Business/Property

Sponsored: Total Cleaning Kerry Hiring Staff In Retail Stores And Warehouse

Sponsored: Total Cleaning Kerry Hiring Staff In Retail Stores And Warehouse

May 5, 2021 at 12:17 pm 0 comments

TOTAL Cleaning Kerry are currently hiring for a busy summer season ahead in their warehouse and their two retail stores — at the Horan Centre and the newly renovated store in Clash Industrial Estate which is opening soon. CVs are being accepted for various roles in retail and warehouse sectors of the […]

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Big Rise In New Car Sales Last Month Compared To April Of Last Year

Big Rise In New Car Sales Last Month Compared To April Of Last Year

May 4, 2021 at 2:19 pm 0 comments

THERE was a huge rise in new car sales in Kerry last month compared to April 2020, according to the latest statistics from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI). However, this increase was due to the COVID pandemic and the lockdown in place in the country in April […]

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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, 2021 at 11:00 am 0 comments

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that March was a very busy month for property sales around Tralee with 37 transactions taking place fetching a total of €6,812,333. The properties that sold for the most money in one transaction in the Tralee environs […]

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Kerry Businesses Invited To Apply For Share Of €100,000 Initiative

Kerry Businesses Invited To Apply For Share Of €100,000 Initiative

May 3, 2021 at 10:56 am 0 comments

KERRY businesses are invited to apply for the Virgin Media ‘Backing Business’ Initiative. The Initiative, in collaboration with Digital Business Ireland (DBI), Permanent TSB, Milk Bottle Labs and Munster Local Enterprise Offices, is a €100,000 programme to select and support five businesses across the Munster region with bespoke digital transformation packages. […]

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Sponsored: Beat The Carbon Tax Hike Deadline By Ordering Fuel From Atlantic Oils

Sponsored: Beat The Carbon Tax Hike Deadline By Ordering Fuel From Atlantic Oils

April 28, 2021 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

ATLANTIC Oils is reminding the public to order their home heating oil before prices rise from this Saturday. It was announced in Budget 2021 that the carbon tax on fuel would increase by €7.50, from €26 per tonne to €33.50 per tonne. The increase applied to auto fuels from midnight […]

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Call For Council To Support Hospitality Businesses Developing Outdoor Facilities

Call For Council To Support Hospitality Businesses Developing Outdoor Facilities

April 28, 2021 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

THERE has been a call for Kerry County Council to support hospitality businesses as they prepare their outdoor seating capacity this summer and for planning exemptions to be made for canopies. Fianna Fáil Cllr Mikey Sheehy had a motion before the online meeting of Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County […]

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Business: New Training Initiative On Dingle Peninsula For Sustainable Food Branding

April 27, 2021 at 9:38 am Comments are Disabled

FARMERS, fishers, food/drink producers and hospitality providers based on the Dingle Peninsula /Corca Dhuibhne are invited to sign up to an exciting new training programme aimed at providing them with the knowledge and skills to further develop and exploit the culinary attributes of the region. ‘Developing a Sustainable Regional Food Branding Strategy’ for the Dingle Peninsula / […]

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Minister for Education Norma Foley with Mayor of Tralee Terry O'Brien and Tralee Chamber Ken Tobin launching the new Tralee.ie website and app. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Chamber Launches New-Look Website And App

April 26, 2021 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber has relaunched the Tralee.ie website with a new app and enhanced features to serve locals, the town’s businesses and visitors to the county capital. “Staying connected has never been so important and supporting a town and community will become even more critical in the years ahead,” said Minister […]

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Jobs Lost In Tralee As Carphone Warehouse Branches Close Nationwide

Jobs Lost In Tralee As Carphone Warehouse Branches Close Nationwide

April 21, 2021 at 5:09 pm Comments are Disabled

CARPHONE Warehouse branches in Tralee, Killarney and across the country have closed with immediate effect. Branches in Tralee (The Square and Manor West) and Killarney are among the 81 nationwide to shut for good with 486 jobs lost. A statement from owners Dixons Carphone said it made the decision to […]

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20 Jobs To Be Created At New James Whelan Butchers Store In Tralee

20 Jobs To Be Created At New James Whelan Butchers Store In Tralee

April 20, 2021 at 4:08 pm Comments are Disabled

JAMES Whelan Butchers has just announced that it will be opening a new shop in Tralee, creating up to 20 new jobs. The family-run butchers’ newest shop is part of the redevelopment of Dunnes Stores, North Circular Road in Tralee which will include a state of the art Food Hall. […]

