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The site of a new petrol station on John Joe Sheehy.

Planning Permission Sought For New Petrol Station On John Joe Sheehy Road

December 1, 2015 at 12:52 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE has been application for a new Topaz petrol station on John Joe Sheehy Road adjacent to the Aldi supermarket. Corrib Oil Company Limited, have applied for permission to construct a two storey retail/office building and a petrol filling station on the grounds of the old John Mitchels GAA pitch. The development will […]

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Iceland To Open Next Wednesday At Horan Centre

Iceland To Open Next Wednesday At Horan Centre

November 20, 2015 at 12:58 pm Comments are Disabled

BRITISH supermarket giant, Iceland, are all set to open their new store in Tralee on Wednesday. It’s one of two stores opening in Ireland in the coming weeks which, between them, will create 70 new jobs. The other outlet is opening in Talbot Street in Dublin. Work was continuing on the […]

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VIDEO: Kerry Advert Slammed For Poor Taste Over Tornado Reference

VIDEO: Kerry Advert Slammed For Poor Taste Over Tornado Reference

November 18, 2015 at 4:03 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY GROUP has come under fire from the Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland (ASAI) for an advert deemed “unacceptable” as some thought it made light of tornado disasters. A TV advert for the Kerry’s, Denny Fire and Smoke Ham, range tells viewers it will “get your taste buds happier than a tornado in a […]

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Martin Hooks A Gold At Bank Of Ireland Start-Up Awards

Martin Hooks A Gold At Bank Of Ireland Start-Up Awards

November 14, 2015 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

AN Ardfert man’s company has won a Gold Award at the Bank Of Ireland Start Up Awards on Thursday night in Dublin. Martin McGowan’s business, Ullcatch, won the Product Start-Up Of The Year category, mainly due to his product, the Bait Weaver, which is proving enormously popular with anglers. Continued below… […]

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New Businesses To Be Launched This Week

New Businesses To Be Launched This Week

November 12, 2015 at 1:37 pm Comments are Disabled

A FORMER Castleisland Desmonds GAA star, and recently retired Kerry Group Executive, will launch two new ventures at the Castleisland Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town Exposé on Friday night, November 13, at 7.45pm. Michael John Kearney’s first venture, MJK + Associates Business Consulting, (mjkconsulting.ie) is a business consulting company, providing business advisory […]

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Tralee Gets A Nice Plug As A Shopping Destination On RTE’s ‘Today Show’

Tralee Gets A Nice Plug As A Shopping Destination On RTE’s ‘Today Show’

November 11, 2015 at 1:04 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S always nice to get a bit of national publicity for our town and yesterday, local businesses got a great plug on a popular RTE show. Orla Diffily, who hosts a weekly fashion slot every Tuesday on RTE’s Today Show, flagged Tralee as a shopper’s paradise with everything from high street retail to […]

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Tralee Service Station Sells For Nearly €500k At Auction

Tralee Service Station Sells For Nearly €500k At Auction

October 23, 2015 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE service station property was sold at a Dublin auction on Thursday for €490,000, making €90,000 over the reserve. The Monavalley property is at present let to Doon (Mayfly) Limited, and had a reserve of between €350,000 to €400,000 at the Allsop Auction where it was sold at the RDS on […]

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Construction work at Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa Tralee.
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Ballygarry To Create New Jobs With Redevelopment Work At Hotel

October 15, 2015 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

BALLYGARRY House Hotel are currently in the midst of redeveloping their bar and casual dining facilities which will create new jobs upon its completion. The hotel is undertaking a new development broken into two phases. The first will involve removing the former N21 road, building a new gated entrance, 70 additional car […]

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SPONSORED: AIB’s Castle Street Branch Modernises For Today’s Customer

SPONSORED: AIB’s Castle Street Branch Modernises For Today’s Customer

October 15, 2015 at 9:25 am Comments are Disabled

Sponsored Content IF you haven’t been down to AIB for a while, then you’re in for a surprise when you next visit the Castle Street branch. The premises has been completely transformed over the past couple of months  to provide a banking experience that suits today’s busy customer. Gone are the lengthy queues and in […]

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Chris Murray: What You Need To Know About Budget 2016

Chris Murray: What You Need To Know About Budget 2016

October 14, 2015 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

Chris Murray of Casey & Co. Consultants, Day Place, Tralee, goes through the main points of yesterday’s Budget… Families are the big winners in this year’s budget with an increase in child benefit and the introduction of a second free preschool year. Significant cuts to the USC, including a 1.5 […]

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Tralee Service Station One Of Five Kerry Properties To Go To Auction

Tralee Service Station One Of Five Kerry Properties To Go To Auction

October 7, 2015 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

A SERVICE station in Monavalley is one of five Kerry properties for sale at the latest Allsop Auction later this month. Over 200 properties in all will go under the hammer at the auction at the RDS in Dublin from 9am on Thursday, October 22. Monavalley Service Station, will go to auction with […]

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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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