Category Archives: Business

At your service for many years

OVER 30 employees at the Muckross Park Hotel and Spa in Killarney have been honoured by management for their length of service and dedication. Employees were awarded for loyal service lasting over five, 10 or 15 years and each recipient was presented with a crystal trophy. Those employed there for 10 years or more also… Continue Reading

Town centre gets a health check

A NEW national training programme has been launched to raise awareness, understanding and appreciation of the critical role that town centres play and the impact they have on the quality of life for citizens and visitors. Representatives from Kerry County Council, Tralee Chamber Alliance and IT Tralee, with support provided by the Heritage Council, have… Continue Reading

Passenger numbers take off in Kerry

THERE was a six per cent increase in passenger numbers through Kerry Airport for the 12-month period ended 31 December last with 325,670 commuters filing through the gates, compared to 307,089 the previous year. There was a 10 per cent growth in the Kerry-Dublin service with passenger load factors up from 67% to 73%. In… Continue Reading

Paul takes the helm at The Brehon

THE award-winning Brehon Hotel in Killarney has appointed a new general manager. Paul Smith moves to Killarney from his most recent position as general manager of the Sandman Signature Hotels at London Gatwick and Newcastle in the UK. Paul has worked with a number of leading hotels across the globe including the five-star Colonial Hilton… Continue Reading

Getting to the Hub of the matter

A NEW creativity and innovation hub that provides state-of-the-art services for start-up companies to establish, expand and collaborate with other businesses was officially opened in Dingle this Friday. The new facility, powered by eir, will support the creation of over 100 full-time jobs in five years. The Dingle Hub is a community enterprise initiative supported… Continue Reading