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Chamber Alliance Asks Businesses To Take Part In New Survey

Chamber Alliance Asks Businesses To Take Part In New Survey

April 4, 2020 at 10:48 am 0 comments

TRALEE Chamber Alliance is asking local businesses to take part in the the second Chambers Ireland Covid19 Survey. This survey is targeted at business owners and operators, both those who are members of their local chambers of commerce and those that are not. With it, Chambers seek to chart out the effects […]

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Colm Creates ‘kerrymade.com’ To Help Local Businesses Sell Products Online

Colm Creates ‘kerrymade.com’ To Help Local Businesses Sell Products Online

March 27, 2020 at 2:23 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL man has introduced and initiative to help Kerry businesses continue to trade during the Covid-19 crisis. Colm Griffin who runs the online store Purchase.ie based in The Spa has started a new initiative in a bid to help Kerry businesses affected by the Coronavirus outbreak. Griffin has established […]

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Tralee Retailers Adapting To Challenging Times With Online Shopping Service

Tralee Retailers Adapting To Challenging Times With Online Shopping Service

March 27, 2020 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE there has been a devastating impact on the retail trade in Tralee due to the Coronavirus crisis, some retailers are rising to the challenge by adapting and offering an online shopping service. We spoke to a few of them who are doing their best for their businesses and to […]

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Paula O'Halloran (right) with teammates David Murphy (Michael Houlihan & Partners Solicitors) and Grainne Hussey (Eversheds Sutherland).

Tralee Law Firm Solicitor Triumphs At World Mediation Tournament

March 22, 2020 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

A TRAINEE solicitor at professional services firms, CDS Law & Tax, has returned victorious from the International Academy of Dispute Resolution Mediation Tournament, held March 4th – 7th at Loyola University Chicago School of Law. Paula was one of the three trainee solicitors chosen to represent the Law Society of […]

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Celebrating their Deloitte award last Friday night were Lisa Fitzgibbon – Fitzgibbon Interiors
Emma Fitzgibbon – Operations
Neil Fitzgibbon – Managing Director
Paul Fitzgibbon – Managing Director
Kaltrina Jashari – Finance
Tracey Mangan – Sales Team Lead
Imelda Roche – Sales Manager
Kevin O Connor – Warehouse Operations

Tralee Business Wins Deloitte Best Managed Companies Award

March 11, 2020 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE-BASED Ard Rí Marble Group Ltd has been named as one of Ireland’s Best Managed companies in the Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards programme, in association with Bank of Ireland. The company, which demonstrated superior business performance, was recognised at a gala awards dinner in Dublin on Friday, March 6. […]

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Lidl Report Shows €1m Was Invested In Local Suppliers And Partners In Kerry Last Year

Lidl Report Shows €1m Was Invested In Local Suppliers And Partners In Kerry Last Year

March 4, 2020 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

ALMOST €1 million has been invested in local suppliers and external partners in Kerry by Lidl Ireland in 2019. The news comes as Lidl launches its 2019 Impact Report, detailing the positive economic and social impact that the company has made within the communities it serves throughout Ireland. There are […]

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Kapil Khanna, Managing Director of the All-Ireland Business Foundation, and Dónal Traynor, Associate Director of Community Finance Ireland.

Kerry Projects Get Nearly €785k From Community Finance Over Three Years

February 28, 2020 at 3:32 pm Comments are Disabled

SIX community projects in Kerry were supported by Community Finance Ireland over the past three years.  In total, the projects received €784,410 of social finance between 2016 and 2019. Those projects include Tralee-based Learn from Leaders CLG; Abberydorney/Kilflynn Family Resource Centre CLG; North East Kerry Development and Sneem Innovation & Technology Services […]

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At the Eimear Ryan - Joint Advertising & Marketing Manager Ryanair, Moira Morrell - Chief Executive Kerry County Council, John Mulhern - CEO Kerry Airport and Cormac Ó Súilleabháin - Tourism Ireland GB.

Tourism Interests Hear How Kerry-Manchester Route Can Benefit Business

February 14, 2020 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

TOURISM stakeholders in the Kingdom got to hear about how they can maximise the potential of the Kerry-Manchester route at a series of workshops this week around the county, including one in Ballygarry House Hotel on Thursday morning. Those attending were advised on how to attract visitors from the northwest […]

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Fáilte Ireland has revealed its brand-new marketing campaign to businesses in the Kerry tourist industry at a meeting in the Muckross Park Hotel this week. Called ‘Keep Discovering’ the €6million Fáilte Ireland investment in the campaign development and execution aims to grow the domestic tourism market by reminding people of all there is to discover across the country. At the launch were from left, Ali Levins, Fáilte Ireland, Head of Marketing Communications, Aoife Hickey, Ashe and Manor Hotels, Tralee, Grainne Toomey, Ballybunion Community Forum, Declan Murphy, Fáilte Ireland, Michelle King, The Rose Hotel, Tralee.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC

