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John Dowling’s Daughters To Chat With Weeshie On Radio This Evening

John Dowling’s Daughters To Chat With Weeshie On Radio This Evening

October 7, 2015 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

ALL Strand Road ears will be turned to the wireless this evening for a special ‘In Conversation With Weeshie Fogarty’ show with the daughters of the late great John Dowling. The Kerry and Kerins O’Rahillys legend’s daughters Kayrena, Bernice and Antoinette will talk about their father, the shop and football of course, […]

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Quinlan’s Wins Top Award At Dingle Food Festival

Quinlan’s Wins Top Award At Dingle Food Festival

October 4, 2015 at 11:27 am Comments are Disabled

  QUINLAN’S Fish, which has a shop in Tralee, has won the prestigious Supreme Champion Award at this year’s Blas na hÉireann, The Irish Food Awards. The company’s winning entry is its fresh crabmeat. The entry won over the judges’ taste-buds because of its fabulous flavour, freshness and delicate texture. There […]

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Sweet Shop To Close Its Doors This Weekend

Sweet Shop To Close Its Doors This Weekend

October 1, 2015 at 2:48 pm Comments are Disabled

A WELL known shop in town will close its doors for the last time this coming weekend. Mr Duffy’s Traditional Sweet Shop, located on the corner of The Mall and Ashe Street, will close this coming Saturday, October 3. The shop which is a purveyor of all sweet things, including the much beloved […]

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RAI Says 713 Kerry Jobs Created In Hospitality Sector Since VAT Reduction

RAI Says 713 Kerry Jobs Created In Hospitality Sector Since VAT Reduction

September 29, 2015 at 2:27 pm Comments are Disabled

A REPORT from the Restaurants Association of Ireland has said that 713 jobs in the Food, Tourism and Hospitality sectors have been created in Kerry since the reduced VAT rate of 9% was introduced in July 2011. The Kerry figure is part of 22,300 new jobs in total that have been created […]

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Eddie Bowler, AIB, Martin McElligott of McElligott's Castleisland, Ger O'Connor, AIB Castleisland and Michael McElligott, McElligotts Castleisland at the AIB Lunchtime Seminar for the Retail Sector in the Fels Point Hotel on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: AIB Holds Seminar For Retail Sector At Fels Point

September 27, 2015 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

  AROUND 60 businesspeople heard a lunchtime seminar from an expert on the retail sector in the Fels Point Hotel on Friday. Simon Healy AIB’s Retail Sector Specialist gave the seminar entitled ‘Grow your top line and help your bottom line’ which essentially provided advice and clarity on the most important key performance […]

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Dublin Coach Creates New Jobs On Kerry Routes

Dublin Coach Creates New Jobs On Kerry Routes

September 3, 2015 at 10:23 am 1 comment

Advertorial SEPTEMBER can be a busy time for Kerry people travelling to Dublin with many young people starting or going back to college and of course, the All-Ireland final. It can also be expensive whether if you’re driving or travelling by train. But now there is a new kid on the block […]

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Tralee Site Purchased By Supermarket Chain For Over €1m

Tralee Site Purchased By Supermarket Chain For Over €1m

August 27, 2015 at 5:09 pm Comments are Disabled

  A TRALEE site has been purchased by a large supermarket chain for a price believed to exceed €1m. The former Heiton Buckley premises, accessible by Edward Street and located behind the Centrepoint building on John Joe Sheehy Road/Edward Street, which closed down back in 2006, has 3.2 acres of space […]

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Roses Help Meadowlands Hotel Celebrate Association With Festival

August 26, 2015 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

THIS year’s Roses released 364 balloons into the sky over Meadowlands Hotel Tralee to celebrate the hotel’s long association with the Rose of Tralee International Festival since 2005. The Meadowlands Hotel, which has undergone a major transformation throughout, hosted the annual Traditional Irish Party Night for the Roses and their […]

