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Chamber Encourages Business Owners And Staff To Upskill With eCollege Courses

Chamber Encourages Business Owners And Staff To Upskill With eCollege Courses

April 8, 2020 at 2:53 pm 0 comments

KERRY ETB and Tralee Chamber are calling on business owners and their staff in Kerry to take the opportunity to upskill in their downtime. Kerry ETB are supporting Tralee Chamber business members and their staff with eCollege professional development courses at no cost. They have worked with eCollege on a series of […]

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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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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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Gardaí Have Extra Patrols To Monitor Vacant Business Premises

Gardaí Have Extra Patrols To Monitor Vacant Business Premises

March 25, 2020 at 1:53 pm Comments are Disabled

FOLLOWING a break-in to a premises in Blennerville overnight, Tralee Chamber and the Tralee Garda Station has reiterated their advice to businesses closed during the COVID-19 crisis to engage with the Gardai and the Chamber to assist with measures to protect their properties. Ken Tobin of Tralee Chamber said; “Its […]

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Survey Shows 92% Of Kerry Businesses Experiencing Decline In Revenue Due To COVID-19 Crisis

Survey Shows 92% Of Kerry Businesses Experiencing Decline In Revenue Due To COVID-19 Crisis

March 24, 2020 at 4:07 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE Chamber survey reveals almost 92% of businesses in Kerry are experiencing decline in revenue and that an unprecedented and radical economic response is required during the COVID-19 crisis. In association with Chambers Ireland national survey, Tralee Chamber undertook a survey of businesses in Kerry and today published the […]

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Tralee Chamber Alliance Says Radical Decisions Needed To Support Businesses

Tralee Chamber Alliance Says Radical Decisions Needed To Support Businesses

March 20, 2020 at 2:37 pm 1 comment

TRALEE Chamber Alliance has called for trust and calm as brave and radical decisions need to be made to support businesses through the COVID-19 crisis. Tralee Chamber in conjunction with its national organisation, Chambers Ireland, have been collaborating with State bodies and Government, to support the needs of the businesses […]

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Tralee Chamber Alliance President Kevin McCarthy with Mayor of Tralee Jim Funucane. Photo by Dermot Crean

Call For Unity To Help Business Community In Tralee

March 15, 2020 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

THE Mayor of Tralee Jim Finucane and Tralee Chamber President Kevin McCarthy came together on Saturday to jointly call for unity in this time of crisis and to support our business community. They have called on people to follow the guidance being issued by the Department of Health on ‘Social Distancing’ […]

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Chamber Asks Public To Support Businesses During Coronavirus Crisis

Chamber Asks Public To Support Businesses During Coronavirus Crisis

March 13, 2020 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber Alliance is asking the public to support local businesses over the coming weeks during the Coronavirus crisis to safeguard jobs and prevent closures. They are also asking suppliers, service providers, landlords and lenders to businesses in the retail, restaurant, import/export, hospitality and tourism sector, to allow payments to […]

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Les Browska of The International Hotel, Sinead Kirby, AIB, Oonagh Harrington, AIB, Tomás Griffin, AIB and Danny Leane of Annbury's at the Insights and Marketing Trends Event at Ballygarry House Hotel on Monday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Large Turnout For Retail/Tourism Business Event In Ballygarry

March 10, 2020 at 12:24 pm Comments are Disabled

THE looming Coronavirus crisis was one of the main issues to the fore last night as AIB, in association with Tralee Chamber Alliance and Kerry Local Enterprise Office, hosted an event sharing insights and marketing trends on the tourism, retail and hospitality industry in Kerry. The event at Ballygarry House […]

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The cigarette butt bins which will be installed soon by Tralee Tidy Towns.

New Cigarette Butt Bins To Be Installed Around Town Centre

January 31, 2020 at 12:05 pm 1 comment

SMOKERS are being encouraged to dispose of their cigarette butts responsibly in new bins around the town centre. The later Irish Business Against Litter report was very favourable to the town but it did highlight areas in the town centre where littering of cigarette butts was an unsightly problem Now, […]

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Chamber Wants New Government To Create Hundreds Of Jobs A Year For Tralee

Chamber Wants New Government To Create Hundreds Of Jobs A Year For Tralee

January 24, 2020 at 2:44 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber Alliance today released their General Election 2020 Manifesto, calling on the incoming Government to support the needs of Kerry’s Capital to create up to 400 new jobs a year. The detailed manifesto outlined a number of key areas to be addressed to support Tralee grow in population by […]

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Team Bramble volunteers out picking up rubbish.

