Business/Property

Connect Kerry Women In Business Awards Finalists Announced

Connect Kerry Women In Business Awards Finalists Announced

May 26, 2022 at 10:17 am 0 comments

THE Connect Kerry Women In Business Awards are back and the finalists in a range of categories have been announced ahead of the event in The Rose Hotel, Tralee on Friday, June 10. Returning after a gap of three years due to COVID, over 100 women have been nominated for […]

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HQKerry To Further Expand Into Limerick And Cork Towns

HQKerry To Further Expand Into Limerick And Cork Towns

May 25, 2022 at 11:43 am 0 comments

THE Tralee and Listowel based Coworking Hub operators HQKerry, have announced their intention to further expand their operations outside Kerry. Having recently opened their first hub outside the county in Abbeyfeale, County Limerick, the hub operators Tom O’Leary and Ken Tobin will be partnering on new hubs in Macroom, Co. […]

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Ronan Murray.

Tralee Man Elected President Of Cork Chamber

May 24, 2022 at 1:08 pm 0 comments

A TRALEE man has been elected President of Cork Chamber of Commerce at their AGM last night. Ronan Murray, a Partner M&A (Strategy and Transactions) at EY Ireland, is originally from St Brendan’s Park but has lived in Cork for several years. Son of the late Christy and Sheila Murray, […]

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Italian Circular Bioeconomy Industry Cluster Visits MTU

Italian Circular Bioeconomy Industry Cluster Visits MTU

May 23, 2022 at 1:47 pm 0 comments

A LEADING Italian Circular Bioeconomy Industry Cluster, SPRING, travelled to meet with leading researchers, innovators and companies in Kerry at the Munster Technological University last week. The MTU’s extensive portfolio of research, innovation, talent and regional development has positioned the South-West as European hotspot for advancing smart climate solutions for […]

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Finance: Are You Entitled To A Refund From Revenue?

Finance: Are You Entitled To A Refund From Revenue?

May 20, 2022 at 4:41 pm Comments are Disabled

  You might be entitled to a refund from Revenue. Jennifer Downing, Partner and Head of the Property Department at CDS Law & Tax LLP explains… Where you (as an individual or a company) purchased a site and paid the higher rate of stamp duty (i.e. 6-7.5%) and you commenced […]

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Shauna Flynn and Catriona Power of Circular Bioeconomy Cluster at MTU with Nicola O'Sullivan, KDYS, at the AIB/Tralee Chamber breakfast briefing, in collaboration with MTU and Kerry Local Enterprise Office, at the Rose Hotel on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Business Breakfast Briefing At The Rose Hotel

May 20, 2022 at 8:13 am Comments are Disabled

THE latest in the series of Tralee Chamber/AIB Business Breakfast Briefings took place on Thursday at The Rose Hotel. The business breakfast series is an ideal opportunity for business owners to take on board valuable info, hints and tips in the key areas that will be covered during the series […]

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Aidan O’Dowd, Ivertec Customer on NBI's new gigabit Fibre to the Home network in Kerry and Mayor of Tralee Cllr Johnnie Wall.

NBI Connects First Premises In Tralee Area Under the National Broadband Plan

May 19, 2022 at 2:01 pm Comments are Disabled

NATIONAL Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company delivering the new future-proofed, high-speed Fibre-to-the-Home network under the National Broadband Plan (NBP) on behalf of the Government, has announced that the first premises in the Tralee Deployment Area have been successfully connected. Up to 27,213 premises in County Kerry are included in the State’s […]

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Mildred and Daniel Casey with Jane Brennan from SOAR at MTU at the Progressive Pathways Fair at The Rose Hotel on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Attend Progressive Pathways Fair In Tralee

May 19, 2022 at 12:42 pm Comments are Disabled

OVER 400 people braved the weather and visited the Progressive Pathways Fair in the Rose Hotel on Wednesday. Organised by Employability Services Kerry, there were 24 different organisations available on the day which provided a great opportunity for people aged 16 or over, with additional support needs to find out […]

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Kerry Tourism Industry Federation at Blennerville Windmill (L-R) Pat O'Leary (KTIF Chairperson), (Back row) Michael McCarthy-Larkin (KTIF Secretary), Mary Mc Quinn (O'Connell Marketing), John Edwards (KTIF Board) (Front row) Michele King (KTIF Marketing Committee), Colette O'Connor (KTIF Board). Photo by Dermot Crean

KTIF Celebrates Launch Of Discover Kerry Summer Campaign

May 18, 2022 at 4:16 pm Comments are Disabled

MEMBERS of the Kerry Tourism Industry Federation (KTIF) came together at the Tralee canal near Blennerville Windmill on Monday to celebrate the launch of the new Discover Kerry summer campaign which encourages visitors to uncover a side of the Kingdom that they may not have known about. From beach trippers and toe dippers […]

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The TEDx Tralee stage before welcoming audiences to the event at Siamsa Tíre on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

