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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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Kerry College To Host Apprenticeship Information Evening

Kerry College To Host Apprenticeship Information Evening

March 9, 2022 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY COLLEGE OF FURTHER EDUCATION AND TRAINING is holding an Apprenticeship Information Evening from 5pm-9pm on Thursday 24th of March at their Monavalley Campus in Tralee. This is a free event where the public can meet a range of apprenticeship employers and chat to our Apprenticeship services team. Companies confirmed […]

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Kerry College To Host Open Week This Month

Kerry College To Host Open Week This Month

March 8, 2022 at 8:49 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY College of Further Education and Training is holding its Open Week event from Tuesday to Thursday, March 22nd to 24th, offering the public the opportunity to explore its campus locations in Tralee (Clash Road, Monavalley) and Listowel. Kerry College Killorglin Campus, who specialise in Outdoor Education & Training, will […]

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Aidan O'Carroll of Avalanche Designs.

Two Kerry Nominations For Prestigious Digital Media Awards

March 2, 2022 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

DOWN Syndrome Kerry and Avalanche Designs based in North Kerry have both been nominated for a ‘Spider’ award. Established in 1996, the Spiders is a prestigious digital awards ceremony in Ireland. Avalanche are be nominated for Agency of the Year (<10 staff) while Down Syndrome Kerry is nominated in the Diversity […]

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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

March 1, 2022 at 3:10 pm Comments are Disabled

THE most up to date statistics from the Residential Property Price Register shows that January saw 28 property sales in the Tralee area in transactions  fetching a total of €5,333,000. The property that sold for the most money in one transaction in the Tralee environs in January was for a […]

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Fall In New Car Sales In Kerry Last Month Compared To February 2021

Fall In New Car Sales In Kerry Last Month Compared To February 2021

March 1, 2022 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a decrease in new car sales in Kerry last month compared to February 2021, according to the latest statistics from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI). There were 292 new car registrations in the county in February 2021 compared to 358 in the same month in […]

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Tralee Montessori School Awarded Business All-Star Accreditation

Tralee Montessori School Awarded Business All-Star Accreditation

February 27, 2022 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee-based Mounthawk Montessori has achieved Business All-Star Accreditation from the All-Ireland Business Foundation for the second year in a row. Business All-Star Accreditation is an independently verified standard mark for indigenous businesses, based on rigorous selection criteria. The Accreditation is overseen by the All-Ireland Business Foundation, whose adjudication panel […]

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Cara Credit Union CEO Pa Laide with Principal Chrissie Kelly, school footballers and coaches.

Cara Credit Union Sponsors Presentation Football Team

February 27, 2022 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union have announced their Current Account with globally accepted Mastercard® Debit Card as the title sponsors of  Tralee’s Presentation Secondary School’s football team . This sponsorship compliments the Credit Union’s Current Account sponsorship of the LGFA’s All-Ireland Ladies Club Football Championships. This partnership will also sponsor the LGFA’s […]

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Full List Of Events Announced For Local Enterprise Week

Full List Of Events Announced For Local Enterprise Week

February 24, 2022 at 2:43 pm Comments are Disabled

BUSINESSES across Kerry are being encouraged to take advantage of the array of events and topics at this year’s Local Enterprise Week. The initiative of the Local Enterprise Offices takes place from the 7th to 11th March with events for businesses and entrepreneurs taking place in person and online across […]

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PHOTOS: Lee Strand Presents Monthly Milk Quality Awards For 2021

PHOTOS: Lee Strand Presents Monthly Milk Quality Awards For 2021

February 23, 2022 at 1:24 pm Comments are Disabled

TWELVE of Lee Strand’s top-quality farmers gathered in the Pavilion in Ballygarry House Hotel in Tralee recently for the Lee Strand Milk Quality Awards 2021. The annual awards celebrate the high standard of farming excellence on Lee Strand farms and recognises the farmers who produce the highest quality milk. Eric […]

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Sponsored: Meet, Dine And Celebrate At Lotties In The Ashe Hotel

Sponsored: Meet, Dine And Celebrate At Lotties In The Ashe Hotel

February 23, 2022 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

LOTTIE’S is the newly refurbished events space in the four-star Ashe Hotel. Step into a space inspired by the golden Twenties, a symbol of glamour, style and sophistication. Relax yourself on scalloped occasional chairs and fan-style velvet couches while enjoying the awe-inspiring decadent detail of the room. Shimmering chandeliers, lavish gemstone coloured […]

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Tommy Walsh.