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PHOTOS: Kerry Properties Going Under The Hammer in Dublin Next Month

PHOTOS: Kerry Properties Going Under The Hammer in Dublin Next Month

August 21, 2015 at 12:16 pm Comments are Disabled

SEVEN Kerry properties will go under the hammer in Dublin next month at the latest Allsop Auction. The lots will form part of Allsop’s biggest commercial property auction yet on September 8th and 10th, with 278 lots going under the hammer at a combined reserve value of €60 million, at the […]

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Tralee Hotels Shortlisted For Prestigious Hospitality Awards

Tralee Hotels Shortlisted For Prestigious Hospitality Awards

August 7, 2015 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

TWO Tralee hotels are in the running for  prestigious 2015 Hotel & Catering Review Gold Medal awards. Ballyseede Castle Hotel and Ballygarry House Hotel are nominated in the Ireland’s Country House and Guest House and the Ireland’s Four Star Hotel categories respectively. Running for more than two decades, the Hotel & Catering Review Gold […]

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Kerry Group Revenues Increase To €3bn In First Half Of 2015

Kerry Group Revenues Increase To €3bn In First Half Of 2015

August 6, 2015 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

THE global food producer Kerry Group with its headquarters in Tralee has recorded revenues of €3bn in the first half of this year. This translates as a revenue profit increase of 4.7% and they are expecting growth for the year to be between 6-9 per cent. Trading profit also increased by […]

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FEATURE: Benners Courtyard Is A Hidden Gem For Any Occasion

FEATURE: Benners Courtyard Is A Hidden Gem For Any Occasion

July 23, 2015 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

WHEN Benners Hotel reopened its doors a few months ago it brought a breath of fresh air to the Castle Street area of town. The cafe and gastropub are serving up some excellent fare with friendly service, but some of you may not know that the Courtyard Bar to the rear of […]

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Is The Old Oak Premises To Reopen As A Music Venue?

Is The Old Oak Premises To Reopen As A Music Venue?

July 8, 2015 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

THERE is speculation that a former pub on Rock Street is to reopen in the coming months as a music venue. The Old Oak Bar closed 10 years ago and the building has been idle since. However, last week, workmen moved in and there is work ongoing at the premises. Local sources say the […]

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FOOD FOCUS: Why Yummy Is Always At The Top For Food And Families

FOOD FOCUS: Why Yummy Is Always At The Top For Food And Families

July 2, 2015 at 12:18 pm Comments are Disabled

WHEN Yummy Cafe Market opened in Tralee back in 2013, it was a breath of fresh air with its inventive food, cool interiors and a welcoming atmosphere for families. Sometimes a cafe or any business can lose its lustre, take its eye off the ball and slip in standards…but not Yummy! […]

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Tralee Native’s Company Wins Top Public Relations Award

Tralee Native’s Company Wins Top Public Relations Award

June 29, 2015 at 1:05 pm Comments are Disabled

FUZION Communications, founded by Tralee businesswoman Deirdre Waldron, has been announced as the winner of the Best Public Affairs Campaign at the prestigious Public Relations Institute of Ireland (PRII) Awards 2015, for its work with Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) on a public awareness campaign last year. The announcement was made at the […]

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New Brochure Aims To Attract Businesses To Tralee

June 18, 2015 at 2:15 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Tralee Chamber Alliance has published a new brochure to showcase Kerry’s Capital Town as the perfect destination for business, retail, education and for life. The Business Destination Brochure has been designed to give a flavour of what Tralee has to offer and why the town should be considered […]

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Work is currently ongoing at new Top petrol station in

Caherslee Petrol Station Expected To Reopen By Late July

June 11, 2015 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

A PETROL Station in Caherslee, that has been closed for some years, will reopen by late July. The Top company signs are being erected at the old Tarrant’s Garage and work is currently ongoing to get the station ready. A source tells us the business should be up and running “in the next five […]

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“It’s Crazy!” – Businessman’s Anger At Council Over Changing Sign Issue

