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Law Advice: Looking At The Business Side Of The Budget

Law Advice: Looking At The Business Side Of The Budget

October 12, 2018 at 12:12 pm 0 comments

In  a new weekly column, Alex Hoffman, the newly appointed Associate Solicitor at Pierse McCarthy Lucey Solicitors, Ashe Street Tralee, says it’s “steady as she goes” as Minister for Public Expenditure, Paschal Donohoe unveils a cautious and subdued budget package… The headline provisions had all been well flagged and, unlike […]

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Members of the Prosper Kerry Dublin Working Group with Martin Shanahan, IDA. Pictured left to right are; Edel Fitzgerald, Stephen Fuller, Eamonn Sayers, Martin Shanahan, IDA; Mark Kenneally, Julianne O’Leary, John McElligott, Keelin Kissane and Martyn Rosney

Kerry Natives Meet Up In Dublin For ‘Prosper Kerry’ Event

October 12, 2018 at 11:36 am 0 comments

ANOTHER Prosper Kerry event was held in the Guinness Enterprise Centre in Dublin on Wednesday, October 10th. Almost 100 Kerry people working in Dublin gathered to hear from Abbeydorney native Martin Shanahan, CEO of IDA Ireland about his career to date and the work the IDA is doing to attract […]

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New Appointment At Tralee Legal Firm Pierse McCarthy Lucey Solicitors

New Appointment At Tralee Legal Firm Pierse McCarthy Lucey Solicitors

October 11, 2018 at 9:44 am 0 comments

PIERSE McCarthy Lucey Solicitors are pleased to announce the recent appointment of the experienced solicitor Alex Hoffman as an associate to the firm which is situated on Ashe Street, Tralee. Originally from Annascaul, Alex graduated from the University of Limerick in 2003 with a Bachelor of Laws in Law & […]

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Darragh Long and Paul Mulvihill of AIB, Louis Byrne of SPAR Caherslee and Oakpark, Colin Boyle of The Ashe Hotel, Regional Manager of AIB Sean Healy and John O'Connor of Prestige Foods Listowel at the AIB 'Planning For Your Future' event at The Ashe Hotel on Tuesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

BUSINESS: Economy And Brexit In Focus At AIB ‘Planning For The Future’ Event

October 3, 2018 at 10:09 am 1 comment

AIB Tralee held an event at The Ashe Hotel last night where the focus was on the Irish and international economy and planning for the future as Brexit looms. Speakers at the ‘Planning For The Future’ talk were Chief Economist with Irish Life, Lennie McLoughlin and AIB Tralee’s Customer Financial […]

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Ken Tobin and Tom O'Leary of HQ Tralee with Tracy Keogh, Community Manager at Bank of Ireland at the Grow Remote Conference at The Rose Hotel on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Shows Companies It’s Ideal For Remote Working

September 30, 2018 at 3:04 pm Comments are Disabled

THE inaugural ‘Grow Remote’ conference was held at The Rose Hotel in Tralee on Friday. Delegates from Adadoo, Shopify, Nearform and others were present  to discuss remote-working opportunities in Ireland. The conference aimed to promote the benefits of remote working for businesses, for workers and the communities they live in. Ken Tobin […]

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Kieran and Mary O'Shea, O'Sheas Gala with with their B.E.S.T Award for Excellence in Retail with Colin McTaggart Retail Operations Executive, Gala Retail.

PHOTOS: Tralee Gala Stores Receive Awards For Excellence In Retail

September 19, 2018 at 1:00 pm Comments are Disabled

THREE Gala convenience stores from Tralee and another in Moyvane, have been awarded the Gala B.E.S.T Award for excellence in retail at the 2018 Gala Annual Conference and B.E.S.T Awards, which took place last week at The Killashee Hotel in Naas, Co. Kildare. The B.E.S.T. Award is granted to outstanding […]

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Tralee To Host First ‘Grow Remote’ Conference This Month

Tralee To Host First ‘Grow Remote’ Conference This Month

September 12, 2018 at 2:06 pm 3 comments

TRALEE received a boost this week with the news it has been chosen to host a conference where speakers will discuss remote-working opportunities in Ireland. The town saw off competition from 40 towns and villages to host the conference which will be attended by 20 speakers and 150 delegates from […]

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Shaun O'Shea of Sigmar Recruitment.

