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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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Ken Tobin of Tralee Chamber Alliance.

Chambers Call For Extension To Deadline For Submissions To RSES Plan

March 1, 2019 at 5:38 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY’S representative organisations have united to ask the Director of the Southern Regional Assembly for an extension to the March 8 deadline for receiving submissions to the Draft Regional Spatial and Economic Strategy (RSES) Plan. The plan, which is a new framework for economic development and planning for the Southern […]

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Minister of State launches the showís largest ever Home Holiday Pavilion. Discover a variety of breathtaking Irish holiday destinations at Holiday World Show, taking place in the RDS Simmonscourt from Friday 25th January to Sunday 27th January 2019. Pictured at the launch of the Holiday World Show Home Holiday Pavilion in Merrion Square Park were:Brendan Griffin, T.D. Minister of State for Tourism and Hiker, Megan OíMalley. For further information on the Holiday World Show 2019 visit www.holidayworldshow.com.
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Chamber Alliance To Promote Tralee At Ireland’s Biggest Holiday Fair

December 27, 2018 at 11:20 am 1 comment

TRALEE Chamber Alliance will promote the town at the largest ever home holiday pavilion at the Holiday World Show, taking place in the RDS Simmonscourt from Friday, January 25 to Sunday, January 27. Holiday World Show’s Home Holiday Pavilion will showcase hundreds of destinations and holiday experiences from all across the […]

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WATCH: Radio Kerry’s Elaine Promotes Tralee In New Video

WATCH: Radio Kerry’s Elaine Promotes Tralee In New Video

November 17, 2018 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW video featuring Elaine Kinsella has been uploaded to Tralee Chamber Alliance’s social media pages. The Radio Kerry’s ‘Full Breakfast’ show presenter is featured in a number of businesses in town telling why Tralee is such a special place. It’s worth a watch below…

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Utilitywise Energy Cost Savings ‘Fit The Bill’ For Tralee Chamber Alliance Members

Utilitywise Energy Cost Savings ‘Fit The Bill’ For Tralee Chamber Alliance Members

November 13, 2018 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

MEMBERS of Tralee Chamber Alliance are set to benefit from a new partnership that will allow local businesses take control of their energy bills and potentially make monthly savings worth thousands of euro. Tralee Chamber Alliance has teamed-up with Utilitywise to help its members get the right deal and energy […]

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Chamber Welcomes 15% Drop In Tralee Live Register Figure Over Past Year

Chamber Welcomes 15% Drop In Tralee Live Register Figure Over Past Year

November 7, 2018 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber Alliance has welcomed the latest CSO figures which show Tralee’s Live Register figure has decreased by 15% in the past year. Last month’s figure was 3,320 compared to 3,823 in October of 2017. Kerry’s Live Register has decreased by 14% in the same period, with just over 6,912 people signed […]

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Launching the new Tralee Chamber Alliance vouchers system were, in front; Aidan Kelly, Paul Ruane and Ken Tobin of Tralee Chamber Alliance with, at back; Maeve Roger (CH Chemists), Anna Bunyan (Shaws), Peter Harty (CH Chemists), Mike Quinn (Shaws), Maria Guthrie (Shaws), Kevin McCarthy (Garvey's Supervalu) and Rebecca O'Connor (CH Chemists). Photo by Dermot Crean

Chamber Alliance Launches Vouchers Initiative To Boost Business In Town

November 5, 2018 at 2:13 pm 1 comment

VOUCHERS that may be redeemed exclusively in shops, hair and beauty salons, restaurants, cafés and hotels in Tralee have been launched to give the retail and tourism sectors in the town a potential economic boost of up to €300,000 in the first year. Tralee Chamber Alliance has devised the initiative […]

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Chamber Criticises ‘Reckless’ VAT Increase For Hospitality Industry

Chamber Criticises ‘Reckless’ VAT Increase For Hospitality Industry

October 9, 2018 at 2:52 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber Alliance has slammed the decision to increase the VAT on the hospitality industry. Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohue, delivered his budget speech in the Dáil this afternoon and outlined the increase in VAT, which will have repercussions in Kerry where one in five workers are employed in the […]

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Launching the 'See Something, Say Something' campaign on Monday were Sergeant Tim O'Keeffe and Brian Stephenson of Zinmobi with, at back, Managing Consultant with Tralee Chamber Alliance, Ken Tobin, Mayor of Tralee Graham Spring and David Scott of Tralee Chamber Alliance. Photo by John Drummey

‘See Something, Say Something’ Campaign Leads To Arrests And Prosecutions

September 27, 2018 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

THE ‘See Something, Say Something’ campaign, which was launched in July, has led to an increase of 10% in reports on anti-social behaviour incidents in Tralee, leading to an additional 11 arrests, 10 prosecutions and 2 house searches in the first eight weeks. The first set of figures has been released […]

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At the signing og Front L-R: Paul Sherry, Killarney; Helen McDwyer, Kenmare; Caroline McEnery, The HRSuite; Patricia Walsh, Castleisland; Trudi O’Sullivan, Killorglin; Aidan Kelly, Tralee. Back L-R: John Sheehy, Dingle; Paul O’Neill, Killarney; Fergus Clifford, Killorglin; Michael John Kearney, Castleisland; Stephen Stack, Listowel; Ken Tobin, Tralee

Tralee Chamber Joins Countywide Alliance To Spearhead Job Creation

September 25, 2018 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

ALL seven Chambers in Kerry have agreed to work together as a strong collective voice for Kerry. In a show of strength and county-wide unity all seven Chamber’s of Commerce in County Kerry have come together to sign an agreement which will see them represent the entire county on Regional […]

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Mayor of Tralee Cllr Graham Spring with Cara Keane and Shane O'Connor of GLAN Tralee  launching the new 'Butt Ballot Bin' initiative on The Mall on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

WATCH: Smokers Urged To Part In The ‘Butt Ballot Bin’ Poll On The Mall

September 8, 2018 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

CIGARETTE butts account for nearly 50% of all litter on the streets of towns and cities across Ireland but a new project aimed at encouraging smokers to put their butts in a bin has been launched in Tralee. Tralee Chamber Alliance’s Environmental Task Force through the Glan Initiative and in […]

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John Fitzgerald and Zoe O'Mahony of Wild Cafe with Tim O'Connor of Tralee Chamber Alliance taking part in the GLAN two-minute clean-up on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Businesses Take Part In A Two-Minute Clean-Up

September 7, 2018 at 1:50 pm Comments are Disabled

A NUMBER of businesses in town took part in a new initiative from GLAN Tralee this afternoon. The ‘Two-Minute Street Clean’ saw them come out and tidy up the area around their premises. Members of the Glan Tralee team were there with the gloves and bags. GLAN Tralee was set up in April […]

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‘See Something, Say Something’ Campaign Launched By Chamber And Gardaí

‘See Something, Say Something’ Campaign Launched By Chamber And Gardaí

July 31, 2018 at 10:13 am 1 comment

SEE Something, Say Something, a new public service initiative for Tralee has been launched by Tralee Chamber Alliance in partnership with An Garda Síochána. The project, the first of its kind in Ireland, is for members of the public who ‘see something’ that might need Garda intervention, to ‘say something’ […]

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