“It’s Crazy!” – Businessman’s Anger At Council Over Changing Sign Issue

June 9, 2015 at 11:48 am 2 comments

A TRALEE businessman is left frustrated and angry that he has been told to apply to Kerry County Council for planning permission to change the wording of a sign outside his premises, two years after making the alteration. Tim Galvin of Gally’s Bar And Restaurant on the Castlemaine Road, changed the […]

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Dorinda Burke, Sarah O'Brien and Maria Ward at the Connect Kerry Lee Strand Women in Business Awards at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Glamour From The Kerry Women In Business Awards Night

June 7, 2015 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a night of winners, style and great fun at the Connect Kerry Lee Strand Women in Business Awards on Friday night. Yesterday we brought you all the winners from the night and some amazing style (click here for previous story). “The Connect Kerry Lee Strand Women in Business Awards […]

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BUSINESS FOCUS: Slattery’s Relocates To The Heart Of The Town

BUSINESS FOCUS: Slattery’s Relocates To The Heart Of The Town

June 7, 2015 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

Advertorial SLATTERY’S Carpet and Blind Store is pleased to announce their relocation to 65 Boherbee, Tralee (between O’Mahony’s Bakery and O’Donoghue’s Pharmacy). The family business has been covering Tralee and the wider environs of North Kerry; from Tarbert to Dingle since 1982. The local business is run by brothers Mike […]

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Amanda Jones, Rita Fitzgibbon, Edel Lawlor, Clodagh O'Sullivan, Stacey Scannell and Brogan O'Sullivan  at the Connect Kerry Lee Strand Women in Business Awards at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Stylish Celebration Of Kerry Businesswomen In Ballyroe

June 6, 2015 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

THE inaugural Connect Kerry Lee Strand Women in Business Awards took place last night and what an event it was! The black tie gala ceremony was held in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel and around 350 people witnessed a host of winners receive accolades on the night. Organized by Margaret Brick, Editor of Connect Magazine, […]

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Newly Refurbished Fast Food Institution To Re-Open

Newly Refurbished Fast Food Institution To Re-Open

May 31, 2015 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

THE fast-food institution that is ‘The Burger Shack’ in St Brendan’s Park is scheduled to re-open this Monday with a bigger and better look after a period of renovation. The restaurant has been closed in recent weeks for a complete overhaul of their current premises, while also extending into the building next door, […]

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The Abbey Is Cleaning ‘House’ For New-Look Business

The Abbey Is Cleaning ‘House’ For New-Look Business

May 30, 2015 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S no end to the changes in our bars and restaurants around town and The Abbey Inn is the latest hostelry to revamp their business. The bar on the right hand side is now closed for refurbishment and when it reopens it will be a cafe bar with a ‘funky’ feel […]

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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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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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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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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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Car Sales In Kerry Up Almost 30% In First Quarter Compared To Same 2014 Period

Car Sales In Kerry Up Almost 30% In First Quarter Compared To Same 2014 Period

April 24, 2015 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

NEW car registrations showed a 29.75% growth in Quarter 1 2015 than the same period in 2014 according to latest data from Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI). The SIMI and Done Deal report revealed that the strong trend of recovery seen  in the Motor Industry in 2014 (96,344 registrations) […]

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Colin Pope, Enterprise Ireland, Michael Crawley, Mór Active and Oliver Kirwan of Elite Events at the Kerry LEO Free Seminar on ‘Building a Business on Your Ideas’ at the ITT on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry LEO Holds ‘Building A Business’ Seminar

April 17, 2015 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

SIXTY-FIVE businesses  availed of the opportunity to attend a Kerry Local Enterprise Office free seminar on Thursday entitled, ‘Building a Business on Your Ideas’ at the Sólás Building at the ITT. The seminar, which was delivered in conjunction with the Irish Patents office, provided an insight into intellectual property rights (patents, trade […]

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