Shaun Looks Forward To Working With 50 New Recruits In Tralee

August 14, 2018 at 2:30 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee man who was pivotal in bringing 50 new jobs to the town, is looking forward to growing the company from its new offices at Liber House in Monavalley. Earlier today, Sigmar Recruitment announced they were setting up their European Talent Hub in Tralee. The company recently announced a […]

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Report Reveals 6,450 People Employed In Hospitality Sector In Kerry

Report Reveals 6,450 People Employed In Hospitality Sector In Kerry

August 13, 2018 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY drinks and hospitality sector jobs account for 10.5% of all employment in the county and these jobs are highly vulnerable to a hard or ‘no deal’ Brexit according to a new report. The Drinks Industry Group of Ireland (DIGI) report shows extent of rural Ireland’s reliance on drinks and […]

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New Tralee Brand To Be Launched Next Week

New Tralee Brand To Be Launched Next Week

July 13, 2018 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber Alliance will officially launch the new Tralee brand next week, part of a plan to attract business and tourism to the town. It will be launched by former Tanaiste, Dick Spring in Siamsa Tire Theatre Tralee on Tuesday. The event will outline plans for job creation and attracting […]

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Siobhan Stack of Ulluv.

Tralee Start-Ups Make Regional Shortlist For National Awards

April 25, 2018 at 3:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THREE Tralee-based companies are among six Kerry start-ups to make the regional shortlist for the National Startup Awards. StoryStock.com and myAccessHub are based in the Tom Crean Centre at Kerry Technology Park while Ulluv has a base in HQ Tralee. They are joined by Expert Software Test (Killorglin), Hazel Comyn Designs (Cahersiveen) and […]

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Kerry Companies Invited To Enter Competition With €280,000 Prize Fund

Kerry Companies Invited To Enter Competition With €280,000 Prize Fund

April 22, 2018 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY companies might like to know about this competition. InterTradeIreland has launched its 2018 Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition, inviting innovative early stage companies to be in with a chance of winning a portion of the €280,000 total cash prize to help their business take flight. Open to businesses across all […]

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Sarah Garland, Francis Fitzgibbon and Daniel Batchelor of Storystock at the IT Tralee Enterprise Showcase on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Businesses Pitch For €5,000 At Enterprise Event

March 20, 2018 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL company was the winner of the Kerry Innovation Challenge at IT Tralee last Friday. The college hosted its annual Enterprise Showcase where visitors had a chance to talk to those who took the plunge to set up their own business in Kerry including past and current New Frontier participants. The Kerry […]

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Eamonn Sayers of Prosper Kerry.

Kerry Natives In Dublin Urged To Support ‘Prosper Kerry’

March 16, 2018 at 4:05 pm Comments are Disabled

‘PROSPER Kerry’, a networking series for Kerry’s diaspora in Dublin, is calling on Kerry people in Dublin to attend its next event in the Guinness Enterprise Centre on Thursday, March 22 at 6.30pm, and support budding entrepreneurs and start-ups in the county. Each event sees three Kerry-based start-ups showcase their […]

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Rebecca Walsh, Programme Manager for Adopt A Startup with Shane Hassett and Mariana Kobal of Wazp at Google’s EMEA headquarters in Dublin last night for the launch of Google’s Adopt A Startup programme. Companies will attend an exclusive programme of lectures and workshops as well as receiving hands on mentoring from experienced Google employees over the next 12 weeks.

Tralee Company Makes Google Start-Up Programme

March 14, 2018 at 2:21 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE company ‘Wazp’ has made it into Google’s Adopt A Startup Programme. Google has announced the 30 strong cohort of start-ups that will be taking part in its Spring Adopt A Startup programme which launched on  March 12 and the Tralee 3D Printing Supply Chain Platform is among them. The […]

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ENTERPRISE IRELAND’S START-UP SHOWCASE 2018 BRINGS TOGETHER 600 START-UPS, ENTREPRENEURS AND INVESTORS.
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Kerry Businesses Wanted To Enter National Start-Up Awards

