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Five Kerry Businesses Shortlisted In Irish Breakfast Awards

February 11, 2019 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

FIVE businesses in Kerry are among those shortlisted for an award at this year’s Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards, in association with Fáilte Ireland. Taking place on February 19th at the InterContinental Dublin, the Irish Breakfast Awards celebrate the finest Irish food producers and those who take special pride in […]

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Tralee Man To Compete In National Chefs Cup Competition

Tralee Man To Compete In National Chefs Cup Competition

February 2, 2018 at 12:13 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE native will compete in the Aramark’s National Chef’s Cup to take place next Tuesday. Michael Hannafin been shortlisted to compete at the the event in CityWest, Dublin. Aramark is one of Ireland’s premier food companies – if you’ve ever visited Dundrum Shopping Centre, Croke Park or the Guinness Storehouse […]

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Paul Cotter, Kevin O'Connor and Noel Keane in Croí which opens this Friday in town. Photo  by Dermot Crean

Original ‘Gangsters’ To Create Something Special In Town With New Restaurant ‘Croí’

May 4, 2017 at 12:11 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW restaurant opens in the heart of Tralee on Friday night and promises to create incredible  dishes with all the ingredients sourced entirely from Tralee and the surrounding area. Three members of the well known ‘Tralee Culinary Gangsters’, famous for their blogging and cookery demos around the county, are behind ‘Croí’ which will […]

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This Tralee Eaterie Has Best Breakfast Fry In Kerry According To A Lifestyle Website

This Tralee Eaterie Has Best Breakfast Fry In Kerry According To A Lifestyle Website

June 15, 2016 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

YOU can’t bate a good fry-up and the people at lifestyle website, Lovin.ie, are partial to their sausages in the morning. The Dublin-based business decided to pick the best place in each county to get a breakfast fry and they picked a Tralee institution for their Kerry choice. “Greased to perfection, […]

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Foodies To Flock To Frank’s ‘Taste For Africa’ Charity Night At The Tankard

Foodies To Flock To Frank’s ‘Taste For Africa’ Charity Night At The Tankard

March 29, 2016 at 12:55 pm Comments are Disabled

A FOODIE’S paradise awaits in The Tankard next week at special fundraiser for three charities. ‘Taste For Africa’ will feature cookery demonstration chef, Frank Moynihan, who has invited 10 local producers, largely from Fenit and surrounding area, to present a dish of their choice on the night. It’s not a sit […]

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Survey Reveals Kerry’s Favourite Takeaway Option According To ‘Just Eat’

Survey Reveals Kerry’s Favourite Takeaway Option According To ‘Just Eat’

January 26, 2016 at 1:22 pm Comments are Disabled

ACCORDING to an online takeaway service, Kerry people are very fond of their pizzas. There is huge demand for pizza in the county with the dish making up 86.80% of all orders taken by Just-Eat.com The first ‘National Takeaway Tuesday’ organised by Just-Eat.com takes place today and there will be a […]

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There’s Something Special Planned In The Square For Christmas

There’s Something Special Planned In The Square For Christmas

October 28, 2015 at 2:50 pm Comments are Disabled

YES, yes, we know Halloween isn’t over yet, but Christmas is only eight weeks away and people are already getting ready for it. The Tralee Chamber Alliance realises this and put up a Facebook post earlier today that they plan on putting on a Christmas market from Thursday, December 17 to Wednesday, […]

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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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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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Quinlan’s Wins Three Star Golds In Prestigious Great Taste 2015 Awards

Quinlan’s Wins Three Star Golds In Prestigious Great Taste 2015 Awards

August 4, 2015 at 8:39 pm Comments are Disabled

  QUINLAN’S Fish, who have a shop in Tralee, are celebrating after winning three star golds in the prestigious Great Taste 2015 judging. Quinlan’s Fish based in Cahersiveen, took three-star golds for its smoked Irish Organic Salmon and its Smoked Irish Organic Salmon cured with Irish Atlantic Sea Salt. Top […]

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Guy Hulbert of Hulbert's Fine Foods at the Taste Of Kerry event in Manor West on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Local Producer In Contention For Top Foodie Award

November 19, 2014 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE based food artisan, Guy Hulbert, is in the running for a  top award at the Listowel Food Festival. After coming first in the ‘Pates, Meats and Seafood’ category, Guy, is now in the reckoning for the ‘Gold Medal Award’ which will be announced at a gala event on Saturday […]

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The Chef’s Table: Cooking The Perfect Steak

The Chef’s Table: Cooking The Perfect Steak

July 27, 2014 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more Our food columnist, ‘Just Cooking’s’ Mark Doe, on the traditional favourite – a juicy steak… Cooking the perfect steak is a lot easier than people make out. 
Okay it does take a little practice to test the degree of cooking by pressing the steak, but […]

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All The Ingredients For A Great Book On Kerry Food

All The Ingredients For A Great Book On Kerry Food

July 25, 2014 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more A NEW Kerry food book with recipes from chefs all trained at the IT Tralee was launched in the college on Thursday. The 68-page book and directory, which will be given out free of charge to food businesses and chefs, contains a listing of over […]

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Out To Lunch: A Fine Feed At Stokers

Out To Lunch: A Fine Feed At Stokers

June 21, 2014 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

Stokers Lodge Upper Edward Street IN a former life I regularly lunched at Stoker’s Lodge. It was ideal for people whose workplace was located outside of the town centre and didn’t want to hassle of finding a parking space. There was always a good crowd there and the food was good. […]

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Out To Lunch: Rain Drives Review To O’Donnell’s

June 7, 2014 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for great offers O’Donnell’s Restaurant And Bar Mounthawk IRISH summers, eh? I had great intentions of going somewhere else on Friday to do my weekly review but the weather had other plans for me. So with my wipers working frantically to prevent me from ploughing into the car in […]

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Video: What’s On This Weekend With Danielle

Video: What’s On This Weekend With Danielle

June 6, 2014 at 1:12 pm Comments are Disabled

Danielle Courtney talks to Declan Dowling of the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium about the ‘Night of Champions’ this Friday night, as well as getting the lowdown from Melanie Harty on the Taste of Kerry event in Manor West and the Tom Naughton Memorial Cup charity soccer match taking place tonight (Friday). Camera: Ryan […]

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Melanie Harty of Harty's Jellies at the Taste of Tralee Food Fair at the Manor West Hotel on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Food Firms To Exhibit At Cork Event

June 6, 2014 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

TWO Tralee companies will take part in a Cork city food forum later this month. Guy Hulbert of Hulberts Fine Foods, based in The Anchorage, Tralee who sells vegetarian pate and Melanie Harty of Hartys jellies and jams will take part in the Cork and Kerry Food Forum which takes place in City […]

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