Business/Property

McCarthy’s Of Paddy Mac’s To Open New Pub On Ashe Street

McCarthy’s Of Paddy Mac’s To Open New Pub On Ashe Street

May 28, 2015 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

THE site of the old Baily’s Corner on Ashe Street will come alive again, as a new pub is set to open there this July. Patrick McCarthy of Paddy Mac’s has taken the lease on the premises and his sons, Tommy and Pat, will take the reins in the new […]

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Tralee Municipal District Allocates €159,000 To Community Organisations

Tralee Municipal District Allocates €159,000 To Community Organisations

May 28, 2015 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber Alliance has received €57,000 from Kerry County Council to help continue the work of marketing the town. The Alliance’s funding made up over a third of the Community Support Fund total of over €159,000, allocated to many Tralee Municipal District area organisations. The €57,000 equalled the amount allocated to the Chamber last […]

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Business: How The New Companies Act Will Affect Your Business

Business: How The New Companies Act Will Affect Your Business

May 27, 2015 at 4:59 pm Comments are Disabled

Chris Murray of Casey and Co. on the new Companies Act… The Companies Act 2014 is replacing the Companies Acts 1963-2013 and will commence on June 1, 2015. This is the largest piece of legislation Ireland has ever seen, comprising a total of 25 Parts (over 1440 sections) and 17 […]

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Tralee Man Writes Guide To ‘The Kerry Way’

Tralee Man Writes Guide To ‘The Kerry Way’

May 27, 2015 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

  A TRALEE man has traversed the hills and walks of the county to bring a great guide to ‘The Kerry Way’. Donal Nolan has travelled on Ireland’s longest way marked trail, looping around the Iveragh Peninsula, following narrow country roads, forest paths, abandoned coach roads and mass paths, national park land and […]

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Recovery Haven Wins €15,000 Top Prize At Rural Innovation Awards

Recovery Haven Wins €15,000 Top Prize At Rural Innovation Awards

May 27, 2015 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

RECOVERY Haven Cancer Support House Kerry has won the top prize at the Rural Innovation Awards. The awards, sponsored by Dairymaster, Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Teagasc and the Farmers Journal, took place in the Ballygarry House Hotel last night. Continued below… There were three categories – Farm Innovation, Rural Business […]

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Profits Up But Passenger Numbers Down At Kerry Airport In 2014

Profits Up But Passenger Numbers Down At Kerry Airport In 2014

May 25, 2015 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Airport showed an operating profit after taxation of €18,895 in 2014 according to its annual report and accounts issued today. This is an increase on Operating Profit of €4,161 for the year ended to 31st December 2013. However, passenger numbers through the Airport fell 4% on previous comparative period to […]

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Square Dealers’ Businesses About To Look A Whole Lot Smarter

Square Dealers’ Businesses About To Look A Whole Lot Smarter

May 21, 2015 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

THE renovations and forthcoming opening of a new bar and bistro isn’t the only change in you may have noticed in the Square over the past few weeks (click here for previous story). There has been a new business, a refurbishment and a revamp in three other premises recently as […]

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Petrol Prices Continue To Rise But Where Is The Cheapest?

Petrol Prices Continue To Rise But Where Is The Cheapest?

May 20, 2015 at 2:29 pm Comments are Disabled

BAD news for motorists as petrol prices continue to rise, but on the plus side they still remain cheaper than this time last year. At the beginning of this year, petrol could be got for as low as €1.26.8 a litre.  As of Wednesday morning, the cheapest place to fill […]

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Up To 15 Jobs To Be Created At New Business In The Square

Up To 15 Jobs To Be Created At New Business In The Square

May 20, 2015 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW bar and bistro in The Square is to create up to 15 new jobs when it opens in the next few weeks. The business, formerly known as Nightjar, is being extensively renovated at the moment and is set to focus more on food. Continued below… It is hoped the […]

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Chamber To ‘Learn From The Best’ At Seminar In Tralee Next Month

Chamber To ‘Learn From The Best’ At Seminar In Tralee Next Month

May 19, 2015 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

TV3 Travel Show presenters, Jon Slattery and Ciara Whelan will be the special guests at a major Tourism Information Conference being organised by Tralee Chamber Alliance at Ballygarry House Hotel, Tralee next month. The ‘Learn from the Best in Tourism’ Conference, sponsored by Bank of Ireland, will feature tourism experts from three […]