March 4, 2018 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY start-ups are being encouraged to enter the National Startup Awards powered by Bank of Ireland and Enterprise Ireland, which were officially launched last week by Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys, TD. The competition recognises and rewards Irish startup’s for their success in business across 15 categories. […]

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New Business To Attract Tourists To Blennerville Village

New Business To Attract Tourists To Blennerville Village

June 24, 2017 at 12:23 pm 1 comment

BLENNERVILLE village is sure to see a boost in visitors this summer as a new ten bedroom guest accommodation business has just opened. Following recent renovations, Blennerville Tides Guest Accommodation has opened in The Station House building, directly across from Blennerville Windmill,. The business is owned and managed by local […]

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28-4-2017: Today marked the official opening of the new Dingle Creativity and Innovation Hub.  The new facility, powered by eir, provides state-of-the-art services for start-up companies to establish, expand and collaborate with other businesses, not just in Dingle but across Ireland and internationally. The Hub plans to support the creation of over 100 full time jobs in five years.The Dingle Hub is a community enterprise initiative supported by a range of significant partners including eir, Dingle Business Chamber, Údarás na Gaeltachta, Kerry County Council and Net Feasa. Focusing on three key areas - Music/Film-making, Animation and Internet of Things (IoT), the Hub will place a significant emphasis on creativity and the role it can play in supporting and developing businesses.
 
eir is providing an extensive and scalable communications infrastructure which includes a 1 Gigabit dedicated fibre connection, hosted voice services and Wi-Fi. Having access to high-speed internet connectivity in a remote rural

Dingle Business Hub Aims To Create 100 Jobs In Five Years

April 29, 2017 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

A BUSINESS hub in Dingle, which aims to create 100 jobs in the next five years, was launched in the west Kerry town yesterday. Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD performed the official opening of the Dingle Creativity and Innovation Hub (The Dingle Hub) on Friday. […]

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Tomas Hayes (Kerry Local Enterprise Office) Jerry Moloney (Enterprise Ireland) Anne Looney (Tralee IT) Francis Fitzgibbon (CEO StoryStock) Brid Mc Elligott (Tralee IT) Shane O Connor (StoryStock) Pierre Leveque (StoryStock) Kieran Murphy (StoryStock) Tadhg Flemming (StoryStock).

Tralee Company Receives Funding From Enterprise Ireland’s Competitive Start Programme

April 18, 2017 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

StoryStock.com, a media tech company based in the Tom Crean Centre in the Kerry Technology Park, has been selected as one of only 15 companies nationally from 250 for the Competitive Start Funding programme operated by Enterprise Ireland. StoryStock fended off tough competition from around the Island of Ireland to […]

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CEO at ViClarity, Ogie Sheehy.

Tralee Company Makes Final Six For Prestigious Business Award

April 4, 2017 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

To book tickets click here A TRALEE company has made the final six in the All Stars Technology Business Of The Year. ViClarity, a company that provide Risk & Compliance software in the healthcare and financial services sectors  have been nominated for “All Stars Technology Business Of The Year”. The awards […]

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Tom O'Connor and Grace Boyle, AIB, ITT students who organised Recfest Rosie Brown, Lisa O'Mahony, Joe Monaghan and Dale Brosnan with Sarah Leahy and Mary Rose Cantillon, AIB, at Recfest on Abbey Street on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ‘Recfest’ Brings Employers And Graduates Together

March 24, 2017 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

THE first ever ‘recruitment festival’, RecFest, was  held in Tralee yesterday on Abbey Street. Stalls were taken by businesses from all around Kerry lining the pedestrianised way – between Yummy Cafe and the Abbey Inn – including PhoneWatch, The Rose Hotel, Fexco, Oakview Village Childcare and more. Sponsored  by AIB, the event allowed graduates […]

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Doireann Barrett, The Gluten Free Kitchen Company, Maura Sheehy, Maura's Cottage Flowers and Catriona Py Collins, CPC Marketing Consultants at the launch of the Bank of Ireland Enterprise Towns event at the Castle Street on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Big Support At Launch Of Bank Of Ireland Enterprise Town Event

March 23, 2017 at 2:08 pm Comments are Disabled

A HUGE crowd turned up in Bank of Ireland, Castle Street on Wednesday night for the launch of Tralee Enterprise Town. The launch, which had Mayor of Tralee, Terry O’Brien in attendance, saw businesses, sports clubs, charities and community organisations from all over the town register to showcase their organisations at […]