Public Asked To Give Half An Hour At ‘Day Of Cleaning’ This Saturday

January 17, 2020 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

A ‘DAY Of cleaning’ is planned for this Saturday in The Square to welcome the Chinese New Year festival in a clean environment. The public is invited to volunteer and and join volunteers from Glan Tralee, Team Bramble, Tralee Tidy Towns, Kerry Sustainable Energy Co-op, Tidy Tralee Together, Kerry County Council, […]

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Fabulous Afternoon Of Festive Entertainment Planned For ‘Snow Day’ In Tralee

Fabulous Afternoon Of Festive Entertainment Planned For ‘Snow Day’ In Tralee

December 6, 2019 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER the incredible crowds that turned out for the switching on of the lights, Tralee will again be basking in the warmth of the Christmas spirit when it holds a ‘Snow Day’ next week. Snow Day, organised by Tralee Chamber Alliance with support from Kerry County Council, promises to be […]

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Outgoing President of Tralee Chamber Alliance, Aidan Kelly hands over the chain of office to new President Kevin McCarthy at the Chamber's AGM on Tuesday night at The Rose Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kevin McCarthy Appointed New Tralee Chamber Alliance President

December 4, 2019 at 7:33 pm 2 comments

THE Managing Director of the Garvey Group was appointed as the new President of Tralee Chamber Alliance at yesterday evenings Chamber AGM. Kevin McCarthy is one of a number of key appointments made by the Chamber, in what is a significant strengthening of their Executive Board. Also appointed last night […]

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Launching the Dementia Friendly Tralee initiative at The Imperial Hotel on Friday morning were Derek Carroll of The Imperial, Dolores McElligott, Garda Mary Gardiner, Michael Fitzgerald HSE, Eibhlís  Cahalane HSE, Aidan Kelly and David Scott of Tralee Chamber Alliance. Photo by Dermot Crean

New Initiative To Make Tralee More Dementia-Friendly

November 29, 2019 at 1:31 pm 1 comment

A NEW dementia information card which will move Tralee towards becoming more dementia friendly was launched today (Friday) at The Imperial Hotel. The Tralee Dementia Friendly Community Information card is an initiative by the Tralee Dementia Friendly Community Forum, an inter-agency group which involves the HSE, Cork Kerry Community Healthcare, […]

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Ken Tobin of Tralee Chamber Alliance.

Tralee Plans To Apply To Host Fleadh Cheoil Na hÉireann In 2022/2023

November 19, 2019 at 2:25 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE has plans to make a bid to host Fleadh Cheoil na Éireann in 2022 and 2023. Managing Consultant with Tralee Chamber Alliance revealed the news at the launch of ‘Developing Tourism in Tralee — Action Plan to 2025’  by Minister of State for Sport and Tourism, Brendan Griffin, at […]

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In front; Kevin McCarthy, Garvey Group; Michele King, The Rose Hotel; Minister Brendan Griffin, Ken Tobin of Tralee Chamber Alliance and Deputy John Brassil. Back from left; Colin Boyle, The Ashe Hotel; Mark Sullivan, The Rose Hotel; Ruth O'Sullivan, The Ashe/Manor West Hotels; John Griffin, Kerry County Council and Sean Linnane, NEWKD, at the launch of the action plan for 'Developing Tourism in Tralee' at Ballyseede Castle Hotel on Monday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Action Plan For Developing Tourism In Tralee Launched

November 19, 2019 at 1:51 pm 1 comment

A PLAN which aims to develop tourism in Tralee over the next five years was launched by Minister of State for Sport and Tourism, Brendan Griffin, at Ballyseede Castle Hotel on Monday. The ‘Developing Tourism in Tralee — Action Plan to 2025’ was commissioned to provide a blueprint for the […]

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Ken Tobin speaking at the launch of the 'Action Plan for Developing Tourism in Tralee' at Ballyseede Castle Hotel on Monday. Photo by Dermot Crean

New Chinese Festival And Chamber Has Ambitions For Large Music Event In Ballybeggan

November 18, 2019 at 5:46 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are advanced plans to host a festival in early 2020 to mark Chinese New Year, while there are aims to hold a large outdoor music festival at the racecourse in Ballybeggan. This was revealed by Managing Consultant with Tralee Chamber Alliance, Ken Tobin, at the launch of the Action […]

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Head of AIB Kerry Sean Healy, Vinny O'Brien of Crua Outdoors, Sandra Rusk of Weardrobe, Kieran Considine of AIB, Ken Tobin of Tralee Chamber Alliance, Manager of AIB Tralee Stephen Stack, Genr O'Donnell of IT Tralee, Maria Clifford of IT Tralee and Kevin McCarthy of Garvey Group at the event in The Ashe Hotel on Tuesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

AIB Hosts Event For Retailers In The Ashe Hotel

November 6, 2019 at 1:46 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a large turnout of businesspeople in The Ashe Hotel on Tuesday morning for an event focussing on retail in Kerry. AIB Tralee, in association with Tralee Chamber Alliance and IT Tralee, presented ‘RX – Future of Retail Developing Your Retail Business’. The morning event focussed on what’s next […]

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Launching the new Tralee App at the Manor West Retail Park roundabout were, in front; Ken Tobin, Tralee Chamber Alliance, Michele King of The Rose Hotel and TCA and Minister Brendan Griffin. At back; Declan Murphy of Fáilte Ireland, John Griffin of Kerry County Council, Siobhan Donnelly of Cara Credit Union, Darach O'Flaherty of Booniverse, David Scott of TCA, Pa Laide of Cara Credit Union, Derek Rusk of Cara Credit Union and Paul Ruane of TCA and Midpoint Creative. Photo by Dermot Crean

New Tralee App Launched For Locals And Tourists

October 30, 2019 at 10:19 am 1 comment

TRALEE has launched a new app that will help locals and tourists make the most of the town and surrounding areas. The new phone app, was officially launched on the Google Play Store and Apple App Store this week, and has an extensive number of sections covering topics including shopping, […]

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At the signing of a Certificate of Partnership between the German Irish Chamber of Commerce and Tralee Chamber Alliance on Tuesday, l-r: Ralf Lissek (German Irish Chamber), Ambassador Deike Potzel and Ken Tobin, Chief Exeuctive of Tralee Chamber Alliance.

