Category Archives: Business

Four to six-minute walk claim is rejected

A request for the provision of pedestrian access linking Killarney Railway Station with the Bus Éireann depot, located across the tracks but cut off by fencing, have not met with an enthusiastic response by Iarnród Éireann bosses. The company said in a limited funding environment, it would be regarded as “a low priority investment”. In… Continue Reading

Future of busy outlet store in real doubt

Exclusive INTERNATIONAL sports gear and footwear giant Nike is understood to be seriously considering the future of its store in Killarney as part of an overall review of operations. understands that staff in the busy store in Killarney Outlet Centre ­– where over 20 people are employed – have been briefed on the matter… Continue Reading

Crackdown on short-term rentals making progress

A CRACKDOWN on the unauthorised short-term rental of properties by Airbnb providers in Killarney has resulted in a number of those involved taking action to ensure they are fully compliant with others confirming they will cease operating. Kerry County Council issued 183 warning letters to ensure proper planning regulations were being adhered to and, since… Continue Reading

€8m development creates seven new jobs

SEVEN new full-time jobs have been created in the new Aldi store officially opened in Killarney this morning. The €8 million development, located on Park Road, will replace the existing outlet at Ardshanavooly which has closed after 14 years. The new single-storey supermarket includes an off-licence, as well as two smaller retail outlets, and it… Continue Reading

‘People can take pictures of deer but the minute they see a bride it’s a different story’

A CLAIM by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage that it was misleading for people to suggest that newly married couples are not being permitted to take photographs in Killarney National Park has been vehemently disputed by the Mayor of Killarney. In a written communication to Killarney Municipal District Council, department principal officer,… Continue Reading