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Tralee Chamber Alliance President Kevin McCarthy with Mayor of Tralee Jim Funucane. Photo by Dermot Crean

Call For Unity To Help Business Community In Tralee

March 15, 2020 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

THE Mayor of Tralee Jim Finucane and Tralee Chamber President Kevin McCarthy came together on Saturday to jointly call for unity in this time of crisis and to support our business community. They have called on people to follow the guidance being issued by the Department of Health on ‘Social Distancing’ […]

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New Opening Times At Cara Credit Union For Coming Weeks

New Opening Times At Cara Credit Union For Coming Weeks

March 14, 2020 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union has new, temporary opening times due to Covid-19 which have been implemented in the interest of public health and that of their members and staff. The new times apply from Wednesday, March 18 to Saturday, March 28 inclusive. TRALEE Branch  Monday – Thursday 9:30am-4:30pm, Friday 9:30am-6pm, Saturday CLOSED […]

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Celebrating their Deloitte award last Friday night were Lisa Fitzgibbon – Fitzgibbon Interiors
Emma Fitzgibbon – Operations
Neil Fitzgibbon – Managing Director
Paul Fitzgibbon – Managing Director
Kaltrina Jashari – Finance
Tracey Mangan – Sales Team Lead
Imelda Roche – Sales Manager
Kevin O Connor – Warehouse Operations

Tralee Business Wins Deloitte Best Managed Companies Award

March 11, 2020 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE-BASED Ard Rí Marble Group Ltd has been named as one of Ireland’s Best Managed companies in the Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards programme, in association with Bank of Ireland. The company, which demonstrated superior business performance, was recognised at a gala awards dinner in Dublin on Friday, March 6. […]

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At the presentation of the Flogas Carbon Offsetting Certificate to Ballygarry House Hotel and Spa were l/r: Padraig McGillicuddy proprietor and general manager; Michael Murphy, area sales representative, Flogas;  Tadgh McGillicuddy, assistant manager and Thys Vogels, hotel manager.

Ballygarry House Hotel Signs Up To Flogas Carbon Offsetting Initiative

March 11, 2020 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

TWO well-known Kerry hotels, the Ballygarry House Hotel and Spa in Tralee and the Castlerosse Park Resort in Killarney, are the first Flogas customers to sign up to the company’s recently launched carbon offsetting initiative. The two luxury hotels will now compensate for over 700 tonnes in LPG-related carbon emissions […]

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Elin Sorenson and Orla Diffily at the run on Sunday.

Kerry Businesswomen’s Network Hosts Enjoyable 5k Fundraising Event

March 10, 2020 at 3:20 pm Comments are Disabled

OVER 60 women, men, children and a few dogs, braved the elements and came together to walk 5km in Killarney National Park. The event was organised by the Kerry Businesswomen’s Network, in celebration of International Women’s Day and in support of Kerry Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre, and the Kerry […]

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Les Browska of The International Hotel, Sinead Kirby, AIB, Oonagh Harrington, AIB, Tomás Griffin, AIB and Danny Leane of Annbury's at the Insights and Marketing Trends Event at Ballygarry House Hotel on Monday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Large Turnout For Retail/Tourism Business Event In Ballygarry

March 10, 2020 at 12:24 pm Comments are Disabled

THE looming Coronavirus crisis was one of the main issues to the fore last night as AIB, in association with Tralee Chamber Alliance and Kerry Local Enterprise Office, hosted an event sharing insights and marketing trends on the tourism, retail and hospitality industry in Kerry. The event at Ballygarry House […]

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Benoit Lorge of Lorge Chocolates receives his award from Charlie O'Sullivan of Kerry County Council and Tomás Hayes of Kerry Local Enterprise Office.

