Business/Property

Four Tralee Stores Make Retail Excellence Top 100 List

Four Tralee Stores Make Retail Excellence Top 100 List

August 1, 2017 at 1:13 pm Comments are Disabled

A NUMBER of local businesses have made the Retail Excellence Top 100 Stores In Ireland. In Tralee, Ballyseedy Home and Garden, Corcoran’s Furniture and Carpets at Manor Park, Garvey’s Supervalu in Rock Street, and Horan’s Health Store in Manor West made the list. Also, Ahern’s Pharmacy, Farranfore, Mods and Minis, Killarney […]

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New Car Sales Strong In July But Down On Same Month In 2016

New Car Sales Strong In July But Down On Same Month In 2016

August 1, 2017 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were 568 new cars sold in Kerry in July according to the latest figures from the the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) issued today. This was down -12.75% on July 2016’s figure of 651. So far in Kerry this year, new car sales are down -12.98%, with 2,561 sold this year […]

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Want A Career In Radio? Kerry ETB Has The Course For You

Want A Career In Radio? Kerry ETB Has The Course For You

August 1, 2017 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re interested in a career in radio, the Kerry ETB Training Centre are holding an eight week course this month which is an ideal starting point. The Foundation In Radio course — delivered by Radio Kerry Training and starting on August 14 — is an excellent opportunity to access […]

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Tralee Credit Union

Parents Urged To Talk To Credit Union Regarding Back To School Costs

July 28, 2017 at 2:51 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Credit Union is encouraging parents to talk to them before thinking of using a credit card or a moneylender to deal with the costs of sending children to school. The Irish League of Credit Unions latest research of its annual Back to School Costs Survey shows the back to school […]

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Fabrik Nightclub To Close After This Weekend

Fabrik Nightclub To Close After This Weekend

July 27, 2017 at 1:37 pm 1 comment

FABRIK Nightclub will close its doors after Saturday night as the leaseholders have decided not to renew their involvement. The club at Godfrey Place first opened as Fabric in 2004, but closed in 2012. It reopened in May 2015 as Quarters, but was rebranded last August as Fabrik with new […]

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Everyone Urged To Get Behind Tralee’s Purple Flag Effort This Friday

July 26, 2017 at 6:00 pm 1 comment

THE time is fast approaching when judges arrive to consider if the town should be awarded the Purple Flag and the town’s businesses have really got behind the effort. Receiving Purple Flag status is an internationally recognised endorsement of a town centre’s ambience between the hours of 5pm and 5am. […]

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Michael Healy Rae Applies To Redevelop Former Tralee Pub Into Residential Units

Michael Healy Rae Applies To Redevelop Former Tralee Pub Into Residential Units

July 25, 2017 at 5:19 pm 1 comment

WELL we won’t see Nancy Myles opening again as a pub. Kerry Independent TD, Michael Healy Rae, owns the property and has applied for planning permission to redevelop the building which ceased operating as a public house/restaurant some years ago. He is seeking permission from the Council to change the […]

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Search Is On For Kerry Entrepreneurs To Share €50,000 Investment Fund

July 25, 2017 at 1:58 pm Comments are Disabled

CALLING all young entrepreneurs in Kerry! Kerry County Council Local Enterprise Office has a €50,000 county investment fund available for winners and runners-up in the Kerry finals of the Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur competition (IBYE). Last year a Tralee man, Derek Counihan of Harpoon, won the top prize in Kerry […]

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Staff at Woodies Tralee looking forward to a month of fundraising activities. At back; John O'Connor, Eileen Redmond, Tadhg O'Regan (Store Manager), Josephine Patwell. In front; Sean Kerins, Barry O'Connor and Paul O'Sullivan.

Woodies Tralee Staff All Set For A Month Of Fundraising

July 24, 2017 at 1:00 pm Comments are Disabled

THE staff at Woodies in Tralee are getting ready for their annual fundraising campaign with a table quiz, a monster prize draw and a soccer tournament among the events planned. This is the 3rd year in a row that Woodie’s Ireland are raising badly needed funds for Ireland’s most vulnerable children. […]

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CEO at ViClarity, Ogie Sheehy.

Tralee Company Nominated For European Award

July 18, 2017 at 1:09 pm 2 comments

A TRALEE company has been nominated for a prestigious award at the European FinTech Awards 2017. ViClarity, a Tralee company that provide Risk & Compliance software in the financial services industry, has been nominated under the category “Risk, Intelligence and Security”. The nomination sees ViClarity featuring among the top European FinTech […]

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Judges To Visit Tralee This Month To Decide On ‘Purple Flag’ Status

July 14, 2017 at 9:37 am 1 comment

JUDGES will visit Tralee later this month to consider if the town should be awarded the Purple Flag, an internationally recognised endorsement of a town centre’s ambience between the hours of 5pm and 5am. If successful in achieving the award, it will signify that Tralee has a night time economy that is enjoyable, […]