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New Facility At Agritech Centre Of Excellence In MTU Showcased

New Facility At Agritech Centre Of Excellence In MTU Showcased

April 20, 2021 at 1:33 pm Comments are Disabled

IRELAND’S premier virtual, augmented and mixed reality suite at the Agritech Centre Of Excellence (ACE), hosted a virtual showcase of its facilities based on the Kerry Campus of Munster Technological University on Monday. Funded by Enterprise Ireland, Kerry County Council, as well as industry partners Dairymaster, McHale Engineering and Abbey […]

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Kerry Airport

Kerry Airport Allocated Over €1.7m In State Funding

April 19, 2021 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

MINISTER of State at the Department of Transport, Hildegarde Naughton T.D., has announced the allocation of over €1.7m for Kerry Airport under the Regional Airports Programme 2021-2025. In all, over €11 million in exchequer funding has been allocated to regional airports. Almost €4.8 million has been allocated to the airports […]

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Sponsored: Ballyseedy Home And Garden Are Hiring

April 17, 2021 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

BALLYSEEDY Home and Garden are hiring for lots of full and part-time roles in anticipation of a busy staycation summer and to support new business units that have been developed over the last few months. Nathan McDonnell, the Managing Director of Ballyseedy said; “When the pandemic hit we had no […]

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Dingle Distillery Whiskey Wins International Award

Dingle Distillery Whiskey Wins International Award

April 13, 2021 at 3:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THE London Spirits Competition has announced Dingle Distillery Fourth Single Pot Still as the winner of Whiskey of the Year 2021. The winners of the London Spirits Competition were announced on Monday, with Fourth Single Pot Still also taking the Best in Show award. Furthermore, Dingle Distillery was awarded Gold for Single Malt Batch No 5 and both Dingle Vodka and Dingle Gin received Silver in their respective categories. Continued below… The London Spirits Competition recognises, champions […]

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Sponsored: Daniel Can Guide You On The Journey To Financial Clarity

Sponsored: Daniel Can Guide You On The Journey To Financial Clarity

April 12, 2021 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

A FORMER Kerry star and Austin Stacks stalwart has taken his astute decision-making skills from the field of play into the world of finance, investment and pensions, with the launch of his business in Kerry. Daniel Bohan Wealth Management is a specialist financial advisory firm working with company owners, CEOs, […]

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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, 2021 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that February was a busy month for property sales around Tralee with 19 transactions taking place fetching a total of €5,285,065. The properties that sold for the most money in one transaction in the Tralee environs in […]

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Rise In New Car Sales In Kerry Last Month Compared To March 2020

Rise In New Car Sales In Kerry Last Month Compared To March 2020

April 2, 2021 at 11:05 am 1 comment

THERE was a rise in new car sales in Kerry last month compared to March 2020 according to the latest statistics from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI). There were 185 new car registrations in the county in March 2021 compared to 148 in the same month last […]

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Businesses Can Apply To Council For €4,000 Grants To Develop Outdoor Dining Facilities

Businesses Can Apply To Council For €4,000 Grants To Develop Outdoor Dining Facilities

March 31, 2021 at 10:12 am 1 comment

A NEW  €17million fund for developing outdoor dining capacity in the tourism and hospitality sector has been announced today. Kerry County Council will get two allocations of €200,000 under two parts of the scheme. The first part of the scheme covers  outdoor seating and accessories, where hospitality businesses in the county can […]

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Chamber Wants Tralee To Be Used In Pilot Programme For Retail Recovery

Chamber Wants Tralee To Be Used In Pilot Programme For Retail Recovery

March 24, 2021 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber believes the town is a prime candidate to be used in a national pilot programme to revive retail. As part of their roadmap for economic recovery in a post-COVID Tralee, they propose a retail strategy be developed for the county capital. A statement issued by Tralee Chamber reads; […]

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New Chairperson Of Kerry Convention Bureau Appointed

New Chairperson Of Kerry Convention Bureau Appointed

March 23, 2021 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Convention Bureau (KCB) has announced the appointment of Breffní Ingerton, Director of Business Tourism for the Gleneagle Group, as its new Chairperson. The announcement was made by outgoing Chairperson Mike Buckley, Managing Director of Kerry Coaches Ltd, who has served in the role for almost seven years. Breffní Ingerton […]

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Susan Quirke Crowley with the accreditation award.

