralee

November 15, 2017 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

THE CH Chemists Christmas parade promises to be a feast of fun, colour and a spectacle to get you all into the Christmas spirit again this year when it arrives on November 25. Filled with characters from Paw Patrol, The Little Mermaid, Sponge Bob, Princess Sofia and much more, the […]

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CH Prepares To Welcome Shoppers For Biggest Night Of The Year

CH Prepares To Welcome Shoppers For Biggest Night Of The Year

November 13, 2017 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S all systems go at CH Chemists these days as they prepare for the annual CH Christmas Evening event on this Friday night, November 17. Staff are busily preparing the 800 goodie bags which will be given to customers who spend more than €10 on a first come, first served basis, […]

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Garvey’s Supervalu Tralee Wins Prestigious Store Of The Year Award

Garvey’s Supervalu Tralee Wins Prestigious Store Of The Year Award

November 12, 2017 at 11:27 am 1 comment

GARVEY’S Supervalu in Tralee scooped the National Store of the Year award at the Retail Excellence awards last night. The Tralee store was one of two Kerry stores — along with Vodafone Killarney — in the running for the prestigious top prize and hopes were high when they were announced […]

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Omitting Denny Street As Possible Rank Was “A Farce” Says Tralee Taxi Association Chairperson

Omitting Denny Street As Possible Rank Was “A Farce” Says Tralee Taxi Association Chairperson

November 11, 2017 at 1:09 pm 1 comment

THE Tralee Taxi Association Chairperson has described the omission of Denny Street from the proposed plan for the location of taxi ranks put out for public consultation, as “a farce” and “Fawlty Towers stuff”. Terry Boyle was reacting immediately after the meeting of Tralee Municipal Councillors on Friday, where they […]

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Councillors Vote On Locations For Full Time And Part Time Taxi Ranks

Councillors Vote On Locations For Full Time And Part Time Taxi Ranks

November 10, 2017 at 7:36 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Municipal District councillors approved the new locations for permanent and semi-permanent taxi ranks in the town at a special meeting on Friday afternoon. The taxi rank issue has been a contentious one since drivers were moved out of The Mall to facilitate the ongoing works. The issue of location […]

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Warehouse Unit At Monavalley Industrial Estate Sells At Auction

Warehouse Unit At Monavalley Industrial Estate Sells At Auction

November 10, 2017 at 12:06 pm Comments are Disabled

  A WAREHOUSE unit in Tralee was sold today for the guide price at the latest BidX1 online auction. Unit 3, Monavalley Industrial Estate,  had a guide price of  €275,000 and after two bids (the initial bid was €265,000) it was sold for that figure. It’s a detached modern warehouse unit, extending […]

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Tralee Company Wins Contract To Deliver Childcare Services At IT Tallaght

Tralee Company Wins Contract To Deliver Childcare Services At IT Tallaght

November 10, 2017 at 11:49 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE company has won the contract to deliver childcare services in the Campus Crèche at IT Taillight. Orchard House Ltd, who operate Oakview Village Childcare in Tralee, will deliver childcare services, effective from January 2018. According to Clódagh Moynihan, General Manager of Orchard House Ltd; “We are delighted to have […]

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Kerry Mansion Sells For €1.1m At Auction

Kerry Mansion Sells For €1.1m At Auction

November 9, 2017 at 3:32 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were three  Kerry lots sold at the BidX1 (formerly Allsop) online auction today. These included a mansion in Sneem — which went unsold at the last auction and dropped in price considerably — and nine houses in Banna. Glashnacree House, Derryquin, Sneem had a reserve range of €1,050,000 – €1,150,000 […]

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IDA Boss To Speak At Event In Tralee Aimed At SMEs

IDA Boss To Speak At Event In Tralee Aimed At SMEs

November 9, 2017 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

AS part of Bank of Ireland’s 17th National Enterprise Week from November 17-24, an event will take place in the Rose Hotel on Friday, November 24 aimed at SMEs. The event entitled “FDI Investment in Kerry takes place  from 3pm–5pm. Guest speaker Martin Shanahan, CEO of IDA will discuss the opportunities […]

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Costa Coffee's outlet on The Mall.

Costa Coffee Gets Planning For New Outlet In Manor West

November 9, 2017 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

COSTA Coffee has received the go-ahead for a new outlet in Manor West Retail Park. The applicant, Bryant Park, had been refused planning by Kerry County Council back in May because the location — next to Carpet Right at the entrance to the park — was zoned for retail warehousing […]

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TLI Group's Donagh Shanahan, Aideen O’Connor and Brenda O’Sullivan with Enable Ireland Kerry's Sean Scally at the cheque presentation.