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Roast House Hoping For All-Ireland Glory

Roast House Hoping For All-Ireland Glory

May 19, 2015 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE restaurant is gearing up to take on the rest of the country at the ‘All Ireland Restaurant Awards’ in Dublin on May 25. The Roast House will be the local representation for the town after it won the ‘Best Casual Dining Award’ in Kerry in the Munster Regional contest back in April. […]

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New Hair Salon To Create Five New Full-Time Jobs In Tralee

New Hair Salon To Create Five New Full-Time Jobs In Tralee

May 18, 2015 at 11:50 am Comments are Disabled

  HAIRDRESSSER and entrepreneur Cathriona Rohan will open a new business in Tralee this week which is to create five full-time jobs and three part-time positions. The new salon, located on Mary Street, will open at 9.30am on Tuesday morning and will be open Tuesday through to Saturday every week. Cathriona, who has over […]

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Business Women From Kerry Invited To Attend Regional Event In Limerick

Business Women From Kerry Invited To Attend Regional Event In Limerick

May 16, 2015 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

  LOCAL business women will get the chance to extend their business network this month at the Regional Women in Business Networking event being held in Limerick on May 20. The Kerry Local Enterprise Office recently announced that the event will be taking place in the ‘Woodlands Hotel’ in Adare […]

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Aqua Dome Launches New Website

Aqua Dome Launches New Website

May 12, 2015 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

THE Aqua Dome Tralee has launched its brand new website under the water of the Falling Rapids to coincide with its 21st birthday this Thursday. The tourist attraction, which welcomed its 4,000,000th visitor earlier this year, has streamlined its online look with a view to attracting millions more water and fun lovers from […]

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Baby Market

Baby Market This Sunday To Raise Funds For UNICEF Nepal Appeal

May 7, 2015 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

AN event in the Fels Point Hotel will raise funds for the Unicef Nepal Children’s Appeal this Sunday ‘The Baby Market’ returns to the hotel between 12 and 2.30pm with entry for the event at €3, all proceeds from the door going to the appeal. Over 15 private stall holders will be selling […]

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Tralee Development Gets Green Light As Govt Announces €6.3m Funding For Kerry

Tralee Development Gets Green Light As Govt Announces €6.3m Funding For Kerry

May 5, 2015 at 3:28 pm Comments are Disabled

  A 12 unit social housing development at Killeen was part of a number of projects given the green light today with the allocation by the Government of €6.3m for Kerry. Overall, it will deliver 28 houses in areas such as Tralee, Killarney and Lixnaw and permit the building of 12 additional […]

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Series Of Public Meetings On Kerry Tourism Strategy

Series Of Public Meetings On Kerry Tourism Strategy

May 5, 2015 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Destination Kerry Tourism Forum, the umbrella body for tourism in the county, established by Kerry County Council, is organising a series of public meetings in relation to the new Kerry Tourism Strategy, 2016-2020. Meetings will take place at seven venues throughout the county over the next two weeks, […]

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Non-Locals Spent Nearly €100,000 During Tralee Marathon Stay

Non-Locals Spent Nearly €100,000 During Tralee Marathon Stay

May 4, 2015 at 2:07 pm 1 comment

NON-LOCAL participants in the Tralee Marathon generated almost €100,000 during the event according to a survey by the event organisers. ‘Run The Kingdom’, the management company behind the event, recently published their economic report on the this years Tralee International Marathon. In it, they go into detail about the average age […]

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Kerry’s April Car Sales Up 42% On Same Month Last Year

Kerry’s April Car Sales Up 42% On Same Month Last Year

May 3, 2015 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

  NEW car registrations in Kerry last month were up 42% on the April 2014 figure according to the latest data from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI). There were 179 new car registrations in April, up 53 on the 126 sold during the same month in 2014, double […]

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Over €1.6m Worth Of Residential Property Sold Around Tralee In March

Over €1.6m Worth Of Residential Property Sold Around Tralee In March

May 2, 2015 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

FIFTEEN residential properties in the Tralee area fetched €1,604,387 in March, while total Kerry sales exceeded €10m according to the Residential Property Price Register (RPPR) figures for the month. The Tralee figure is a decrease on the 22 residential properties that were sold for over €2.5m in February, and also […]

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Teen Summer Beauty Camps Return To CH