Chamber Strengthens Links With German-Irish Chamber of Industry and Commerce

September 25, 2019 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

STRENGTHENING the social, business and economic links between Kerry and Germany was central to a visit on Tuesday to Tralee by the German Ambassador to Ireland and the chief executive of the German-Irish Chamber of Commerce. Ambassador Deike Potzel was welcomed to the offices of Kerry County Council and also […]

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Tralee Chamber Says Ryder Cup Is A Major Opportunity For Kerry

Tralee Chamber Says Ryder Cup Is A Major Opportunity For Kerry

July 27, 2019 at 10:29 am 1 comment

THE Managing Consultant of Tralee Chamber Alliance has said the announcement to host the Ryder Cup in Adare Manor presents a unique opportunity to advance Kerry and the region, with the prospect of in excess of 250,000 visitors to the region. Ken Tobin said; “JP McManus and his team along […]

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Kerry Business Representatives Visit UK To Grow Economic Co-operation

Kerry Business Representatives Visit UK To Grow Economic Co-operation

July 5, 2019 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

REPRESENTATIVES from Kerry attended the launch a new programme which is led by the British Embassy in Ireland and aims to promote closer links between regions of the UK and the southwest of Ireland. The delegation included Kerry County Council and major global companies and innovative indigenous firms including Fexco, […]

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The Cluster areas where gardaí have been assigned.

New Programme To See Gardaí Patrol Tralee ‘Clusters’

May 7, 2019 at 3:00 pm 1 comment

FOLLOWING on from the success of the ‘See Something, Say Something’ programme from 2018, the business community of Tralee and the Gardai are fostering greater relations to ensure the town is safe and provides a welcoming experience for all visitors. Tralee Chamber Alliance, through its Cluster programme, is coordinating with […]

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General Manager of The Imperial Hotel Derek Carroll dressed as the Town Crier.

WATCH: Tralee’s Town Crier Makes Debut Proclamation

April 30, 2019 at 3:14 pm Comments are Disabled

HEAR ye, hear ye! Tralee has itself a town crier thanks to an initiative from Tralee Chamber Alliance. General Manager of The Imperial Hotel, Derek Carroll, came up with the idea last year when he joined the chamber. “We were thinking about doing something new and when I started here I […]

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Chamber To Receive €1,000 Towards Marquee Events On May Bank Holiday Weekend

Chamber To Receive €1,000 Towards Marquee Events On May Bank Holiday Weekend

April 17, 2019 at 8:38 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber Alliance will get €1,000 towards activities to take place in a marquee in the Tralee Town Square on Saturday May 4 after securing the allocation from ‘The Big Hello!’ Healthy Kerry Community Weekend fund. The marquee will be erected to coincide with the Tralee Food Festival taking place over […]

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Meet The Candidates At Pre-Election Forum Tomorrow At The Rose Hotel

Meet The Candidates At Pre-Election Forum Tomorrow At The Rose Hotel

April 10, 2019 at 4:16 pm Comments are Disabled

IN case you didn’t know, there’s elections coming up this month in the county. So to give people an idea of what issues are affecting Tralee and how the candidates plan to deal with them, a Pre-Election Forum will take place tomorrow morning from 8.30am to 11.30am at The Rose […]

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Ken Tobin of Tralee Chamber Alliance.

Kerry Chambers Make Commitment To Fight For Change To RSES Plan

April 1, 2019 at 1:08 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Chambers of Commerce have issued a comprehensive joint-submission and have expressed a commitment to fight for changes to be made to the Regional Spatial and Economic Strategy (RSES) for the Southern Region. The Chambers have warned, in their submission, that the RSES document will adversely affect Kerry as […]

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Chamber To Host Pre-Election Forum For Candidates And Business Community

Chamber To Host Pre-Election Forum For Candidates And Business Community

March 12, 2019 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

A PRE-ELECTION Forum will take place on Thursday, April 11 from 8.30am to 11.30am at The Rose Hotel. This will be an opportunity for candidates in the forthcoming Local Authority Elections (in the Tralee MD area) to present their vision and objectives for Tralee and to address key matters from […]

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Chamber Says Council Needs To Address Concerns Of Mall/Bridge Street Businesses

Chamber Says Council Needs To Address Concerns Of Mall/Bridge Street Businesses

March 11, 2019 at 3:34 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber Alliance has encouraged the elected members of the Tralee Municipal District to place a greater emphasis on supporting businesses in the town’s retail and hospitality sectors before the local elections in May. The Chamber said the local authority needs to revisit, in collaboration with Tralee Chamber Alliance, the […]

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