Kerry Tourism Interests Get Preview Of Fáilte Ireland’s New Campaign

February 12, 2020 at 5:36 pm Comments are Disabled

FÁILTE Ireland has revealed its brand-new marketing campaign to businesses in the Kerry tourist industry at a meeting in the Muckross Park Hotel this week. The National Tourism Development Authority is launching its new domestic holiday campaign to the public from mid-February on TV, radio and Out of Home advertising, […]

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Information Sessions On Rates Revaluation For Businesses

Information Sessions On Rates Revaluation For Businesses

February 7, 2020 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

COLLABORATING with all the Chambers in Kerry and the IHF, Tralee Chamber Alliance has organised two events to inform business owners on the implications for their business with the forthcoming Rates Revaluation process. This Revaluation process has financial implications for all businesses in Kerry as they undergo a revaluation of […]

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Art & Hobby Closes Its Tralee Town Centre Shop

Art & Hobby Closes Its Tralee Town Centre Shop

January 27, 2020 at 12:35 pm Comments are Disabled

A SHOP in the town centre has closed with immediate effect. Art and Hobby on Lower Castle Street announced it has closed this morning on its Facebook page. Art & Hobby has around 20 stores located all around the country and sells art materials, craft supplies, hobby, educational products and […]

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Bertie Ahern at a past Killarney Economic Conference.

High-Profile Speakers For Killarney Economic Conference

January 22, 2020 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

ECONOMIC, civic and political leaders from Ireland, the UK and Europe will gather in Kerry this Friday, January 24, for the third annual Killarney Economic Conference. The event, at The Brehon in Killarney, will see former Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern, reflecting on the Good Friday Agreement and the likely impact of […]

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New Car Sales In Kerry Dropped By Over 13% In 2019 On Previous Year

New Car Sales In Kerry Dropped By Over 13% In 2019 On Previous Year

January 2, 2020 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a drop in new car sales last year in Kerry compared to 2019. New registrations were in the county were down by 13.25%, from 2,660 in 2018 to 2,305, last year. According to SIMI statistics, there were no new car sales in December. Ford is the most popular […]

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Diarmuid Leen presents Cassandra Stack with a special award from CLD Accountants to mark her achievement in coming 1st in Ireland & 14th in the world with her recent ACCA exam results. Also included is PJ Kissane, Grainne Foley and Des O'Donnell. Photo by Dermot Crean

Accountancy Firm Honours Cassandra For Coming First In Ireland In Exams

December 10, 2019 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE accountancy firm decided to honour a trainee with the company, after a remarkable achievement in her exams. Strand Road native Cassandra Stack achieved first place in Ireland and 14th place in the world in Advanced Audit and Assurance in her ACCA exams. With 190 sitting the exam in Ireland […]

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Jacinta Shinnick, KPMG, Emma Landers, Landers Outdoor World and Sheelagh Daly, Enterprise Ireland.

Kerry’s Female Entrepreneurs Sought For Programme

November 17, 2019 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

AMBITIOUS female entrepreneurs from Kerry are sought for a new cycle of a development programme. A call for applicants for the 12th cycle of award-winning Going for Growth programme has gone out, with former Kerry participant, Emma Landers of Landers Outdoor World, urging others to join. The call is open […]

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Aidan Kelly.

Sponsored: For Advice On All Things Pension-Related, Talk To Aidan Kelly

November 1, 2019 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

IF you need professional advice on pensions, how they can work for you and how to track their performance, then Aidan Kelly is the man to talk to. Aidan, has run his own business, Kelly O’Shea Pensions & Financial Services Ltd in Edward Street, Tralee along with his business partner […]

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Philip Stallard, Director and Adventure Therapist with New Wave Adventure Therapy

Camp-Based Company Named National Winner In European Business Awards

September 16, 2019 at 2:04 pm Comments are Disabled

NEW Wave Adventure Therapy, based in Camp, has been named ‘National Winner’ in the 2019 European Business Awards. It was chosen from 2,753 businesses named as ‘Ones to Watch’ in a list of business excellence published in July and selected as a National Winner by a panel of independent judges […]

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Tralee Outlook To Cease Publication

Tralee Outlook To Cease Publication

August 19, 2019 at 2:17 pm Comments are Disabled

WALSH Colour Print in Castleisland has confirmed that two of its magazines are to cease publication. The Tralee Outlook and Sliabh Luachra Outlook will no longer be printed and it has resulted in the loss of two full-time jobs with other staff redeployed within the company. The Killarney Outlook will continue […]

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CH Tralee Looking To Fill 16 New Job Vacancies

CH Tralee Looking To Fill 16 New Job Vacancies

July 31, 2019 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

CH, one of Tralee’s most iconic retailers for over 50 years is now in a position to fill sixteen new job vacancies (see full list of jobs available below). The health, optician and beauty retailer is at an advanced stage of its major renovation project which is due for completion […]

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The team at Flúirse.