TLI Group Raises Thousands Of Euro For Enable Ireland Kerry

November 8, 2017 at 4:10 pm Comments are Disabled

SEAN Scally from Enable Ireland Kerry Services was presented with cheques totalling €3,399 from TLI Group on Tuesday morning. The Abbeydorney based company selected Enable Ireland as the company’s 2017 Charity of the Year and the money was raised from a series of events and activities organised throughout the year. […]

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Evelyn Horvath, Ryanair, Maurice Whelan, Ireland Walk, Catriona Ni Churrain, Cloghane/Brandon Tourism Group, Aine O'Sullivan, German Rose of Tralee and Noel Ryan, Kerry Airport pictured at the historic Branderburg Gate in Berlin Germany at the weekend as part of a Kerry Business delegation promoting tourism and the inaugural twice weekly Ryanair flight to Berlin from Kerry. The flight will operate between Kerry Airport and Berlin Shoenefeld every Thursday & Sunday.
Photo: Don MacMonagle 


repro free photo from Kerry Airport

Berlin Route To Have Huge Benefits For Kerry Tourism

November 7, 2017 at 9:55 am 1 comment

THE organisers of last weekend’s three-day Kerry tourism promotional visit to Berlin have hailed it an outstanding success. The 35-strong group, led by Minister Brendan Griffin TD and Mayor of Kerry, Cllr John Sheahan, held a series of engagements with tourism trade, media and consumer groups. They also held a […]

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The six recipients of the Peter Harty (Nov), Dr Mary McCaffrey (Sep), Anthony O’Gara (Aug), Mary Stapleton on behalf of Caroline McEnery (Oct), Kevin McCarthy (Dec), Pádraig McGillicuddy (July).

Tralee Business People Awards Presented To Six Recipients

November 2, 2017 at 4:43 pm Comments are Disabled

PÁDRAIG McGillicuddy, Anthony O’Gara, Dr Mary McCaffrey, Caroline McEnery, Peter Harty and Kevin McCarthy have been announced as the recipients of Tralee Business People Awards for the months of July to December. Each of the individuals was recognised for their extraordinary commitment to their customers and the town of Tralee […]

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Maura Moriarty

Two Kerry Nursing Home Employees Up For National Awards

November 2, 2017 at 3:08 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO Kerry finalists are preparing for the Nursing Homes Ireland Care Awards 2017. Maeve Poff of Mowlam Healthcare Killarney Nursing Home is shortlisted for a Nursing Home Registered Nurse of the Year Award, while Maura Moriarty of Ocean View Nursing Home, Camp is shortlisted for a Nursing Home Catering & Nutrition […]

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Borg Warner's plant in Monavalley.

Thirty Jobs Lost Temporarily At Borg Warner Plant

November 2, 2017 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

BORG Warner is to let 30 workers go at their Tralee plant. The lay-offs affect contract production workers at the Monavalley Industrial Estate base, but management say the measures are temporary — a reaction to short-term reductions from a customer — and they expect to have staffing numbers back to current […]

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Here’s Where Property Was Sold Around Tralee In September

Here’s Where Property Was Sold Around Tralee In September

November 1, 2017 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that September was another busy month for sales of houses and apartment in the Tralee area. There were 29 properties sold, fetching a total of €4,413,570. The house that sold for the most in Tralee — and […]

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Seven Kerry Lots To Be Auctioned Next Week

Seven Kerry Lots To Be Auctioned Next Week

October 31, 2017 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

THERE are seven Kerry lots for sale at the next BidX1 (formerly Allsop) auction next week. These include two Tralee properties, nine bungalows in Banna, a site in Ardfert and a mansion in Sneem which went unsold in the last auction and this time sees €345,000 knocked off the guide […]

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First Berlin-Kerry Flight Arrives In Farranfore As Route Extended For Summer Months

First Berlin-Kerry Flight Arrives In Farranfore As Route Extended For Summer Months

October 29, 2017 at 12:55 pm Comments are Disabled

  NEARLY 20,000 passengers are set to fly into Kerry on the new Ryanair service from Berlin Schönefeld after it was announced that the route will continue through the summer of 2018. Over 150 passengers made the inaugural flight to Kerry this morning, while 189 passengers, maximum capacity, were booked […]

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In front; Emma Larkin, Rico Zulu, Daniel Griffin and Andrea Geigerne. At back; Shona Houlihan, Anthony Odugbesan, Jason Fabian, Mark O'Connor and Mary O'Neill, who have all been working at The Rose Hotel for the past ten years. Photo by Dermot Crean

Staff Celebrate Ten Years At Tralee Hotel

October 27, 2017 at 3:48 pm Comments are Disabled

THEY’VE been there from the start so staff at a Tralee hotel decided to mark the event at The Rose Hotel on Thursday night. Nine members of staff — Emma Larkin, Rico Zulu, Daniel Griffin, Andrea Geigerne, Shona Houlihan, Anthony Odugbesan, Jason Fabian, Mark O’Connor and Mary O’Neill — started […]

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Another National Award For Tralee Company

Another National Award For Tralee Company

October 27, 2017 at 12:40 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE based company has picked up its second National award in the space of a few weeks after ViClarity was named as the best Irish InsurTech (Insurance Technology) company at the Irish Tech News – FinTech 20 Ireland event at UCD. ViClarity’s Marketing Specialist Neil O’Sullivan was in Dublin […]

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