TEDxTralee Returns To Siamsa Tíre Stage This Autumn

May 17, 2022 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER the spectacular success of TEDxTralee 2021, the event will return to the stage of Siamsa Tire on Thursday, October 6 with the theme of ‘The Good Room’. Seventeen 2021 TEDxTralee Talks have now been viewed over 240,000 times worldwide on TEDx You Tube Channel. “We were delighted with the […]

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Winners of the Business Leaders awards at The Rose Hotel on Thursday night; Business Leader of the Year 2022 Ned Harty, Founder of Dairymaster, with Maureen Harty; Lifetime Achievement Award 2022 Pat O’Leary, former Managing Director of Liebherr, with Eileen O’Leary and Emerging Business Leader of the Year 2022 Ogie Sheehy & Kathleen Wall, ViClarity, Founders of ViClarity. Photo By : Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD

PHOTOS: Business Leaders Gather For Gala Dinner And Awards In Tralee

May 13, 2022 at 8:33 am Comments are Disabled

FOLLOWING a two-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Business Leaders’ Gala Dinner and Awards was hosted last night in Tralee. Honouring the entrepreneurial spirit and achievements of Kerry-based business leaders, this event brings together established and emerging business entrepreneurs from across the county with the purpose of celebrating […]

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Smaash Burger To Create 20 Jobs In Ardfert This Summer

Smaash Burger To Create 20 Jobs In Ardfert This Summer

May 11, 2022 at 11:57 am 1 comment

THIS summer Smaash Burger will open in Ardfert village with the creation of 20 jobs. The business is set to open in the centre of the village in June and they are looking for people to fill the job vacancies for full-time, part-time and seasonal roles. The Head Chef and […]

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Progressive Pathways Fair Returns To The Rose Hotel Next Week

Progressive Pathways Fair Returns To The Rose Hotel Next Week

May 11, 2022 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Progressive Pathways Fair returns this year after a COVID enforced break since 2020 and it’s a great opportunity for people aged 16 or over, with additional support needs to find out more about their employment options. The Fair — which takes place at The Rose Hotel on Wednesday, […]

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Mary Doody, Eileen O'Connell, Marie Nelligan and Linda Enright at the Kerry Businesswomen's Network 'After Hours' networking event in Madden's on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot. Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry Businesswomen Meet For After Hours Networking Event

May 11, 2022 at 9:30 am 1 comment

THE Kerry Businesswomen’s Network (KBN) held their first After Hours Networking event since before the COVID pandemic last night. Madden’s on Milk Market Lane was the venue on Tuesday evening as over 20 women met to build connections and enjoy some tasty bites and refreshments. “It’s so relaxing and comfortable […]

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Manor West Hotel

Tralee Hotels Make Latest Tripadvisor Top 25 Hotels In Ireland List

May 11, 2022 at 8:41 am 1 comment

TWO Tralee hotels have made the Tripadvisor Top 25 Hotels in Ireland list. Ballygarry Estate was ranked 2nd in the list with Manor West Hotel in 24th place. Old Weir Lodge in Killarney topped the list with The Killarney Park in 4th, Cahernane House Hotel 5th, and the Muckross Park Hotel […]

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Sharon O'Donoghue of Ballyseede Castle, Laura Reidy of The HR Suite, Liz Colum of Walsh Colour Print and Nicola O'Sullivan of KDYS at the Employment Law information morning at Ballygarry House Hotel on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Employers Gather For Tralee Chamber/AIB Event In Ballygarry

May 5, 2022 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber Alliance supported by AIB teamed up with the HR Suite for its first in-person business event of the year on Thursday morning at the Ballygarry House Hotel. At the event, representatives from The HR Suite addressed expected legislative changes in 2022 covering important information for all employers. The […]

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CEO Of Tralee-Based Company A Finalist In EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Programme

CEO Of Tralee-Based Company A Finalist In EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Programme

May 5, 2022 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE-BASED businessman is among the finalists in the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Ireland programme. The 25 finalists in the programme have been revealed today and among them is John T O’Sullivan, the CEO and founder of BioAtlantis. John T. O’Sullivan is a former operations manager of Kerry Ingredients […]

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Here’s Where Residential Property Was Sold Around Tralee In March

Here’s Where Residential Property Was Sold Around Tralee In March

May 3, 2022 at 4:20 pm Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that March saw 21 property sales in the Tralee area in transactions fetching a total of €4,122,300. The property that sold for the most money in one transaction in the Tralee environs in March was for a […]

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Increase In New Car Sales In Kerry Last Month

Increase In New Car Sales In Kerry Last Month

May 3, 2022 at 3:04 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was an increase in new car sales in Kerry last month compared to April 2021, according to the latest statistics from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI). There were 158 new car registrations in the county in April 2022 compared to 138 in the same month in […]

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Moving On Participants, Fabiane Matias, Svetlana Samaskiene, Christiane Spillane, Lisa O’Flaherty (Moving/NEWKD) at the Kerry Jobs Fair at The Rose Hotel on Monday. Photo: Ciara O’Donnell Photography

