Category Archives: Business

Liebherr confirms apprenticeship plans

PROGRESSIVE Killarney firm Liebherr Container Cranes has announced its apprenticeship recruitment for 2018. Apprenticeships are offered in all aspects of electrical engineering and installation, mechanical automation and maintenance fitter and metal fabrication. The successful candidates will benefit from a competitive package, fully paid training and education, future employment and progression opportunities and the opportunity to… Continue Reading

There’s Killarney… and then there’s the rest

SEVERAL Killarney hotels and hospitality professionals have been shortlisted for the sought-after Hotel and Catering Review gold medal awards for 2017. The awards scheme celebrates outstanding achievements in the industry and recognises and rewards high standards of excellence in terms of both the physical product and the level of service being delivered. After a three-month… Continue Reading

54% said town was attractive

JUST over half of those who responded to a major new survey to identify strengths and opportunities in Tralee felt that the town was an attractive place. The findings of the Tralee Town Centre Health Check survey, involving a number of agencies working together, was launched today by the Minister of State for Housing and… Continue Reading

Two local stores fly the Killarney flag

THE new Vodaphone store on College Street and Mods & Minis at Deerpark Retail Park have both been named on the top 100 shortlist in Retail Excellence Ireland’s quality awards for 2017. Other Kerry finalists are Ahern’s Pharmacy in Farranfore, Ballyseedy Home and Garden in Tralee, Corcoran’s Furniture’s Tralee store, Garvey’s SuperValu in Tralee, Horan’s… Continue Reading

Town wants to turn deep purple

ANYTHING you can do we can do too. That’s the message from Tralee to Killarney as the county town strives to emulate Killarney’s achievement of being awarded a prestigious Purple Flag. The honour is bestowed on towns that are considered high quality destinations between the hours of 5pm and 5am. The Purple Flag is an… Continue Reading