Business/Property

Bank Of Ireland Building Sells For Over €3m

Bank Of Ireland Building Sells For Over €3m

November 26, 2014 at 8:21 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Bank of Ireland building in Castle Street has been sold for  just over €3m this afternoon. The property, which had an asking price of €2.5m, was sold by agents Sherry Fitzgerald Stephenson Crean at a private auction in the Imperial Hotel. “There were 10 or 12 people there […]

Read more ›
Kerry/Dublin Flight Route Gets Boost As PSO To Be Retained Until 2017

Kerry/Dublin Flight Route Gets Boost As PSO To Be Retained Until 2017

November 26, 2014 at 1:46 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Minister for Transport Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD announced today that he is to retain the Public Service Obligation (PSO) on the Kerry-Dublin route. The PSO is vital to the existence of the daily service to and from the capital. The current PSO contract expires in January and the […]

Read more ›
Linda Flynn, Tina Enright, Caroline Simpson and Elaine Daly handing out goodie bags at the CH Chemists Christmas Customer evening on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Get Bargains At CH Chemists’ Customer Evening

November 23, 2014 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

THE famous CH Chemists was heaving on Friday evening as the store held its annual   Christmas customer evening. The annual event is growing every year and they came in their hundreds to get great discounts as the Christmas shopping season gets into full swing. There was mulled wine and […]

Read more ›
Tralee Company Wins National Award

Tralee Company Wins National Award

November 20, 2014 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee-based DCS Group were outright winners of the 2014 Sustainable Energy Awards Ireland (SEAI) Built Environment Award in Dublin on Thursday of last week. The company, based in Moyderwell and founded by Managing Director Donal Sugrue, won the award for their LED Lighting Retrofit Project which delivers a full design and build […]

Read more ›
Kerry Company Wins European-Wide Web Award

Kerry Company Wins European-Wide Web Award

November 19, 2014 at 10:55 pm Comments are Disabled

THE website of Kerry-based Upfront PR, Event and Model Management has won the .eu Web Awards under House Category tonight. Upfront, owned and run by Orla Diffily, was one of three finalists in the House Category (News/Media/Entertainment/Blog – company or private). Orla collected her award at a ceremony in Brussels tonight. The .eu Web […]

Read more ›
At the ‘Know Your Rights and Obligations as an Employer’ seminar on in the Ballygarry House Hotel were, from left: Mary O'Donoghue, Fiona Leahy (Kerry Local Enterprise Office), Caroline McHenry (The HR Suite), Alan Roycroft (Enercon Windfarm Services). Photo Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Sam Maguire On Show At Ballygarry Seminar

November 14, 2014 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

A ‘KNOW Your Rights and Obligations as an Employer’ was well attended by local businesses in Ballygarry House Hotel on Tuesday and there was a special shiny guest on show The Sam Maguire trophy was on show for the The HR Suite in association with the Kerry Local Enterprise Office […]

Read more ›
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, […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
‘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 […]

Read more ›
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. […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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. […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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. […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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, […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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. […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
€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 […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›

image