Category Archives: Business

Backlash from traders in traffic ban stand-off

Exclusive A NUMBER of Killarney businesses opposed to pedestrianisation in the town centre are forming a new retail action group to battle it out with the local council on the contentious issue. They will also initiate a campaign seeking better parking facilities to relieve chronic year-round traffic congestion on the streets and approach roads to… Continue Reading

Minister: If problems arise we’ll help you

THE nine per cent tourism VAT rate, introduced as an emergency recession measure in 2011 but scrapped in this year’s Budget, could be introduced again if serious problems arise and the industry finds itself in difficulty. That was the assurance given to over 220 hotel and hospitality sector leaders by Minister of State for Tourism… Continue Reading

Killarney dines in style for Christmas

FESTIVE season diners are in for a real seasonal treat with the annual Dine in Killarney promotion shaping up to be more in demand and successful than ever before. One of the highlights of the Christmas in Killarney celebrations, there is an even greater number of venue options available with many of the town’s most… Continue Reading