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New President Of Tralee Chamber Alliance Unveiled

New President Of Tralee Chamber Alliance Unveiled

July 14, 2017 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

AIDAN Kelly, a Qualified Financial Advisor from Tralee, has been unveiled as the new President of Tralee Chamber Alliance until 2019. Aidan, has run his own business, Kelly O’Shea Pensions & Financial Services Ltd in Edward Street, Tralee along with his business partner Gerry O’Shea, since 2006. Addressing the AGM […]

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Launching the 'Blast From The Past' night in aid of the Bon Secours Sudan Appeal were, from left; Amanda Hogan, Chris Brennan, Dr Ahmed Mohamed, Margaret Cotter and Dr Kamal Abdalla. Photo by Dermot Crean

Six Things To Do In Tralee And Beyond This Weekend

July 14, 2017 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

It’s the weekend with sport, cocktails, a quiz and an 80s/90s night among the things on the agenda in town and beyond…. Friday 1. Chill out with a glass in hand… ‘Get fresh for the weekend’ warbled Mel & Kim on their 1987 hit ‘Showing Out’ and there’s no better […]

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Company Begins Drilling For Oil Off Kerry Coast

Company Begins Drilling For Oil Off Kerry Coast

July 13, 2017 at 10:21 am 3 comments

A DUBLIN-BASED company has begun drilling for oil off the coast of Kerry. Providence Resources said yesterday that it has started drilling in the southern Porcupine Basin, about 220km off the south-west coast of Ireland. The location where the company plans to drill covers licences for two of its projects, […]

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Kerry People Urged To Nominate Their Pharmacists In National Awards

Kerry People Urged To Nominate Their Pharmacists In National Awards

July 13, 2017 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

THE people of Kerry are being reminded to nominate pharmacists who go above and beyond for their patients in the annual Clanwilliam Pharmacist Awards. It is an opportunity to recognise a pharmacist who has had a positive impact in the life of an individual or even a whole community while […]

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Threshold To Close Its Shop In Tralee

Threshold To Close Its Shop In Tralee

July 13, 2017 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

THE Threshold shop in Milk Market Lane/Market Place in Tralee is to close. A statement on the shop’s Facebook page, posted last week, said; “It is with a heavy heart I can confirm that we will be closing down on September 30th. I want to thank everyone for their support […]

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Pictured at the presentation of awards by the Heritage Council’s Museum Awards Standards Programme (MPSI) are Sarah O’Farrell, Jemma O’Connell and Helen O’Carroll from Kerry County Museum, with Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs Heather Humphreys TD, and Chairman of the Heritage Council, Michael Parsons. The museum retained its Full Accreditation with the programme. The Museum Standards Programme for Ireland (MSPI), which started in 2006 with just 12 participants, now has 57 museums across the island of Ireland, participating in it. The programme recognises excellence in caring for collections, museum management, education, exhibition and visitor services.

Kerry County Museum Recognised For High Standards

July 12, 2017 at 4:56 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Museum has been recognised by the Museum Standards Programme for Ireland. The museum, along with Muckross House, Muckross Traditional Farms and Muckross House Research Library, retained the Full Accreditation they had previously been awarded, while Seanchaí “Kerry Writers’ Museum” in Listowel was awarded Interim Accreditation. The Museum Standards […]

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Dr Oliver Murphy Reappointed IT Tralee President

July 12, 2017 at 4:35 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Institute of Technology Tralee has announced the re-appointment of Dr Oliver Murphy as President for another five year term. The Chairperson of the Governing Body Mr Lionel Alexander extended his congratulations to Oliver on his appointment and stated that; “The Institute is embarking on some key strategic priorities that […]

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Dan Horan (second from right) of Horan's Health Food Stores with Siobhan McSweeney, Manager of Recovery Haven announcing the stores will stock 'Cookery For Life'. Also included is Maureen O'Brien, Michael Maher, Sandra Breen and Deirdre Murphy. Photo by Dermot Crean

Local Business Stocks Cookery Book To Help Recovery Haven

July 12, 2017 at 2:49 pm Comments are Disabled

HORAN’S Health Food Stores have come on board with Recovery Haven to stock their fundraising cookery book which was launched late last year. ‘Cook for Recovery’ will now be stocked in the stores in Tralee, Killarney, Listowel, Newcastlewest and beyond priced €10. ‘Cook for Recovery’ is a wonderful cookbook for […]

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Tralee Company To Share Stories With TasteofScience.com

Tralee Company To Share Stories With TasteofScience.com

July 12, 2017 at 12:37 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE-BASED media company StoryStock.com has teamed up with TasteofScience.com to offer its bank of food science, business & technology stories to media worldwide using the StoryStock.com platform. The deal, concluded at the beginning of May, will see stories relating to food and agri-food being shared through the platform. Speaking after the deal was concluded, StoryStock CEO […]

