Category Archives: Business

Kerry women urged to think global

THE Kerry Local Enterprise Office is encouraging more women to go from local to global with their businesses by attending a joint event in Cork city with 150 female entrepreneurs expected. Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, has launched the national programme of events for National Women’s Enterprise Day 2018 taking place on… Continue Reading

Tourism businesses meet key contacts

THE first in a series of three custom-made workshops, which are part of a targeted 2019 sales drive to provide an opportunity for tourism businesses to meet and pitch directly to overseas buyers, has been hosted by Fáilte Ireland. Those involved included representatives from Flynn’s Coaches, Killarney Jaunting Cars and Tangney Tours, Sneem Hotel and… Continue Reading

Enjoying Kerry’s magic Inch by Inch

A GROUP of influential German travel and lifestyle journalists has visited the Reeks District to get a first-hand experience of Ireland’s adventure playground. The writers, from a range of publications including Bild, GEO, Tagesspiegel, Berliner Kurier and Der Kulinariker, followed a busy schedule that saw them scale Carrauntuohill, cycle around and kayak on Caragh Lake,… Continue Reading

Chambers unite to push for a better Kerry

KILLARNEY Chamber of Tourism and Commerce has joined forces with the six other chamber organisations in the county to work together as a strong collective voice. In a show of strength and countywide unity all seven chamber bodies have signed an agreement which will see them represent the entire county on regional and national issues,… Continue Reading

Taxman to crackdown on AirBnB properties

REVENUE officials are to crackdown on homeowners placing their properties for rent on AirBnB. The Revenue Commissioners are writing to 12,000 homeowners – including well over 1,000 in Kerry – to insist that rental income must be included in their tax returns and compliance checks will be implemented in all cases. The letters will also provide… Continue Reading