Winner Of Kerry County Enterprise Award 2020 Announced

March 9, 2020 at 1:03 pm Comments are Disabled

A CHOCOLATE business from Bonane, Kenmare is this year’s winner of the Kerry County Enterprise Award for 2020, the Kerry County Council Local Enterprise Office has announced. Benoit Lorge, Lorge Chocolatier took the top prize of €2,500 and will now represent Local Enterprise Office Kerry at the 22nd National Enterprise […]

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Sarah Foale and her mom Karyn Moriarty at the CH Tralee Wellness coffee morning event in aid of Recovery Haven on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: CH Hosts Fundraiser For Recovery Haven

March 8, 2020 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

DESPITE the bad weather, CH Tralee and Recovery Haven Kerry hosted a successful fundraising coffee morning with a difference on Saturday. It was a morning of health, beauty and wellness in aid of the cancer support charity, with special guests, discussions and demonstrations on show from 11am. Dr Mary McCaffrey […]

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Number On Tralee Live Register Falls In February

Number On Tralee Live Register Falls In February

March 6, 2020 at 8:22 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE’S live register number decreased for the first time in months in February, according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office. The number of people signing on in Tralee last month was 3,203 a decrease of 23 on January. That’s a drop of around eight per cent on […]

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Kerry Businesswomen’s Network Hosts 5k ‘March For Change’ This Sunday

Kerry Businesswomen’s Network Hosts 5k ‘March For Change’ This Sunday

March 5, 2020 at 4:54 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Businesswomen’s Network (KBN), will mark its most important day of the year with a unique celebration this Sunday. KBN invites all Kerry women to lace up their trainers and walk 5km in a ‘March for Change’ in support of Kerry Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre, and the Kerry […]

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The Service Team at Kelliher's Garage Rathass.

Sponsored: Time-Saving Car Service Solutions At Kelliher’s Garage

March 5, 2020 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

STOP wasting your time servicing your car!! Kellihers Garage have the time-saving solutions to suit your lifestyle Don’t want to book a day off work or use your free time servicing your car? Then make your life easier and use our service options: • Service While You Work, For All […]

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Emily O'Doherty, Shannon O'Sullivan and Jennifer O'Sullivan at the Kerry College Apprenticeship Information Evening at the Monavalley Campus on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry College Apprenticeship Event Attracts Significant Interest

March 5, 2020 at 8:39 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY College of Further Education And Training is still holding their Open Week at campuses in Tralee and Listowel with one event yesterday attracting a large amount of interest. There was a steady flow of people visiting the Monavalley Campus for an Apprenticeship Information Evening where they had a chance to meet […]

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Lidl Report Shows €1m Was Invested In Local Suppliers And Partners In Kerry Last Year

Lidl Report Shows €1m Was Invested In Local Suppliers And Partners In Kerry Last Year

March 4, 2020 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

ALMOST €1 million has been invested in local suppliers and external partners in Kerry by Lidl Ireland in 2019. The news comes as Lidl launches its 2019 Impact Report, detailing the positive economic and social impact that the company has made within the communities it serves throughout Ireland. There are […]

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Picture shows from left Adam Harris, CEO, AsIAm; Anita Carra, Consumer Director, Vodafone Ireland; and James Magill, HR Director, Vodafone Ireland  at the launch of Vodafone Ireland’s Autism Friendly retail programme which is now available across 25 Vodafone stores nationwide.  Vodafone is the first network in Ireland to introduce autism friendly hours in its retail outlets as part of the wider neurodiversity company programme which also runs across employment opportunities, events and education.  The new programme will see reduced noise, priority seating and appointments in stores every Wednesday between 9am and 11am.
 Vodafone implemented this new programme by working closely with AsIAm, a not-for-profit charity organisation working on behalf of the Autism Community in Ireland to empower, educate and advocate concerns for the Autism Community.  Autism immediately affects a quarter of a million people in Ireland when taking in the family unit. Vodafone is committed to helping this community by creating accessibility measures in store, supporting inclusive employment and making its technology services more accessible to autistic people.Pic:Naoise Culhane-no fee

Vodafone’s Tralee Store Introduces Autism Friendly Hours

March 3, 2020 at 4:13 pm Comments are Disabled

VODAFONE Ireland has announced the introduction of Autism-friendly retail hours at its Tralee store in The Square. The launch is part of a company-wide neurodiversity programme which runs across retail, employment opportunities, events and education. The programme will see reduced noise, priority seating and appointments every Wednesday between 9am and […]

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The official opening of the Kerry College Admissions Office on Denny Street by An Cathaoirleach of Kerry ETB and Mayor of Tralee Cllr. Jim Finucane. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry College Admissions Office Opens On Denny Street

March 3, 2020 at 2:33 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY College of Further Education and Training (Kerry College) Admissions Office was officially opened on Tuesday by An Cathaoirleach of Kerry ETB and Mayor of Tralee Cllr. Jim Finucane. The official opening marks further progress with the establishment of Kerry College, an integrated college of further education and training. The […]

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Cathaorleach of Kerry County Council with Tomás Hayes of Kerry Local Enterprise Office and Chief Executive of Kerry County Council, Moira Morrell launching Kerry Month Of Enterprise.