Hundreds Attend Kerry Jobs Fair At The Rose Hotel

April 28, 2022 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 600 people met with 30 employers at the Kerry Jobs Fair at The Rose Hotel Tralee on Monday. The event was organized by NEWKD in collaboration with the Kerry Chambers and the response from both employers and jobseekers was very positive. According to event co-coordinator Lisa O Flaherty, who […]

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Sustainability In The Hospitality Sector Workshops In Tralee

Sustainability In The Hospitality Sector Workshops In Tralee

April 20, 2022 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee Food Festival is almost upon us and part of it will concentrate on sustainability in the industry. The Festival organisers have partnered with Rural Food Skillnet and the Food Safety Company to deliver two workshops on Sustainability in the Hospitality Sector on Friday April 29th. Geared toward the hospitality, […]

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Launching the upcoming Moving On Jobs Fair were Lisa O’Flaherty (Moving On/NEWKD), Colette O’Connor (Tralee Chamber), Jennifer O’Sullivan Coffey, (SICAP/NEWKD), Robert Carey (SICAP/NEWKD

‘Moving On’ Jobs Fair To Be Held In Tralee

April 15, 2022 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

Employers and jobseekers will get an opportunity to meet face to face to see if they can make a suitable match at a Kerry Jobs Fair 2022 which will take place on Monday 25th April at the Rose Hotel from 10am-3.30pm. The event will showcase jobs from many of the […]

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Rose Hotel Chef Becomes First Qualified ‘Green Manager’

April 12, 2022 at 2:41 pm Comments are Disabled

THE executive chef at The Rose Hotel in Tralee, Odran Lucey, has become the first person in the world to successfully complete a brand-new qualification for Environmental Sustainability Management in Hospitality. Fifty Shades Greener (FSG) and the Confederation of Tourism & Hospitality (CTH) joined forces in late 2021 to create […]

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Julianne Spring Heavey.

Finance: Purr-fect Advice On Capital Acquisitions Tax (CAT)

April 5, 2022 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

In her student days, Julianne Spring Heavey from CDS Law & Tax LLP, met the legendary actor Bill Murray out in Tralee Golf Club after her brother had caddied for him. She recalls, “When I told him I was studying to be a tax consultant he said something very wise: […]

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Kerry Group Suspends Operations In Russia And Belarus

Kerry Group Suspends Operations In Russia And Belarus

April 4, 2022 at 2:57 pm 1 comment

KERRY Group has suspended its operations in Russia and Belarus. Kerry Group has been operating in Russia since 2006 with a research and development operation in Moscow situated there since 2014 and they also have a manufacturing facility in the city. It employs 250 people between Russia and Belarus. The […]

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Here’s Where Residential Property Was Sold Around Tralee In February

Here’s Where Residential Property Was Sold Around Tralee In February

April 2, 2022 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that February saw 25 property sales in the Tralee area in transactions  fetching a total of €4,857,215. The property that sold for the most money in one transaction in the Tralee environs in February was for a […]

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Big Increase In New Car Sales In Kerry Last Month Compared To March 2021

Big Increase In New Car Sales In Kerry Last Month Compared To March 2021

April 2, 2022 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a big increase in new car sales in Kerry last month compared to March 2021, according to the latest statistics from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI). There were 276 new car registrations in the county in March 2022 compared to 185 in the same month […]

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Carmen Giron Dominguez (MTU), Dr Jesko Zimmermann (Teagasc), Professor Maeve Henchion (Teagasc), Dr David Styles (NUI Galway), Dr Réamonn Fealy (Teagasc), James Gaffey (MTU)

MTU To Lead €1m Project To Develop Low Carbon Roadmap For Ireland’s Bioecomomy

April 1, 2022 at 2:00 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW collaborative project aimed at developing a low carbon roadmap for Ireland’s bioeconomy, will be led by Munster Technological University (MTU) with Teagasc, NUI Galway and the Central Statistics Office of Ireland. INFORMBIO, funded through the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine’s Competitive Research Call, will develop a […]

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Kerry Airport Launches Summer Sun Routes Schedule

Kerry Airport Launches Summer Sun Routes Schedule

March 30, 2022 at 2:04 pm 2 comments

KERRY Airport has just launched its 2022 Summer Sun routes of Alicante in Spain and Faro in Portugal with Ryanair.com. They are just two of the seven routes, the others being London (Luton & Stansted), Manchester, Frankfurt (Hahn), and Dublin, that will increase in frequency for the season ahead. The […]

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Kerry College Hosts Open Week At Tralee And Listowel Campuses

Kerry College Hosts Open Week At Tralee And Listowel Campuses

March 21, 2022 at 1:21 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS week sees Kerry College open its doors to show all the courses and facilities they have to offer. It is a chance for parents, school leavers, job seekers, career changers, those who wish to re-skill or up-skill, and guidance professionals to see the range of full-time and part-time courses […]

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