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New Appointment At The Rose Hotel

New Appointment At The Rose Hotel

March 22, 2017 at 10:44 am 2 comments

THE Rose Hotel has appointed Madeleine Doyle as Conference and Banqueting Manager. Madeleine has gained valuable experience within Ireland since graduating from the London College of Music and Media with a Diploma in Piano Teaching and Performance 2006. Following this, Madeleine taught piano at The Kingdom Music Academy for six years. […]

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Business, Sport And Community Groups Invited To Launch Of Enterprise Towns Event

Business, Sport And Community Groups Invited To Launch Of Enterprise Towns Event

March 21, 2017 at 1:02 pm Comments are Disabled

A MAJOR event will be held in early May to showcase the town’s businesses, sporting and community groups. The Bank Of Ireland ‘Tralee Enterprise Town Event’ on May 5/6 will see 120 Tralee business stands and 120 Tralee sport and community stands pitch up at the Tralee Sports and Leisure Centre. […]

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At the opening of the new bathroom showroom at Bathrooms 4U Right Price Tiles Centre Manor Mile Height Tralee. Pictured Bathrooms 4U Team Brendan O'Sullivan, Kim Stokes, Alan O'Sullivan, Jacinta McMahon, Jacinta McMahon

Sponsored: How Bathrooms4U Can Create Your Dream Bathroom

February 18, 2017 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

MANY people fantasise about making dreams come true without realising that doing so is much easier than we think. Bathrooms4U, located at Right Price Tile Centre at the Mile Height, Tralee,  is a Kerry-based business that specialises in creating dream bathrooms. Alan O’Sullivan is the CEO of the business and he started out […]

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Tralee Man Wins Best Start-Up Award At IBYE Regional Finals

Tralee Man Wins Best Start-Up Award At IBYE Regional Finals

January 24, 2017 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man won a top prize at a regional final of Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE) competition yesterday. Derek Counihan, age 32 from Tralee,  founder of Harpoon which is based in HQ Tralee, won the Best Start-Up Award at the Mid West Finals of Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur 2017 held in Bunratty Castle Hotel. This […]

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Repro Free: 5th January 2017. Picture Jason Clarke.

Cantillon Conference 2017 To Take Place In Rose Hotel

January 17, 2017 at 12:44 pm Comments are Disabled

  FEXCO – one of the world’s leading independent financial technology providers –  recently launched the Cantillon 2017, Ireland’s only one-day, financial technology (fintech) discussion forum which takes place in Tralee. ‘Building Borderless Business’ is the theme of the Cantillon Conference which is coordinated by the IT Tralee and takes […]

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New Car Sales In Kerry Last Year Were Highest Since 2008

New Car Sales In Kerry Last Year Were Highest Since 2008

January 3, 2017 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

NEW car sales in Kerry increased by almost a fifth in 2016 on the previous year according to statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI). Kerry had 3,228 new registrations last year compared to 2,696 in 2015, a rise of 19.73%. Official statistics released today by […]

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Kieran Corcoran and Majella Kelly of Corcoran's Furniture and Carpets at the opening of the superstore in Manor Park on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Corcoran’s New Superstore Opens In Manor Park

December 29, 2016 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

OVER €2500 worth of prizes were given away to patrons who visited Corcoran’s Furniture & Carpets New Superstore Grand Opening in Manor Park, Tralee on December 27. Corcoran’s Furniture & Carpets new 20,000 sq ft Superstore Manor Park, Tralee opened in fine style on Tuesday as they launched their biggest ever New […]

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Bank of Ireland staff are pictured at the single biggest Give Together Volunteer Day on November 30th where colleagues from across the country came together to volunteer in charity shops and warehouses for the bank’s flagship charity partners.

Kerry Charities And Community Groups Receive Over €51,000 From Bank Of Ireland Initiative

December 20, 2016 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

BANK of Ireland staff raised over €51,000 for charitable causes in Kerry in 2016 through the bank’s flagship charity and community initiative, Give Together. The charity programme gives Bank of Ireland staff throughout Ireland the chance to lend support to their chosen charities or causes through fundraising and volunteering. Four flagship charities; […]

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