Finance: Keep Eye On The Ball With Tax Optimisation To Improve Cashflow

February 18, 2022 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

Whether you are an individual, a sole-trader, a partnership or a limited company, Tax is a major cost consideration for all small to medium-sized business (SMEs). The Head of Taxation at CDS Law & Tax LLP, Tommy Walsh, says it is vitally important that SMEs are structured correctly to minimise […]

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Ballyseedy Home & Garden To Create 50 Jobs This Year

February 18, 2022 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

BALLYSEEDY Home & Garden are opening several new food businesses this year with the creation of 50 new jobs. “We’ve spent the last year laying the foundation for an ambitious growth plan and this year we’re starting to execute that plan,” said Nathan McDonnell, Managing Director at Ballyseedy. Applicants need […]

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Kerry LEO Hosting Online Events For Local Enterprise Week

Kerry LEO Hosting Online Events For Local Enterprise Week

February 17, 2022 at 3:43 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Local Enterprise Week is inviting businesspeople to a number of online events during Local Enterprise Week 2022. Taking place from Monday, March 7 to Friday, March 11, they have organised a jam-packed schedule of events and training. Whether you are an SME, entrepreneur or a start-up, they promise they have […]

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At the presentation of the South Pole Carbon Offsetting Certificate to Lee Strand were l/r: James Sugrue, Plant Manager, Lee Strand and Michael Murphy, area sales representative, Flogas.

Lee Strand Signs Up With Flogas For Carbon Offsetting Initiative

February 14, 2022 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

LEE Strand is the first dairy processor in Ireland to sign up with Flogas to the carbon offsetting initiative for its commercial customers. Lee Strand has compensated for 209 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions by investing with Flogas in the South Pole’s climate protection project, Aura Solar in Mexico. “As […]

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Julianne Spring Heavey.

Finance: Tax Exemptions The Way Forward When Saving Pedal-Pushing Staff Money

February 12, 2022 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

Calling all employers – would you like to help your employees save money, get fit and help the environment – all while saving yourself money too? Julianne Spring Heavey, Chartered Tax Advisor at CDS Law & Tax LLP, tentatively writes ‘exciting times ahead’! The days are getting longer, and we […]

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Some of the crowd at the Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards at The Rose Hotel on Sunday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Last Weekend Of Nominations For Connect Kerry Hair And Beauty Awards

February 11, 2022 at 8:55 am Comments are Disabled

IT’s your final chance to nominate someone for the Connect Kerry Hair and Beauty Awards taking place next month. Over 400 ladies and gentlemen from the beauty industry in Kerry have been recognised for their dedication and performance in the hair and beauty Industry in Kerry since the awards were […]

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Yvonne McMahon and John Fitzell from Kellihers Toyota Tralee visited The Gleneagle Hotel in Killarney today to hand over the keys of a Toyota Corolla Touring Sport. The Gleneagle’s new courtesy car is part of a partnership deal between the two Kerry businesses. The Tralee based car dealership already hosted a roadshow at The Gleneagle in November and the new car means Kellihers Toyota will have now a permanent presence at the hotel. The hybrid courtesy car will be used for both guests of the four-star hotel and artists performing in the Gleneagle INEC Arena. Pictured from left to right are: Yvonne McMahon, Kellihers Toyota Tralee; Patrick O’Donoghue, Ciara O’Grady and John Dolan, The Gleneagle Group; and John Fitzell, Kellihers Toyota Tralee. Photo: Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PICS****

Sponsored: Kellihers Toyota Delivers Courtesy Car To Gleneagle Hotel

February 9, 2022 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

YVONNE McMahon and John Fitzell from Kellihers Toyota Tralee visited The Gleneagle Hotel in Killarney today to hand over the keys of a Toyota Corolla Touring Sport. The Gleneagle’s new courtesy car is part of a partnership deal between the two Kerry businesses. The Tralee based car dealership already hosted […]

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Tralee-Based Business Wins Education Website Of The Year Award

Tralee-Based Business Wins Education Website Of The Year Award

February 4, 2022 at 4:17 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE-BASED eCommerce business Schoolbooks.ie has been named as the winner in the Education Website of the Year award category in the Digital Business Ireland-Permanent TSB National Digital Awards 2021. Schoolbooks.ie was also named as runner-up in the National Website of the Year award category. Now in its second year, the awards […]

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At the launch of the Entrepreneur Of The Year were Brian O’Sullivan, CEO, Zeus Packaging, winner of EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award in 2021, Aimee Connolly, CEO, Sculpted by Aimee, winner of EY Emerging Entrepreneur Of The Year Award in 2021 and new member of the EOY judging panel for 2022, and Roger Wallace, Partner Lead for EY Entrepreneur Of The Year.

Kerry Nominations Wanted For EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2022

February 3, 2022 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

THE EY Entrepreneur Of The Year (EOY) programme celebrates its 25th anniversary in Ireland this year and is calling for nominations from Kerry. Entrepreneurs from emerging businesses to established and international groups, across all sectors from Kerry, are invited to submit their nominations between now and February 28. Previous finalists […]

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