Business/Property

Irish Independent Data Predicts Increased House Prices In Tralee This Year

Irish Independent Data Predicts Increased House Prices In Tralee This Year

January 23, 2015 at 2:27 pm Comments are Disabled

DATA collected by the Irish Independent shows that there is a critical shortage of rental properties in Tralee and that house prices will rise as new jobs come on stream in the county capital this year from the reopening of new hotels, resulting in increased demand. According to the figures […]

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Unfinished Apartments Off The Oakpark Road Sold

Unfinished Apartments Off The Oakpark Road Sold

January 21, 2015 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

A BLOCK of unfinished apartments in Tralee, which had an asking price of €120,000, has been sold. The 12 two-bed apartments on the Oakpark Road are located in the residential area that is adjacent to the IT Tralee North Campus. They were marketed by agents Sherry Fitzgerald Stephenson Crean as an investment opportunity […]

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Acorn Life To Create 10 New Jobs Based At Tralee Office

Acorn Life To Create 10 New Jobs Based At Tralee Office

January 20, 2015 at 2:38 pm Comments are Disabled

  THERE was another jobs boost for Tralee today with the news that Acorn Life is to create 10 new jobs in Kerry. The financial services firm has an office in Ashe Street and the new employees will be operating out of there. The company opened new offices in Sligo […]

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New Jobs Created As Irish TV’s Munster Office Opens At Kerry Technology Park

New Jobs Created As Irish TV’s Munster Office Opens At Kerry Technology Park

January 19, 2015 at 3:24 pm Comments are Disabled

IRISH TV’s new Munster regional hub in Tralee was officially launched by Minister for Diaspora Affairs Jimmy Deenihan on Monday afternoon. Twenty new jobs will be created with the opening of the offices at the Kerry Technology Park. Tralee man, Brian Hurley, has been appointed as Munster Regional Manager for Irish TV, responsible […]

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Unemployment In Tralee Down Nearly Eight Per Cent On January 2014

Unemployment In Tralee Down Nearly Eight Per Cent On January 2014

January 12, 2015 at 2:50 pm 1 comment

  THERE are 468 less people on the live register in Tralee than this time last year, but the town still accounts for more than a third of Kerry’s unemployed. In January 2014 there was a total 5,996 people unemployed in Tralee, by the end of December the number was 5,528. […]

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Kerry Ahead Of National Average For Car Sales In 2014

Kerry Ahead Of National Average For Car Sales In 2014

January 8, 2015 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

DURING 2014 did you notice more new cars on the road around the county? Well if you did, that’s no surprise because last year the amount of new vehicles bought in Kerry increased by 34.46% which is above the national average. A total of 1,982 units were sold which was an […]

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Fabric Building On Princes Street Sold

Fabric Building On Princes Street Sold

January 7, 2015 at 3:23 pm Comments are Disabled

THE building that was once Fabric Nightclub on Princes Street has been sold. Details of the sale by Sherry Fitzgerald Stephenson Crean have not been revealed, but it was bought in trust by a Cork solicitor for an unidentified buyer. The building had been up for sale for some time. Fabric was […]

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

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

January 3, 2015 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

FOURTEEN properties in the Tralee area fetched over €1.6m in November according to the Residential Property Price Register (RPPR) figures. This is a drop on the 18 residential properties sold for over €2.7m in October and from September when 26 properties worth nearly €3.5m were sold in the Tralee environs. Continued below… In all […]

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Petrol Prices In Town Down 20c On This Time Last Year

Petrol Prices In Town Down 20c On This Time Last Year

January 3, 2015 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

  See above ad for special offer MOTORISTS in Tralee are enjoying petrol prices 20 cent cheaper on  this time last year, from €1.50 a litre to under €1.30. As of Friday afternoon, the cheapest places to get petrol in town were Esso on the North Circular Road and Top at the […]

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Der O’Sullivan Buys Benners Hotel

Der O’Sullivan Buys Benners Hotel

December 23, 2014 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

  THE old Benners Hotel on Castle Street has been purchased by Der O’Sullivan of The Mall it was announced today. “Sherry Fitzgerald Stephenson Crean are pleased to announce the sale of Benners Hotel in Tralee,” reads a statement from the auctioneers in Denny Street. “The property has been purchased […]

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Well-Known Florists To Retire After 35 Years In Bloom

Well-Known Florists To Retire After 35 Years In Bloom

December 22, 2014 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

THEY’VE been brightening up the lives of Tralee people for 35 years now, but come January 17, Forget-Me-Not Florists will wilt. Tony and Mary Ennis will retire on that Saturday having operated their flower shop in Tralee for the past 35 years. Originally from Dublin, they moved to Tralee in […]

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Kerry Airport To Handle 12,000 Passengers Over Christmas Period As Ryanair Adds Flights

Kerry Airport To Handle 12,000 Passengers Over Christmas Period As Ryanair Adds Flights

December 19, 2014 at 12:28 pm Comments are Disabled

SIX extra flights have been added to the Ryanair schedule between Kerry and London Luton and London Stansted to accommodate the increased demand from passengers over the Christmas period. Kerry Airport expects to handle up to 12,000 passengers travelling through the airport from Saturday, December 20 to Sunday, January 4, […]

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Tralee Credit Union

Tralee And Killorglin Credit Unions Combine After Application To High Court By Central Bank