Kerry Month Of Enterprise Launched

March 2, 2020 at 12:31 pm Comments are Disabled

THE annual Kerry Month of Enterprise has been officially launched by the Cathaoirleach and Chief Executive of Kerry County Council. Now in its seventh year, Kerry Month of Enterprise has gone from strength to strength with the objective of shining a spotlight on just some of the enterprise activities on […]

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

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

March 1, 2020 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register, shows that January was a busy month for sales with 24 properties changing hands around Tralee, fetching a total of €4,703,333. The property that sold for the most money in the Tralee environs (and indeed in the county) […]

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Kapil Khanna, Managing Director of the All-Ireland Business Foundation, and Dónal Traynor, Associate Director of Community Finance Ireland.

Kerry Projects Get Nearly €785k From Community Finance Over Three Years

February 28, 2020 at 3:32 pm Comments are Disabled

SIX community projects in Kerry were supported by Community Finance Ireland over the past three years.  In total, the projects received €784,410 of social finance between 2016 and 2019. Those projects include Tralee-based Learn from Leaders CLG; Abberydorney/Kilflynn Family Resource Centre CLG; North East Kerry Development and Sneem Innovation & Technology Services […]

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The Ashe Hotel Group GM Ruth O’Sullivan with Mark Noonan and Damien McMahon of McCarthy Insurance Group at The Ashe Hotel on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

BUSINESS: The Ashe Hotel Group Hosts ‘Appreciation Lunch’ For Clients

February 28, 2020 at 8:23 am Comments are Disabled

THE Ashe Hotel held a special ‘Partner Appreciation Lunch’ to thank its clients for their continued support over the past year on Wednesday. Representatives from businesses and organisations in town enjoyed a delicious lunch in the restaurant. “It’s for the local businesses and activity providers that we work with throughout […]

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Bobby Kerr is urging Kerry businesses to support daffodil day.

Businesses In Kerry Urged To Help Raise Funds For Daffodil Day

February 27, 2020 at 4:50 pm Comments are Disabled

COMPANIES big and small in Kerry are being urged by leading businessman Bobby Kerr to play their part in supporting people affected by cancer. The Newstalk broadcaster, who was diagnosed with head, neck and mouth cancer in 2015 and is now cancer free, is encouraging companies to host a workplace […]

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AIB To Host Event On Trends In Tourism, Retail And Hospitality Industry

AIB To Host Event On Trends In Tourism, Retail And Hospitality Industry

February 27, 2020 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

AIB, in association with Tralee Chamber Alliance and Kerry Local Enterprise Office, will host an event sharing insights and marketing trends on the tourism, retail and hospitality industry in Kerry. The event, which will be held on Monday, March 9 at 6.30pm in Ballygarry House Hotel, will provide vital information […]

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The launch of the NEWKD Hotel Recruitment Fair.

NEWKD To Host Hotel Recruitment Event Next Month

February 24, 2020 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

NEWKD (North East West Kerry Development) are hosting a free, interactive, Hotel Recruitment event on Wednesday, March 25, which will include The Rose Hotel, The Ballygarry House Hotel and Spa, The Brandon Hotel, The Wilde Hotel Ballybunion, The Marine Hotel Ballybunion, Ballyroe Heights Hotel, The Ashe Hotel, Manor West Hotel. […]

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Sponsored: Award-Winning Boutique Hotel Seeks Assistant Chef

Sponsored: Award-Winning Boutique Hotel Seeks Assistant Chef

February 24, 2020 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

A POSITION at a top restaurant in Kerry has become available. Strollers Bistro at Teach de Broc is located next to the famous Ballybunion golf course. The property is a boutique 4* hotel catering to the high-end golfing market. They are currently looking to recruit chefs to assist the kitchen team […]

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Kerry Convention Bureau members in The Rose Hotel last week making sandwiches for Tralee Soup Kitchen.