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At the presentation of cheques to organisations benefitting from the Tralee Lions Club Golf Classic at Ballyroe Heights Hotel were, in front; Fran Malone, Inspired; President of Tralee Lions Club Brendan Kenny; Audrey Heffernan, Brothers of Charity. At back; Eleanor Collins and Joan O'Regan of Tralee Lions Club; Karen Gearon, Carers Association; Ted Coates and Tim Aslett, Ballyheigue Inshore Rescue; George Groves, St John's Restoration Fund; Mags Knightly and John O'Sullivan  Open Arms Kerry. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Lions Club Golf Classic Raises Over €40,000 For Worthy Causes

July 10, 2017 at 2:25 pm 1 comment

FOURTEEN organisations shared €40,000 as the 43rd Tralee Lions Club Annual Golf Classic was staged recently at Tralee Golf Club. The golf classic represents the club’s major fund raiser each year and the Lions are delighted to report that this year a sum in excess of €40,000 was raised for distribution to […]

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Minister Brendan Griffin, T.D., Minister for State, Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport, Cllr. John Sheahan, Mayor of Kerry, Ms. Gina Raimondo, Governor of Rhode Island,  and Stefan Pryor, Rhode Island Secretary of Commerce.

Spreading The Word About Kerry In Rhode Island

July 10, 2017 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

THE Minister for State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin TD, led a 20-strong delegation from Cork and Kerry to Providence, Rhode Island in the United States over the weekend to promote the new Norwegian airways Cork-Providence trans-Atlantic service which commenced earlier this month. The group which included the Mayor […]

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One Kerry Property Sold At Allsop Commercial Auction

One Kerry Property Sold At Allsop Commercial Auction

July 6, 2017 at 4:06 pm Comments are Disabled

JUST one commercial property was sold at the Allsop online auction today. Yesterday there were eight residential properties sold (click here for previous story), but today it was just the one lot from Kerry open to bids. Ivy House, New Street Car Park, New Street, Killarney, had a reserve range […]

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Taxi Drivers Protest In Bridge Street And Go On Another ‘Slow Drive’ Through Town

Taxi Drivers Protest In Bridge Street And Go On Another ‘Slow Drive’ Through Town

July 6, 2017 at 3:51 pm 2 comments

TAXI drivers in town continued their opposition of the new rank by Boots/Tesco at Abbeycourt, by moving cars into closed-off Bridge Street and staging another slow drive through town today. At 8am this morning, a number of care entered the closed off area between Bridge Street and The Mall. While […]

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Eight Kerry Properties Sold At Allsop Auction Fetch €663,000

Eight Kerry Properties Sold At Allsop Auction Fetch €663,000

July 5, 2017 at 5:11 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were eight Kerry properties up for auction online at the Allsop website today and between them they fetched €663,000. It was part of their residential online auction with three more Kerry properties up for bids in tomorrow’s commercial auction. In Tralee, a vacant house at 13 Urban Terrace with […]

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Garvey’s Tralee Wins Best Large Supermarket At National Awards

Garvey’s Tralee Wins Best Large Supermarket At National Awards

July 4, 2017 at 4:47 pm Comments are Disabled

THINGS just get better and better for Garvey’s Supervalu in Rock Street. The 2017 Checkout Best in Fresh Awards were held this afternoon in the Shelbourne Hotel  in Dublin and the supermarket was announced as winner in the Best Large Supermarket category. It follows on from the success of its sister supermarket, […]

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Here’s How Much Residential Property Was Sold Around Tralee In May

Here’s How Much Residential Property Was Sold Around Tralee In May

July 4, 2017 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were 15 residential properties sold in the Tralee area in May according to the latest figures from the Residential Property Price Index. The sales collectively totalled €1,633,400 with the biggest transaction being a house in Ballinorig East selling for €250,000 while properties making the least amount of money were […]

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New Car Sales In Kerry Last Month Almost On A Par With June 2016

New Car Sales In Kerry Last Month Almost On A Par With June 2016

July 3, 2017 at 12:01 pm Comments are Disabled

NEW car sales in Kerry last month were almost on a par with the June 2016 figures, according to official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI). There were 34 new cars sold in June compared with 35 sold in the same month last year, […]

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The entrance to The Mall from Denny Street with potted plants brightening up what is still technically a building site. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Pavement Work Progressing On Both Sides Of The Mall

July 2, 2017 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE the Council confirmed this week that the work on The Mall is unlikely to be completed earlier than the scheduled November finish date, progress looks steady as June ends. We called down for a look on Friday and saw that very soon, people will be able to walk by […]

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No Taxis In Tralee Tonight As Drivers To Withdraw Services

No Taxis In Tralee Tonight As Drivers To Withdraw Services

July 1, 2017 at 11:54 am 2 comments

TRALEE taxi drivers are to withdraw their services from tonight at 7pm until Sunday morning at 7am. The action comes after stalemate in discussions with Kerry County Council during the week about the current position of the new rank near Boots/Tesco. The taxi drivers staged a protest through town last […]

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