Tralee Company Expands To Open Fifth Training Centre In Portlaoise

July 25, 2019 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE-BASED Education Company has opened a new training centre in Portlaoise, their fifth training centre in Ireland since opening their first in Tralee in 2005. Flúirse Education Solutions, based in Monavalley Business Park in Tralee, own and operate Pitman Training centres in Kerry, Cork, Waterford, Wexford and most recently […]

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PHOTOS: Stores Around Kerry Receive Centra Food Quality Awards

PHOTOS: Stores Around Kerry Receive Centra Food Quality Awards

July 24, 2019 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were celebrations all round for 17 Centra stores in Kerry, as they were recently recognised for excellence in the fields of hygiene and food safety within their businesses, and graciously accepted distinguished awards at the 2019 Centra Food Quality Awards. The setting for this prestigious awards ceremony was the […]

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Homeware Chain Recruiting Staff For New Store In Manor Park

Homeware Chain Recruiting Staff For New Store In Manor Park

June 28, 2019 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW chain of homewares stores is planning on opening a new outlet in the Manor Business Park soon. Although a representative from Homesavers would not comment on how many jobs would be created or when the new store would open, they said the company is looking for staff and […]

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Over Three Years For Kerry First-Time Buyers To Get Deposit Together For House

Over Three Years For Kerry First-Time Buyers To Get Deposit Together For House

June 25, 2019 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW report issued today by EY-DKM Economic Advisory, has revealed it takes 3.1 years for a first-time buyer in Kerry, on an average income, to save the necessary deposit  to get a mortgage for a home in their native county. The report confirms that nearly half of all counties […]

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Chamber Alliance In Talks With Major Retailers About Setting Up In Tralee

Chamber Alliance In Talks With Major Retailers About Setting Up In Tralee

June 4, 2019 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber Alliance (TCA) has confirmed that they are currently in advanced talks with four national and international retailers with a view to setting up in Tralee. It follows the strong representation from the business representative body for Kerry’s capital at the recent Retail Excellence Ireland National Expo in Dublin. […]

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The new Workbench facility at Bank of Ireland in Tralee.

Hospitality Businesses Urged To Register For Go Kerry Event This Monday

May 17, 2019 at 5:35 pm Comments are Disabled

BANK of Ireland is calling on local hospitality businesses in Kerry to register their interest in attending the Go Kerry — ‘Grow Your Business’ event taking place this Monday, May 20, in the Workbench event space in Bank of Ireland, Tralee from 6pm to 7.30pm. As part of its 2019 […]

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Bank Of Ireland ‘Grow Your Business’ Event Later This Month

Bank Of Ireland ‘Grow Your Business’ Event Later This Month

May 11, 2019 at 2:10 pm Comments are Disabled

BANK of Ireland is calling on local hospitality businesses in Kerry to register their interest in attending their ‘Grow Your Business’ event taking place on Monday, May 20, in the Workbench event space in Bank of Ireland, Tralee from 6pm to 7.30pm. As part of its 2019 National Enterprise Programme, […]

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Tralee Business Wins Best eCommerce Award

Tralee Business Wins Best eCommerce Award

April 16, 2019 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE business has won an award at a ceremony in Limerick at the weekend. The annual Irish Micro Business Awards (MBA) was the occasion for beard care and men’s grooming company, Beardsmith, to win the hotly contested best eCommerce Business award. Beardsmith beat out some great companies from all […]

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Know Your Rights: Authenticating Documents

April 6, 2019 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: We are a family planning to move from Ireland to live in Italy. Will Italian authorities accept our Irish birth certificates? Answer: When you are abroad, you may need […]

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Rahma Chairi and Alan O'Shea of Alvention Ltd with his Rodfendr product at the IT Tralee Enterprise Showcase on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Businesses Compete For €5,000 In Funding At Enterprise Showcase

March 23, 2019 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

THE Busy Botanist was the winner of the €5,000 top prize in the annual IT Tralee Enterprise Showcase on Friday. This event provided an ideal opportunity for start-ups to make their pitch for the annual award. Exhibitors included past and current New Frontiers participants, IT Tralee Research Centres while information on […]

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Tralee Business Going For Three In A Row Of Awards

Tralee Business Going For Three In A Row Of Awards

March 11, 2019 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE based financial planning practice, Premier Financial, have for the third year in a row, been shortlisted for the Oscars of the Irish Pension and Investment industry, the annual Life, Pensions and Investment (LPI) Industry Awards which will be held in the Mansion House, Dublin on Thursday, March 21. This […]

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