December 19, 2014 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE and Killorglin Credit Unions have combined after an application by the Central Bank of Ireland to the High Court yesterday. The high approved the transfer of Killorglin Credit Union (KCU) to Tralee Credit Union (TCU) which now makes TCU the largest community based credit union in Munster with total assets […]

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At the Fels point Corporate Night were, from left: Nicola O'Sullivan, Rina, Denise and Sarah Kelliher. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Fels Point Hotel Says Thank You To Their Corporate Partners

December 12, 2014 at 2:45 pm Comments are Disabled

THE FELS Point Hotel laid on a special Christmas night for its corporate partners on Thursday night to show their appreciation towards them over the past year. “It’s not just a party to celebrate our corporate partners and Tralee, it’s also a social event where they can mingle and get […]

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Tralee Properties Fetch €291,000 At Dublin Auction

Tralee Properties Fetch €291,000 At Dublin Auction

December 11, 2014 at 4:03 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE properties went under the hammer at the Allsop auction at the RDS Dublin today. No’s. 1, 2, 6, 7 and 10 Church Street, Tralee, (click here) were sold at the reserve price of €175,000. A building at The Market sold for just over the reserve at €27,000 (click here); Unit 11 Monavalley Industrial Estate, Tralee, sold for […]

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Kerry Airport To Get Share Of €2m Payment From Government

Kerry Airport To Get Share Of €2m Payment From Government

December 10, 2014 at 3:18 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD, has announced that he has approved the payment of just over €2million to the regional airports, including Kerry, under the current Regional Airports Programme. That funding is in respect of subvention payments in 2014 for Core Airport Management Operational Expenditure (OPEX). […]

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Tralee Business Coach Wins National Award

Tralee Business Coach Wins National Award

December 10, 2014 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE-BASED business coach, Helen Burns, has won Action Coach ‘Best Client Results 2014’ for Ireland. The award was given by Action Coach Ireland and is based on the client’s percentage increase in sales, productivity and overall running of the business. Helen Burns, a well known business figure in Munster, […]

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Kerryman/AIB Building On Denny Street Sells For €960,000

Kerryman/AIB Building On Denny Street Sells For €960,000

December 9, 2014 at 4:03 pm Comments are Disabled

THE building which currently accommodates The Kerryman newspaper and AIB offices sold this morning at auction for €960,000. This was €85,000 over the reserve price. The tenants will not be affected by the sale. The property had a reserve range between €825,000 to €875,000. It was one of three Tralee properties […]

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Amy Maher and Erin Fitzgibbon of Mercy Mounthawk at the Arty Bits Craft Fair at the Fels Point Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Getting Crafty For Christmas At Fels Point

December 8, 2014 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a steady stream of visitors all day to the Fels Point Hotel on Sunday for the ‘Arty Bits Craft Fair’. People from all over the county took stands at the event which had everything from baked goods, jewellery, clothes, pottery and loads of other items. Hundreds of people had a […]

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Fun ‘Tra-lympics’ Event To Attract Corporate Tourism

Fun ‘Tra-lympics’ Event To Attract Corporate Tourism

December 7, 2014 at 12:33 pm Comments are Disabled

  A CORPORATE event with a difference is being planned for next March where employees will get a chance to win €2,000 for charity. The ‘Tra-lympics’, presented by Tralee Chamber Alliance with the support of Fels Point Hotel and Kerry County Council, aims to attract companies from all over the […]

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Decline In Tralee’s Commercial Vacancy Rate

Decline In Tralee’s Commercial Vacancy Rate

December 5, 2014 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

THE vacancy rate for commercial units or premises recorded in Kerry in Q3 is the lowest in the country at 8.9% according to the third GeoView quarterly report on Commercial Vacancy Rates, published jointly by GeoDirectory and DKM Economic Consultants.   The report showed that the vacancy rate in Tralee had decreased by […]

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€2.7m Worth Of Residential Property Sold Around Tralee in October

€2.7m Worth Of Residential Property Sold Around Tralee in October

December 2, 2014 at 4:33 pm Comments are Disabled

EIGHTEEN residential properties made were sold for over €2.7m  in the Tralee area in October, according to figures from the Property Price Register. The most expensive of which was Glenogue House in The Spa which sold for €465,000, while the an apartment in Pier Village made the least amount of […]

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Over 615,000 Pageviews In November For TraleeToday.ie

Over 615,000 Pageviews In November For TraleeToday.ie

December 1, 2014 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEETODAY.IE continues to grow with our figures for November almost twice that of the previous month. We received over 615,000 page views from over 73,000 unique users last month (30 day period), up from 333,000 page views from 42,000 users in October (31 day period). It shows that more and […]

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Seven Tralee Properties Up For Auction In Dublin Next Month

Seven Tralee Properties Up For Auction In Dublin Next Month

November 29, 2014 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

A GEORGIAN building, which is currently operating as The Park Georgian Guesthouse on Denny Street, is one of seven Tralee properties to be auctioned in Dublin next month. We already brought you the news that The Kerryman/AIB building is go under the hammer at the RDS on December 9 (click here), […]

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The Kerryman/AIB Building On Denny Street To Be Auctioned

The Kerryman/AIB Building On Denny Street To Be Auctioned

November 27, 2014 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE building in Denny Street which is home to The Kerryman and AIB offices will be auctioned in Dublin next month. According to the Allsop Space website, the property has a reserve range between €825,000 to €875,000 and will go under the hammer at the auction which will take […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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