Teen Summer Beauty Camps Return To CH

May 2, 2015 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

CH TRALEE has announced that their Teen Summer Beauty Camp are back! Now an annual event, the CH Teen Summer Beauty Camp is tailored towards teenagers aged between 13 and 17 years of age who would love to know more about beauty. They can learn everything they ever wanted to know […]

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CONFIRMED: Parents Of Late Rose Purchase Fels Point Hotel

CONFIRMED: Parents Of Late Rose Purchase Fels Point Hotel

May 1, 2015 at 8:20 am Comments are Disabled

  DICK and Eileen Henggeler, the parents of the late Dorothy Henggeler, the 2011 Washington DC Rose who sadly passed away last year, have succeeded in their bid to purchase Fels Point Hotel in Tralee. The Executive Chairman of the Rose of Tralee International Festival, Anthony O’Gara, will become Managing […]

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40 New Jobs Coming To Kerry Technology Park

40 New Jobs Coming To Kerry Technology Park

April 30, 2015 at 3:26 pm Comments are Disabled

  POSITIVE news has emerged on the jobs front with the annoucement that JRI America are looking to entice 40 high skilled workers to fill jobs at its Software Development Centre in Tralee. JRI America are located in the Kerry Technology Park, but also have offices in London, Shanghai, Tokyo, Singapore and New York. […]

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The Horan Centre in Clash.

Rumours Of An Iceland Store Coming To The Horan Centre Intensify

April 29, 2015 at 4:03 pm Comments are Disabled

  RUMOURS that the UK food giant Iceland are coming to Tralee have jumped up a notch. Permission has been sought to allow the sale of foodstuffs at the old Kiely’s Electrical unit in the Horan Centre. Kerry County Council received a request from Donal Horan, to change the current planning conditions. […]

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PHOTOS: New Look Benners Hotel Opens Its Doors

PHOTOS: New Look Benners Hotel Opens Its Doors

April 29, 2015 at 12:59 pm 1 comment

  THE new Benners Hotel opened its doors to the public today and it’s looking great. The cafe was serving a full menu when we visited this morning and the reception area looks very cool indeed. In a nice link to the past, the cafe even has the old Benners clock […]

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Chamber Alliance To Act On Results Of Shoppers Meeting

Chamber Alliance To Act On Results Of Shoppers Meeting

April 28, 2015 at 3:18 pm Comments are Disabled

  RETAILERS in Tralee have committed to work through Tralee Chamber Alliance to better meet the needs of new and existing customers after receiving feedback from a recent Shoppers Meeting in the town. The Alliance has identified a number of short, medium and long term actions that need to be taken […]

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Local Pub Gets Great Exposure From Google Business View

Local Pub Gets Great Exposure From Google Business View

April 25, 2015 at 10:57 am 1 comment

  A LOCAL pub is enjoying a nice bit of exposure as it has been picked to be Google Business View Virtual Tour of the Week. The renowned Baily’s Corner pub on Castle Street gets a great write up from Google describing it as a “wee gem of a traditional Irish […]

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Kerry County Council Wins Top Tourism Award

Kerry County Council Wins Top Tourism Award

April 24, 2015 at 10:24 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has won a  top award at the inaugural Irish Tourism Industry Awards on Friday night. The local authority was a finalist in the category for Best Local Authority Tourism Innovation at the DoubleTree by Hilton Dublin. The Adventure Travel World Summit – Killarney 2014 also won in the Best Business Tourism Innovation […]

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Tesco In Kerry Raises Over €2,000 For Temple Street Hospital

Tesco In Kerry Raises Over €2,000 For Temple Street Hospital

April 24, 2015 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

OVER €2,200 was raised by Tesco stores across Kerry last Friday in support of Temple Street’s Great Irish Bake. Tesco colleagues and customers baked, bought, ate and sold an abundance of culinary creations to help raise some much-needed dough for the children’s hospital. All 149 stores across the country took part in the […]

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Tralee Shopping Centre Units Sold At Dublin Auction

Tralee Shopping Centre Units Sold At Dublin Auction

April 23, 2015 at 11:46 am Comments are Disabled

AT the second time of asking, units at Tralee Shopping Centre which went unsold at an auction in February, went under the hammer again today and this time a buyer was found. The ten units with a reserve price of between €125,000-€175,000 were sold at the Allsop Auction in the RDS Dublin for a […]

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