KCB Helps Out Tralee Soup Kitchen On ‘Magical Mystery Tour’

February 23, 2020 at 9:45 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Convention Bureau took members on Magical #MeetInKerry Mystery Tour last week and ended up in various places in Tralee. The KCB’s first members update for 2020 saw members being taken on a tour, for an afternoon of new experiences, meaningful activities, networking and fun. As well as providing […]

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ViClarity CEO Ogie Sheehy.

Tralee Company Merges With US-Based Firm

February 19, 2020 at 11:42 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE-BASED company ViClarity have announced it has merged with PolicyWorks LLC, a US consultancy and services firm who specialise in compliance. Through the merger, ViClarity says it will strengthen its position as a leading global provider of GRC solutions and the combining of companies will see ViClarity more than double […]

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IT Tralee Course Nominated For Irish Construction Excellence Award

IT Tralee Course Nominated For Irish Construction Excellence Award

February 18, 2020 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

THE Certificate in Building Information Modelling (BIM) with Revit at IT Tralee has been nominated for an Irish Construction Excellence Award in the category “Third Level Course – Postgraduate or CPD.” The Certificate in BIM with Revit is offered as a 4 month (1 semester), 10 ECTS Credit, part-time online […]

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Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, Gabriel Makhlouf (centre) with Mary Rose Stafford, IT Tralee and Dr Brendan O’Donnell IT Tralee. Photo by Domnick Walsh

Governor Of Central Bank Visits IT Tralee And Meets Mercy Mounthawk Students

February 15, 2020 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

GOVERNOR of the Central Bank of Ireland, Gabriel Makhlouf, visited Tralee and Killorglin, on Friday to meet with local business people and students as part of the Central Bank’s outreach programme. Throughout the year, the Governor and staff from the Central Bank travel the breadth of the country to hear […]

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Quinlans Bar.

Quinlans Bar On Bridge Street Sold

February 14, 2020 at 12:10 pm 1 comment

QUINLANS Bar on Bridge Street was sold recently and it is believed the owners have plans to reopen it again as a public house. Jim Finucane Auctioneers handled the sale before Christmas and TraleeToday.ie understands the new owners have a family connection to the O’Connor family who ran the bar […]

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At the Eimear Ryan - Joint Advertising & Marketing Manager Ryanair, Moira Morrell - Chief Executive Kerry County Council, John Mulhern - CEO Kerry Airport and Cormac Ó Súilleabháin - Tourism Ireland GB.

Tourism Interests Hear How Kerry-Manchester Route Can Benefit Business

February 14, 2020 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

TOURISM stakeholders in the Kingdom got to hear about how they can maximise the potential of the Kerry-Manchester route at a series of workshops this week around the county, including one in Ballygarry House Hotel on Thursday morning. Those attending were advised on how to attract visitors from the northwest […]

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Fáilte Ireland has revealed its brand-new marketing campaign to businesses in the Kerry tourist industry at a meeting in the Muckross Park Hotel this week. Called ‘Keep Discovering’ the €6million Fáilte Ireland investment in the campaign development and execution aims to grow the domestic tourism market by reminding people of all there is to discover across the country. At the launch were from left, Ali Levins, Fáilte Ireland, Head of Marketing Communications, Aoife Hickey, Ashe and Manor Hotels, Tralee, Grainne Toomey, Ballybunion Community Forum, Declan Murphy, Fáilte Ireland, Michelle King, The Rose Hotel, Tralee.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC

Kerry Tourism Interests Get Preview Of Fáilte Ireland’s New Campaign

February 12, 2020 at 5:36 pm Comments are Disabled

FÁILTE Ireland has revealed its brand-new marketing campaign to businesses in the Kerry tourist industry at a meeting in the Muckross Park Hotel this week. The National Tourism Development Authority is launching its new domestic holiday campaign to the public from mid-February on TV, radio and Out of Home advertising, […]

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