Tralee Business Receives Business All-Star Accreditation

March 18, 2021 at 3:09 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE business has received the All-Ireland Business Foundation, Best in Class, Business All-Star Accreditation 2021. Mounthawk Montessori School and Busy Bees Nursery and After-school Club will receive the honour from the Foundation which is responsible for identifying and accrediting best-in-class Irish businesses, overseeing the All-Ireland Business Accreditations, Summit and promoting peer dialogue […]

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Owners Of Vacant Buildings In Town Asked To Take Part In ‘Meanwhile Space’ Initiative

Owners Of Vacant Buildings In Town Asked To Take Part In ‘Meanwhile Space’ Initiative

March 10, 2021 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

OWNERS of commercial buildings in Tralee town centre are being asked to allow artists, performers and young entrepreneurs use their vacant properties on a temporary basis. Tralee Chamber says there is an opportunity to rebuild Tralee as the festivals and events capital of the county with such initiatives as the […]

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Aldi Plans More Opportunites For Local Suppliers And Creation Of New Jobs At Kerry Stores

Aldi Plans More Opportunites For Local Suppliers And Creation Of New Jobs At Kerry Stores

March 9, 2021 at 5:00 pm Comments are Disabled

ALDI Ireland sourced €17.7m of locally produced food and drink from Kerry based suppliers in 2020 and says further opportunites for local suppliers are on the way. Aldi Ireland today announced details of its continued contribution to Kerry’s economy and the impact of its charity partnerships across the county and said […]

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MTU Launches Cluster To Grow Circular Bioeconomy In South West

MTU Launches Cluster To Grow Circular Bioeconomy In South West

March 9, 2021 at 2:25 pm Comments are Disabled

MUNSTER Technological University has announced today the launch of a new cluster to accelerate momentum and support the growing circular bioeconomy in South-West Ireland, funded by Enterprise Ireland. By 2030, it is expected that 1 million jobs in the bioeconomy will be created across Europe. The MTU believes this is […]

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Sponsored: Some Sparkling Suggestions For Mother’s Day From John Fitzgerald Jewellers

March 9, 2021 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

MOTHER’S Day is the occasion to show your mum how much you appreciate her and all that she does for you, your siblings, and everyone else in her life. But really, how can you properly say a meaningful ‘thank you’ to the woman who cares for you? Start with one […]

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Kerry Entries Wanted As Deadline For EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 Competition Looms

Kerry Entries Wanted As Deadline For EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 Competition Looms

March 6, 2021 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

THE deadline for nominations for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 is just over one week away on Tuesday, March 16. Entrepreneurs from emerging businesses to established international groups, across all sectors in Kerry, are invited to submit their nominations before that date. The finalists will be welcomed into […]

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Bank Of Ireland To Close MTU Tralee, Killorglin And Castleisland Branches

Bank Of Ireland To Close MTU Tralee, Killorglin And Castleisland Branches

March 1, 2021 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

BANK of Ireland is announcing changes to branch services in Kerry, with the closure of its Castleisland, Killorglin and Munster Technological University Tralee branches from September and a new partnership with An Post providing banking services locally. Bank of Ireland is closing a number of branches nationwide and say footfall […]

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

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

February 28, 2021 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that January was a busy month for property sales around Tralee with 24 transactions taking place fetching a total of €4,290,501. The properties that sold for the most money in one transaction in the Tralee environs in […]

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Cara And Clanmaurice Credit Unions Merge

Cara And Clanmaurice Credit Unions Merge

February 24, 2021 at 8:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THE members of Cara Credit Union and Clanmaurice Credit Union have agreed a merger of the two credit unions. The combined credit union will have assets of over €270 million and 58,000 members. The offices at Tralee, Killorglin, Castleisland, Ballyduff and Causeway will remain open for members. Chair of the […]

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‘Making It Happen’ For Kerry Businesses During Enterprise Week

‘Making It Happen’ For Kerry Businesses During Enterprise Week

February 20, 2021 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

AN Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar T.D. has launched the full programme of events for Local Enterprise Week, which is taking place online from Monday, March 1 to Friday, March 5. ‘Making It Happen’ is the theme of Local Enterprise Week, organised by Local Enterprise […]

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