Category Archives: Business

Kerry zooms in on film industry potential

A NEW website has been launched to enable film and television professionals to connect directly with the services, locations and expertise available in Kerry. is an undertaking spearheaded by Siobhán O’Sullivan, Kerry Film Development Officer with Kerry ETB, in association with Kerry County Council, and the site is now live. A one-stop shop for… Continue Reading

Red letter day as colleges join forces

THE Institute of Technology in Tralee and Cork Institute of Technology are to amalgamate to become Munster Technological University (MTU). It will be officially established in January 2021 following confirmation of the move by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Education Minister Joe McHugh. Lionel Alexander, chair of IT Tralee’s Governing Body, said the two institutes share… Continue Reading

We will reopen only when it is safe to do so

A KILLARNEY hair stylist and businessman, who leads the biggest hairdressing representative body in the country, has stressed that his organisation is not in favour of salons reopening earlier than the government’s planned date. Sean Taaffe was commenting on reports that some hairdressers want to reopen on June 29, instead of July 20, which would… Continue Reading